This is an excerpt from the second quarterly update to the IMA report on U.S. Navy Ship Procurement. Information is current as of 8 November, except if noted. PROGRAM DEVELOPMENTS The number of Navy ships under contract continues to decline.
November 9-12, New York, N.Y. One of the most important yearly events in the commercial marine industry, the 96th Annual Meeting of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) and the concurrent 7th International Maritime Exposition,
When the Navy announced on 2 April that Bath Iron Works had won the competition to build the first of the new DDG-51 (Arleigh Burkeclass) Aegis guided missile destroyers it meant—for the Navy, and for the U.S. shipbuilding industry as well—the end of a very long wait.
Future Business Opportunities In Navy Ship Procurement, Ship Maintenance And Navy Technology Development
International Maritime Associates, Inc. (IMA) prepares detailed business reports covering the U.S. Navy market. They deal with future business opportunities available to shipyards, manufacturers, engineering firms and other marine suppliers. This
Pentagon correspondent Charles W. Corddry recently reported in The Baltimore Sun: "The Navy has proposed a vastly expanded five-year shipbuilding plan calling for 143 ships—including two nuclear- powered aircraft carriers— that could double the
NAVY SEALIFT SHIP PROGRAM TO INJECT $1.3 BILLION INTO U.S. MARITIME INDUSTRY DEFENSE DEPARTMENT PLANNING 5 YEAR PROGRAM
Sealift is essential both to executing this country's forward defense strategy and to maintaining a wartime economy. The United States' national sealift objective is to ensure that sufficient military and civil maritime resources will be available to meet defense deployment,
These days, any privately owned shipyard that was formerly occupied strictly with building new merchant ships has either swung around to the repair and conversion market, has made plans to do so, or is actively pursuing Navy work—which certainly continues to be more than substantial.
Experimenting with high speed, high capacity, shallow draft vessel is off to a resounding success on another front, as Austal USA last month announced a three-year, $31 million contract with the U.S. Military Sealift Command Chartering its 330-ft.
LOGISTICS: CHALLENGES IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT March 12-14, San Diego, California The San Diego Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) will host the Fifth Annual Naval Logistics Symposium in San Diego, Calif., March 12-14, 1991.
Deepwater One Team last month delivered a $2.3-biIlion proposal to the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) for the design and development of an Integrated Deepwater System (IDS) that will help the Coast Guard meet vital offshore operational requirements into the 21st century.