Latest News for: Shipyard welding


Progress on Repairing Weld Defects Aboard Equinor's New FPSO

The Maritime Executive 20 Apr 2021
The previously reported weld quality issues aboard the newly-built FPSO for the Johan Castberg field are being carefully repaired, and the work is nearing completion, according to operator Equinor. Equinor reported Monday that Johan Castberg's weld defect issues stem from multiple causes.

Biggs Receives Christopher Todd Conway Student-Athlete Scholarship

Daily Advance 19 Apr 2021
Later he leveraged those skills coaching for sports team in Perquimans County ... He has been accepted to attend the Norfolk Naval Shipyard Apprentice School to learn the trade of welding ... .

Russia's unlucky aircraft carrier is getting ready for its return to action

Business Insider 19 Apr 2021
Admiral Kuznetsov in a floating dry dock at a shipyard in Murmansk, Russia, August 7, 2010 ... Unable to use the Ukrainian shipyards where it was built, it is being refit in Murmansk ... A year later, a fire broke out while workers were welding in the engine room.

France cuts two nuclear-powered submarines in half to make one new one

CNN 15 Apr 2021
At the beginning of this month, the back half of the Perle and the front half of the Saphir were put on "walkers" at the Cherbourg shipyard so they could be carefully aligned and then welded together, the Naval Group release said ... Shugart said current submarine construction essentially does what the French are doing now in the Cherbourg shipyard.

'More than a job': New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center reopens Thursday with new exhibit

The Herald News 14 Apr 2021
NEW BEDFORD — Just a few minutes from the city's waterfront sits a collection of films, photos, audio recordings and artifacts that tell the story of an industry not often seen firsthand by the general public ... Casting a wide net ... Fairhaven Shipyard and Blue Fleet Welding donated time and resources, including building the exhibit's working deck.

Surface Combatant Market | By 2028 Top Winning Strategies, COVID-19 Impacting Factors, Business Strategies

The Sentinel Newspaper 09 Apr 2021
Surface Combatant Market Outlook – 2027 ... COVID-19 scenario analysis ... Get detailed COVID-19 impact analysis. ... Shipbuilding robotics is used to carry out welding, heavy lifting, blasting, painting, and other tasks in the shipyards ... Moreover, these companies which have developed mini welding robots are set to adopt robotics technology in shipbuilding ... UK.

Jimmie Leger, Jr. , 55, Marksville native

Avoyelles Today 03 Apr 2021
He then attended and completed welding school in Alexandria ... Wanting to utilize his vocational training, he moved to Metairie where he worked offshore, did drafting for Jefferson Parish, and worked for Avondale Shipyard. He got his Certified Welding Inspector certification and ...

Coast Guard opens hearing into 2019 sinking of crab boat

The Spokesman-Review 23 Feb 2021
EDMONDS, Wash. — The Coast Guard has opened an inquiry into the deadly sinking of the crab boat Scandies Rose in the Gulf of Alaska ... 31, 2019 ... “We are rolling over.” ... “I thought this has been repaired in shipyard.” He hired a maritime welding company in Kodiak to do yet more repairs before the boat headed for the Bering Sea ... .

WWII Navy veteran recounts his time aboard ship in South Pacific

Arkansas Online 09 Jan 2021
Harold Dee "Dusty" Lansdale, the oldest living Fordyce Redbug, served aboard the battleship USS Maryland in the South Pacific through some of the worst fighting of World War II. The retired master electrician will mark his 97th birthday this April ... 19, 1943 ... Maryland." ... "The shipyard cut off one bow in dry dock and welded the new one back on," he said.

Eveleth woman leaves children priceless gift, her autobiography

Hibbing Daily Tribune 20 Dec 2020
EVELETH — Esther Salmi got very ill as a little girl in the 1920s, and her parents treated her at home in Makinen with remedies of sulphur, pine tar and molasses. Finally a doctor from Eveleth was called to the house ... "Mom had a green file box in her closet ... Wayne took welding classes and they moved to Superior, Wis., where he worked in the shipyards.

James (Jim) Allen Hanna

The Centralia Chronicle 30 Nov 2020
He helped build large steel ships at a shipyard in the Pacific Northwest. He was an expert welder by trade, and would weld the large steel panels together that made up the outer skins of the ships ... He went on to teach welding at the collegiate level for a while.

Seacoast School of Technology welcomes new welding instructor

Portsmouth Herald 22 Nov 2020
Biladeau, a graduate of SST’s building construction and welding programs, holds a degree in welding technology from Manchester Community College, has extensive welding experience from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, served as a welder/fabricator at GE Aviation and has instructing experience from Great Bay Community College.

Historic shipyard in Istanbul turned into contemporary art workshop

Xinhua 13 Nov 2020
Halic Shipyard, founded in 1455 on the shores of the Golden Horn during the Ottoman era, hosted seven Turkish sculptors as part of an art event organized by the Istanbul municipality ... According to the curator, some senior mechanics of the shipyard cooperated with the artists by helping them with the welding, cutting, and bending activities.

On Remembrance Day, Celebrating Two Canadian Prisoners Who Took Down an Entire Shipyard

Quillette 11 Nov 2020
(The camp went by several different names over the course of the war.) After leaving the ship, we were taken by train to our camp, which was about a mile from the shipyards ... As a prisoner, Clark knew that a successful sabotage attack on the shipyard—an “inside job,” as it were—would help the Allied war effort immensely.

Massive ship's bow being barged to North Van's Seaspan Shipyards

North Shore News 29 Oct 2020
... a Delta welding company Wednesday night and pass under the Lions Gate Bridge around 6 a.m.