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Navy to Christen LCS Jackson

Latest Littoral Combat Ship from Austal's State-of-the-Art Ship Production Factory Coming Today.

The Navy will christen its newest littoral combat ship,...
Mar 22 2014 8:59AM

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State-of-the-Art Dredger Launched

AL BAHAR C/D HUTA 12 named, launched at IHC Merwede

IHC Merwede named and launched the 23,545 kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 in a ceremony on March 8,...
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Navy to Christen LCS Jackson

Latest Littoral Combat Ship from Austal's State-of-the-Art Ship Production Factory Coming Today.

The Navy will christen its newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Jackson (LCS 6) in a ceremony at the Austal USA Shipyard in Mobile, Ala., March 22, at 10 a.m. CDT.

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will deliver the principal address at the ceremony, and Dr. Katherine Holmes Cochran will serve as the ship's sponsor. Cochran is the daughter of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.
"Every ship we christen is important,...

ClassNK Registers First United States flagged Ship

Global classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has announced that ClassNK has classed its first United States-flagged ship.

The vessel, newly named MT SLNC PAX, owned by Schuyler Line Navigation Company, LLC (SLNC), is classified as an Oil tanker and Chemical Tanker with IMO type II & III, and will be operating in the US - flag cargo preference service.

Russell Paret, President of SLNC said, "We are very pleased to be working with ClassNK as they...

New Hospital Ship to be Classed by LR

Lloyd’s Register (LR) says it is honored to be the classification society of choice for Mercy Ships latest endeavour, a new 36,600 GRT hospital ship scheduled for completion in 2017, and to be named 'Atlantic Mercy'.

LR explain that the hospital ship will be designed by the Finnish firm Deltamarin and the vessel will be built at CSIC group’s Tianjin Xingang Shipyard in China. Stena RoRo will manage the actual project construction under the leadership of Per Westling, Managing Director....

State-of-the-Art Dredger Launched

AL BAHAR C/D HUTA 12 named, launched at IHC Merwede

IHC Merwede named and launched the 23,545 kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 in a ceremony on March 8, 2014 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands.
It is building the innovative vessel for Huta Marine Works, which is based in Saudi Arabia. The ceremony was performed by Sylvia Wuebbens, the daughter of M. Wuebbens, the Managing Director of Huta Marine Works.

The contract for the design,...

Aker Shipyard Provides Clarification on Crane Incident

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. (APSI), the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA (AKPS) has released an update regarding an incident that occurred yesterday at its facility. According to Aker, numerous factually incorrect news reports have emerged, and this release was intended to clarify certain points.

Aker reported that at approximately 6:50am, maintenance was being performed on the shipyard’s gantry crane when an electrical fault occurred. Following protocol, NAVSES and the Philadelphia Fire Department responded....


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