Shipyard News
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…
JUNE 14, 2012 – BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $17,100,313 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-11-C-4408) to definitize the USS Howard (DDG 83) fiscal…
JUNE 13, 2012 — One of the world's largest commercial longliner fishing vessels, designed by Seattle-based Jensen Maritime Consultants and under construction at J.M. Martinac Shipbuilding, Tacoma, Wash, has reached an important milestone. The main…
JUNE 12, 2012 — STX Finland's Turku shipyard has held the naming ceremony for a multipurpose deck cargo vessel set for delivery this summer to the Gaiamare Ltd. subsidiary of the Meriaura Group. Godmother of…
JUNE 8, 2012 — Kvichak Marine Industries, Seattle, recently delivered the M/V Samuel A. Church, a 50 ft x 15.5 ft pilot vessel to the Crescent River Port Pilots (CRPPA) of Louisiana. A christening ceremony…
JUNE 8, 2012 — Austal has hosted a keel-laying ceremony at its Henderson, Western Australia, shipyard for the first of eight high performance 57.8 m Cape Class patrol boats it is building for the Australian…
JUNE 8, 2012 — South Africa's Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has ordered a Pilot Cutter 2706 and its fifth Stan Tug 2006 from Damen Shipyards Cape Town. Both vessels have been specifically designed for…
JUNE 7, 2012 – Penguin Shipyard International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore-based Penguin International Limited  has delivered its first Flex-38 green crewboat, Pelican Grace, following a successful sea trial that saw the triple screw…
JUNE 7, 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…
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