Shipyard News
AUGUST 9, 2012 — The European Commission proposes to provide €2 million from the European Globalization Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help 450 redundant workers in the shipbuilding ancillary industry in Galicia, Spain, back into employment.…
AUGUST 8, 2012 — Mike Petters, president and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) attributes improved second quarter performance by the shipbuilding giant to "strong execution of our existing contracts and ... steady progress toward…
AUGUST 8, 2012 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) this week began construction on the amphibious transport dock LPD 27. Being built at Ingalls Shipbuilding division, it is the eleventh ship in the USS San Antonio…
AUGUST 3, 2012 — Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD) has signed a contract with shipbuilder Signal International, Inc. for the construction of a 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper barge and 14,000-horsepower tug. Together,…
AUGUST 2, 2012 — U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis was front and center when representatives of the Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School attended a Department of Labor national apprenticeship summit. Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII)…
JULY 28, 2012—The day before christening the ninth Landing Platform Dock ship in the San Antonio Class, Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, MS, was awarded a $1.514 billion fixed-price-incentive modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2222) for…
JULY 27, 2012 — General Dynamics, NASSCO, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $115,016,340 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-4416) for amphibious landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) to extended drydocking, modernization, upgrades, repairs…
JULY 25, 2012 —Trinity Offshore, LLC and FMT Industries, LLC have christened and launched FMT 3242, the first of ten 297 ft 6 in x 54 ft x 12 ft, 30,000 barrel tank barges in…
JULY 23, 2012 — Casey James Fury, a civilian employee working as a painter and sandblaster at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, has been charged with two counts of arson in relation to fires aboard the submarine…
JULY 20, 2012 —IFS North America reports that Seaspan Shipyards has selected IFS Applications as its shipbuilding materials requirements planning (MRP) solution. IFS Applications was chosen because it provides a powerful project-based solution (PBS) with…
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