Latest News for: Shipyard welding


Metal Shark Alabama Delivers Third Inland Towboat to FMT

The Maritime Executive 15 Jun 2021
The four-decked, welded-steel, USCG Subchapter “M”-compliant towboat “Gianna Hull” was designed by John W ... With the purchase, Metal Shark, best known as a builder of welded aluminum vessels, assumed ownership of a fully developed Alabama shipyard and began its expansion into steel shipbuilding, refit, and repair.

Historic Portsmouth: Readers react to Admiral Rickover

Portsmouth Herald 27 May 2021
He didn’t talk about it very much, but my mother told me that he agonized over this loss for years, long after it had become clear that faulty welding during repairs in a Navy shipyard — something over which he had no control —was the cause of the disaster.”.

ABS Members Weigh Rule Changes Focused on the Adaptation of New Technologies

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 26 May 2021
... containerships and gas carriers, flare tower vibrations and water-backed welding.

Case Study: Repairing an Arctic-Grade Missile Defense Radar Platform

The Maritime Executive 25 May 2021
Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) led a complex weld engineering and inspection project for the USNS SBX-1 ... Welding a vertical test assembly ... As final proof of the success of the procedure development, it was successfully implemented by the shipyard with the final welded joints passing all quality assurance and performance requirements.

Artist working on giant chrome metal T-Rex for Penticton property

Castanet 24 May 2021
Another perfect Penticton day. Growing up on Vancouver Island, Kevin Stone started in metal trades when he was young, taking welding and fabrication classes in college. Stone moved to Vancouver in the mid-90s and worked for shipyards and did iron work for BC Ferries ... People liked it, and I got investors to begin creating other projects ... ....

Fincantieri and Comau Develop Steel Welding Robotics for Shipbuilding

The Maritime Executive 20 May 2021
The companies will work together to develop and test the new applications at Fincantieri’s shipyards. The focus of the effort will be on the development of prototypes and the manufacturing of advanced robotics capable of handling steel welding projects first at the shipyard.

Prince Charles Says He's “Moved by The Work Being Done to Heal The Pain of ...

Vanity Fair 18 May 2021
So, thank you ladies and gentlemen for all you do.” Following this address, the future King headed over to Harland & Wolff shipyard to commemorate the city's 160th anniversary of commercial shipbuilding, where he participated in a welding demonstration while wearing a ...

Schapiro: Investor Bills goes long on Virginia politics

The Roanoke Times 15 May 2021
Initially, because of the cost, college didn’t seem an option — Bills had mastered welding and might have headed to a job at the giant shipyard at nearby Newport News — but he was admitted to the University of Virginia under a program for the best and brightest and was graduated in 1978, completing a degree in economics in three years ... Tom Farrell ... .

College majors that earn the most money

Lincoln Journal Star 14 May 2021
Welding engineering (tie) ... Joining professional organizations, such as the American Welding Society or the Edison Welding Institute can enhance job prospects for entry-level candidates, who can find work in shipyards, oil rigs, or research laboratories.

Doane taps college football coach, Crawford native as next president

Omaha World-Herald 07 May 2021
Welding engineering (tie) ... Joining professional organizations, such as the American Welding Society or the Edison Welding Institute can enhance job prospects for entry-level candidates, who can find work in shipyards, oil rigs, or research laboratories.

Houma-Thibodaux area shipyards receive federal grants

Daily Comet 01 May 2021
Several area shipyards have received federal grants aimed at helping companies modernize and compete globally ... "These shipyards build for our military, energy industry, navigation and others ... ► Gulf Island Shipyards of Houma, recently purchased by Bollinger, will receive $312,802 to add automated pipe spool welding to its fabrication shop.

Maritime Administration Awards Nearly $20m to Strengthen US Shipyards

The Maritime Executive 27 Apr 2021
Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grant awards to 31 small shipyards in 15 states through the Small Shipyard Grant Program ... Gulf Island Shipyards, LLC, of Houma, LA, will receive $312,802 in funding to add automated pipe spool welding to its pipe spooling/fabrication shop.

Quick Hits: New Jersey news in brief for Tuesday, April 27

News-Press Now 27 Apr 2021
The money is part of the Small Shipyard Grant Program, which allocated $19.6 million to 31 “small shipyards” in 15 states. With the money, the company will purchase a pair of welding machines and power sources, a 6,000-pound vertical mast forklift, four 10,000-pound capacity mega pipe rollers and other equipment.

Biggs Awarded Beers Technical/Trade Scholarship

Daily Advance 23 Apr 2021
Last week, the first-ever $500 scholarship was awarded to Avery Biggs, a senior at PCHS, who is entering the apprentice school at Norfolk Naval Shipyard to learn the trade of welding. In his essay, he writes ... Pete Hunter and Madelyn Byrum. Mr ... He wanted to learn a trade and then explore opportunities that trade (welding) would provide for him ... .

Workers adapt to safety steps but labour crunch an issue

Straits Times 23 Apr 2021
Like clockwork, marine worker Miah Md Liton, 34, checks in using SafeEntry and takes his temperature when he arrives at his workplace in Shipyard ...