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Conrad Industries' Backlog Soars $199m in 1H '22

During the first six months of 2022, Conrad Industries, Inc. added $198.8 million of backlog to its new construction segment compared to $60.8 million added to backlog during the first six months of 2021. Conrad’s backlog was $245.1 million at June 30, 2022, the second-highest backlog in our company’s history, $148.

Crowley Awarded $66.2 Million MSC Contract

Military Sealift Command's maritime prepositioning force ship USNS 1ST LT Jack Lummus (T-AK 3011). (Photo: Grady Fontana / U.S. Navy)

Jacksonville, Fla. based Crowley Government Services Inc. has been awarded a $66,167,978 contract for the operation and maintenance of six U.S. government-owned Maritime Prepositioning Force vessels.The vessels under this award include the container, roll-on, roll-off ships USNS 2nd LT John P. Bobo (T-AK 3008); USNS SGT William R.

NYK Orders LPG Dual-Fuel Very Large LPG / NH3 Carrier

NYK ordered its fourth liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dual-fuel very large LPG / liquefied ammonia gas (NH3) carrier (VLGC) from Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. (KHI). The ship will be built at the KHI Sakaide Works shipyard and is set for delivery in 2025.Like the LPG dual-fuel very large LPG / NH3 carriers already ordered by NYK,

Seaway 7 Wins Transport and Installation Cables Contract Offshore US

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Seaway 7 announced that it won a "sizeable" [between $50-150m] contract for the transport and installation of inner-array grid cables on an offshore wind farm project in the U.S.The scope includes the transport and installation of around 160 km of 66 kV subsea power cables and respective cable protection systems.

US Navy Awards Austal Option for Two More T-ATS Vessels

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Australian shipbuilding group Austal announced its Austal USA arm has been awarded a $156,171,650 fixed-price incentive contract option from the U.S. Navy for the construction of two additional Navajo-class Towing, Salvage, and Rescue Ships (T-ATS 13 and 14). With the award, the company is now under contract for four T-ATS,

USACE Awards Mississippi River Harbor Dredging Contract

Representatives of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, International Port of Memphis and USACE. (Photo: Jessica Haas / USACE)

Houston-based dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Memphis District for the rental of a 24-inch hydraulic cutterhead dredge, discharge pipe, and attendant plant for harbor dredging along the Mississippi River.The $7,335,450 contract was awarded June 2,

Detyens Wins USNS Supply Overhaul Contract

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North Charleston, S.C. repair yard Detyens Shipyards Inc. has been awarded the contract for the regular overhaul and dry-docking on the fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6).The $22,670,778 firm-fixed-price contract includes seven options, which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $24,462,335.

USACE Awards $1 Billion Contract for New Lock at the Soo Phase 3

The New Lock at the Soo Artistic Rendering depicts how the Soo Locks will look once the New Lock at the Soo is complete in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. (Image: Ricky Garcia / USACE)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Detroit District said it anticipates Phase 3 construction will start this summer following a $1.068 billion contract for the New Lock at the Soo Phase 3 awarded July 1, 2022.This contract allows the contractor Kokosing Alberici Traylor, LLC (KAT), a joint venture headquartered in Westerville,

NASSCO Wins LLT Contracts for Three US Navy Ships

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San Diego shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO said it has been awarded $600 million in U.S. Navy contract modifications for long-lead-time material to support construction of the seventh and eighth ships in the John Lewis-class fleet oiler (T-AO) program, as well as the sixth ship in the Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program.

Port Houston Awards $450 Million in Contracts for Channel Expansion

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The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in a special session and awarded two of the largest contracts in the organization’s history. The Commission approved the staff’s recommendation to award Weeks Marine and Curtin Maritime Corporation contracts totaling $430 million to

Key Suppliers onboard for Green City Ferries' Beluga24

Green City Ferries announced today the award of contracts for key suppliers to provide the emission-free propulsion system for Beluga24 – the world’s first high-speed emission-free catamaran passenger ferry. Image courtesy Green City Ferries

An innovative ferry design from Green City Ferries, the Beluga24, comes with two emission-free options: battery electric for short journeys and hydrogen fuel cell for long ones. Designed as a multi-purpose solution for public transportation with space for 147 passengers and 28 bicycles, it will be built

Austal USA Inks $128m Deal for Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock

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Austal USA won the Detailed Design and Construction (DD&C) contract on June 17 valued at $128 million for the U.S. Navy Auxiliary Floating Dry Dock Medium (AFDM), which marks Austal USA’s second steel vessel program for the U.S. Navy.  The AFDM will be built in Austal’s modern steel panel line in Mobile, Ala.

GUH Issues Defense Sector Innovation Call

Neil Gordon, chief executive, Global Underwater Hub. Image courtesy GUH

The Global Underwater Hub (GUH), in partnership with the Royal Navy and Babcock, has launched a call for innovation that aims to identify technologies and techniques used in the offshore environment that can be applied to the defence sector to address key problem challenges and generate efficiency savings.

Miros Wavex Tapped to Support Saint Brieuc Offshore Wind Project

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Miros’ dry-mounted Wavex was selected by EQUANS to collect operation-critical wave and current data on the offshore substation for the Saint-Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm, Iberdrola's first large-scale and flagship offshore wind power project in Brittany, France.  Once it becomes operational in 2023, the

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