BATH, Maine (AP) — For the first time in two years, a destroyer built at Bath Iron Works headed to sea on Wednesday to begin builder trials.
Dominion Energy says the keel has been laid for an offshore wind turbine installation vessel that is part of its project to create what it says will be the largest offshore wind farm in the...
BATH, Maine (AP) — Bath Iron Works employees have done such a good job getting caught up on the Navy's shipbuilding schedule that they're getting Christmas Eve off.
HOUMA, La. (AP) — A Louisiana shipbuilding company will build and operate a ship that will help run and maintain offshore electricity producing wind farms off the coast of the northeastern United...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man says he was fired from his job at a shipyard for refusing to remove a hat supporting President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new $1 trillion COVID-19 response package by Senate Republicans is supposed to give the government more weapons to battle the surging coronavirus pandemic. But GOP lawmakers...
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi shipyard has a $936 million Navy contract modification to build another destroyer equipped to launch guided missiles. This comes in addition to a $5.1...
BATH, Maine (AP) — The union representing striking workers at Bath Iron Works has requested the assistance of a federal mediator, an official said Thursday.
SEATTLE (AP) — For decades, the Navy's leading supplier of high-strength steel for submarines provided subpar metal because one of the company's longtime employees falsified lab results — putting...
BATH, Maine (AP) — A union representing more than 4,000 workers for Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works on Saturday rejected the company's final offer for a new labor contract
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Wisconsin shipbuilder won a contract for up to 10 frigates on Tuesday, beating out three other shipbuilders, as the Navy seeks to build smaller, lethal warships during a...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia shipbuilding company could be fined nearly $162,000 over the death of a supervisor who fell while working aboard a vessel, according to online records from the...
BATH, Maine (AP) — The Democratic chairman and ranking Republican on a House Armed Services subcommittee toured Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works on Friday and offered assurances to shipbuilders...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Democratic leaders in Maine have threatened to roll back a shipyard's $45 million tax break because they say conditions outlined in a 2018 law weren't met.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Navy is proposing construction cutbacks and accelerated ship retirements that would delay, or sink, the Navy’s goal of a larger fleet — and potentially hurt shipyards,...
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus signed a deal on Friday with a Chinese-led consortium to build the east Mediterranean island nation's first natural gas import terminal that officials said will help...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — John F. Kennedy's daughter Caroline will participate in the christening of a new aircraft carrier that's named after the 35th U.S. president.
Military says forces responding to reports of shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard; cites ongoing security incident
HONOLULU (AP) — Military says forces responding to reports of shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard; cites ongoing security incident.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A shipyard in Virginia has started to flood the drydock where the second aircraft carrier in a new class of carriers has been under construction.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The former engineer of a shipbuilding company claims he was fired for raising concerns about the hulls of U.S. Navy attack submarines.
BATH, Maine (AP) — The Coast Guard has reopened competitive bidding to build a new class of cutters potentially giving a Maine shipyard another shot at the project after it lost on the bid two...
GROTON, Conn. (AP) — Submarine manufacturer Electric Boat has announced a change in leadership.
Jeffrey Geiger, who has served as president of the General Dynamics subsidiary since 2013,...
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A job fair at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Mississippi drew hundreds of people interested in the work.
Ingalls Vice President of Operations George Jones called Saturday's...
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina company has a Navy contract for up to $99 million over four years.
Advanced Technology International of Summerville was one of two competitors for...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Newport News Shipbuilding more than $13,000 for a safety violation after investigating the death of an...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A U.S. sailor has pleaded guilty to two counts of espionage and was sentenced to three years after admitting he took classified information about the Navy's nuclear-powered...
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Before working out with the wrestling team, Erin Aragon sat down and told a childhood story that was difficult to believe.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A U.S. Navy destroyer is afloat again as an overhaul continues following a 2017 collision off Japan that killed seven sailors.
STURGEON BAY, Wis. (AP) — Construction is expected to start this fall on the first Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in nearly four decades in Sturgeon Bay.
STENI VALLA, Greece (AP) — Near the northern Greek island of Alonissos lies a remarkable ancient shipwreck: the remains of a massive cargo ship that changed archaeologists' understanding of...
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Navy has awarded a $1.47 billion contract to a Mississippi shipyard to build a new amphibious warship, following through on a plan announced last year.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police say they have detained 12 people suspected of multiple criminal actions in a shipbuilding company that has been struggling with losses.
MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Thursday he plans to commit $31 million in his budget plan to help shipbuilder Marinette Marine.
Evers went to Marinette in northeastern Wisconsin to announce his proposal to help the shipbuilder expand its shipyard and infrastructure. The expansion will help Marinette Marine compete for a $10 billion federal shipbuilding contract, he said.
BATH, Maine (AP) — Maine's newest member of Congress has been appointed to a pair of subcommittees that could allow him to influence policy about shipbuilding, which is a major employer in the state.
Democratic Rep. Jared Golden was appointed last week to the House Armed Services Committee. He was named on Wednesday to the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee and the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A master shipbuilder has died from injuries sustained in a fall at a shipyard in Newport News, Virginia.
News outlets report sheet metal worker specialist James Goins was injured at Newport News Shipbuilding in December and died early this month. Shipbuilding spokesman Duane Bourne says Goins had been a shipbuilder for more than 41 years.
MILFORD, Del. (AP) — Restoring the old Vinyard Shipyard in Milford has been a labor of love for Sudler and Joan Lofland.
The lifelong Delawareans purchased the historic shipyard in 1995 and have refurbished the buildings to a museum-like quality with hopes of one day turning the historic site over to the city for all to enjoy.
That passion led to Joan becoming one of the leading authorities on the Vinyard Shipyard and the history of shipbuilding in Milford and along the Mispillion River.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A U.S. Navy destroyer to be built in Mississippi will be named for a former Vietnam prisoner of war who became a U.S. senator from Alabama.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — An arm passes across a plate in the big machine, depositing powdered metal before a laser fuses it all together.
Wipe. Zap. Wipe. Zap.
Hour by hour, and layer by painstaking layer, the machine, a 3D metal printer built by 3D Systems, hums away.
Wipe. Zap. Wipe. Zap.
"This build has over a thousand layers so it's just slowly making its way through," Dan Hebert, an engineer at Newport News Shipbuilding said. "It'll take a little over a day. It runs continuously."
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The Virginia shipyard that's the sole builder of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers is offering buyouts to a little more than 10 percent of its workforce.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — An audit by the U.S. Government Accountability Office says chronic delays in maintaining the U.S. Navy's attack submarine fleet have cost taxpayers about $1.5 billion since 2008.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Leaders of Virginia's Navy shipbuilding and repair industry are launching an effort called "America Builds and Repairs Great Ships."
The Virginian-Pilot reported Wednesday that the effort's goals include attracting and training more workers to coastal Virginia's shipyards and supply shops.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The seventh in a series of ships for the U.S. Coast Guard has left Ingalls Shipbuilding on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Ingalls spokesman Bill Glenn said the National Security Cutter Kimball sailed away from the Pascagoula shipyard on Saturday. The ship was delivered to the Coast Guard in September and is bound for Hawaii, where it's supposed to be commissioned in January and based afterward.
MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — There's a $10,000 reward up for the arsonist who set two large structures on fire at a Mississippi Gulf Coast shipyard.
The fire that caused about $2.5 million in damages at a Moss Point shipyard is being investigated as an arson case.
The Sun Herald reports two large buildings at VT Halter Marine were set on fire in September. Who started it, and why, remain unknown.
GROTON, Conn. (AP) — The Navy's newest nuclear-powered attack submarine was christened Saturday at a Connecticut shipyard, a $2.7 billion vessel packed with the latest war-fighting technology.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The wife of former Vice President Joe Biden has christened the U.S. Navy's newest Virginia-class attack submarine.
Jill Biden is the sponsor of the new USS Delaware. On Saturday, she broke a ceremonial bottle across the submarine's bow at a Virginia shipyard.
In her Saturday speech, Biden honored the submarine's 136 officers and crew, saying they were "the very best our Navy has to offer." During World War II, her father served as a Navy signalman.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden visited a Virginia shipyard that builds aircraft carriers and submarines.
News outlets report that Biden met Friday with union leaders and workers at Newport News Shipbuilding at the union hall in Newport News. The former vice president who's among several Democrats who could run for president in 2020, stopped to shake hands with several people on his way into the building Friday afternoon.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a report of an active shooter at a Virginia shipyard (all times local):
The Navy says it has found no evidence of a shooting aboard a barge in a Virginia shipyard after a report of an active shooter.
Navy spokesman Jim DeAngio said in a statement Thursday that officials received a report of an active shooter aboard a barge next to the USS Carter Hall, which is in the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. shipyard.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden plan to visit a Virginia shipyard that builds aircraft carriers and submarines.
The Daily Press reported Wednesday that Joe Biden will meet Friday with union leaders as well as workers at Newport News Shipbuilding. The former vice president is among several Democrats who could run for president in 2020.
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Four years after it was shuttered for good, Avondale Shipyards is getting a new lease on life.
BATH, Maine (AP) — Independent congressional candidate Marty Grohman has launched a new campaign ad criticizing Democratic Rep. Chellie Pingree over her votes on defense funding.
The Times Record reports Grohman says in the ad that Pingree has voted against the National Defense Authorization Act and in turn, "voted against Maine jobs."