NASSCO welcomed USS Makin Island to its Master Ship Repair facility in San Diego. The 843’ long and 104’ wide Amphibious Assault Ship docked on Friday at a weight of 30,693 long tons.
On Monday, February 20, NASSCO shipbuilders took the Liberty to sea for the very first time for tests and trials.
Shipbuilders at General Dynamics NASSCO celebrated the christening and launch of the Constitution, the sixth ship in a series of eight eco-friendly tankers constructed at the company’s San Diego-based shipyard.
General Dynamics NASSCO marked its seventh ship delivery in the span of just over a year.
General Dynamics NASSCO, has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for the detailed design and construction of the next generation of fleet oilers, the John Lewis-class (TAO-205), previously known as the TAO(X).
On Thursday, May 25, General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a keel laying ceremony for the Liberty, one of three ECO Class tankers under the same construction contract with SEA-Vista LLC, a partnership between SEACOR Holdings, Inc. and Avista Capital Partners.
On December 11, General Dynamics NASSCO successfully completed bunkering of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the Perla Del Caribe, the world’s second containership to be powered by LNG.
On Saturday, December 12, General Dynamics NASSCO launched the first ship in a series of ECO Class tankers for the SEA-Vista fleet. The christening and launch ceremony took place at the company’s shipyard in San Diego.
On December 4, 2015, General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the company’s first ECO Class tanker, the Lone Star State, to American Petroleum Tankers (APT). The new ECO Class tanker symbolizes the emerging direction of the shipping industry in the U.S. toward cleaner, more fuel-efficient modes of transporting product.
General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a christening ceremony for the first ECO tanker for American Petroleum Tankers (APT) under construction at the company’s shipyard in San Diego. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer spoke at the ceremony, and the ship’s sponsor, Mrs. Helen Downs, christened the ship with the traditional break of a champagne bottle alongside the ship.
Special event to christen and launch the world’s first LNG-powered containership built by General Dynamics NASSCO for TOTE was held at General Dynamics NASSCO.
TOTE, Inc. announced an agreement between its operating companies TOTE Shipholdings Inc. and Sea Star Line LLC on the charter of the two new Marlin Class vessels being built by TOTE Shipholdings at NASSCO in San Diego, CA.
Late last month, NASSCO engineers placed the world’s first dual-fuel slow speed engine into the World’s First Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) powered containership. The ME-GI engine represents the next generation of technology that will open the door to a cleaner and safer shipping industry.
The recent delivery of the world’s first dual-fuel, low-speed ME-GI engine from Doosan Engine to the American National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) set a new, historical milestone in engine technology. The 8L70ME-C8.2-GI main engine is aspirated by 2 × TCA66 turbochargers and will power a 3,100-teu container ship ordered by TOTE.
Fireworks marked the first cut of steel in a ceremony last night as construction of TOTE, Inc.’s new Marlin Class, the first LNG-powered containership in the world, began at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, Calif.