Shipyard News
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…
The U.S. Navy accepted the delivery of missile range instrumentation ship USNS Howard O. Lorenzen (T-AGM 25) Jan. 10.Constructed by VT Halter Marine in Pascagoula, Miss., T-AGM 25 will be the replacement for the existing…
Seaspan Marine Corporation, North Vancouver, BC, Canada, and the Canadian Government formally recognized and celebrated the completion of an Umbrella Agreement that sets out the terms under which Seaspan’s shipyards in North Vancouver and Esquimalt,…
The landmark World War II Liberty ship,SS Jeremiah O'Brien is soon to undergo one of the most extensive preservation efforts in the last two decades.Built in 1943, the O'Brien is one of only two remaining…
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