Shipyard News
Donjon Marine, Co., Inc. reports that Paul Deterding has been named General Manager of Donjon Shipbuilding and Repair, LLC, located in Erie, Pa.  Mr. Deterding will oversee the daily operations of the facility, including production,…
American Cruise Lines reports that its newbuild sternwheeler, the Queen of the Mississippi, was launched at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Maryland on Sunday, July 17 - nine weeks ahead of schedule.  Immediately after the launching, tugboats…
Netherlands-based IHC Merwede and BAE Systems have entered a cooperation agreement to meet the demands of the offshore construction vessel market in the U.S.  IHC Merwede will be responsible for the design and build of…
Lévis, Québec, shipbuilder Davie Yards said yesterday that discussions that would have seen it acquired by Fincantieri are over. "The interested parties have concluded that it is not possible to reach an agreement within the…
Rear Adm. James Murdoch has been named the program executive officer for the newly established Program Executive Office, Littoral Combat Ships (PEO LCS).and E. Anne Sandel has been named as the executive director.The new PEO…
Croatian shipbuilder Brodosplit says it has been awarded a contract to build a heavy lift ship by Jumbo ShippingJumbo is one of the world's leading shipping company for transportation of heavy or large size cargo,…
According to Braemar Seascope's latest Containership Fleet Statistics, 2012 looks set to be the biggest year for containership newbuilding deliveries in history, in terms of TEU capacity entering the cellular fleet. Boxship deliveries from world…
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed the modernization of its Shimonoseki Shipyard  in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. The shipyard's primary markets are coastal-service vessels for Japanese customers and governmental-organization-use vessels.A ceremony held at the yard…
ThyssenKrupp AG said Friday that restructuring of its ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems is largely complete. But it also revealed that it will not proceed with the planned the sale of the civil shipbuilding business of Blohm+Voss…
General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego, Calif., announced today that it has received a $60 million contract from the U.S. Navy to purchase long-lead materials for the construction of a third Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) ship.…
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