Rogers, Wittman’s Concerns on Biden’s Shipbuilding Plan

U.S. Representatives Mike Rogers (R-AL), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Rob Wittman (R-VA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Sea Power and Projection Forces, released a statement voicing concern regarding President Biden’s shipbuilding plan. “China is the pacing threat – this is something we’ve consistently heard from our military Commanders. However, it seems that President Biden…

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AUSTAL USA Opens Steel Shipbuilding Yard in Mobile

Austal Limited is pleased to announce that Austal USA has officially opened the company’s new state-of-the-art steel shipbuilding facility in Mobile, Alabama, enabling the simultaneous production of both aluminium and steel hulled ships. The ceremony celebrating the opening of the 11,000 square metre manufacturing facility was supported by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, United States Congressman Jerry Carl, Representative for Alabama’s…

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DSME Cooperates With Babcock to Develop Ship Technology

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (CEO Lee Seong-geun) announced on the 15th that it had signed a ‘Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for strategic cooperation for technology development in the naval business field’ with Babcock, which has the most competitiveness in the maritime defense industry. The signing ceremony was attended by about 10 officials, including Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, Daewoo…

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SMI Welcomes Huge Step Forward on Shipbuilding

The Society of Maritime Industries is welcoming the publication of the National Shipbuilding Strategy refresh today by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Merseyside. SMI CEO Tom Chant said: “The Society of Maritime Industries has played a key role in the development of the National Shipbuilding Strategy and will continue to be a full partner in its evolution. Safeguarding the…

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