Shipyard News
DECEMBER 12, 2013 — Finland's Arctech Helsinki Shipyard today launched the icebreaking multipurpose emergency and rescue vessel Baltika. Being built for the Russian Federal Agency of Sea and River Transport, the 76.4 m long x…
DECEMBER 10, 2013 — Austal USA has appointed Terry O'Brien, a retired Navy Captain with over 26 years of service, as Vice President of Business Development and External Affairs. Based in Washington D.C., he will…
DECEMBER 10, 2013 — Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the Charles Sexton, the eighth Fast Response Cutter (FRC), to the United States Coast Guard. "We are very pleased to announce another successful on-time and on-budget…
DECEMBER 9, 2013 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) reports that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has officially opened its new Apprentice School, located at 3101 Washington Ave. in downtown Newport News, VA. Apprentices, faculty…
DECEMBER 4, 2013 — The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) has launched SOS: Save Our Ships, a national campaign to bring attention to the devastating and unintended effects sequestration and budget uncertainty continue to have…
DECEMBER 3, 2013 — Chantier Davie Canada Inc., Lévis, Québec, reports that it has earned ISO 9001:2008 certification for its new integrated management system. The quality-management certification has been awarded to Davie for meeting rigorous…
AUGUST 5, 2013 — The Navy is switching from composites to steel for the superstructure of DDG 1002, the third Zumalt class destroyer. Though the hulls for all three Zumwalts are being built by GD…
AUGUST 5, 2013 — A federal judge in the Eastern District of Louisiana last week refused to revive a U.S. Department of Justice False Claims Act suit over the alleged failure of eight U.S. Coast…
AUGUST 4, 2013—In a move to be more competitive with its rival Huntington Ingalls Industries for U.S. Navy shipbuilding contracts, General Dynamics' Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME, is seeking tax breaks the city of Bath…
AUGUST 4, 2013—The keel of the U.S. Navy's amphibious transport dock ship Portland (LPD-27) was recently authenticated at Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, MS, a unit of Huntington Ingalls Industries, marking a milestone in its construction. Bonnie…
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