Shipyard News
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 — Fincantieri's Palermo, Sicily, shipyard today inserted a new 24 m midbody into the first of four MSC Cruises ships that are being extended as part of the cruise line's €200 million…
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 — "The state of the U.S. commercial shipyard industry is the strongest it has been in decades," Matthew Paxton, president of the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), today told the House Subcommittee…
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 — With her husband at one side and a massive submarine bow on the other, Jeanne Warner christened John Warner (SSN 785), the 12th Virginia-class submarine and the only one in the…
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014—Burger Boat Company, Manitowoc, WI, recently launched the 78 ft research vessel Arcticus for the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The Arcticus replaces the 38-year-old R/V Grayling bringing the USGS Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) large vessel…
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Inc., Coronado, California, is being awarded a $24,230,190 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-13-C-4315) for USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) fiscal 2014 planned incremental availability. A planned…
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 — Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc., Panama City, FL, had a busy day August 28, with the delivery of a further inland towboat to Florida Marine Transporters, Inc., Mandeville, LA, and the christening…
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014 — General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $139,953,434 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract N00024-08-C-4410 for USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) fiscal 2014 extended…
AUGUST 29, 2014 — Eastern Shipbuilding, Panama City, FL, has launched Columbia (ESG Hull 981), an exact steel hull replica of the historic wooden Gloucester fishing schooner of the same name that was launched ninety-one…
AUGUST 29, 2014 — The Coast Guard's National Vessel Documentation Center has written a determination letter in relation to the construction by Aker Philadelphia Shipyard of up to eight new MT-50 product tankers with certain…
AUGUST 26, 2014 — BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded an undefinitized contract action with a not-to-exceed amount of $78,074,377 to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee, incentive-fee contract (N00024-11-C-4400) for…
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