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  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Underwater Construction Team 2, Construction Diving Detachment Alpha completed a three-month deployment aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), Aug. 16. Stationed in Port Hueneme, Calif., Det. Alpha was the first underwater construction divers to participate in Pacific Partnership, the largest disaster-response preparedness mission in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. Led by […]

  • 9 June 2011

      The Navy has hired a Florida firm for $70 million in construction at the Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort in preparation for the arrival… (Miamiherald) [mappress] Source: Miamiherald, June 9, 2011;      

  • 19 August 2011
    Industry news

      Naval Sea Systems Command announced, Aug. 18, that fabrication of the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5), the fifth ship of the littoral combat ship class, has begun at Marinette Marine Corp. Shipyard in Marinette, Wis. To pave the way for the start of fabrication, the LCS program office completed an extensive production readiness review […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    On September 19, 2019, the Finnish government approved the procurement of four new multipurpose corvettes valued at more than EUR 1 billion. As Naval Today earlier reported, the ship quartet will be designed and constructed at Finnish Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) shipyard. The design phase for the four Squadron 2020 vessel will resume with immediate […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    After signing a 7.5 million euro contract to design the Finnish Navy’s four Squadron 2020 project multirole corvettes, Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) is bringing in Deltamarin Ltd for help with design work. The two companies signed contracts for the basic design of deck outfitting and machinery for the Squadron 2020 vessels. The work will be done […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Industry news

      Through two and half months UAH 144,000 have been donated for construction of a corvette – new warship for Ukrainian Navy, reported Capt 1 rank Vadim Makhno at the press conference in Kiev. “We managed to gather UAH 144,000 donations in Sevastopol during two and half months…Ukrainian defense minister placed his month’s pay to […]

  • 2 February 2012
    Industry news

      Festive keel-laying ceremony took place at Severnaya Verf shipyard (St. Petersburg). The name plaque was triumphantly planted on a section of frigate Admiral Golovko constructed for Russian Navy. The ceremony was attended by Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM V. Vysotsky, fleet commanders and top-ranking naval officers, representatives of JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation and JSC United Industrial […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    DCNS has completed the construction of the third French multi-mission frigate, Languedoc. The frigate is to begin its trials next month. The delivery of the vessel will take place next year and the FREMM will be the first of its type to join Toulon on the Mediterranean coast. Another FREMM, Auvergne will join Languedoc in 2017. […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Industry news

    Work has begun to create a new £6m headquarters to serve as the hub of the Royal Navy’s most important theatre – the Middle East.   Armed Forces Minister Mark Francois MP broke ground with a golden shovel at the site of the new UK Maritime Component Command (UKMCC) complex in Bahrain. Nowhere else outside […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Industry news

    Russia started construction of a ship base for its Mistral-class ships on Tuesday, February 11, the RIA Novosti informs.   The Russian Mistral-class helicopter carriers, which are currently under construction in France, will be stationed in the new base, being built at an existing naval base in Vladivostok. Commander of the Russia’s Pacific Fleet, Rear […]

  • 15 September 2016

    Following a request for information (RFI) for its Squadron 2020 project to construct four ice-going offshore patrol vessels, the Finnish Navy has now signed a letter of intent (LOI) with the Rauma-based shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions. If the LOI is realized, the company will build four vessels designed to replace the Finnish Rauma-class fast-attack missile boats and Hämeenmaa-class […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Industry news

      The Navy began construction of the thirteenth Virginia-class submarine, the as of yet unnamed SSN 787 Sept. 2. This new construction marks the first time in 22 years that two submarines of the same class have started construction in the same year. “To get to this important point, our Navy/industry shipbuilding team executed a […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Industry news

      On May 6th 2011 OJSC “Pella” has signed the contract to construct 7 tugboats project 90600 for Russian Navy   About Pella Shipyard More than 10 years Pella Shipyard is the leading company in Russian tug building market. Tugs of PELLA’s new generation are successfully operating in all main Russian harbours. High quality and […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Irving Shipbuilding celebrated the start of production of Canada’s First Arctic Offshore Patrol ship (AOPS) at its Halifax Shipyard. Delivery of the first HMCS Harry DeWolf-class ship is expected in 2018. Production has begun on two units for the centre section of the first Arctic Offshore Patrol ship. The ship is the first of up to 21 […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      India has begun construction of its second nuclear submarine at a new shipyard in Vishakhapatnam, especially configured for the indigenous n… (domain-b) [mappress] Source: domain-b, July 11, 2011;

  • 8 November 2011
    Industry news

      Reportedly, Ukrainian government considers amended draft program of new corvette for the national navy. Ukraine plans to resume implementation of the corvette building program in 2012; it was suspended in 2010 due to financial problems, reports Interfax-Ukraine referring to an informed military source. According to the source, the amended draft program is presently under […]

  • 18 February 2011
    Industry news

    A 33m-long submarine is being assembled at a munitions factory in Chongjin, North Hamkyung Province, a source has revealed… By Im Jeong Jin (dailynk) [mappress] Source: dailynk , February 18, 2011; 

  • 24 September 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, announced $250 million for Bollinger Shipyards in Lockport, La., to build six Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) for the Coast Guard. Sen. Landrieu included funding for these vessels in the FY 2012 federal spending bill. “Acquiring funding for these fast response cutters was […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Industry news

    U.S. Sen. Susan Collins joined Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works President Jeffrey Geiger to start the fabrication of DDG 1002 during a ceremony at the BIW shipyard in Bath, Maine, April 4. The ship’s design maturity and production readiness, the availability of materials and components, and the […]

  • 17 May 2011
    Industry news

      The Navy is expected to name a cargo ship under construction in San Diego after labor activist Cesar Chavez… (latimesblogs) [mappress] Source: latimesblogs, May 17, 2011;

  • 29 April 2011
    Industry news

      Shipbuilders that want to obtain or retain U.S. Navy work should look to the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program for inspiration, Navy Secret… (aviationweek) [mappress] Source: aviationweek, April 29, 2011;

  • 18 May 2012
    Industry news

    Construction of the first Project 21980 Grachonok special purpose boat for Pacific Fleet started at Vostochnaya… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy , May 18, 2012; Image: oborona

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

    The U.S. Navy has issued a Lockheed Martin-led industry team a contract modification for one fully funded 2015 Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) valued at $362 million, along with $79 million in advanced procurement funding for a second ship. The balance of the second ship will be funded by Dec. 31, 2015. The advanced procurement dollars […]

  • 23 May 2011
    Industry news

    Defence Secretary Liam Fox and the country’s top military brass will this week assemble on the banks of the Clyde for a ceremony to mark the… By Tom Mcghie (dailymail) [mappress] Source: dailymail, May 23, 2011;

  • 21 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy units started the construction of the Elevated Causeway System – Modular (ELCAS-M) at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Norfolk, April 17. The ELCAS-M system serves as an expeditionary pier system that can be transported and erected in critical areas where port facilities and existing pier systems are damaged or non-existent. “There is […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Industry news

      Decision whether to build an aircraft carrier for Russian Navy will be made in six years, reports Interfax referring to Roman Trotsenko, president of JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC). “Layout of new Russian aircraft carrier is being currently formed. Decision on its construction will be made in 2017”, said the USC president. Development of […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy has awarded funding for the construction of DDG 122, the Fiscal Year 2015 Arleigh Burke-class destroyer under contract at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. This $610.4 million contract modification fully funds this ship which was awarded in 2013 as part of a multi-ship competition for DDG 51 class destroyers. The total value of the five-ship […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Industry news

      Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co inked a memorandum of understanding with Peru for construction of naval vessels for the country’s navy. The MoU includes construction of the new vessels and maintenance and upgrades of Navy’s submarines. Daewoo Shipbuilding Chief Executive Ko Jae-ho said that the initial pact gives DSME exclusive rights to build […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Industry news

    On Monday Huntington Ingalls Industries began construction on the amphibious transport dock LPD 27. The ship, being built at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, is the 11th ship in the USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class of ships. “This is the 11th LPD in what has become a hot production line,” said Doug Lounsberry, Ingalls’ […]