Shipyard News
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…
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…
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