Shipyard News
The U.S. Navy has exercised contract options valued at about $313 million to fund the construction sixth and seventh Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSVs) at Austal USA, Mobile, Ala. If the Navy exercises additional options…
Underwater ship repair and maintenance  specialist Hydrex reports that last week a diver/technician team replaced three seals on a 180-meter tanker berthed in New York while concurrently cropping two of its propeller blades to restore…
Juha Heikinheimo has today resigned from the position as President of STX Finland Oy. He will be replaced by Su-Jou Kim, who currently holds the position as Chairman of STX Finland. Su-Jou Kim will be…
Mohammad Shibin, allegedly identified by conspirators as the person in Somalia responsible for negotiating the ransom of four U.S. citizens held hostage on the high seas, has been indicted by a federal grand jury, apprehended…
Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has appointed Charles "Skip" Bowen as Program Manager for the FRC "Sentinel" Class Patrol Boat building program at Bollinger's Lockport facility.Mr. Bowen joins Bollinger following a very successful 32-year career with the…
The Coast Guard's acquisition problems seem not to be as far behind it as might be hoped. The House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), today conducted…
Deltamarin has received the first order for its B.delta37 standard bulk carriers, which have gotten market interest of the market with their improved cubic capacity and  low fuel consumption compared to other available designs. It…
Singapore-listed Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Ltd reports that it entered into six  effective shipbuilding contracts  in the month of March 2011 with an aggregate contract value of US$214.2 million.  The new contracts  comprise two  82,000 dwt…
Marinette Marine Corporation announced that, as prime contractor and program manager, it has been awarded an additional 10 Reponse Boat-Mediums (RB-Ms), and other Program management work, by the U.S. Coast Guard. With an approximate value…
It looks like one finished Jones Act tanker will come out of AHL Shipping's failed plan to build three 49,000 dwt tankers in the U.S. using a "virtual shipyard" approach. Mid Ocean Tanker Company, a…
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