Shipbuilders Council of America
When the Administration assumed office in 1981, the shipbuilding industry understood that it would be challenged to meet the performance and cost objectives of an expanded naval construction program. Further, the shipbuilding industry knew that
Although funding for Senator Ted Stevens's "Build and Charter" program has been appropriated by the Congress, this particular effort to revive commercial shipbuilding in the United States cannot become a reality until the authorization plan makes its way through Congress and the White House.
Oslo-Based Shipping Conference & Exhibition Expected To Be Largest In Years June 11-14 With the settling of hositilities in the Persian Gulf, the shipping community is once again able to turn its attention to such critical marine industry issues as ship finance,
For the U.S. shipbuilding and ship repairing industry, 1982 was a year of disappointments mixed with blessings. Blessings in the sense that the proposed five-year Navy shipbuilding and conversion plan will provide a measure of stability for the industry.
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.
The U.S. Navy's ship repair schedule was recently released covering an anticipated 356 availabilities for the Fiscal Years (FYs) 1991- 92, as well as Phased Maintenance Availabilities (PMA) for amphibious and auxiliary ships for FYs 1993-95. One
The Philadelphia section of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNAME) recently met with the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) to hear a paper entitled, "The Maritime Industry at the Crossroads.
Congress has approved $29.9 million for the Maritime Loan Guarantee Program, or Title XI program, a $27.9 million increase over the President's Fiscal Year 2001 budget request. Allen Walker, president of the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) and chairman of the Title XI Coalition,
Veteran shipbuilding executive Gordon H. Fait Jr. of Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, has been elected chairman of the ship repair committee of the Shipbuilders Council of America, Washington, D.C. He said his committee, representing over 20 U.S.
The Maritime Administration's proposed rule making it clear that certain vessel repairs performed in foreign shipyards may qualify for subsidy is opposed by U.S. shipbuilders. John J. Stocker, president of the Shipbuilders Council of America,