Shipyard News
JULY 8, 2012 — Austal USA held a ribbon cutting ceremony at its Mobile, Alabama, shipyard July 6. The event marked the opening of not one but three new buildings – Module Manufacturing Facility (MMF)…
JULY 3, 2012 — U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz and Curt Spalding, Regional Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency's New England Region, said yesterday that Fairhaven, Mass., based Fairhaven Shipyard Companies, Inc. has agreed to…
JULY 3, 2012 — Saudi Aramco has awarded Theodore, Alabama, based Silver Ships, Inc. a contract for the construction of two oil spill service boats to operate at its facilities in Saudi Arabia. Of all-welded…
JULY 2, 2012 — BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., has been awarded a $19,843,028 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4308) for USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) fiscal 2012 drydocking selected restricted availability.  A…
JUNE 29, 2012 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has agreed to acquire the Ship Repair and Coatings Division of Earl Industries, a leading East Coast ship repair company that supports the U.S. Navy fleet in…
JUNE 29, 2012 — BAE Systems has begun construction on the MV Magdalen, an 8,500 cubic yard capacity trailing suction hopper dredge for Weeks Marine, Inc. Executives from the two companies gathered this week at…
JUNE 28, 2012 — Transocean's semisubmersible offshore drilling rig Sedco 77 is headed for the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas. has secured a contract from Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc. (Transocean) to repair and…
JUNE 27, 2012 — Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Dubai, UAE, headquarted Drydocks World is to also serve as the Chairman of the Board of DDW-PaxOcean Asia. The new entity is to be formed as…
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…
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