Shipyard News
Under a $73.2 million contract award, Alion Science and Technology is to provide professional support services that, it says, "will help the U.S. Navy use capital resources wisely and extend the service life of ships."Alion…
Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania, recently launched the Ngola Kiluange, the first of three Fishery Inspection Surveillance Vessels (FISV) 6210, for the Angolan Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries. The launch provided a moment of…
Allerød, Denmark, headquartered Pres-Vac has named W&O as the exclusive distributor of its pressure/vacuum valve and inert gas systems in the United States, as well as the only factory-authorized service center in North America.Pres-Vac  has…
Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) is presenting a patrol frigate derivative of the USCG National Security Cutter at this week's Pacific 2012 International Maritime and Naval Exposition in Sydney, Australia. The patrol frigate could be built…
A merger of Japanese shipbuilders that has been long in the works looks set to finally become reality. According to agency reports, steelmaker JFE and industrial giant IHI have issued a stock market announcement that…
Leading American shipbuilders and repairers are moving ahead with plans for a national Maritime Workforce Development program overseen by a National Maritime Education Council.Spurred by the high cost of recruiting, hiring and training the thousands…
Bollinger Shipyards president and chief executive officer, Donald "Boysie" Bollinger, has been awarded the 2011 Executive Leadership Safety Award by Signal Mutual Indemnity Association. The award, which is Signal's highest honor, was presented at the Signal Mutual Board of Directors meeting held…
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…
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