Shipyard News
The 2012 Canadian Federal Budget calls for the investment of Canadian $5.2 billion over the next 11 years on a cash basis for the procurement of new vessels and helicopters for the Canadian Coast Guard.…
Canada's Federal Budget for 2012, released last week provides Canadian $101 million on a cash basis to restore and modernize the Esquimalt Graving Dock. The Esquimalt Graving Dock (EGD), which was originally constructed in 1927,…
Brazilian shipbuilder Estaleiro Atlântico Sul (EAS) has started the sea trials of the Suezmax tanker João Cândido. Brazilian website Portal Naval notes that the vessel, the first in a series of ten, should have been…
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Bath Iron Works, a General Dynamics company, for alleged repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards at its Bath, Maine, shipyard. The…
Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc., Seattle, Wash., was recently awarded a contract by Puget Sound Energy (PSE) to design and build one 32 ft and one 38 ft Marine Transport Vessel for PSE's Baker River Hydroelectric…
Detyens Shipyards, Inc., North Charleston, S.C., is being awarded an $8,108,084 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55 calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $76 million fixed-price contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to purchase long-lead materials for a sixth National Security Cutter (NSC). Construction and…
Vietnamese state controlled media report that Pham Thanh Binh, 59, former chairman of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (Vinashin), has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for "intentionally violating economic management regulations, which causes…
Dry bulk shipowner Diana Shipping Inc. recently signed, through separate wholly-owned subsidiaries, two shipbuilding contracts with China Shipbuilding Trading Company, Limited and Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd, for the construction of two Ice Class Panamax…
Australia's Richardson Devine Marine has launched Outer Limit, a 35 m Incat Crowther catamaran work boat. It is the third vessel from Richardson Devine and Incat Crowther for operator Offshore Unlimited, following 2008's Unlimited and…
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