Posts Tagged ‘shipbuilder’

Ingalls begins work on 29th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer

PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries has started fabrication on the U.S. Navy’s next Aegis guided missile destroyer, John Finn (DDG 113). The ship will be built at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division and will be the 29th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer built at Ingalls. Bob Merchent, Ingalls’ vice president, surface combatants and U.S. Coast Guard programs, […] [...]

Huntington Ingalls-built Navy ship passes sea trials

PASACAGOULA — The amphibious transport dock Arlington (LPD 24), the eighth built at Huntington Ingalls Industries, recently returned from successful builder’s sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. Dock trials started last week, and the ship left HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division Aug. 21 for three days of at-sea testing. More than 200 test events took […] [...]

Ingalls Shipbuilding starts work on warship for Navy

PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries has begun construction on the amphibious transport dock LPD 27. The ship, being built at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, is the 11th ship in the USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class of ships. On July 27 Ingalls was awarded a $1.5 billion contract to build LPD 27. The start […] [...]

Ingalls Shipbuilding awarded $1.5B contract to build Navy ship

PASACAGOULA — The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $1.5 billion fixed-price incentive contract for the detail design and construction of the amphibious transport dock LPD 27. The ship will be built at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division. Ingalls is building the entire San Antonio (LPD 17) class of ships. The LPD 17-class […] [...]

Coast shipyard changes name to TY Offshore

GULFPORT — Trinity Offshore is now called TY Offshore. “The purpose of this is that there appeared to be some confusion in the vessel market over whether we were part of Trinity Industries out of Dallas. We felt that it was time to take ‘Trinity’ out of the name,” president and CEO John Dane III […] [...]

Worker dies in accident at VT Halter; OSHA to investigate

PASCAGOULA — A 66-year-old Pascagoula man died in an industrial accident at VT Halter Marine. Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus tells The Mississippi Press Lee Thibodeaux died yesterday of blunt force trauma to the upper body. At about 11 a.m., Pascagoula police responded to the accident at the shipyard. Authorities say the accident involved sandblasting […] [...]

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