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First of three RCRV research vessels launched

OR, United States

Oregon State University has released video showing last Thursday’s launch of the R/V Taani, the first of three new oceanographic research vessels being build under the Regional Class Research Vessel (RCRV) project, funded by the National Science Foundation and supported by more than $390 million in grants. The three nearly identical ships will be delivered by Bollinger… Read More

Fincantieri Marinette Marine books fourth Constellation-class contract

United States

The Navy has awarded Fincantieri Marinette Marine a $526,293,001 contract for detail design and construction of the fourth Constellation-class guided-missile frigate, FFG 65. FMM received the contract for the first-in-class Constellation-class frigate in April 2020. Construction on the first frigate began in late August last year in Marinette, Wis., and FMM is scheduled to deliver that ship,… Read More

Austal USA Awarded U.S. Navy TAGOS-25 Contract

AL, United States

Austal USA was awarded a contract with a potential value of $3.195 billion for the detail design and construction of up to seven TAGOS-25 class ocean surveillance ships. Austal, as the prime contractor, has teamed with L3Harris Technologies (L3Harris), Noise Control Engineering (NCE), TAI Engineering (TAI), and Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors (TMC) for execution of the… Read More

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. Delivers R.B. WEEKS Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge

FL, United States

PANAMA CITY, FL – Today, Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) announced the delivery of R.B. WEEKS (ESG Hull 258) a 8,550 cubic yard capacity trailing suction hopper dredge constructed for Weeks Marine, Inc. “It’s our pleasure to once again deliver a quality  vessel on time and on budget to our valued customers at Weeks Marine, Inc.,”… Read More

Wärtsilä LNG reliquefaction retrofit contract reduces costs and emissions

CT, United States

Technology group Wärtsilä will supply the reliquefaction system for a retrofit project on an LNG carrier vessel converted to operate as a floating storage unit (FSU). The vessel, the ‘Energos Grand’ is owned by Connecticut, USA based operator Energos Infrastructure, and is being chartered by New Fortress Energy. The order was booked by Wärtsilä in March 2023…. Read More

Austal USA Delivers The Future USS Augusta (LCS 34) To The U.S. Navy

AL, United States

Austal USA delivered the future USS Augusta (LCS 34) to the U.S. Navy today. LCS 34 is the 17th Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) delivered by the company and the second U.S. Navy vessel to be named Augusta in honor of Maine’s state capital. Delivery documents were signed on board the ship and followed the… Read More

Weeks takes delivery of new push tug

NJ, United States

Recently delivered by Rodriguez Shipbuilding to Cranford, N.J.-headquartered Weeks Marine, the Boyce B is a 72- foot long by 30-foot beam push tug with an eye-level height of 31 feet. Designed by Entech, its primary mission is dredge tendering. It features aft deck and fleet deck cargo decks both designed to carry a 20-yard loaded dumpster (6,000 – 8,000)… Read More

Bollinger Shipyards to refit NOAA ship Ronald H.Brown

MS, United States

PASCAGOULA, Ms., — (May 2, 2023) – Bollinger Shipyards has begun fabrication at its newly acquired Mississippi repair facility, Bollinger Mississippi Repair, in preparation to refit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (“NOAA”) Ship Ronald H. Brown, the largest ship in NOAA’s fleet. The overhaul is expected to extend the life of the vessel, first launched in 1996,… Read More

Callan Marine Launches its 18” CSD “General Marshall”

TX, United States

Callan Marine staff, crew, and guests gathered to watch the dockside launch of its newest fleet asset, the 18” cutter suction dredge named the General Marshall from headquarters in Galveston, Texas. At 194’ feet long and 41’ feet wide, the General Marshall was constructed by DSC Dredge LLC beginning at Poplarville, Missouri, and completed construction… Read More

Weeks Marine’s R.B. Weeks dredge undergoes sea trials

FL, United States

The R.B. Weeks dredge hit the water in spectacular side launch at ESG’s Allanton shipyard last summer. Panama City, Fla., based Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc. conducted sea trials for the R.B. Weeks (ESG Hull 258) trailing suction hopper dredge it built for Weeks Marine Inc. and launched last summer. The R.B. Weeks, is the second trailing suction hopper dredge… Read More

First U.S. Built Offshore Wind Service Ship Reaches 50% Completion

LA, United States

The first-ever US-built offshore wind service operations vessel (SOV) is marking its 50% completion milestone this week. Offshore wind service operations vessels serve as floating accommodations for offshore wind technicians who will work at sea over the life of the wind farms, servicing and maintaining the turbines. The SOV also holds all of the tools… Read More

Platypus Marine to Build Damen-Designed Fast Crew Supplier for Jones Act Market

WA, United States

Washington-based Platypus Marine has signed a Letter of Intent with Dutch shipbuilding group Damen Shipyards for the construction of a new Jones Act-compliant Fast Crew Supply vessel. The announcement was made at the IPF Offshore Wind Conference last week. The FCS2710-design vessel will be available and fully supported on both the West and East Coasts of the… Read More

Silver Ships Delivers Second 40′ WorkBoat to Pittsburgh USACE

PA, United States

Silver Ships recently delivered an Explorer 40 workboat to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Pittsburgh District for use on the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers. The 40-foot workboat will support USACE Pittsburgh District’s mission of improving navigable waterways and water infrastructure. This delivery is the second of three Explorer 40 series workboats ordered by USACE Pittsburgh… Read More

Dorian LPG Ltd. Announces Delivery of Dual-Fuel VLGC Captain Markos under Japanese Financing Arrangement

CT, United States

Dorian LPG Ltd. (NYSE: LPG) (the “Company” or “Dorian LPG”), one of the world’s largest owners and operators of modern and ECO very large gas carriers (“VLGCs”), is pleased to announce that it took delivery today under a 13-year bareboat charter of its Dual-Fuel LPG Carrier, Captain Markos, which was delivered from Kawasaki Heavy Industries to its Japanese… Read More

Eastern Shipbuilding Group & Weeks Marine Conduct Sea Trails on New TSHD R.B. Weeks

FL, United States

Last week Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. conducted trials for the R.B. WEEKS (ESG Hull 258) trailing suction hopper dredge. The R.B. WEEKS, is the second trailing suction hopper dredge the shipbuilder has constructed for Weeks Marine, Inc. This new 356-foot vessel has a hopper capacity of 8,550 cubic yards. The vessel outfitting and trials are… Read More

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