Shipyard News
May 22, 2012 —A new, state-of-the-art ship given to Qatar University will transform marine research in the Arabian Gulf region. Built by Freire Shipbuilding, Vigo, Spain, the research vessel Janan – named after the island…
May 22, 2012 — Graig China Ltd (GCL), part of the Cardiff-based Graig Group, has been contracted by Hong Kong-based Global Union Shipping Limited to supervise the construction of ten 157,000 dwt suezmax crude oil…
MAY 20, 2012: Machinists Union members at Bath Iron Works  voted 1,610-342 to accept a four-year contract agreement to replace the one that expires today. BIW spokesman Jim DeMartini told The Times Record that the…
MAY 18, 2012: St. Johns Ship Building of Palatka, Fla.has  delivered the offshore service vessel (OSV) Sea Strength to A. R. Singh Contractors of Point Fortin, Trinidad. The 157-ft vessel is currently undergoing owner's inspections…
MAY 17, 2012: Enman & Associates, Inc., Jacksonviille, Fla., now represents US Fab, a subsidiary of Vigor Industrial specializing in new vessel construction in the Pacific Northwest. US Fab builds barges, passenger vessels, workboats and…
MAY 17, 2012: Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary Sembawang Shipyard has secured three major contracts totalling S$130 million. The first contract, from Sonangol Pesquisa e Produção S.A. (SNLPP), is for the repair and upgrading of FSO Palanca.…
MAY 16, 2012: Morgan City, La., headquartered  Conrad Industries, Inc.(OTC Pink: CNRD.PK) reported first quarter 2012 results that saw it achieve  net income of $3.2 million and earnings per diluted share of $0.52 compared to…
MAY 16, 2012: Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $133.7 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee advance procurement contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide long lead time materials for LPD…
The first piece of steel was recently cut at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, for the construction of Norwegian Getaway, the second of two new Freestyle Cruising ships for Norwegian Cruise Line, set for delivery…
As shipowners cope with new regulatory limits on emissions, ship repairers are under pressure to keep the costs of installation of emission reduction equipment as low as possible for their clients. Damen Shiprepair Götaverken, Gothenburg,…
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