Second Matson Containership Begins Construction at General Dynamics NASSCO

Second Matson Containership Begins Construction at General Dynamics NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO has started construction on the second ship in a two-ship series of Kanaloa-class containerships for Matson Navigation Company, Inc. Construction of Matsonia began with a ceremonial first cut …
Apr 3, 2018 /  Vessels
General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers New Expeditionary Sea Base to United States Navy (Video)

General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers New Expeditionary Sea Base to United States Navy (Video)

On February 22, 2018, General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the fourth expeditionary sea base, named after World War II Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams, to the United States Navy’s …
Feb 23, 2018 /  Naval
Matson Begins Production on New "Kanaloa Class" Ships for Hawaii

Matson Begins Production on New "Kanaloa Class" Ships for Hawaii

Matson, Inc.  (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, yesterday announced the start of production on two new combination container and roll-on/roll-off ("Con-Ro") vessels for its Hawaii fleet that are …
Nov 30, 2017 /  Vessels
General Dynamics NASSCO Christens USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams

General Dynamics NASSCO Christens USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams

On Saturday, October 21, General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a christening and naming ceremony for the Navy’s newest Expeditionary Sea Base, the USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4). The ship’s …
Oct 23, 2017 /  Naval
Video: NASSCO Welcomes USS Makin Island (LHD-8) to San Diego Master Ship Repair Facility

Video: NASSCO Welcomes USS Makin Island (LHD-8) to San Diego Master Ship Repair Facility

On August 25, NASSCO welcomed USS Makin Island (LHD-8) 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 …
Sep 1, 2017 /  Naval
Spotted: A successful float-out for USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams

Spotted: A successful float-out for USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams

On Saturday, August 19, General Dynamics NASSCO successfully completed the float-out for USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams, the second Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) to be constructed for the U.S. Navy by NASSCO …
Aug 23, 2017 /  Vessels
Port Everglades welcomes new American-made, American-flagged tanker

Port Everglades welcomes new American-made, American-flagged tanker

Broward County's Port Everglades Saturday (Jul 1) welcomed the newly built Palmetto State, a 50,000-ton petroleum tanker that is being chartered by Citgo. The ship arrived with 276,000 barrels, or 11,592,000 gallons, of …
Jul 3, 2017 /  Vessels
General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Final ECO Class Tanker (Video)

General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Final ECO Class Tanker (Video)

The LNG-ready ECO Class tankers are the most fuel-efficient product carriers to enter the Jones Act trade. On Wednesday, June 7, General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the final ECO Class tanker constructed as part of an …
Jun 8, 2017 /  Vessels
Video: Palmetto State - Final ECO Class tanker to be constructed at NASSCO - returns from sea trials

Video: Palmetto State - Final ECO Class tanker to be constructed at NASSCO - returns from sea trials

The Palmetto State, the eighth and final tanker to be constructed at NASSCO as part of a dual-customer program, returned from it’s first run at sea this week. A product of advanced technology, innovation and …
May 29, 2017 /  Vessels
General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Final ECO Class Tanker Constructed for SEA-Vista LLC

General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Final ECO Class Tanker Constructed for SEA-Vista LLC

On Wednesday, March 1, General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the Liberty, the third and final ship to be constructed for SEA-Vista LLC as part of a larger eight-ship ECO Class tanker program. In 2013, NASSCO entered …
Mar 2, 2017 /  Vessels