Shipyard News
The JHSV (Joint High Speed Vessel) program takes a hit under the FY 2013 Budget proposal sent to Congress by the White House today. At one time, the Navy was planning to acquire 23 of…
The Government of Canada has announced an Atlantic Shipbuilding Action Plan. The plan focuses on maximizing opportunities for firms across the Atlantic region to participate in the $33-billion federal shipbuilding initiative announced late last year.…
The Financial Times is reporting that John Fredriksen "plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in new ships for his latest company, in defiance of market conditions"Mr. Frederiksen told the FT his new company…
A recently released video shows what is believed to be the first ever dual drydocking of U.S. Navy destroyers at BAE Systems Ship Repair in Norfolk, VA. The time-lapsed video of the 19-hour drydocking process…
South Africa's 65 year old DCD-Dorbyl (Pty) Limited has completed a group restructure that includes a name change for Capetown's DCD-Dorbyl Marine, which is now DCD Marine.Whatever the name, the shipyard has built up an…
As of February 1, for the first time in 64 years, it's a Ko and not a McLaren who owns and runs Allied Shipbuilders of North Vancouver, B.C. Situated at the mouth of the Seymour…
Already a regional shipyard powerhouse in the Pacific Northwest, Vigor Industrial, Seattle, WA, is set to add yet another piece. Alaska Ship and Drydock Inc. (ASD), Ketchikan, AK, intends to transition its business and assets…
Shipbuilder Dakota Creek Industries, Inc., Anacortes, Wash., is being awarded a $70,966,513 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-2201) to exercise option for the detail design and construction of the second Ocean-class Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research…
The Canadian Government today named the firm that will design the Canadian Coast Guard's future flagship, the Polar Icebreaker, CCGS John G. Diefenbaker."I am pleased to announce that the team at STX Canada Marine Inc.…
Gibraltar ship repairer Gibdock reports that back-to-back cruise ship projects at at its No. 1 dock saw the return of the 37,584 gt, 1,575-passenge Thomson Destiny for its fourth visit since a first refit in…
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