Shipyard News
The Great Lakes Towing Company has commenced a major overhaul program for its Great Lakes fleet of 37 harbor assist tugboats. The 71 ft Illinois is the  first of the company's tugs to undergo this…
Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc., Seattle,has constructed and launched the first vessel in a new product line. The Patrol 28 is an all-aluminum vessel designed by Kvichak/Amgram Ltd., U.K. for effective operation in port and coastal…
BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards and Moran Iron Works, Inc., have signed a teaming agreement to collaborate on the pursuit of plate steel fabrication projects for industrial plant customers. Together they will serve customers throughout the…
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced $9.98 million in grants to 15 small shipyards under the U.S Maritime Administration's (MARAD) Small Shipyard Grants Program. "In cities and towns across America, shipyards are creating jobs…
DOF Subsea Rederi AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of DOF Subsea AS, has sold a ship under construction at STX OSV (yard no. 771) to the Government of Australia. Delivery from the shipyard is set…
The Navy reports that it has issued contract modifications to Lockheed Martin Corporation and Austal USA under their respective littoral combat ship (LCS) block buy contracts to add funding for construction of two fiscal year…
The emergence of Colombo, Sri Lanka, as a hub for container traffic, is making leading containership operators consider using Colombo Dockyard for their repair requirements, both afloat and in dry dock, now that earlier war…
Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Zamakona S.A has received an order from Sølvtrans Holding ASA, Norway, for a 76 m long by 16 m wellboat for delivery in June 2013.  Sølvtrans is the world's largest transporter of…
The U.S. Coast Guard Acquisition Directorate has released a draft technical package for the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) project.  The package, available on the OPC project website, provides industry an opportunity to offer feedback on…
Rolls-Royce reports that it has received an order from Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard to design and equip four deepwater platform supply vessels. The contract is worth more than £45 million to Rolls-Royce and includes…
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