IMO ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS
Are IMO regulations tough enough to keep national governments from imposing stricter measures?

Yes--Mostly
Only partly
No--expect a slew of regional regs!

Marine Log

July 20, 2007

BIW to build DDG-1000 lead ship?

According to the Maine Times Record, a Bath Iron Works spokesman on Wednesday confirmed that the Navy is discussing a plan to have its prototype DDG-1000 destroyer built in Bath instead of at Northrop Grumman's Ingalls shipyard.

Such a move could help BIW avoid a scheduled gap in the BIW workload between the final Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, to be delivered between 2010 and 2011, and its DDG-1000 successor, in 2012.

Read the Times Record story here

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