Bollinger Shipyards LLC (“Bollinger”) has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command to conduct a concept study and the preliminary design of the U.S. Navy’s Light Amphibious Warship (LAW).
Bollinger Shipyards has submitted its proposal to the United States Coast Guard to build Stage 2 of the Heritage-class Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) program. If chosen, Bollinger would construct and deliver a total of 11 vessels to the U.S. Coast Guard over the next decade, helping to sustain the Bollinger workforce through 2031.
On June 2nd, Damen Shipyards Galati performed the keel-laying ceremony on the Combat Support Ship (CSS) Den Helder.
Maritime defense technology company Sonardyne and uncrewed maritime systems (UMS) software experts SeeByte have been awarded UK Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) funding to enhance and extend the future operational capability of autonomous and remotely operated systems in challenging battlespace domains.
Israel Shipyards Ltd., a leading shipbuilding and repair company in the Eastern Mediterranean serving naval and commercial marine markets, has won a tender to supply an East Asian Navy with its SHALDAG MK V vessel.
Leidos Holdings, Inc., a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, has completed the acquisition of Gibbs & Cox, Inc. for approximately $380 million in cash. The transaction was previously announced on Feb. 23, 2021. Gibbs & Cox will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary and will be combined with Leidos' maritime systems division.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division,(NSWCPD) has awarded Gibbs & Cox a $20M prime contract.
Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it successfully completed the acceptance tests for new patrol vessels of the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG). In March 2019, the Company reported that it was awarded a contract from Cantiere Navale Vittoria SpA to supply combat suites and perform systems’ integration for the new patrol vessels of the HCG.
Bollinger Shipyards LLC has delivered the USCGC GLEN HARRIS to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. This is the 167th vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35-year period and the 44th Fast Response Cutter (“FRC”) delivered under the current program. A video of the USCGC GLEN HARRIS during its shakedown cruise can be found here.