South Korea Wins $1B To Supply Indonesia With Submarines

April 13, 2019 @ 07:48 AM

South Korea has won $1.02 billion to supply Indonesia with three 1,400-ton submarines, according to multiple press reports

Huntington Ingalls Wins $727M For Virginia-Class Block V Submarines

April 13, 2019 @ 07:20 AM

Huntington Ingalls has won a $727 million modification contract General Dynamics Electric Boat for the procurement of long-lead-time material for Virginia-class submarines. The award provides new funding to an existing contract for long-lead-time material to support the construction of Block V submarines

Turkish STM to Enhance Capabilities of Pakistan's Agosta 90B Submarines

March 9, 2019 @ 02:53 PM

Turkish firm STM signed a contract yesterday to enhance capabilities of Pakistan Navys Agosta 90B Submarines. The company will modernize four Pak submarines

Lockheed Martin Wins $184M US Navy Contact for Electronic Warfare Systems

February 11, 2019 @ 05:26 PM

Lockheed Martin has won a $184 million modification contract from the US Navy for full-rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 systems. SEWIP is a development program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system

CNIM to Deliver 14 New EDA-S Landing Craft to French Navy

January 22, 2019 @ 05:29 AM

CNIM will deliver fourteen new landing craft (LCU type, designated EDA-S for “engins de débarquement amphibie standards” in French) to replace the the ageing “CTM” (previous generation of LCUs) in the French Navy (Marine Nationale). Acting as prime contractor, CNIM teamed up with Mauric for the study phase, Socarenam for construction...

Fincantieri, China’s CSSC Sign MOU For Merchant Shipbuilding Cooperation

August 29, 2018 @ 11:36 AM

Fincantieri and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the extension of the industrial cooperation already existing between the two groups to all segments of merchant shipbuilding. The agreement foresees the parties to discuss the possibility to extend their current collaboration, which counts a joint venture dedicated to the first cruise ships ever built in China for the local market and other related activities, including a number of research and development projects in several areas of the shipbuilding, such as: vessels for the oil & gas industry; cruise-ferries; mega-yachts; special vessels; steel infrastructures; marine engineering and...

Russia Offers to Help South Korea Build Nuclear Propulsion For Ships

August 7, 2018 @ 06:50 PM

Russia has offered to help South Korea build a ready-to-operate nuclear power plant for maritime propulsion using the RITM-200 reactor as a basis for its design, JSC Afrikantov OKBM, said in a 2017 annual report made public on Tuesday. JSC Afrikantov OKBM, is a subsidiary of Rosatom nuclear corporation and the main developer of nuclear reactor cores for Russian naval vessels

BAE Systems Wins $35 Billion Bid To Build Nine Future Frigates For

June 29, 2018 @ 10:29 AM

BAE Systems has been selected by the Australian Government as the preferred tenderer for the SEA 5000 program to deliver nine Future Frigates for the Royal Australian Navy. The overall announced program is expected to be in the region of AUD $35bn for the design, build and support of the ships

Goa Shipyard Delivers Second Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel To Sri Lankan Navy

March 24, 2018 @ 03:35 PM

The Sri Lankan Navy has taken delivery of the second advanced offshore patrol vessel from India's state-owned shipbuilder Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) on Thursday, 25 days ahead of schedule. With this, shipyard has succeeded in reducing build period of 2500 Tonnes OPV to nearly 3 years from over 5 years taken till about 3 years back, GSL said in a press release

US Navy Seeks Savings Details On CVN 80/81 Two-Ship Buy

March 20, 2018 @ 03:46 PM

The US Navy released a CVN 80/81 two-ship buy Request for Proposal (RFP) to Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) on March 19 to further define the cost savings associated with procuring next two Ford-class carriers together, under a single contract. "In keeping with the National Defense Strategy, the Navy developed an acquisition strategy to combine the CVN 80 and CVN 81 procurements to better achieve the Department's objectives of building a more lethal force with greater performance and affordability," said James F

Karachi Shipyards Delivers Two Patrol Boats Built with Damen Technology

March 19, 2018 @ 02:06 PM

Pakistan Customs has taken delivery of two Damen Stan Patrol 1605 FRP patrol boats in a handover ceremony at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Ltd (KS&EW) on March 10. The vessels were built by KS&EW with technical and material support from Damen

World’s First 3D Printed Ship Propeller Ready for Commercial Application

November 30, 2017 @ 06:45 PM

The worlds first class-approved 3D printed ships propeller, the WAAMpeller, has been unveiled at Damen Shipyard Groups headquarters in the Netherlands and has been approved to be installed on a ship. Containing 298 layers of 3D printing, the propeller is the result of a collaboration between RAMLAB, Promarin, Autodesk, Bureau Veritas and Damen