Shipbuilding

Ghost Ship warehouse fire defendants’ plea deals ‘swept aside’

Two defendants in the Oakland Ghost Ship fire case will face a jury tomorrow morning, after an Alameda County judge rejected their plea deals at a …

Alameda County

Norwegian firm considers opening shipyard in Murmansk area

“There is a need for a civilian shipyard in the Murmansk area”, says Director of Kimek, the yard in Kirkenes (Norwegian Arctic) with Russian …

The Arctic

A Viking Ship, Draken, is Coming to Greenport, New York

You read that right. The Viking ship Draken Harald Hårfagre, the largest Viking ship ever built in modern times, is on its East Coast American …

Sailing

Bringing life back to Avondale site is vital to the region | Letter | NOLA.com

On Feb. 3, 2014, the newly constructed USS Somerset, a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock of the United States Navy, left Avondale Shipyard …

New Orleans

The Morning Download: Newport News Shipbuilding CIO Tests Digital Tools

By<p>Tom Loftus<p>Tom Loftus<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>thomas.loftus@wsj.com<p>Sign up here for The Morning Download, and get the most important news in business technology emailed to you each weekday morning.<br>• Subscribe to WSJ Pro Cybersecurity for in-depth coverage on cybersecurity trends, breaches and …

Wall Street

5 of the best sailing superyachts at the Monaco Yacht Show 2018

1<p>1 - <i>Vijonara</i><i>Vijonara</i><p>Length: 42.25m Shipyard: Pendennis Exterior/interior design: Hoek Design The second hull in Pendennis' Truly Classic 128 range, …

Sailing

EPA blasts Navy for plan to retest soil at former SF shipyard

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has excoriated the Navy’s plan to retest part of the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard for radioactive …

Fish

Who built HMS Queen Elizabeth, when is the aircraft carrier leaving Portsmouth for the USA trip, how much did she cost?

SHE is the crowning jewel of the British fleet and is soon to set sail with the Royal Navy for the first time - but the £3.1 billion vessel has …

Shipping

SFPD calls for retesting of water, soil, air at Hunters Point Shipyard crime lab

The San Francisco Police Department has requested retesting for toxic and radioactive contamination near a crime laboratory it owns in the Hunters …

Criminology

The world’s 6 most amazing forests

1. Daintree Forest, Queensland, Australia<p>Cascading down onto deserted tropical beaches, the Daintree Forest on the north east coast of Australia is …

Forests

Shipbuilder Wants to Bring Mobile Tech, Digital Tools to Aircraft Carrier Construction

CIO leading transition from paper-based shipbuilding process to tablets, software<p>By<p>Sara Castellanos<p>Sara Castellanos<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@SCastellWSJ<p>sara.castellanos@wsj.com<p>Newport News Shipbuilding plans to modernize and potentially speed up the design and manufacturing of Navy ships by …

Military

Tesla of the Seas – An Autonomous and Electricity-Powered Container Ship

Maritime transport is essential to the world’s economy with over 90% of the world’s trade being carried by sea and it is, by far, the most …

Container Ship

No changes planned to push Irving out of National Shipbuilding Strategy, Brison says | The Star

“The men and women of the Halifax Shipyard are concerned that these remarks signal the possible redirection of shipbuilding work out of Atlantic …

Canada

Shipbuilding program hits snag as inspection finds defective welds in hull

The first civilian ship built under the federal government's marquee shipbuilding program will have portions of its hull re-welded because an …

Canadian Politics

Bayview residents blast SF officials over shipyard cleanup

Angry Bayview residents tore into San Francisco public health officials Wednesday over the botched cleanup of the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, even as the city representatives reiterated their contention that the Superfund site poses no health risks to residents or workers.<p>Department of …

San Francisco

Hampton Roads businesses partner to teach technical, social skills to Hampton high school students

If it were up to a group of Hampton High School students, a new ad for The Mariners’ Museum would be coming soon to your television screens and …

High School

New age of Odin begins as fourth Swan 115 superyacht is launched

Finnish sailing yacht builder Nautor has successfully launched the fourth and highly-anticipated unit in its growing Swan 115 line of super maxi …

Sailing

Damen Shipyards Galati Celebrates 125 Years

On August 15, Damen Shipyards Galati held a party for the annual celebration of Ziua Navalistului – Shipbuilder’s Day. This year the party was larger …

Romania

Port asks for tract of land in Algiers be rezoned

People living in one New Orleans neighborhood are looking for answers.<p>Concerned over what could happen to one tract of land along the Mississippi …

New Orleans

Norway signs off on world's first autonomous container ship

The vessel is expected to start operations in 2020.<p>Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg was present for the signing of the 250m NOK contract to …

Norway

Warning issued after 80,000 gallons of sewage spills from Naval Base Kitsap

BREMERTON, Wash. — Health officials are warning the public to avoid contact with the water of Sinclair Inlet near Bremerton after 80,000 gallons of …

Puget Sound

The Liberals want to 'refresh' the shipbuilding strategy. What does that mean?

The federal government has been quietly debating a "refresh" of its marquee — but troubled — national shipbuilding strategy, federal documents reveal.<p>…

Canadian News

Navy, Civilian Nuclear Regulators Struggling Over How to Dismantle Former USS Enterprise

Decommissioned nuclear carrier Enterprise (CVN-65) sits pier side at Newport News Shipbuilding following its decommissioning in February 2017. US …

Military

Amazing Wood Benches by Matthias Pliessnig

Matthias Pliesnig is a talented cabinet maker and furniture designer based in Brooklyn. He was first interested in woodworking in the field of …

Woodworking

Shipbuilding Industry Pushing to Accelerate Amphibious Ship Construction

HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $165.5 million contract to provide long-lead-time material and advance construction activities for …

Military

Sneak peek at Heesen’s 50m Project Aster under construction

Construction is well underway on Heesen’s latest 5000 aluminium class at its shipyard in Oss. Following the joining of the hull and superstructure of …

Super Yachts

Lawyers discussing trial dates in Mark Norman case over alleged ship secrets

OTTAWA — Lawyers are getting closer to pinning down dates for the trial phase of a high-profile case involving Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, accused of …

Corruption

Ottawa reaffirms role of Halifax Shipyard in national shipbuilding strategy after company ‘concerned’ over remarks

The federal government has reaffirmed the status of Irving’s Halifax Shipyard in the National Shipbuilding Strategy after the company issued a …

Canada

Defense law has measures helping Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Measures helping the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard are included in the defense policy bill that President Donald Trump signed into law.<p>Democratic New …

News (U.S.)

More Layoffs Ahead for South Korea's Big Three Shipbuilders

South Korea's Big Three shipbuilders will likely lay off thousands of additional employees as their orderbooks continue to shrink. After years of …

South Korea