Pascagoula shipyard gets new owner

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – World Marine LLC, which purchased the assets of Signal International in December 2015, including shipyards in Pascagoula and Mobile, Ala., has sold the Pascagoula operation to VT Halter Marine parent Singapore Technologies Engineering for $25 million. World...

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Ingalls to repair Fitzgerald

The USS Fitzgerald, the guided-missile destroyer that collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan in June, will be transported by heavy-lift carrier from its current location at Yokosuka, Japan, to Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard for repairs,...

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Overhaul of DDG 61 completed

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Ingalls Shipbuilding redelivered the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) to the Navy on Aug. 21, four days ahead of schedule. The ship, originally built by HII-Pascagoula and delivered to the Navy in 1995, arrived at the south...

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LPD 27 completes acceptance trials

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - The future USS Portland (LPD 27) successfully completed Acceptance Trials after sailing from and returning Aug. 18 to Huntington Ingalls Industries’ shipyard in Pascagoula, according to a Naval Sea Systems Command release on Aug. 21. Portland is the 11th San...

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New lab space opens

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. – The University of Southern Mississippi cut the ribbon Friday for the new Toxicology Building at the Gulf Coast Research Lab's Cedar Point campus in Ocean Springs. The nearly $5 million, 11,000-square-foot project gives GCRC one of the top tier research...

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Pascagoula powers Ingalls quarter

A strong second quarter at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula helped push Huntington Ingalls Industries' revenue to $1.86 billion. That's up 9.3 percent from the second quarter of 2016. Ingalls' revenues for the second quarter increased $54 million from a year ago, the company...

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Contract: Northrop, $19.9M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded $19,894,544 for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 0003 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026) for engineering and analysis efforts to develop solutions for near-term emergent...

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LPD 26 finishes final contract trials

SAN DIEGO - USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) returned to Naval Base San Diego on July 21 after successfully completing Final Contract Trials (FCT). The ship was commissioned in October 2016 in Philadelphia and arrived at its San Diego homeport in November 2016 to commence Post...

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DDG 114 completes builder's trials

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - The future USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) successfully completed builder's trials on July 20 after spending four days underway in the Gulf of Mexico. Builder's trials are a series of in-port and at-sea demonstrations to allow the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls...

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LPD 27 builder's trial completed

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Ingalls Shipbuilding announced July 3 that the amphibious transport dock Portland (LPD 27) has completed a first set of sea trials. Ingalls’ test and trials team spent four days in the Gulf of Mexico operating the 11th San Antonio-class ship and...

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Contract: Ingalls, $7M

Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $7,016,664 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for post-delivery planning yard services in

DHS picks Mississippi

Mississippi State University in Starkville was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as a base of operations for drone research. Research

B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Miss., a $750,000 corporate investment that will create 35 jobs. B&D Plastics is one of the

Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

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