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DHS Awards Contracts for Advanced Radiography Equipment

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded contracts totaling an estimated $1.35 billion for development and acquisition of advanced radiography equipment to better detect radiological and nuclear threats at the nation’s points of entry. Source: HK Law


Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract for Work on USS Toledo

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy for maintenance work, known as a depot modernization period, on the nuclear-powered submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769). The initial planning contract is valued at approximately $34.7 million. The total estimated value, including the actual execution, is valued at approximately $175 million. Northrop Grumman's Newport News sector is the prime contractor


Bath Iron Works Awarded Contract Modification

Bath Iron Works Corp., (subsidiary of General Dynamics), Bath, Maine, was awarded a $10.2m modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-02-C-2303) for structural assemblies for the DDG 51 Class ship building program. DDG 51 Class structural assemblies constitute the forward deckhouse of the ship. This procurement will assist in the recovery from fire sustained during construction aboard DDG 103 (USS Truxtun)


Electric Boat Awarded Contract

Electric Boat Corporation, Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $13.7m cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-04-C-2100) for consolidated design agent, planning yard, engineering and technical support for active nuclear submarines.The contract provides support for the design and installation aspects of shore support facilities.Work will be performed in Groton, Conn. (94 percent); Bangor, Wash. (3 percent); and Kings Bay, Ga


Aker Kvaerner Awarded contracts for Arctic Shuttle Tankers

Aker Kvaerner has been awarded contracts from Russian Admirality Shipyards to supply equipment for two shuttle tankers destined to operate in Arctic waters. The contracts include bow loading systems and complete mooring and emergency towing systems. The equipment is designed for the extreme low temperature conditions in the Arctic areas. The vessels are being built for the Russian Shipowner Sovcomflot to service the Prirazlomnaya field in the Pechora sea.


Bath Iron Works Awarded $76M DDG 51 Contract

Bath Iron Works Awarded $76M DDG 51 Contract The U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, a $76 million modification to a previously awarded contract for Lead Yard Services associated with the DDG 51-Class AEGIS Destroyer Program. The award is for the first option year of a two-year engineering services contract initially awarded in November 2002.


Electric Boat Corporation Gets Navy Contract

Electric Boat Corporation, a General Dynamics Company, Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $7,696,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract to exercise an option for On Board Repair Parts (OBRPs). Work will be performed in Groton, Conn. and Newport News, Va., and is to be completed by June 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity


Conrad Awarded Contracts

Conrad Industries, Inc. was awarded contracts for two 75 ft. tug boats with four options for a total of a six boat program. This new class of tugs will be ABS classed and include double bottoms in the fuel tanks. According to Conrad Industries president and CEO, Kenneth G. “Jerry” Myers, Jr., the work on the initial tug will begin immediately with delivery of the first vessel scheduled for December 2002. Conrad’s Orange Shipbuilding Group will construct the vessels.


Navy Modifies Huntington Ingalls Materials Contract

Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., is being awarded $11,069,510 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-08-C-2110) to purchase previously planned materials in support of USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) construction. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is expected to complete by September 2015. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair, Newport News, Va


BAE Systems Awarded USS Ramage Contract Modification

USS Ramage: Official USN photo

US Department of Defense informs that BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $15,060,606 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4308) for USS Ramage (DDG-61) fiscal 2014 Selected Restricted Availability (SRA). DoD explains that a SRA includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship's military and technical capabilities.


Gassco Examines Feasibility of CO2 Shipping

Vessels like Gijon Knutsen might be used for CO2 transport. (Picture: Knutsen OAS)

 Gassco has commissioned Knutsen OAS Shipping and Larvik Shipping to study transport of CO2 by ship in connection with the Norwegian government’s full-scale project for managing this greenhouse gas.   In cooperation with Gassnova, Gassco has earlier studied CO2 handling chains.


Radio Holland NavCom, VSAT for 4 Newbuilds

One of Meriauras EcoCoasters (Image: Radio Holland)

 Radio Holland delivers NavCom and VSAT on four special newbuild vessels NavCom and On Board ICT specialist Radio Holland informs it has booked multiple orders in a challenging newbuild market. The company was awarded contracts to deliver and install the complete NavCom and VSAT packages for


Eidesvik Awarded Contract Extensions

Viking Athene (Photo: Eidesvik)

Norwegian based offshore shipping company Eidesvik Offshore announced it has been awarded contract extensions for the supply vessels Viking Lady and Viking Athene from Total E&P on the Solaris well. The contract is in direct continuation with the current contract.  


DNV GL Wins Johan Sverdrup Verification Deal

Kjell Einar Eriksson Photo Statoil

Johan Sverdrup is by far the largest ongoing project on the Norwegian Continental Shelf for the next few years. Statoil has awarded contracts to DNV GL for verification of all 4 topsides, the 3 bridges, 3 of 4 jackets, topside installation by use of the Allseas single lift vessel ‘Pioneering


Huntington Ingalls wins USN Carrier Deals

Photo USN

  Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc on Friday won two contracts worth a combined $4.3 billion to complete design work and construction of the USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier, the Pentagon said in its daily digest of major weapons contracts.


Statoil Awards Johan Sverdrup Drilling Contracts

The Deepsea Atlantic semi-submersible rig. (Photo Marit Hommedal  Statoil)

  Statoil, on behalf of the Johan Sverdrup licence, has awarded two contracts at a total value of more than NOK 4.35 billion to Odfjell Drilling for drilling wells on the Johan Sverdrup field. Odfjell Drilling has been awarded contracts both for the Deepsea Atlantic semi-submersible rig


Saab Bags $1 bln Order for Swedish Submarines

Kockums Class Submarine. Photo: Saab AB

 The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded contracts worth Skr8.6bn ($1.03bn) to Saab AB for the construction of two new Type A26 submarines and a mid-life upgrade for two Gotland-class submarines.   Work on the two A26s is to be completed by 2024


Major Ivorian Cocoa Buyers Boycott Local Exporters Scheme

Major cocoa buyers are boycotting a scheme in Ivory Coast aimed at guaranteeing local firms a share of the lucrative export market, arguing that these players lack the expertise and financing to ensure reliable deliveries.   A 2011 reform of the cocoa sector in Ivory Coast


Wärtsilä 34DF Becoming a Trendsetter

Picture of a 6-cylinder in-line Wärtsilä 34DF engine.

  The upgraded version of the Wärtsilä 34DF engine is rapidly becoming established as an industry standard. The three major South Korean shipyards are supporting the use of this engine for auxiliary applications in the LNG Carrier segment where dual-fuel engines are favoured


Maersk Oil Orders FSO from MODEC

MODEC awarded contract to provide FSO for Maersk Oil's Culzean Field Maersk Oil North Sea UK limited has contracted MODEC, Inc. to supply a floating storage and offloading (FSO) vessel for the Culzean development project in the U.K. Central North Sea.


Texas Orders Diesel-electric Ferry

Image: EBDG

Southwest Shipyard awarded contract to build new generation of EBDG-designed ferries for Port Aransas, Texas   Southwest Shipyard of Houston, partner of Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), has been selected by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to build the third vessel in a new


Harding Initiates Its Cruise Comeback

Photo: Harding

Harding has been awarded contracts to deliver lifeboats, tender vessels and davits to a major cruise line.   Out of the cruise segment since 2013, SOLAS leader Harding used the timeout to rethink its relationship to cruise owners and shipyards


Harding Wins Heerema Sleipnir Contract

Sleipnir (Image: Harding)

Harding has been awarded contracts for nine FF1200 freefall lifeboat systems complete with davits on Heerema Offshore Services BV’s Semi Submersible Crane Vessel Sleipnir. The vessel will be built by Sembcorp Marine at its flagship Tuas Boulevard Yard in Singapore.  


Contracts Awarded for U.S. National Defense Reserve Fleet

Courtesy Maritime Administration

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that DOT has awarded contracts with a total award value of $1.96 billion over eight years to seven U.S. maritime firms to manage, maintain and operate 48 National Defense Reserve Fleet (NDRF) vessels through January 2024


WCI Reacts to President's Budget Request

Waterways Courtesy Waterways Council Inc.

Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) reacted to the FY 2017 budget request made by President Obama earlier today, as detailed below.   The Budget   •  proposes $4.620 billion for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works program, a 29.8% cut from the $5






 
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