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The US Navy spent 4 weeks blasting one of its aircraft carriers to figure out ...

Business Insider 08 Dec 2022
The wake left after decommissioned aircraft carrier USS America was sunk in May 2005 ... For the veterans who served on the America viewed the sinking as a solemn moment ... America was decommissioned in a ceremony at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in 1996 before being transferred to the Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Is AUKUS floundering?

The Hill 01 Dec 2022
Yet America’s shipyards do not have the capacity to build subs for Australia while also trying to expand this nation’s own attack submarine fleet from its current level of around 55 SSNs to 60 or more, as the Navy would like.  The US needs a sanctions policy revolution New York’s out-migration lost the GOP the governor’s mansion.
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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Seacoast School of Technology boost trades training: Here's how

Portsmouth Herald 28 Nov 2022
KITTERY, Maine — Students at the Seacoast School of Technology are getting new opportunities for industrial trade education with help from America’s oldest public shipyard. Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and the Exeter-based regional school have entered into an educational partnership agreement, the shipyard announced this week.
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Deaths at Detyens Shipyards mount amid concerns from Navy leader, federal investigators

The Post and Courier 12 Nov 2022
Detyens accounts for only a few hundred of America’s 140,000 shipyard workers, but it has begun to average one death per year in an industry that typically sees six nationwide ... For instance, America's three largest shipyards — giant shipbuilders in Virginia, Connecticut and ...
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Collins set for top GOP spot on Defense appropriations panel

Finger Lakes Times 12 Oct 2022
That is not least because General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a builder of Navy warships, has been a fixture among Maine’s top employers, and the state is also home to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, a government facility where workers maintain and repair America’s attack submarines.
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Susan Collins set for top GOP spot on defense spending panel

Bangor Daily News 12 Oct 2022
But the trend began before Shelby ... Shipyard defenders ... That is not least because General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a builder of Navy warships, has been a fixture among Maine’s top employers, and the state is also home to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, a government facility where workers maintain and repair America’s attack submarines ... ....
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Keel is Laid for Massachusetts Maritime’s New Training Ship

The Maritime Executive 29 Sep 2022
The keel block for the second of five new purpose-built, state-of-the-art training vessels for America’s state maritime academies was set into place today at the Philly Shipyard marking the next milestone in the project ... TOTE is overseeing the construction of the five vessels which will all be built at Philly Shipyard.
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New US nuclear sub made for China, Russia war

Asiatimes 27 Sep 2022
America’s shipyards are being asked to produce more Virginia-class submarines per year ... First, it asks whether the US Navy, submarine shipyards and submarine supplier firms have agreed on the US industrial base capacity to handle building the Virginia and Columbia class subs.
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Special Report: Focus on Latin American Shipping 2022

Seatrade Maritime News 26 Sep 2022
These past two years have been difficult for every sector of the global economy and Latin America was no exception ... The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean have continued their strong post-pandemic rebound, but the winds are shifting as global ... Americas Ports Shipyards.
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US admiral's blunt warning on America's capacity to build Australian subs

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 01 Sep 2022
Helping Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines could be too big a burden for America's shipyards, a senior US Navy official warns ... .
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Skilled Labor Staffing Company Tradesmen International® Celebrates 30 Years with New Brand Look and Market Expansion

The Galveston Daily News 29 Aug 2022
The modernized corporate logo is now in red, white, and blue in homage to the company’s long history of putting America’s skilled workers to work ... The continued and severe shortage of verifiably skilled craftworkers across North America has made this a daunting task for construction, shipyard, renewable energy and manufacturing business management.
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The workers who struggled to build a new class of aircraft carriers: New book gives ...

The Virginian-Pilot 26 Aug 2022
More recently the shipyard built the Gerald R ... The shipyard, with more than 24,000 employees the largest industrial employer in Virginia, is the only U.S. shipyard capable of designing, building and refueling nuclear carriers ... The Hard Days and Nights of the Shipyard Workers Who Build America’s Supercarriers”.
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In brief: Richmond shipyard gets federal grant of nearly $876K

East Bay Times 10 Aug 2022
Small businesses are the lifeblood of the American economy, and small shipyards play a critical role in America’s maritime industry, helping us get the goods we depend on every day,” said U.S ... “These grants will help modernize small shipyards in communities across the country, ...
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Damen plans investment in Curacao Shipyard

Seatrade Maritime News 27 Jul 2022
Damen plans to invest up to $36m in Curacao Shipyard the largest facility in the Caribbean. The yard, located on Curacao near the coast of South America is owned by the government and since 2017 has been leased to Damen ... Damen Shipyards opens service hub in Panama City.
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Damen and Curacao Plan Investments for Caribbean’s Largest Shipyard

The Maritime Executive 23 Jul 2022
Investments for the facilities at Damen Shiprepair Curacao, the largest shipyard in the Caribbean, are expected to proceed shortly. The shipyard located on Curacao near the coast of South America is owned by the government and since 2017 has been leased to Damen. The shipyard ...

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