Shipyard News
JULY 24, 2013—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MarAd) announced grants totaling $9.46 million to help improve 12 shipyards in 10 states.  The grants, provided through the Small Shipyard Grant Program, foster efficiency and…
JULY 24, 2013 — Seaway Marine and Industrial, which has operated Canada's Port Weller dry docks since 2007, filed for bankruptcy Monday owing $12 million to 208 creditors. The company is a member of Upper…
JULY 9, 2013 —Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has appointed Richard K. Murphy as a senior manager working on Coast Guard and other governmental programs. Mr. Murphy joins Bollinger Shipyards following a successful 30-year career with the…
JUNE 4, 2013 — Recently launched by German shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) for St. John's, Newfoundland headquartered Oceanex, Inc., the 210 m Oceanex Connaigra will be the largest Canadian flag Con/Ro ship on its delivery…
JUNE 3, 2013 — Shipbuilder Senesco Marine of North Kingstown, RI, last month launched the largest commercial floating dry dock in the Northeast United States. Built for Caddell Dry Dock and Repair Co. of Staten…
JUNE 3, 2013 — BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $8,970,338 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-11-C-4408) to definitize the USS Gridley (DDG-101) fiscal 2013 selected…
May 31, 2013 — General Dynamics NASSCO has entered into a contract for the design and construction of four 50,000 deadweight ton LNG-conversion-ready Jones Act product carriers with a 330,000 barrel cargo capacity. The order…
MAY 8, 2013 — Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo: SUBC) has signed a contract with South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries for a newbuild heavy construction vessel for delivery in 2016. Executive VP Commercial Steve…
MAY 3, 2013 — The Balboa, Panama, shipyard that formerly operated as Astilleros Braswell is back in operation after two years of inactivity. In January, Panama's Comptroller General approved a 20 year contract for operation…
MAY 3, 2013 — Goltens has celebrated the opening of its new facility in Dubai Maritime City with a formal Grand Opening.  "We are delighted at the Grand Opening of the modern state-of-the-art Goltens faciity,"…
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