MARAD Authorizes the Construction of Two Additional National Security Multi-Mission Vessels

January 19, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today authorized the construction of two additional National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV), which will replace aging training vessels at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine, and Texas A&M Maritime Academy in Galveston, Texas. MARAD previously authorized the construction of the first two NSMVs, destined for SUNY Maritime College…

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National Security Multi-Mission Vessel Steel Cutting Ceremony

December 15, 2020 – TOTE Services, LLC, and Philly Shipyard, Inc., today began a new era in maritime education with the cutting of steel for the new National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV) at Philly Shipyard. This is the initial major construction milestone for the first purpose-built, state-of-the-art training vessel for America’s state maritime academies. In addition to providing world-class training…

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Philly Shipyard Wins Major Training Ships Contract

April 8, 2020 – Philly Shipyard, Inc., the sole operating subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA, has been awarded a contract for the construction of up to five (5) National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) from TOTE Services, LLC (TOTE), an industry leader in ship management, marine operations and vessel services. TOTE was selected by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration…

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