Bender Awarded Containership Contract
Bender Shipbuilding and Repair Co., Inc., of Mobile, Alabama, has become the first U.S. shipyard to win a container ship contract in 10 years. The contract calls…
U.S. Navy To Pay Cheney's Utility Bill?
The White House is asking the U.S. Navy to pay the six-figure utility bill for Vice President Dick Cheney's house, as Democrats accused Cheney, the administration's point man on energy policy…
Bodies Found In Barge Mishap
Rescue workers discovered the body on Tuesday of the fourth of six Kentucky fisherman believed killed when their small boat was obliterated in a fog-shrouded, predawn collision with a barge tow. U.S.
Dock Starts 170-Day Journey
On July 2 the ex-Portland Dock # 4, now the Grand Bahama Shipyard Dock # 2, departed Portland,Ore., bound for it's new home at the Grand Bahama Shipyard Ltd. in Freeport, Grand Bahama.
Russians Take Journalist To Kursk Site
Nearly a year after the Kursk submarine sank in the Barents Sea with the loss of all on board, Russia packed 99 journalists onto a ship and took them to the site of the catastrophe.
Newport News Announces Good 2Q Results
Newport News Shipbuilding Inc. reported a 16 percent increase in second-quarter operating profits on strength in its construction segment. The company, which is…
Three Vie To Buy Shipyard
Greece received three bids for the sale of a majority stake in Hellenic (Skaramanga) Shipyards, one of 10 privatizations the development ministry has planned for 2001.
Panamax Rates Leap
Limited availability of spot Panamax tonnage in the Pacific is driving freight rates higher and partially offsetting heavy losses seen on Atlantic routes, shipbrokers said.
Shipyard Accident Kills 22
At least 22 people were crushed to death when a huge, brand-new crane toppled over in a Shanghai shipyard, the latest in a string of deadly accidents that highlight China's woeful safety standards.