Shipyard News
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…
Morgan City, La., based Conrad Industries, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: CNRD.PK) has reported its fourth quarter and twelve months 2011 results and the addition of new business during the first quarter totaling $61.8 million. For…
Abu Dhabi Ship Building is stepping up its focus on ship maintenance, repairs and overhauling (MRO) services, one of its fastest-growing business divisions. Abu Dhabi Ship Building has been showcasing its advanced MRO capabilities at…
Drydocks World, Dubai, has used Sener's FORAN shipbuilding CAD/CAM in developing the engineering of a new jack-up crane barge that the shipyard is buildingfor Mumbai,India, based construction group, Afcons Infrastructure. The SEP-SAMRAT barge is a…
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…
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