Philly Shipyard: lay-offs and delays follow year of record revenues; Rynd named new President & CEO of Tidewater

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United Steelworkers not impressed by Huntington Ingalls bonus
February 16, 2018 —The United Steelworkers (USW) union seems less than impressed with news that Huntington-Ingalls Industries is to pay a employees a $500 bonus in recognition of a reduction in the corporate tax rate.

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Philly Shipyard: lay-offs and delays follow year of record revenues
It says the delay it has experienced in securing this new business and financing has interrupted its building program.
Rynd named new President & CEO of Tidewater

Rynd will replace Larry T. Rigdon, who has served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer since October 2017.
Hybrid & electric ship safety concerns: Is the industry doing enough?

The technology has proven itself reliable and powerful, however safety concerns still linger and should be kept at the utmost of considerations for this new technology.
Washburn & Doughty wins $8.8 million ferry contract

The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) has sent a Notice of Intent to Award an $8.8 million contract for the construction of a new Maine State Ferry Service (MSFS) vessel to Washburn & Doughty.