Shipyard News
Miami based Oceania Cruises says it was notified by Fincantieri late last week of construction delays and as a result, will reschedule the maiden voyage of its m/s Riviera. Construction on the 1,250-guest ship fell…
A GAO report raises worrying questions about the decision to restart production of  the Arleigh Burke class destroyer (DDG 51) after nearly a decade and almost $10 billion in development on Zumwalt (DDG 1000) class…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that Ron Murray has been promoted to vice president of quality and process excellence for the company's Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division.As lead for the shipyard's quality and process excellence…
General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego hosted a keel laying ceremony January 19 for the first Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) ship. Mrs. Pat Mills was the honoree for the ceremony. She is the wife…
A keel laying ceremony at the Arctech Shipyard,Helsinki, Finland on January 19 marked the start of construction of an ultramodern multi-functional icebreaking supply vessel.The ship is specially designed to service the oil drilling platform located…
W&O, Jacksonville, FL, has been recently named the exclusive distributor for Pres-Vac of its pressure/vacuum valve and inert gas systems in the U.S., as well as the only factory-authorized service center in North America.  “We…
Jennings, La., based LEEVAC Industries, LLC and sister company LEEVAC Shipbuilding and Repair Calcasieu have changed their names and have consolidated under a newly formed holding company LEEVAC Shipyards, LLCFor the past ten years, LEEVAC…
Richard "Dick" N. Bollinger, President Emeritus of Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., Lockport, LA, has passed away.In a joint statement, Donald T. Bollinger, Chairman, President and CEO, Christopher B. Bollinger, Executive Vice President; Benjamin G. Bordelon, Executive…
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week cited Basic Marine Inc., a shipyard and boat fabricating facility in Escanaba, Mich., for 32 violations of safety and health standards. OSHA says…
Matt Nichols has something to smile about. The former owner of Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Freeland, Wash., has been back at the helm of the company as CEO since Wednesday, Jan. 10.Matt and brother, Archie…
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