Shipyard News
JUNE 27, 2012 — Austal has confirmed that Austal USA President and COO Joe Rella resigned last Friday, June 22, 2012. On Monday, June 25, the Austal USA Board named CFO Brian Leathers interim President…
JUNE 26, 2012 — The future USS Anchorage (LPD 23) successfully completed acceptance trials on June 22, sailing from and returning to Huntington Ingalls Industries' (HII) shipyard in Avondale, La. Anchorage is the seventh ship…
 25, 2012 — Russia's RIA Novosti reported Friday that United Shipbuilding Company (OSC) is to build four seismic ships for Sovcomflot. The news agency reported OSC Deputy General Director Roman Trotsenko as saying the ships…
JULY 19, 2012 — Monica Svenner has been appointed as the new managing director of Damen Shiprepair Götaverken, Gothenburg, Sweden. Ms. Svenner has wide industrial experience and has been MD of several international companies, such…
JUNE 18, 2012 — General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $66,123,900 cost-plus-award-fee contract for DDG 51 and FFG 7 class integrated planning shipyard services. Services being done will provide…
JUNE 18, 2012 — Vigor Marine, L.L.C., Portland, Ore., has been awarded $45,902,994 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the maintenance services for Army vessels.  Work will be performed at Vigor's Portland shipyard with…
JUNE 18, 2012 — The U.S. Coast Guard has released a draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) project.  The draft RFP contains new information for the shipbuilding industry and is…
JUNE 18, 2012 — Singapore based Penguin International Limited reports that its associated company, Pelican Offshore Malaysia Corp, has set up a wholly-owned subsidiary in Malaysia named Flex Fleet Sdn Bhd ("Flex Fleet"). The principal…
OSX Brasil S.A. (Bovespa: OSXB3) has obtained financing of $1.3 billion for its Açu Shipbuilding Unit. Subsidiary OSX Construção Naval has entered into contracts with lending agents BNDES (National Development Bank) and CEF (Caixa Econômica…
JUNE 14, 2012 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has appointed Peter Diakun, vice president and chief technology officer of its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division, vice president of energy programs. Mr. Diakun, a 26-year veteran…
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