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  • 7 September 2015

    Nigerian Navy’s Eastern Naval Command, ENC, has recently expanded its fleet with a new P18N offshore patrol vessel (OPV). The Navy took delivery of the new vessel, named NNS Centenary (F91), on Friday in Calabar, according to DailyPost Nigeria. With this vessel the Nigerian Navy will further reinforce its presence in the country’s eastern maritime area, […]

  • 18 February 2015

    Four warships, which have recently been delivered to the Nigerian Navy, will be commissioned tomorrow, Thursday, February 19. These vessels are NNS Centenary, NNS Okpabana, NNS Prosperity and NNS Sagbama. The Commissioning Ceremony will be performed by the President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR at the Naval Dockyard Ltd, Victoria Island, […]

  • 1 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Huntington Ingalls Industries was awarded a $2.6 billion cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). The work will be performed at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. The ship arrived at NNS Thursday using planning contract funding. Lincoln was originally scheduled to arrive […]

  • 15 March 2016

    The Nigerian Navy returned the hijacked oil tanker MT Maximus to its owners on March 12, following a February 22 recovery of the ship. The ship, owned by UAE, was attacked by armed pirates on February 11 in the Gulf of Guinea, off Abijan, Ivory Coast. There were 18 crew members on board from India, Pakistan, […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval Station Norfolk (NNS) held a change of command ceremony aboard the installation, Aug. 2. Capt. David Culler relieved Capt. Mary Jackson as the installion’s commanding officer. “He is well versed in the up-tempo, diversity and volume of this installation,” said Jackson. “He is leagues better than me, and will take our processes and mission […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Industry news

    Shipbuilders representing Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division participated in a series of events over the weekend commemorating what would have been President Gerald R. Ford’s 100th birthday. NNS is building CVN 78, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier for the U.S. Navy named in honor of the 38th President. The centennial events were […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    During an open house day on October 1, Canadian shipbuilder Seaspan unveiled the first large vessel to be designed and built in Canada under the National Shipbuilding Strategy The unveiled ship is also the Canadian Coast Guard’s first offshore fisheries science vessel (OFSV), named after Sir John Franklin, a Royal Navy officer and Arctic explorer. “Today is […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ business division Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) has been awarded a USD 8.16 million contract for USS Gerald R. Ford. During the contract execution, NNS will perform all efforts necessary to procure, manage and deliver onboard repair parts in support of the USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) construction. The construction of the […]

  • 7 January 2015

    The Nigerian Navy has recently expanded its fleet of warships with a former United States Coast Guard cutter. The vessel NNS Okpabana, once named USCGC Gallatin, entered Nigerian waters on January 2 for its formal reception in Lagos. Prior to joining the Navy’s fleet, the vessel underwent a $8.5 million refurbishment. According to defenceWeb, NNS Okpabana is the second […]

  • 4 January 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries via its Newport News Shipbuilding​ division has assumed responsibility for maintenance services at the Kenneth A. Kesselring Site in West Milton, N.Y. NNS was awarded the contract in September 2011 by Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corp. (BMPC) to provide maintenance services on the two nuclear reactor prototypes at the Kesselring site, a research […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Industry news

    American shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has taken over the S.M. Stoller Corporation (Stoller), a privately-held firm based in Colorado, as a strategic step toward further growth in nuclear services market. Stoller is a provider of environmental, nuclear, and technical consulting and engineering services to the U.S. Department of Energy, Department of Defense and the […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Procurement contract for Project 955 Borei strategic submarines would unlikely be signed in April, since prices have not been agreed so far…   (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy , April 26, 2012; Image: nns

  • 7 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Nigerian Navy’s newest offshore patrol vessel NNS Unity which was built by the China Shipbuilding and Offshore International Limited (CSOIL) arrived to Lagos, Nigeria, on November 4. The ship departed China on September 15 and made port calls in five countries in Asia and Africa while en route to Nigeria. The two offshore patrol vessels Nigeria ordered […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced on May 23 that the Virginia-class submarine Minnesota (SSN 783) is “pressure hull complete,” signifying that all of the submarine’s hull sections have been joined to form a single, watertight unit. Minnesota will be the 10th Virginia-class submarine and the fifth delivered by HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. “This is […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries welcomed the crew of the newest Virginia-class submarine, Minnesota (SSN 783), on March 14 as it moved aboard and enjoyed its first meal in the ship’s galley. Sharing in the celebration were Ellen Roughead, the ship’s sponsor, and her husband, former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead, who accompanied about 120 […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries welcomed the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) to its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division yesterday, following a six-week delay in its arrival. Lincoln was originally scheduled to arrive Feb. 14 for its refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH), but it was among the Navy projects delayed due to uncertainties surrounding the […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Students attending Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk visited Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) and one of the ships in the yard, Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) in Newport News, Oct. 18. The students, enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering and Technologies (MET) program at ODU, toured the bow area of […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced on Friday, June 28th, that the company has received a $745 million cost-plus-incentive fee contract for the inactivation of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). The work will be done at HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. The ship was towed from Naval Station Norfolk to NNS on June 20 […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division launched Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) into the James River for the first time on Sunday. The first-of-class aircraft carrier was moved to the shipyard’s Pier 3, where it will undergo additional outfitting and testing for the next 28 months. Gerald R. Ford has been under construction […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Equipment & technology

    Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) conducted its first internal phone call using the Integrated Voice Network (IVN) since Lincoln’s Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) Nov. 20. Capt. Ronald Ravelo, commanding officer, Abraham Lincoln, received the call from Lincoln’s RCOH Program Manager Bruce Easterson from a separate location inside the ship. “This is […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced on March 22 that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has received a $407 million contract extension to a previously awarded John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) construction preparation contract. The award extends the period of performance, adds additional efforts for engineering, planning and material procurement through Oct. 31, and authorizes […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Industry news

    Russian Defense Ministry plans to commission Project 955 nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Yury Dolgoruky by June 15; the second…   (rusnavy) [mappress] Russian Navy, April 23, 2012; Image: nns

  • 11 July 2011
    Training & Education

      The departure of a Nigerian warship, NNS Aradu F90, and its 150-naval crew stationed at the U.S Coast Guard base in Alameda, California, has… (nigerianobservernews) [mappress] Source:nigerianobservernews , July 11, 2011;

  • 15 May 2011
    Industry news

      UCG Chase, the warship given by the United States Coast Guard to the Nigerian Navy, has been renamed NNS Thunder F90. At a colourful transfe… By  Tokunbo Adedoja (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, May 15, 2011;

  • 22 December 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has received a $113 million contract from… (interestalert) [mappress] Source: interestalert , December 22, 2011

  • 27 August 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced on August 24 that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division opened a new, 65,000-square-foot facility, called the Supplemental Module Outfitting Facility (SMOF), to facilitate the Virginia Class Submarine (VCS) Program’s two-submarines-per-year build plan. “In 2011, Congressional approval to move forward with the two-submarines-per-year build plan was achieved,” said Chris Miner, […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Industry news

    USS Enterprise (CVN 65) will return to Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) with shipbuilders on board on Thursday, June 20. With a famous 50-year career as the U.S. Navy’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN 65) will come full circle, returning to the shipyard that built her for the first inactivation of an aircraft carrier. […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has issued a two-ship buy Request for Proposal (RFP) to Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) for Ford-class carriers CVN 80 and CVN 81 looking to get more details on potential cost savings which could be achieved with a two-ship buy. The RFP was issued by US Naval Sea Systems Command on […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Thirteen divisions of Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) successfully re-installed the port and starboard rudder aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), June 24.   The overhaul and installation of the rudders is considered a huge success for Lincoln’s refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) because the job was not initially planned. “Conducting an inspection early […]