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  • 1 May 2012
    Industry news

    Harbor tug RB-42 built by Pella Shipyard (St. Petersburg) will join Baltic Fleet (BF) Auxiliary Ship Division on May 2, the yard’s press …   (navy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, May 01, 2012; Image: JSC Pella Shipyard

  • 11 April 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Headlines exclaim how 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, has changed the way products are envisioned and created on a global scale. But what someone might not know is how additive manufacturing is helping Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) innovate and improve its ability to support the U.S. Navy.   Opportunities to utilize this pioneering […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    India’s Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) has selected Turkey’s Anadolu Shipyard to support the construction of five 45,000-ton fleet support ships (FSS) for the Indian Navy. Part of the TAIS industrial group, Anadolu Shipyard will provide the ship design, supply key machinery equipment (KME), and provide technical assistance. The Indian Navy FSS project has an estimated […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Industry news

    UK-based engineering services company Babcock on Thursday announced its decision to exit operations at its Appledore facility in Devon, ending its site lease in March 2019. The decision comes after the company failed to secure a contract for the construction of a vessel for the Armed Forces of Malta as the shipyard completed work on […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Industry news

    Having celebrated its 100-th jubilee on Nov 14, Severnaya Verf shipyard is workloaded with contracts up to 2020… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 22, 2012

  • 18 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Russian shipyard Pella announced December 17 that it has completed mooring and sea trials for their factory patrol boat project 03160, commonly called “Raptor”. The boat now has to pass the state tests after which it will be delivered to the customer. The shipyard launched the first of the planned four Raptor boats for the Russian […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Pella Shipyards’s special purpose tugboat “Belukha” (Building No 629, project 16609), built for the Russian Ministry of Defense, has successfully passed its sea trials.   In the current year the tugboat will be delivered to the State Customer and put into operation within the Baltic Fleet Navy. The tugboat is intended for towing and berthing […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Industry news

    BAE Systems, a British defense, security and aerospace company, has decided to close its ship repair business located at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The closure of the BAE Systems Hawaii Shipyard (HSY) site is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2021. It will affect all 290 employees […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Kuwait’s Marine surveillance department has contracted Spanish shipbuilder Freire Shipyard to build a new 42-meter fisheries surveillance patrol vessel. The contract for this patrol vessel came into force in February 2018, Freire announced, and the vessel is scheduled to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2019. The vessel is intended to provide support for the marine […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Admiralty Shipyards held a ceremonial launching of diesel-electric submarine Krasnodar in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on April 25. This is the fourth in a series of six submarines being built by Admiralty Shipyards for the Russian Navy. The first in the series, Novorossiysk, was delivered to Russian Navy in August 2014; the second, Rostov-on-Don, in December 2014, and the third, Stary […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Industry news

    The Metal Structure Fabrication Unit (UFEM), an important part of the Submarine Development Program (Prosub), was inaugurated by President Dilma Rousseff on March 1, in Itaguaí (in the state of Rio de Janeiro). The delivery of the unit, the construction of which began three years ago, is the first part of the infrastructure that will […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Turkish Navy will be receiving a new replenishment vessel under a contract announced by Turkey’s Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) on July 12. The vessel will be built by Sefine Shipyard with design and engineering services provided by Istanbul-based SEFT Ship Design. Financial details of the contract were not revealed. According to the shipbuilder, […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Industry news

    Ten people died and 17 people were injured on Monday, December 23 at Alabey Naval Shipyard in Izmir, Turkey amid tilting of a tugboat owned by Turkish Naval Forces (TDK) on its side, as informed by seanews.com. The tugboat TCG Degirmendere started receiving water after it listed and tilted fully onto one side. Injured people […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities

    An overtime ban and other action short of a strike will begin on 11th September and if meaningful talks are not restarted there will be 24 hour strike on 22nd September says GMB.   560 workers at Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead have voted overwhelmingly for strike action and action short of a strike in […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Industry news

    According to Periscope2 referred to Algerian sources, expecting the semicentenary of military procurement independence, Algeria turns eyes not to Paris or Moscow but other European capitals. Having spent EUR 450 mln for Italian-made amphibious ship and modernized two ships in Spain, Algerian Navy is on the threshold of a contract with German shipyard TKMS which […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Industry news

    United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) and Vyborg Shipyard tied contracts for construction of two Project 21900M diesel-powered seagoing 16-mW icebreakers on Feb 23, reported the USC press service. The contracts with overall cost of about RUR 8 bln were signed by USC president Roman Trotsenko and Director General of JSC Vyborg Shipyard Valery Levchenko. The icebreaker […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) dedicated its new submarine maintenance facility on June 14. This marked the next step in the NNSY’s realization of the Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Plan that will enhance the ability of the four public shipyards to meet the mission of delivering ships back to the fleet on time and within […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Israel Shipyards has launched a new 62-meter offshore patrol vessel built for the Cypriot Navy. The launch took place last week at the company’s shipyard in Haifa Bay in Israel. The vessel will be used to protect the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). “The project is of great importance for the company, and we invested our […]

  • 28 April 2011
    Authorities

      Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has approved Irwin F. Edenzon as corporate vice president and president of Ingalls Shipbuilding and Matthew J. Mulherin as corporate vice president and president of Newport News Shipbuilding. HII, previously known as Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, began operating on March 31 as an independent, […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Industry news

    Russian police is investigating a group of suspects, who are believed to be involved in a USD 28.7 million fraud scheme, committed during warship repair at the country’s shipyard Zvezda, according to the RIA Novosti.   Seven criminal cases connected with the Russian shipyard Zvezda have been initiated by the investigators, Deputy Chief of Police […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Industry news

    Seattle based Vigor Shipyards Inc. has received a USD 33 million contract for repair and alteration of a US Navy ship. The ship, named USS Moomsen, with a hull number DDG 92, will undergo a docking selected restricted availability, which is primarily aimed at conducting repair and alteration to a ship’s systems and hull. USS […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Authorities

    The new landscape of the Australian Osborne Naval Shipyard is taking shape with steel now being raised into place for the Hunter-class construction yard. “It’s estimated the $535 million Osborne South project will create up to 600 jobs,” Christopher Pyne, Minister for Defence, said. As informed, the steel raising for the new shipyard involves the elevation of […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Industry news

    Neither crewmembers of SSBN Yekaterinburg nor shipyard’s staff suffered from the fire, reports Northern Fleet (NF) Procuracy. At present, the procuracy holds inquiry into the incident happened to SSBN Yekaterinburg in the 82-nd Ship Repair Plant; investigators check whether fire safety precautions during repair works were observed. Military investigative agencies initiated a criminal case on […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    On 12 December, the President of the Brazilian Republic, Dilma Rousseff, officially inaugurated the main hall of the submarine construction shipyard, located in Itaguaí in the Bay of Sepetiba. This industrial facility brings together specific resources and tools for the assembly and equipping of Scorpene submarine sections in the frame of the Brazilian Navy submarine […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Turkish Navy commissioned the lead ship of a new class of landing ships, TCG Bayraktar, on April 14, Turkish minister of defense tweeted. This was first reported by Turkish Bosphorus Naval News who noted that the ship will remain under the shipyard’s warranty for 12 months. After the 12-month period, TCG Bayraktar will become responsibility of […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Authorities

    US Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has sent a letter to the US Navy and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calling for the prompt retesting of areas of the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard subject to massive potential manipulation and falsification of data. Pelosi also requested the retesting of Parcel A to address residents’ concerns over […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded Bollinger Shipyards a $289 million contract, exercising an option to acquire six more fast response cutters (FRCs). With this order, the number of FRCs delivered and on order so far was brought to 44. The main FRC contract, worth $1.5 billion if all options are exercised, allows the U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 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 […]