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Electric Boat, shipyard workers reach tentative agreement on new contract

The Day 30 Sep 2023
GrotonElectric Boat and a labor union that represents thousands of shipyard workers have tentatively agreed to a new five-year contract ... The MTC represents nearly 3,000 shipyard workers, including boilermakers, electricians, laborers, machinists, office and professional employees, painters, pipefitters and teamsters ... ... Close.

Most Portsmouth Naval Shipyard employees would work without pay if government shuts down

Seacoast Online 30 Sep 2023
KITTERY, Maine — The majority of Portsmouth Naval Shipyard’s 6,400-plus civilian employees would work without pay rather than be furloughed if there's a federal government shutdown, according to a union leader ... However, most shipyard civilian employees appear likely to be required to work without pay.

Ferguson shipyard: Ferry costs rise again after safety changes ordered

BBC News 29 Sep 2023
Completing Glen Sannox and Glen Rosa will now cost at least £240m because of safety changes. .

GTT New Order from Jiangnan Shipyard for the Tank Design of 2 LNG Carriers

The Maritime Executive 28 Sep 2023
GTT announces that it has received an order from its partner Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co., Ltd ... Ltd ... ....

Oliver Hazard Perry Shipyard Vying to Become New Home of the USS Halyburton (FFG-40)

War History Online 28 Sep 2023
The Oliver Hazard Perry Shipyard in Erie, Pennsylvania is hoping to bring such a vessel to the local area, in the form of the USS Halyburton (FFG-40) ... The Oliver Hazard Perry Shipyard is a non-profit located in Erie, Pennsylvania ... As aforementioned, the ship at the center of the Oliver Perry Hazard Shipyard’s efforts is the USS Halyburton.

Ship Concept 2030: Are the world’s shipbuilders doing enough to foster innovation?

Splash24/7 28 Sep 2023
Are shipyards doing enough for foster innovative designs? Sure, they have their snazzy marketing material to hand, their impressive stands at trade fairs, but with the end product – are yards actually willing and able to deliver radically different ships ... world’s shipyards.

Average age of the merchant fleet now above 22 years: UNCTAD

Splash24/7 28 Sep 2023
Further, more than half of the world’s fleet is over 15 years old, a remarkable figure when taken in the context of what Norwegian broker Fearnleys has this month described as the record-breaking length of orderbooks at the world’s shipyards. “Shipyard capacity is currently facing constraints ... UNCTAD secretary-general Rebeca Grynspan said ... .

QatarEnergy places $3.9 billion order for 17 LNG carriers at Korean shipyard

Offshore Energy Today 27 Sep 2023
Qatar’s state-owned oil and gas company QatarEnergy has signed an agreement with South Korean […]. The post QatarEnergy places $3.9 billion order for 17 LNG carriers at Korean shipyard appeared first on Offshore Energy ... .

Starfield: All Shipyard Locations

Game Rant 27 Sep 2023
That is why it is important to know where the various shipyards are located in ...

Russia Increases State Subsidies for its Struggling Shipyards

The Maritime Executive 27 Sep 2023
In the 2024 financial year, Russia is reportedly planning to ramp up subsidies to the Russian shipbuilders by over $68 million, providing additional support for an industry which has been hit hard by sanctions ... The funding will be maintained within this range in the following two years ... ....

Japan’s Modec and reborn Dalian shipyard forge floating wind partnership

Splash24/7 27 Sep 2023
The restructured Chinese shipyard formerly known as DSIC Offshore, which recently emerged from bankruptcy proceedings, revealed the deal this week at the name change ceremony ... The consortium was selected to conduct the project by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) under its Green Innovation Fund program ... .

High risk of asbestos exposure at shipyards: What to be aware of

SAFETY4SEA 27 Sep 2023
According to Sam E ... Asbestos exposure can occur from using certain materials and tools in the workplace ... Until asbestos regulations were updated in the late 1970s, millions of people working in shipyards handled or worked near asbestos ... These are some examples of asbestos components shipyard workers may been in contact with ... Asbestos-Related Diseases.

Will a reversal of fortunes position shipyards for the era of decarbonisation?

Splash24/7 27 Sep 2023
Nevertheless, MSI believes that 2023 will be the peak of the current newbuild price cycle and levels will fall over the next couple of years as the factors that supported prices, most notably the high steel prices and elevated forward cover at global shipyards, unwind.

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