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Austal: US Expands Ship Maintenance and Repair Capabilities with San Diego Lease Finalized

COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT DECEMBER 16, 2022 Austal USA Expands Ship Maintenance and Repair Capabilities with San Diego Lease Finalized Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX: ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal USA has completed the purchase of a long-term lease for the Marine Group Boat Works facility in the Port of San Diego, USA , allowing the […]

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BIW secures $ 146 million contract amendment to perform vessel maintenance

BATH – Bath Iron Works was awarded a $ 146 million federal contract amendment to continue the maintenance and modernization of existing Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. Arleigh Burkes are the primary type of vessel produced by BIW, a subsidiary of aerospace and defense company General Dynamics. The company is already performing post-delivery maintenance work on 69 […]

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MESPAS reorganizes the technical ship management software – Digital Ship

MESPAS has completely redesigned its technical vessel management software, resulting in a more modern, intuitive and user-friendly user interface. The new look is based on Microsoft’s design guidelines. The new software solution therefore seems familiar and easy to use for those familiar with Microsoft Office products. The interface itself uses the latest and most up-to-date […]

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MESPAS reorganizes its technical management software for ships

The Swiss IT and engineering company MESPAS informs that it has completely redesigned its software for the technical management of ships, which results in a more modern, intuitive and user-friendly user interface. The new look is based on Microsoft’s design guidelines, said, noting that the new software solution looks familiar and easy to use for […]

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Bath Iron Works wins additional $ 42.8 million contract for vessel maintenance and modernization

The $ 42.8 million contract will fund updates and maintenance work on the Naval Fleet’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, such as the USS Thomas Hudner, pictured above. Photo courtesy of Bath Iron Works BATH – The Navy awarded Bath Iron Works an addition of nearly $ 43 million to a previous contract to continue to perform […]

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Maintenance of Navy vessels: Evaluating the results of the pilot program could inform decisions to address persistent scheduling challenges

What GAO found Since switching to the Multiple Contract Multiple Order (MAC-MO) contracting approach for vessel maintenance work in 2015, the Navy has increased competitive opportunities, gained flexibility to ensure quality of work and limited cost growth, but schedule delays persist. During this period, 21 of the 41 vessel maintenance periods, called availabilities, for major […]

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NAVSEA plans to change the price of vessel maintenance bonuses

USS Somerset (LPD-25) arrives at General Dynamic’s NASSCO Shipyard in San Diego for a Chief of Naval Operations maintenance availability in 2017. US Navy Photo WASHINGTON, DC – Changing the way the Navy awards ship maintenance contracts could improve the way private shipyards finish their jobs on time, said the commanding officer of Naval Sea […]

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US NAVSEA develops cold spraying technique for ship maintenance

The US Naval Seas Systems Command (NAVSEA) 04 × 3 Tactical Innovation Implementation Laboratory (TIIL) has led the development of a novel cold spray technique, which can improve the routine maintenance of vessels and extend the life of components of older vessels. The cold spray process works by jetting a combination of metal powder and […]

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Quebec’s Davie shipyard splits billion-dollar ship maintenance contracts

The Davie shipyard in Quebec is in the process of securing a share of the multi-billion dollar federal contracts for the maintenance of 12 Canadian navy ships. Public Services and Procurement Canada announced in a statement Thursday that it intends to sign contracts worth $ 7 billion with Davie, in Levis, Que., Irving Shipbuilding Inc. […]