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Marine and Shipbuilding News
The firms building the Royal Navy's two new aircraft carriers say the cost has risen by at least £1bn and possibly almost £2bn
At least 500 new jobs will be created in County Durham under plans to build a new generation of inter-city trains.
The first ever underwater copper-gold mining operation has taken a big step towards becoming a reality.
Clyde shipyard workers today got back to building Britainís biggest warships after confirmation that the £5.2 billion aircraft carrier programme would escape the budget cuts.
A shipbuilding firm in Wirral has secured a £44m contract to build part of one of the biggest and most powerful warships in the UK.
The Ministry of Defence has guaranteed shipbuilding work for the next 15 years to BVT, which operates shipyards on the Clyde and in Portsmouth.
A £1bn cost over-run is threatening the future of the publicly-funded project to build Britain's biggest aircraft carriers
Thousands of welds on nuclear submarines may need to be retested after an NDT Inspector was caught last month, signing off joints that he had not tested.
Britain is to become a dumping ground for the world’s 'toxic ships' after the Environment Agency (EA) granted permission for the break-up of a notorious contaminated vessel.
VT Group is to quit shipbuilding with the sale of its naval operations to BAE Systems.
Two major aircraft carriers designed to boost Britain's world standing will be delayed for two years.
The joint venture uniting naval yards owned by BAE Systems and VT Group hopes to expand beyond its £4 billion aircraft carrier contract
The Ministry of Defence has signed contracts worth £3.2bn to build the UK's biggest ever aircraft carriers.
BAE SYSTEMS and VT Group will this week formally seal a joint venture to build two Royal Navy aircraft carriers that has been nearly two years in the making.
Tens of thousands of British shipbuilding jobs have been secured and a further thousand created, after the two main Navy warship builders agreed to merge their businesses and create one single national shipbuilding firm.
The failure to carry out NDT on a ships boiler with a history of cracking was one of the causes behind its explosive rupture and the subsequent deaths of 8 crew members.
Doubts over the Government's plan to order two 65,000-tonne aircraft carriers were lifted yesterday when the Ministry of Defence announced that it was ready to sign the £3.9 billion contract.
In 2007, Northrop acknowledged problems with a welding procedure that led to an investigation of many vessels.
A&P's Hebburn yard is to convert a former Russian Navy vessel into a floating accommodation vessel with ice breaker capability.
The Titanic might have gone down more slowly and more of its passengers could have been rescued if the shipyard that built it, Harland & Wolff in Northern Ireland, had not skimped on the quality of the rivets.
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