$1.8B Contract for Two Zumwalt-class DDG-1000 Destroyers
The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a $1.8 billion contract for the construction of DDG 1001 and DDG 1002, the next two ships in the Zumwalt-class program. DDG 1001 is scheduled to be delivered in December 2015 and DDG 1002 is scheduled to be delivered in February 2018. "This contract enables us to maintain a strong base of quality shipbuilding jobs in Maine and continue our contributions to sustaining the U.S.
New ONR Policy Equalizes Opportunities for Contractors
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) published new guidance Sept. 15, aimed at preventing conflicts of interest among companies competing for business with the science and technology organization.
This Day in Navy History
1854 - CDR David G. Farragut takes possession of Mare Island, the first U.S. Navy Yard on the Pacific. 1922 - Commander Halsey Powell in USS Edsall became the senior…
BAE Norfolk Awarded Contract Modifications
BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $17,062,566 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4308) for the USS Mason (DDG…
BAE Mayport Wins $13.3m Modification
BAE Systems Mayport, Jacksonville, Fla., is being awarded a $13,315,732 modification to contract (N40024-10-C-4406) for USS Philippine Sea (CG-58) selected restricted availability.
Hose Master Receives ABS Approval for Marine Applications
Hose Master, industrial manufacturer of metal hose and expansion joints, received American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Product Type Approval across its major braided metal hose product lines. This certification recognizes Hose Master as having the ability to fabricate hose assemblies with numerous fitting combinations to ABS standards for a wide range of marine and offshore applications. ABS has audited…
Meeting of the Cruise Ship Wastewater Science Advisory Panel
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Cruise Ship Program announces the fourth face to face meeting of the Cruise Ship Wastewater Science Advisory Panel, to be held from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on September 21 and 22, 2011 in the Hickel Room of the Centennial Hall Convention Center, 101 Egan Drive, Juneau; and 8:00 am to 12:00 pm on September 23 at the Goldbelt Hotel conference room, 51 Egan Drive. The public is invited to observe any of these sessions.
Simrad Yachting Announces New Autopilot Systems
Electronics Leader Unveils Cost-Effective,Reliable and Easy-To-Use Heading Control System. Simrad Yachting announced today its new top-of-the line autopilot systems, the AP70 and AP80.
Imtech Acquires Techsol Marine
Imtech N.V. acquired the Canadian marine company Groupe Techsol Marine. This strategic acquisition means that Imtech has now a high-tech marine production site available in Canada.
Russia Orders New Krivak IV Frigates
United Shipbuilding Corporation, the Russian construction, repairs and maintenance industry, reportedly signed a contract with the ministry of defence for the construction…
Keel Laying Ceremony for ADPC Tugs
The new escort tugboats will be manufactured by Grandweld, a UAE-based shipbuilding, ship repair and conversion specialist, which was chosen after a close evaluation process of over eight worldwide shipbuilders. The keel laying ceremony was held on Thursday the 15th of September in Grandweld’s Shipyard in Dubai and was presided over by Captain Mohamed Al Shamisi, Vice President-Ports Operations of ADPC…
REPORT: Tanker Leaves Libya Empty
According to a report on www.UPI.com, an oil tanker left the Libyan port of Mellitah and was headed to Cyprus without loading its cargo. With Libya now in the hands of a new government…
Two Killed on Cruise Ship Fire
Two crew members were tragically killed and four members of crew remain in hospital following a fire on board the MS Nordlys shortly before the ship was due to arrive into Ålesund.
Odfjell Finalizes Transaction with Lindsay Goldberg
Odfjell announced it has closed the transaction to form the strategic partnership with Lindsay Goldberg. Through the transaction, Lindsay Goldberg has acquired a…
RINA celebrates ties with China
International certification, verification and ship classification company RINA is celebrating its ties with China on its 150th anniversary. It also took the opportunity to celebrate the ties between Italy and China on the 150th anniversary of Italian Unification. Formed in Genoa, Italy, in 1861 as a ship classification society, RINA is today a global multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural company with growing business in China and the surrounding region.
Long Island Offshore Wind Project: $2.7 to $4.7B
The Long Island–New York City Offshore Wind Collaborative, consisting of Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison), the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) filed a lease application with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE). This application furthers Governor Cuomo’s clean energy agenda. Earlier this year…
GD: $33m for Submarine Photonics Masts
General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $32.9 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to procure three backup photonics masts for Virginia-class submarines.
Secretary Salazar Appoints Bromwich, Beaudreau to Lead New DOI Bureaus
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar named current Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich to lead the…
John Deere Power Systems introduces redesigned 6068SFM75
New design offers 400 hp in a more compact 6.8L marine engine. John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) is pleased to announce a redesigned PowerTech™ 6068SFM75 marine diesel engine that offers a power range of 186 kW to 298 kW (249 hp to 400 hp). The redesigned PowerTech 6068SFM75 joins the PowerTech 6090SFM75 at 410 kW (550 hp) and 6135SFM75 at 559 kW (750 hp) to complete the high horsepower marine engine lineup.
The Eagle Has Landed - in Florida
Cranston Eagle, DBA Eagle Products, has signed an exclusive deal for Delta "T" Systems to become the authorized U.S. agent for Eagle Products' full line of offload marine hooks. Known around the world for its high quality lifeboat and rescue boat hooks, Eagle Products of Finland has strengthened its position in U.S. military, commercial and pleasure boat markets with this appointment. Their full line of fall mounted, deck mounted and U.S.