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  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Nexans said it has completed the final type-test to qualify its 420 kV XLPE subsea cable for installation at a world record depth of 550 meters. The cable type-testing, carried out by Nexans Norway, is a vital preparation for a project to create a subsea power interconnector crossing Fensfjorden, a fjord close to Bergen in […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va has been awarded a USD 7.6 million modification to previously awarded contract. The contract includes purchasing of previously planned materials in support of USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) construction. The Gerald R. Ford class is the future aircraft carrier replacement class for USS Enterprise and […]

  • 16 September 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc announced today that the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding​ (NNS) division placed an 825-ton superlift on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) on Sept. 12, completing the ship’s stern. Gerald R. Ford is being built using modular construction, a process where smaller sections of the ship are welded together to […]

  • 12 October 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division hosted a visit by Susan Ford Bales, daughter of the late President Gerald R. Ford and sponsor of his namesake ship. Bales received a briefing on Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) construction progress since her last visit in August 2010. Following the […]

  • 30 July 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries received a $504 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract extension to continue engineering work associated with construction of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). The company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division is the prime contractor. Work performed under the contract includes the continuation of design-related activities and integration and system analysis for non-propulsion […]

  • 19 August 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. announced today that the structural production of the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) has reached 50 percent completion. The lead ship in the new class of carriers has been under construction at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division since November 2009. It is on track to meet its scheduled […]

  • 20 December 2010

    South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Energy and Resources (DSME E&R) has received approval for a liquefied natural gas… (yahoo news) [mappress] Source: yahoo news, December 20, 2010;

  • 31 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Huntington Ingalls Industries received a $504 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract extension to continue engineering work associated with construction of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). The company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division is the prime contractor. Work performed under the contract includes the continuation of design-related activities and integration and system analysis for non-propulsion […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced on Friday that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division placed a 1,026-metric ton unit — roughly the weight of six Boeing 747 commercial airplanes — onto the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Thursday. “This is the heaviest unit to be moved during the ship’s construction and the largest […]

  • 23 October 2014

    A fire broke out today on a Socar-operated platform in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan, Trend news agency has reported. According to the Azeri news agency, twelve crewmembers fell into the sea and a vessel by the Ministry of Emergency Situations is working to recover them. Trend further said that five people were injured and were […]

  • 23 September 2014

    MV Paul R. Tregurtha is the current Queen of the Lakes, the largest ship operating on the Great Lakes. The 1000 ft Paul R .Tregurtha headed off course on Saturday and went aground in front of Bayfront Park in Duluth. The Tregurtha was pulled free by tugs after several hours sitting in the muck. [mappress] […]

  • 16 August 2012

    State-run gas company Gail (India) said that Shri R. P. Singh has resigned from the board of the company and ceases to be director of the company w.e.f. August 09, 2012. The company also said that Shri Mahesh Shah, Shri R.M. Sethi and Dr. Vinayshil Gautam, cease to be director(s) of the company w.e.f. August […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    A remotely operated vehicle (ROV) has identified a location of the wreckage of Coast Guard R116 helicopter on the seabed on the Eastern side of Black Rock in Ireland, Marine Institute informed. The R116 is believed to have crashed into the sea on March 14, after it hit an island. The Dublin-based search and rescue […]

  • 24 October 2006

    The USS America and the “America-class” of aircraft carriers? Or the USS Gerald R. Ford and the “Ford-class”? Sen. John Warner, R-Virginia, is pushing for the latter. He wants the next generation nuclear powered carrier – now being designed at Northrop Grumman Newport News – to bear Ford’s name.

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The biggest vessel sailing in the waters of Lake Superior, Paul R. Tregurtha, ran aground on Saturday, September 20th in the mud just off the shore of Bayfront Festival Park, Duluth Harbour, the Great Lakes. The laker, owned by the Interlake Steamship Company, was carrying over 68, 000 tons of coal cargo when it got stuck. According […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Saturday, November 9, 2013, Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) will christen the nation’s newest aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) during a ceremony on-site where the ship is being constructed. President Gerald R. Ford was the 38th President of the United States. His daughter, Susan Ford Bales, will serve as the ship’s sponsor, performing […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The Marine Fisheries Committee has examined the possibility of securing a state funding source dedicated to dredging inlets and waterways along the coast, on Thursday in Raleigh, reports StarNews Online. State Sen. Harry Brown, R-Onslow, told the Marine Fisheries Committee that federal dredging dollars are drying up and that the state must find money to […]

  • 9 July 2015

    The president of Sysgaz, Charles Tremblay, said that the company is planning to implement renewable liquefied natural gas production plants in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Trois-Rivières and Québec regions.

  • 24 June 2015

    LNG player Woodside said it has received retention lease renewal offers for petroleum retention leases WA-28-R, WA-29-R, WA-30-R, WA-31-R, WA-32-R, TR/5 and R2, from the Commonwealth-Western Australia Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority and the WA Minister for Mines and Petroleum. Woodside has 30 days to accept the retention lease renewal offers, the company said in a […]

  • 1 December 2010

    German utility RWE is in talks to supply liquefied natural gas to more Middle East countries, David Fuller, global head of LNG trading for R… (yahoo news) [mappress] Source: yahoo news, December 1, 2010;

  • 24 June 2015

    LNG player Woodside said it has received retention lease renewal offers for petroleum retention leases WA-28-R, WA-29-R, WA-30-R, WA-31-R, WA-32-R, TR/5 and R2, from the Commonwealth-Western Australia Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority and the WA Minister for Mines and Petroleum. Woodside has 30 days to accept the retention lease renewal offers, the company said in a […]

  • 20 January 2013

    Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) will on Saturday, Jan. 26th, lift and place the 555-metric ton island onto the flight deck of Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the first of the next-generation class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. The ship’s sponsor and President and Mrs. Gerald R. Ford’s daughter, Susan Ford Bales, will participate in the event. The Gerald […]