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  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Austal and the U.S. Navy celebrated the keel-laying of the future USNS Brunswick (JHSV 6), the second keel-laying ceremony for the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) program since the beginning of the year. Brunswick (JHSV 6) is one of ten Austal-designed 103-meter (338-foot) U.S. Navy JHSVs under contract. There have been four JHSVs delivered since […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Industry news

    Goa Shipyard Ltd held a keel laying ceremony for the fourth of six new Indian Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) on January 9th 2014. The class is specifically designed and built by Goa Shipyard for the Coast Guard. The contract for building the six vessels was signed on May 9, 2012, and the first […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy held a keel-laying ceremony for its future guided-missile destroyer USS Frank E. Petersen, Jr. (DDG 121) at the Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard on February 21. The ship is named in honor of the U.S. Marine Corps’ first African-American general and will be the 33rd Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer Ingalls has built for the […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Industry news, Vessels

    US shipbuilder Austal hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the future littoral combat ship USS Savannah (LCS 28) at its shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, on September 20. Savannah is the 14th Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS). “We are honored to lay the keel of what will one day be a magnificent combat ship that will defend […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Industry news

    Keel laying ceremony for the Second New Class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), indigenously designed and in–house built by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) for the Indian Coast Guard, was held at GSL on 28th Jan 2013. The keel laying ceremony for the Second of the New Class OPV comes on the heels of  commissioning of the […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US-based subsidiary of Australian shipbuilder Austal hosted a keel-laying ceremony for the future Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Mobile (LCS 26) in MObile, Alabama on December 14. The ship’s sponsor, Rebecca Byrne, wife of Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., authenticated the keel for the 13th Independence variant of the littoral combat ship (LCS) during the […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Industry news

    The keel laying and authentication ceremony for the future USNS Fall River (JHSV 4) was held at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala., May 20. Mrs. Diane Patrick, the First Lady of Massachusetts and ship sponsor, served as the keel authenticator. “The keel laying is a major milestone in bringing a ship to life,” […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) held a keel laying ceremony for Indian Coast Guard’s fifth of the New Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) on 22nd July 2014.   The contract for the construction of six OPVs for the Indian Coast Guard was signed on 9th May 2012. The first keel laying ceremony to mark the commencement of […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy and Austal USA held a keel laying ceremony for the future USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), the Navy’s tenth littoral combat ship (LCS), in Mobile, Ala., on April 16.   The keel-laying ceremony recognizes the first joining together of a ship’s components. While modern shipbuilding processes allow fabrication of individual modules to […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Industry news

    Solemn keel-laying ceremony of the first out of three Project 21900M diesel-electric open sea icebreakers (16 megawatt)… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 15,2012; Image: Vyborg

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) was held at Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) in Jurong today.   The keel laying of the first LMV marks another significant milestone for the RSN. This LMV is the first of eight new LMVs to be built for […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited held a keel-laying ceremony for their first Project 17A in a ceremony in Kolkata on November 10. The keel-laying ceremony marked the official start of construction of a new class of frigates which will be a follow-on on the Project 17 (P17) Shivalik-class already in service with […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    On February 18, 2015, Austal and the US Navy held a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Omaha (LCS 12), the fourth Independence-variant LCS class ship built at Austal under the 10-ship, $3.5 billion block buy contract awarded to Austal as prime contractor by the Navy in 2010. Captain Tom Anderson, Littoral Combat Ship Program […]

  • 20 August 2012
    Industry news

    Keel-laying ceremony of diesel electric submarine (SSK) Stary Oskol for Russia’s Black Sea Fleet (BSF) took place on friday 17th… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 20, 2012

  • 28 November 2012
    Industry news

    Exact date of the keel-laying ceremony of another frigate for Russian Navy has not been set so far, a source in shipbuilding industry told Central Navy Portal… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 28, 2012; Image: Military

  • 17 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Austal’s Alabama, USA, shipyard laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) on April 10. USS Cincinnati will be the 20th littoral combat ship and the tenth Independence-variant. Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce and ship’s sponsor Penny Pritzker authenticated the keel during the ceremony. While keel laying traditionally represents the formal […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Hyundai Heavy Industries hosted a keel laying ceremony for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s future tanker HMZS Aotearoa at its shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, on August 13. Aotearoa’s keel laying consisted of more than 500 tonnes of carefully constructed keel blocks being positioned together in the dry dock, where she will continue to expand […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian shipbuilder Austal on Monday held a keel-laying ceremony for the first vessel of the Australian government’s Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement (PPB-R) Project. Defense industry minister Christopher Pyne authenticated the keel by committing his signature to a plate that was subsequently welded and placed in the hull of the vessel. Austal chief executive officer David Singleton said […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Industry news

    Keel laying of the fourth Project 21980 counter-terror boat will take place at Zelenodolsk Shipyard on May 5, 2012…   (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy , May 04, 2012; Image: navy

  • 18 March 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy celebrated the keel laying of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Warner (SSN 785) at Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding (HII -NNS) in Newport News, Va., March 16. The submarine is named for former five-term U.S. Senator from Virginia and Secretary of the Navy John Warner. In a time-honored Navy tradition, the initials […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Industry news

    U.S. Navy and Austal USA held a keel laying ceremony for the future USS Montgomery, the Navy’s eighth littoral combat ship (LCS), June 25, in Mobile, Ala. The keel-laying ceremony recognizes the first joining together of a ship’s components. While modern shipbuilding processes allow fabrication of individual modules to begin months earlier, keel laying represents […]

  • 2 March 2012
    Industry news

    Russian Vice Premier Dmitry Rogozin and Baltic Fleet (BF) Commander VADM Viktor Chirkov participated yesterday in the solemn keel-laying ceremony of new frigate Admiral Makarov to be constructed by Yantar Shipyard (Kaliningrad, Russia). “It is a high day for naval mariners“, said BF Commander Vice Admiral Viktor Chirkov. “Russian Navy’s future lies with ships laid […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Keel-laying ceremony of the first Project 21900M (LK-16) icebreaker was held on Wednesday at JSC Vyborg Shipyard… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, October 19, 2012; Image: Rosmoport

  • 27 November 2012
    Training & Education

    A solemn keel-laying ceremony of Project 22570 transport dock Sviyaga developed by Almaz Design Bureau will be held… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 27, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The keel laying and authentication ceremony for the amphibious assault ship, the future USS Tripoli (LHA 7) was held at the Huntington Ingalls Industries Pascagoula shipyard June 20.   Ship Sponsor Mrs. Lynne Mabus and retired Lt. Cmdr. Steve Senk, the chief engineer of the previous Tripoli (ex-USS Tripoli, LPH 10) served as the keel […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Industry news

    The keel-laying ceremony of Project 20183 salvage tug Akademik Aleksandrov developed by JSC Almaz Design Bureau (St. Petersburg) took place… [mappress] Russian Navy, December 21, 2012; Image: Forum

  • 21 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The solemn keel-laying ceremony of Project 09852 nuclear-powered research submarine took place yesterday, on Dec 20, at Sevmash shipyard… [mappress] Russian Navy, December 21, 2012; Image: Military Photos

  • 29 August 2011
    Industry news

      The solemn keel-laying ceremony of small-size missile ship Veliky Ustyug was held on Aug 27, 2011; it will be the third serial ship of Project 21631 developed by JSC Zelenodolsk Design Bureau for Russian Navy. Ships of this project are used for defense and protection of economic zone and have twice as large displacement […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries held a keel-laying ceremony for the first of two frigates built for the Philippine Navy under the Frigate Acquisition Project (FAP). The ceremony took place in Ulsan, South Korea, on October 16, and was attended by the Philippine flag-officer-in-command, Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad, project supervisor Capt. Sergio Bartolome and other […]