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Bath Iron Works Adds More Non-Union Labor as Strike Continues

By The Maritime Executive 07-03-2020 04:33:54

Maine shipyard Bath Iron Works is bringing in additional non-union subcontractors in order to keep up work on its longstandin...

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You Don't Build Yachts and Ships with ERP Systems

By The Maritime Executive 07-01-2020 03:34:49

André Zijderveld has decades of experience in the maritime sector and he now works as a maritime consultant for Shipbuilder...

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STX Offshore Offers Voluntary Retirement to Cut Costs

By The Maritime Executive 06-30-2020 08:10:53

South Korea’s financially troubled shipbuilder, STX Offshore & Shipbuilding is planning a further downsizing of its oper...

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German Shipbuilder MV Werften Receives $200 Million in Emergency Aid

By The Maritime Executive 06-30-2020 05:02:42

German shipbuilder MV Werften is receiving nearly $200 million in emergency aid from a consortium of 17 banks according to reports...

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Three COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Amidst Strike at Bath Iron Works

By The Maritime Executive 06-30-2020 04:47:11

Three union workers at Bath Iron Works have tested positive for COVID-19, the Maine-based shipbuilder confirmed Monday.  A...

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Keel Laid for First New Large Cruise Ship of the COVID-19 Era

By The Maritime Executive 06-29-2020 09:24:04

In a major sign of confidence in the future of the cruise industry, MSC Cruises celebrated the keel laying for its newest and larg...

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Norden Orders Four Ultramax Dry Cargo Vessels from China

By The Maritime Executive 06-29-2020 04:55:13

Norden, the Danish operator of dry cargo and product tankers, announced that it has entered into a newbuilding contract with the C...

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Trump Visits Shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine

By The Maritime Executive 06-25-2020 08:40:00

On Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump visited Wisconsin shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine and pledged his support for Am...

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BIW, Machinists' Union Hold Steady on Third Day of Strike

By The Maritime Executive 06-24-2020 10:03:11

Bath Iron Works' management and the leaders of the yard's biggest labor union gave no sign of softening their bargaining p...

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Construction Begins on First U.S. Great Lakes Bulk Carrier in 35 Years

By The Maritime Executive 06-24-2020 04:41:21

A keel laying ceremony marked the beginning of assembly of the first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier to be built in more...

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