New US Aircraft Carrier Floated at NNS Yard
Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division announce that with the push of a dozen buttons, CVN 78, 'Gerald R. Ford', sponsor Susan Ford Bales initiated the flow of more than 100 million gallons of water into the dry dock. Once the dock was flooded and initial afloat testing complete, water was partially pumped out and the ship returned to her keel blocks in anticipation of Ford's christening on Nov.
FMC Top Guns Meet with MARAD Administrator
FMC Chairman Mario Cordero and Commissioner William P. Doyle met recently with Acting Maritime Administrator Paul “Chip” Jaenechin. Topics of discussion included: U.S.
Jet Edge Employee Honored by I-94 Chamber of Commerce
The I-94 West Chamber of Commerce recently honored Jet Edge Sales & Marketing Assistant Jaimie Larson as its 2013 Chamber Ambassador of the Year. Larson, who performs a wide range of sales and marketing duties for the St. Michael, Minnesota-based waterjet systems manufacturer, was recognized for her commitment to the local Chamber and its Ambassador Program. “Jaimie has been a great asset to the Chamber with all her help working as an Ambassador to organize a highly successful blood drive…