Search results for: PHNSY

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  • 30 June 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) completed installation of a $1.7 million photovoltaic (PV) system, June 1. The new system is anticipated to reduce the facility’s electric bill by $89,000 per year. Nearly 1,300 solar panels were installed on the rooftop of Building 167, generating at least 250 kilowatts […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Industry news

    USS Hopper (DDG 70) entered dry dock at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) for a major maintenance period, July 18. Personnel from PHNSY & IMF, a Naval Sea Systems Command field activity, are overseeing and supervising the project. NAVSEA’s four public shipyards play a major role in maintaining America’s […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Riggers at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY IMF) converted an out of service “mini-sub” into a unique training tool. The mini-sub, the Advanced SEAL Delivery System (ASDS), which was damaged and taken out of service after a severe fire in November 2008, is now used for hands-on training of multiple […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Industry news, Research & Development

      Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY) opened  a new satellite machine shop Oct. 5 that provides on-site light machinery services at the shipyard’s Fleet Maintenance Activity-Submarine Division. The division, which performs short-term, scheduled repair and maintenance of submarines in 35 days or less, typically performs its work onboard submarines across the […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Industry news

    Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) opened a new, two-story production services support facility Nov. 28. The $15.8 million building is the first project completed in the shipyard’s 27-year facilities modernization plan and centralizes structural trades’ personnel in a permanent building close to waterfront projects. “This building reduces costs, allows […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities

    The guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) completed its move to Dry Dock 4 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on March 4 to begin its drydocking selected restricted availability (DSRA), the biggest in Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) history. O’Kane returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, the ship’s homeport, on Dec. 5, 2014 following a […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The command of USS Texas (SSN 775) was passed, Sept. 9, as Cmdr. Andrew Hertel was relieved by Cmdr. Todd Nethercott as commanding officer at a time-honored change of command ceremony held aboard the Virginia-class fast attack submarine at the submarine piers on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.   In command since Feb. 1, 2012, Hertel […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Industry news

    Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) answered the call for 132 repairs to U.S. and foreign surface ships taking part in the 2012 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise that ended Aug. 3. Held every two years by the U.S. Pacific Fleet, the two-month-long RIMPAC is the world’s largest multinational […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Industry news

      Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) received the Navy’s top environmental award March 20 for its environmental restoration efforts during fiscal year 2011. The Secretary of the Navy recognizes Navy and Marine Corps individuals, teams, ships and installations for exceptional environmental stewardship and awarded PHSY top honors in the Environmental Restoration, Installation category. “Receiving this award […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Industry news

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) delivered Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) on-time and under budget, NAVSEA announced Aug. 15. PNSY conducted the Pittsburgh pre-inactivation restricted availability (PIRA) off-yard at Sub Base New London in Groton, Conn. which began Sept. 5, 2012. Although PNSY routinely performs work off-yard, this was the first major Chief […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) returned USS California (SSN 781) back to the fleet 14 days ahead of schedule June 30, following a maintenance availability.   PSNY’s team of maintenance experts applied lessons learned from USS Topeka’s (SSN 754) engineered overhaul to assist in returning California to the fleet ahead of schedule to meet the Navy’s […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Authorities

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) was recently announced as the winner of two fiscal year 2014 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Environmental Awards, one for Environmental Restoration-Installation and one for Cultural Resources Management-Small Installation. This is the fourth consecutive year PNSY has been recognized for its environmental programs. The shipyard previously won fiscal year 2011 SECNAV […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) delivered USS Springfield (SSN 761) back to the fleet on Sept. 12 ahead of schedule and under budget.   PNSY conducted Springfield’s docking continuous maintenance availability off-yard at Sub Base New London in Groton, Connecticut. Although PNSY routinely performs work outside the Kittery, Maine shipyard, off-yard availabilities are unique and an […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) workers safely drydocked USS Annapolis (SSN 760) June 15 for planned maintenance work and several system upgrades. Annapolis arrived at PNSY April 25, and the dry-docking of the submarine is part of a greater engineering overhaul scheduled to last 23 months. More than a year prior to Annapolis’ arrival, the shipyard […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) completed restoration of the motor generator set for the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740) three days ahead of schedule Feb. 23. PNSY was already restoring a motor generator set for Rhode Island, a process that typically takes 12 to 18 months, when Trident Refit Facility (TRF) Kings Bay […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced on June 27 that the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) received a leadership award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its outstanding environmental record. According to the EPA, since the 1990s, PNSY has been an environmental leader in the region, acting as an early EPA partner on […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) has awarded design firm Stantec a $35 million contract for the planning and preliminary design of a multi-mission dry dock and other upgrades at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) in Kittery, Maine. Stantec’s work will include comprehensive preliminary design services to enhance the shipyard’s capabilities to support naval operations. One area of […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Industry news

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) completed the vital repair and recertification of the hull on the Pressurized Rescue Module System (PRM-1 Falcon), the U.S. Navy’s only deep sea submarine rescue asset Feb. 14.   Falcon arrived at the shipyard in April 2013 for complex hull repairs including validation and approval of new welding processes, extensive non-destructive […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy awarded Cianbro Corp. a $26.9 million contract in December for construction and dock repairs at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) in Kittery, Maine. Under the contract, Cianbro will replace the caisson at PSNY’s dry dock number #3. The work will also provide repairs to the concrete entrance structures of the dry dock, and is expected to […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) developed a new tank cover to increase the efficiency of sandblasting operations during submarine maintenance. The aluminum cover fits over small tank openings that keep temporary services organized and secured while maintaining proper environmental controls and airflow during preservation operations. Prior to this new development, the temporary ventilation line could fall […]

  • 16 June 2011
    Industry news, Training & Education

      Los Angeles fast-attack submarine USS Helena (SSN 725) arrived at its new homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Va., June 15. Helena, commanded by Cmdr. Paul L. Dinius, was previously homeported in San Diego and recently completed an extended maintenance period, including an engineering overhaul, at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) in Kittery, Maine. “The […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Industry news

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) delivered USS Virginia (SSN 774) back to the fleet following the completion of the first major maintenance availability for the Virginia class, May 5. The ship arrived at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on Sept. 1, 2010, for an Extended Docking Selected Restricted Availability. The project team and ship’s crew worked with Virginia-class […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Industry news

    Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) completed its most expansive Major Maintenance Period (MMP) July 11, with USS Ohio’s (SSGN 726) certification for unrestricted operations. Major Maintenance Periods are part of a guided missile/special operation forces boat’s (SSGN) normal operating cycle and occur after the submarine has been forward deployed […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities

    Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility was named a top winner of the Fiscal Year 2014 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Energy and Water Management Awards announced, Oct. 21. The award reflects PSNSs execution of comprehensive efficiency programs that resulted in a consistent reduction in energy consumption. Along with the win for energy […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Authorities

    The San Diego-based Los Angeles-class submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) will adopt Naval Base Guam as its new homeport, the U.S. Navy said yesterday.   The decision comes as the U.S.Navy strives for rejuvenation of its forward-deployed fleet with more advanced and capable units, making USS Topeka the fourth Los Angeles-class submarine to be dispatched to Guam. […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, of which U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) are members,  approved on June 21 $11.5 million in the FY2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill that would fund an effort to consolidate the shipyard structural shops at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) more quickly than previously planned. […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Industry news

    Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility undocked USS Texas (SSN 775) Dec. 7, after completing major maintenance work. This is the first Virginia-class submarine extended dry docking selected restricted availability (EDSRA) completed at Pearl Harbor, and only the second conducted by a U.S. Navy shipyard. Texas began its EDSRA May 31, 2012. An […]