Shipyard News
MAY 31, 2012 —The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) a $2.38 billion fixed-price-incentive contract for the detail design and construction of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7). The ship will…
MAY 31, 2012 — Signal International, Inc. has appointed Tom Godfrey to the position of Domestic Sales and Marketing at the Signal Ship Repair (SSR) facility in Mobile, Ala. Mr. Godfrey complements the sales staff…
MAY 31, 2012 — Austal has brought representatives of over 50 suppliers from 25 states to Washington, D.C., to build support for the future of the U.S. Navy's LCS program. The representatives of the Independence-variant…
MAY 30, 2012 — Japanese shipbuilders Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. have signed a technological collaboration agreement on containerships. They aim to combine MHI's technological capabilities in the development of…
MAY 29, 2012 — Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has been awarded the 2011 "Award for Excellence in Safety" by the Shipbuilders Council of America for the seventh consecutive year.  And focused efforts on continuous improvement also…
MAY 29, 2012 — Bill Harrison III, owner of Harrison Brothers Dry Dock and Repair Yard Inc., Mobile, Ala., has announced that the shipyard -- founded in 1895 -- is to close. The Press-Register reports…
MAY 28, 2012 –Petrobras subsidiary Transpetro reports that it has suspended  execution of its contracts 16 of the 22 tankers it has on order from shipbuilder Estaleiro Atlântico Sul  (EAS). The contracts will remain suspended…
MAY 25, 2012—The Netherland’s Damen Shipyards Group will now have two ship repair yards in Sweden, following its acquisition of the shares of Swedish ship repair and maintenance yard Oskarshamnsvarvet in Oskarshamn. Oskarshamnsvarvet is a…
May 24, 2012 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has marked a construction milestone: lowering the final keel section of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN…
May 22, 2012 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its seventh amphibious transport dock, Anchorage (LPD 23), returned Friday from successful builder's sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. The ship is currently under…
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