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Canadian CG, $5M Order for Zodiac RIBs

Oct 25, 2009

The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) is making a significant upgrade to its small boat fleet following an order placed for 25 rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) from Zodiac Hurricane Technologies. The order is valued at $5m and represents a major commitment…

Todd Shipyards $12.5M add-on to CG Contract

Oct 18, 2009

According to a report from the Puget Sound Business Journal, Todd Shipyards Corp. said on Oct. 15 that the U.S. Coast Guard is awarding it a $12.5m option on a previously awarded contract to make additional alterations and repairs on the icebreaker USCGC Healy…

Shipbuilders Urged To Standardize Technology

Oct 18, 2009

Standardization on a common technology platform is a key component in creating a sustainable Canadian shipbuilding industry according to a submission to the Federal Government from ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI).To augment the work…

Canadian Shipbuilders Predict Busy Times

Oct 18, 2009

According to an Oct. 16 report from The Victoria Times Colonist, Canadian unions are pressing a case with federal officials to split contracts three ways between the West Coast, the Maritimes and Quebec. Hundreds of millions of dollars worth…

ACL Plans to Build New Covered Hopper Barges

Oct 13, 2009

American Commercial Lines Inc. (NASDAQ: ACLI) announced that the Company will build fifty covered hopper barges for use by its Transportation Services Division at the Company's Jeffboat manufacturing subsidiary in the first quarter of 2010.Commenting on the build plan…

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Honors the Phillies

Oct 12, 2009

Two great teams - the 1,200-strong shipyard work force and the World Champion Philadelphia Phillies - were honored today at the keel-laying for the tenth tanker in the current build program at Aker Philadelphia Shipyard (Oslo: AKPS).APSI…

Phillies to Be Honored at Keel-Laying

Oct 11, 2009

On October 12, workers at Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, just down Broad Street from the home of the Phillies, will sport baseball caps in addition to their traditional hard hats as they pay tribute to the World Champions and their trademark blue…

Pipavav Shipyard Prospects Tied to Orders

Oct 11, 2009

According to an Oct. 9 report from The Wall Street Journal, India's Pipavav Shipyard Ltd. made a muted debut on the stock exchanges. The shares of the shipbuilding, repair and fabrication company opened at $1.30, 3.8% above the offer price of 58 rupees…

Eagle Bulk May Have to Wait for Shipping Rebound

Oct 11, 2009

According to an Oct. 9 report from Bloomberg, Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. may have to wait as long as three years for a rebound in shipping rates to fully reap the benefit of an expansion of its fleet, Chief Executive Officer Sophocles Zoullas said…

New Gladding-Hearn Order from Maryland Pilots

Oct 06, 2009

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has received a new pilot boat order from the Maryland pilots.  Delivery of the new 53-ft in 2010, will mark the shipyard’s eleventh Chesapeake Class pilot boat since it was introduced in 2002…

Vessels Built in Private Mexican Yard

Oct 05, 2009

After more than 20 years without a ship built in private Mexican shipyards, Blue Marine introduced two quick intervention provider ships which have been fully constructed in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, with the latest technology. Blue Marine, with an investment exceeding $160m…

Dalian Shipyard Second Order from Exousia

Oct 01, 2009

Exousia Advanced Materials, Inc. (OTC:EXOU) (BULLETIN BOARD: EXOU) , a manufacturer of advanced industrial coatings for worldwide infrastructure applications and engineered composites for eco-friendly wood substitutes, announced that China's largest shipyard…

Shipbuilders Flourish on Small Vessel Orders

Sep 30, 2009

According to a Sept. 30 report from The Daily Star, shipbuilders are banking on the ongoing recession to carve itself a position in the global market, as the demand for smaller vessels has increased, shipbuilders and analysts said. (The Daily Star)

McClure Secures Port Aransas Ferry Assignment

Sep 29, 2009

Alan C. McClure Associates (ACMA), a naval architecture and engineering firm, recently announced that the company has been selected to develop shipyard construction-level detail drawings for the next generation of TxDOT ferries. ACMA will also be responsible for ABS and USCG compliance…

China, Korea Fight for Shipyards May Hit Rates

Sep 29, 2009

A Sept. 29 report from Bloomberg stated that China and South Korea’s support for shipbuilders may add to a glut of capacity, slowing a recovery in freight rates and vessel prices. The world’s two largest shipbuilding nations have taken steps…

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