Shipyard News
MAY 2, 2014 — Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA had some good news and some not that good news today. It reported its highest ever quarterly result, but disclosed that during sea trials of the first…
MAY 1, 20014 —  Bay Shipbuilding Company, Sturgeon Bay, WI, has entered into contracts with Moran Towing Corporation, New Canaan, CT, to build three oil/chemical barges (two with a cargo capacity of 150,000 bbl each…
MAY 1, 20014 — Plans by Saltchuck Resources to move its Foss Maritime shipyard operations to a site in Everett, WA, have been dropped. The purchase and sale agreement for Kimberly-Clark to sell its Everett…
MAY 1, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division recently placed a new upper-level structure on top of USS Abraham Lincoln's (CVN 72) island, which is similar to…
MAY 1, 2014 — Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. reports that its Bollinger Lockport New Construction facility, Lockport, LA, has worked 3,000,000 man-hours without a lost time accident. Bollinger says that it strives for zero accidents by…
APRIL 29, 2014 — Specialist shipbuilder and designer Vard Holdings Limited (which is 55.63% owned by Fincantieri) saw first quarter operating profit drop to NOK 123 million compared to NOK 275 million in the comparable…
APRIL 28, 2014 — Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $17,645,580,644 fixed-price incentive multiyear Navy contract for construction of 10 Virginia-class submarines from fiscal 2014 to 2018. This contract includes options for…
APRIL 28, 2014 — BAE Systems has received a multi-ship, multi-option (MSMO) contract from the U.S. Navy to repair, maintain, and modernize nine destroyers and cruisers, either homeported in or visiting Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The…
APRIL 25, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that apprentices at Newport News Shipbuilding will now have the opportunity to earn a bachelor of science degree while completing a marine engineer apprenticeship, thanks to…
APRIL 24, 2014 — In an announcement made at Chantier Davie Canada, Lévis, Québec, earlier this month, Bernard Trottier, Parliamentary Secretary to Canada's Minister of Public Works and Government Services said that the Government of…
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