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  • 24 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Algerian Navy received its new sail training ship El-Mellah from Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shipbuilding during a handover ceremony in Gdansk on October 21. During the ceremony, the Polish flag was lowered from the ship’s mast and an Algerian one was raised to the sound of the Algerian national hymn. El-Mellah (meaning sailor in Arabic) was […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shipbuilding hosted a naming and launching ceremony for the Polish Navy’s third B860 tug on July 8. The vessel was named Mieszko and is part of a six-unit order from 2017. Three tugs would be supplied to the 3rd Ship Flotilla and three to the 8th Coastal Defense Flotilla. All six units […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shipbuilding SA has laid the keel for the first of six tugs to be built for the Polish Navy under a contract signed in June 2017. The first tug, bearing pennant number 860/1, started construction in November 2017 when the first steel was cut. The tugs will be used for port tasks, […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Polish Navy’s second Kormoran II-class minehunter was launched in a ceremony at Remontowa Shipbuilding on October 10. Albatros (hull number 602) was launched a little over a year after a steel-cutting ceremony marked the start of the ship’s construction in September 2018. In addition to the Albatros launch, the keel for the third ship […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Poland’s Remontowa Shipbuilding held a steel-cutting ceremony for the second Kormoran II-class minehunter for the Polish Navy at its Gdansk site on September 18. The steel-cutting ceremony comes ten months after the lead ship in the class – ORP ‘Kormoran – entered service. The first of the additional two ships will be named ORP Albatros […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Algerian Navy sail training ship El-Mellah started her second round of sea trials on September 16. El-Mellah (meaning sailor in Arabic) was built by the Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shipbuilding shipyard in Gdansk and launched in November 2015. Earlier tests – completed in July – verified the vessel’s maneuvering and performance and now the vessel will be […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Remontowa Shipbuilding in Gdansk, Poland, has selected Kongsberg Maritime to supply a HUGIN 1000 MR Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) and associated underwater communications and positioning equipment for mine countermeasures (MCM) applications, as part of a minehunter class vessel delivery for the Polish Navy.   The HUGIN 1000 MR AUV has been selected as it is […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Polish Navy’s first Kormorant II-class minehunter ORP ‘Kormoran’ has passed all state and builder’s trials and was officially transferred to the navy on November 17. According to a navy announcement, the minehunter is now set to be commissioned in Gdynia on November 28, on the day of the Polish Navy anniversary. Built by Remontowa […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Algerian Navy commissioned two new Project 636 Kilo-class submarines in a ceremony at the Mers el Kebir naval base in Oran on January 9. Named Ouarsenis (031) and Hoggar (032), the newly commissioned submarines are the third and fourth units in their class. They were ordered in February 2014 and arrived in Algeria late last year […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Canada’s OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has entered into a strategic partnership with Poland-based naval shipyard PGZ Stocznia Wojenna Shipyard (PGZ SW) to provide integrated navigation and tactical systems (INTS) to the Polish Navy. As informed, the first contract is for the navy’s Kormoran program, the minehunters Albatros and Mewa. “We are very pleased to be […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Norway-based vessel designer and builder Vard will be working on the maintenance of five Norwegian Coast Guard vessels, the company announced on Monday. The company said the total value of the contract signed with the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation was approximately NOK 48 million (approx. USD5.6M) over a period of four years. The framework agreement includes […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Polish Navy’s six new multi-role tugs will all feature Schottel propulsion solutions, the German manufacturer said. Bolko, the first of six tugs built by Remontowa Shipyard in Poland has recently been delivered to the Polish Navy. Further five tugs – Gniewko, Mieszko, Semko, Leszko and Przemko – are scheduled for delivery in the near […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Last steel truss has been installed on Irving Shipbuilding’s new production building that will be used to construct Canada’s new naval combat ships starting in 2015.   Representatives from Irving Shipbuilding, Walters Steel, Ironworkers Local 752, Hatch Mott MacDonald, EllisDon, and Irving Equipment gathered on August 6, 2014 to celebrate the installation of the last steel truss […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Industry news

    US shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries said on Wednesday that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division plans to reactivate its shipbuilding facilities on the east bank of the Pascagoula River. The site of the original Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp., founded in 1938, was decimated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. HII said the reactivation would restore the facility’s ability to […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries  announced yesterday that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division achieved a significant milestone in the construction process of the composite hangar that will be used on the U.S. Navy’s second Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer, Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001). Recently, the shipbuilders at the company’s Gulfport, Miss., facility turned the inverted hangar to an upright […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Canadian government has finalized contracts for the maintenance of Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigates with two of three shipbuilders set to share work on a deal worth C$7 billion over a span of 20 years. The government said it has awarded $500 million contracts to Chantier Davie and Seaspan Victoria Shipyards Limited to carry […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigates will be maintained by three different shipyards following a government contract announcement on Thursday. The contract was held by Irving Shipbuilding since 2011 but the company will now have to share work on the frigates with Chantier Davie Canada Inc. and Seaspan Victoria Shipyards. The combined value of the three contracts […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian government-owned shipbuilder ASC announced it would cut 130 jobs from its air-warfare destroyer project by the end of February. The cuts are due to a reduced amount of work on the three Hobart-class destroyers. The number of people required for work on the ships has been reducing since early 2015. ASC will cut some […]

  • 11 March 2011

      Yesterday CBO senior analyst Eric Labs testified before the House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Seapower and Projections Forces to discuss the challenges that the Navy is facing in its plans for building its future fleet. The testimony focused on the costs and force structure implications of the 30-year shipbuilding plan that the Navy […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, kicked off its 130th anniversary celebration yesterday, January 28. As a sole designer, builder and refueler of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.S. Navy submarines, the company said it would celebrate the anniversary throughout 2016 with commemorative videos and employee publications. More than 100 […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Industry news

    German Naval Yards Kiel and Lürssen have decided to merge their respective businesses, marking a new era of the German naval shipbuilding industry. As informed, the existing activities in military and naval surface vessel building will be incorporated into a joint venture company led by Bremen-based Lürssen Group. The aim is to improve the national […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Industry news

    Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has acquired the assets of Alabama-based Horizon Shipbuilding following a motion approved by the US Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Alabama on June 5. With the acquisition, the military craft builder assumes ownership of a fully developed 35-acre shipbuilding facility in the Mobile Bay region, with separate east and west yards […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Canada’s Irving Shipbuilding is investing in marine innovation and commercialization in Nova Scotia and across Canada. The company announced on Thursday it is funding $4.52 million in the newly established Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE), an ocean innovation centre to be located on the waterfront in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. At COVE, ocean science research, start-ups, R&D-intensive […]

  • 27 July 2020

    The US Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, USS Tripoli (LHA 7), departed from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula, Mississippi, on July 24, sailing to its homeport in San Diego.

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Austal, the West Australian shipbuilding company, is the first to benefit from the Australian shipbuilding program outlined in the recently released Defence White Paper. The company said that it was awarded preferred tenderer status by the Commonwealth of Australia for the Pacific Patrol Boats Replacement (PPBR) Project. Additionally, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull revealed that three […]

  • 26 February 2013

    It was a juggernaut; a Confederate 275-foot blackened structure of iron that would forever change the face of warfare. The ship was a black-iron beast reborn from the frigate Merrimack, a burnt husk raised and armor-clad, transformed into a ship with no purpose but war. Its formidable complement boasted more than 300 men and its […]

  • 30 April 2020

    Florida-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group has cut the first steel for the US Coast Guard’s (USCG) second offshore patrol cutter (OPC). The ship, to be named Chase (WMSM-916), is scheduled for delivery in 2023. The cutting of steel started the fabrication and assembly of the cutter’s hull, and ESG is to complete keel laying of Chase […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Industry news

    Australian engineering company Civmec announced February 2 that the company has completed the acquisition of one of Australia’s largest major engineering and shipbuilding companies, Forgacs. In November 2015, Civmec announced it would acquire ‘certain assets and the Forgacs name’ with the aim of expanding their business to include defence services. Following the due diligence process and subsequent […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australia’s Naval Shipbuilding College which will deliver a coordinated, national approach to workforce development has been officially opened. Australian defense minister Christopher Pyne opened the College at Osborne in South Australia on November 1. The minister said it’s an integral interface with the shipbuilding industry to identify workforce requirements throughout all phases of construction and […]