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Eastern Shipbuilding Group Awarded Contract To Construct Four Escort Tugs For Saltchuk

FL, United States

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to construct four new escort tugs for Saltchuk Marine. The vessels will be built at ESG’s Allanton and Port St. Joe facilities, with delivery expected in 2026. “We are pleased to partner with Saltchuk Marine on this significant fleet renewal… Read More

Crowley Christens the First Fully Electric Tugboat in the U.S.at the Port of San Diego

CA, United States

Joined by diverse partners and industry supporters, Crowley today christened the eWolf, America’s first all-electric ship assist harbor tugboat. Operating with zero emissions and other sustainable technology, the tugboat delivers the high-power capability, safety and efficiency that Crowley has made its reputation. “The eWolf is a historic milestone in the maritime industry and Crowley’s legacy,… Read More

Offshore Wind Spurs Shipbuilding with Latest Vessel Delivery from St. John’s Shipyard in Fl.

FL, United States

PALATKA, Fla. — St. Johns Ship Building, a Palatka, Florida-based Jones Act facility owned by Americraft Marine, is pleased to announce the delivery of the Windea Enterprise, the second of three Jones Act-compliant Incat Crowther 30m Crew Transport Vessels (CTV) ordered by WINDEA CTV, LLC, a partnership of Hornblower Wind and MidOcean Wind. This marks the third CTV delivery by St. Johns within… Read More

Port Houston welcomes arrival of hybrid-electric cranes

TX, United States

Port Houston has announced the arrival of six hybrid-electric rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes, marking a significant milestone in its commitment to sustainability and operational efficiency. Including this most-recent delivery, the Port has acquired 26 new RTGs since December 2023, which have been deployed across its Barbours Cut and Bayport Container Terminals. The most recent delivery… Read More

Bollinger Shipyards Delivers US Coast Guard Cutter Florence Finch (FRC 1157) TO U.S. Coast Guard

FL, United States

USCGC Florence Finch is the second of two FRCs to be homeported in Astoria, OR LOCKPORT, La., — Bollinger Shipyards (“Bollinger”) today delivered the USCGC Florence Finch to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. This is the 183rd vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 40-year period and the 57th Fast… Read More

Bollinger Shipyards Christens USNS Cherokee Nation Christening (T-ATS 7)

LA, United States

USNS Cherokee Nation is the second Bollinger-built towing, salvage, and rescue ship T-ATS to replace the aging Safeguard-class rescue and salvage ships and Powhatan-class tugboats Houma, La. – Representatives from Bollinger Shipyards (“Bollinger”) gathered Saturday alongside senior U.S. Navy officials at Bollinger Houma to christen the U.S. Navy’s newest towing, rescue, and salvage ship, (T-ATS)… Read More

Congress must step in to fix America’s shipbuilding crisis

United States

The U.S. Navy is in the midst of a shipbuilding crisis that will leave the United States and our men and women in uniform perilously overmatched in an increasingly dangerous world if it is not addressed soon. This week, the Senate Armed Services Committee is negotiating the details of the National Defense Authorization Act, legislation that has… Read More

WinGD, Alfa Laval, ABS and K Shipbuilding Join Forces For Ammonia-fuelled Tanker Design

World ,

Swiss marine power company WinGD, Swedish marine technology leader Alfa Laval and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) will work with Korean shipbuilder K Shipbuilding (KSB) on the development of an ammonia-fuelled MR tanker design, under a memorandum of understanding signed in April. The design will feature a 6X52DF-A engine from WinGD. WinGD will work… Read More

NWTC receives $600k of federal grants to promote shipbuilding careers

WI, United States

GREEN BAY, Wis. – The U.S. Navy is teaming up with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College to address a need for more shipbuilders. NWTC is receiving nearly $600,000 in grant money to promote this career, which is in high demand. The money will be used to put on welding rodeos, and annual events to be held… Read More

Fincantieri is awarded contract from the US Navy for the fifth and sixth Constellation-class frigates

United States

The Department of Defense announces that Fincantieri’s US subsidiary, Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), has been awarded a contract worth over 1 billion US dollars to build the fifth and sixth Constellation-class frigates for the US Navy. The contract for the lead frigate and 9 options, signed in 2020, has a cumulative value of 5.5 billion US dollars, including post-delivery availability support… Read More

Philly Shipyard lays keel for first Jones Act compliant rock placement vessel for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

PA, United States

Earlier this month, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation and Philly Shipyard, Inc. announced the construction of a Subsea Rock Installation Vessel (SRIV), the first Jones Act-compliant rock placement vessel for the U.S. offshore wind industry. Representatives from Great Lakes and Philly Shipyard gathered for the keel-laying ceremony of the vessel, loading the first grand block… Read More

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Awarded Contract To Construct Fisher Island Ferry

FL, United States

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to construct the newest Fisher Island Ferry for the Fisher Island Community Association, Inc. (FICA) in Florida. The vessel will be constructed at ESG’s Allanton and Port St. Joe facilities and is expected for delivery in 2026. “Eastern Shipbuilding Group… Read More

Austal USA Christens 19TH LCS – Future USS Pierre (LCS 38)

AL, United States

Austal USA celebrated the christening of the company’s 19th Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) today – the future USS Pierre (LCS 38).  Ship sponsor Larissa Thune Hargens executed the ceremonial bottle break over the bow of Pierre witnessed by an audience of over four hundred excited guests. Hargens, a native of South Dakota, graduated from Bethel… Read More

LONG ISLAND Ferry Launch – Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc.

FL, United States

We’re pleased to share the launch and christening of The Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company ferry LONG ISLAND with you. This is the 16th vessel we have built for our long-time customer, McAllister Towing. Watch here:

Eastern Shipbuilding Group Commences Phase II of Major Infrastructure Improvements

FL, United States

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc (ESG) is proud to announce the commencement of phase two of a significant infrastructure improvement project at its Nelson Street government shipbuilding facility. This phase includes the construction of 1,000 linear feet of additional bulkhead and berthing space, installation of associated heavy weather mooring infrastructure, the extension of the launch facility… Read More

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