BIW lays keel of future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118); CBP issues RFI for Border Patrol riverine craft

BIW lays keel of future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118)
May 15, 2018 — General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated the keel laying of the future Daniel Inouye (DDG 118). The U.S. Navy named the ship in honor of Senator Daniel Inouye, a Medal of Honor recipient for heroism during World War II, and a Senator who represented Hawaii in the U.S. Senate for 50 years.

CBP issues RFI for Border Patrol riverine craft
The Riverine Surface Patrol Platform (RSPP) will be designed to provide a means of transportation to USBP Agents and resources engaged in a wide variety of Department of Homeland Security missions and tasks in the Rio Grande River Valley.dots.JPG
Austal to expand commercial shipbuilding capacity in Australia, Asia

Austal CEO David Singleton said the investment was primarily focused on the large ferry market where Austal holds a competitive advantage.dots.JPG
Silversea Cruises orders a third Silver Muse sister ship

This latest order comes just months after the cruise line signed a contract with Fincantieri for the construction of Silver Moon, another sister ship to Silver Muse, which is due to be delivered in 2020. dots.JPG
Navy oiler to be overhauled at Boston Ship Repair

The contract award by the Military Sealift Command (MSC) covers category “A” work item cost, additional government requirement, other direct costs and the general and administrative costs. dots.JPG
Vigor wins $42.2 million contract award for USS Sampson work

Vigor says that work on the guided missile destroyer will be performed in Seattle and Everett.dots.JPG
New cruise terminal would create tourism hub in Dubai

A strategic partnership agreement between Meraas and Carnival Corporation & plc aims to transform Dubai into a major regional maritime tourism hub.