Scrapping Commences for Retired SSBN Le Tonnant

After transferring for their final “odyssey” the hulls of the ex-SNLE Le Tonnant on September 11, 2018 and L’Indomptable on March 9, 2020, the port resources department of the Cherbourg naval base proceeded to the entry and grounding maneuver of the Foudroyant in form 5 of Naval Group, on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Its deconstruction entrusted to this industrialist by…

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Navy Nuclear Refueling Barge Arrives in Mobile to be Scrapped

June 3, 2021 – Mobile is buzzing with excitement about the arrival of the SSSB: A U.S. Navy Surface Ship Support Barge that has made its final port of call, arriving at Alabama Shipyard. Alabama Shipyard is partnering with Aptim to get the job done. General Manager Lee Stokes hopes this dismantlement is the first of many more. The barge…

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PSNS & IMF Partners with DLA Disposition Services to streamline submarine component disposal

March 9, 2020 – Stewardship and responsible handling of Department of Defense assets is a long-standing priority for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility. Disposition and recycling of materials has evolved significantly in the shipyard’s 129-year history. Most recently, through collaborative efforts between PSNS & IMF and Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services, submarine recycling and shipyard disposal efforts…

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