Shipyard News
JUNE 5, 2012 —Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the U.S. Navy's next amphibious assault ship, America (LHA 6), from the company's floating drydock on Monday. The ship, weighing more…
JUNE 4, 2012 — The European Commission (EC) proposes providing Denmark with €6.5 million to help 550 redundant shipyard workers find new jobs in sectors seen as offering more employment potential than shipbuilding, including landscaping…
JUNE 4, 2012 — Subsea installation contractor Cecon ASA looks to have hit yet another bump in the road to delivery of the three vessels it has on order at Lévis, Quebec, shipbuilder Davie. Cecon…
JUNE 3, 2012 — Bollinger Shipyards has officially delivered the Richard Etheridge, the second vessel in the Coast Guard's Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) recapitalization project. The Coast Guard took delivery May 26 in Key…
JUNE 1, 2012 — Gibraltar-based ship repairer Gibdock has been seeing a high volume of workflow from the containership market. The latest German owner to select the shipyard for containership work is Reederei Hans Peterson…
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…
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