Shipyard News
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…
JUNE 7, 2012 — Officials at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard have released initial findings June 6 in the case of the recent fire onboard Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755). Preliminary findings indicate…
JUNE 6, 2012 — The U.S. Navy has officially accepted delivery of the future USS Fort Worth (LCS 3)  during a ceremony in Marinette, Wis. Fort Worth is the third littoral combat ship (LCS) delivered…
JUNE 6, 2012 — Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. says that the Mitsubishi Air Lubrication System (MALS) to be installed on the two AIDA cruise ships to be built at its Nagasaki Shipyard is expected to…
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…
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