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January 12, 2022
Austal USA honored as Manufacturer of the Year
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA was recognized today as the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Manufacturer of the Year.  According to Chamber Vice President of Economic Development David Rodgers, Austal USA received this honor as a result of continuous forward-thinking, referring to the numerous...
December 21, 2021
Austal USA awarded contract for design studies for U.S. Navy's Next Generation Logistics Ship (NGLS) program
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA was awarded a contract to perform design studies for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Logistics Ship (NGLS) program on December 20, 2021. This contract requires Austal to develop a new baseline design and perform specific trade studies for the Navy’s newest logistics ship...
December 20, 2021
Austal USA orders dry dock immediately after clearing on San Diego waterfront ship repair facility
San Diego – Immediately after finalizing a deal on a new repair facility in the Port of San Diego, Austal USA placed an order for a floating dry dock. The new floating dry dock, optimized to efficiently dock small surface combatants and similar sized ships, will be the centerpiece of the new repair...
December 15, 2021
Austal USA finalizes deal on new San Diego waterfront ship repair facility
San Diego – Austal USA finalized a deal to establish a repair facility in the Port of San Diego. The deal includes a long-term lease of a waterfront site in National City adjacent to Naval Base San Diego.  Austal USA’s 15-acre site will focus on ship repair for U.S. Navy, Military Sealift Command,...
December 9, 2021
Austal USA employees celebrate decade-long partnership with Marines and Toys for Tots
MOBILE, Ala. – Austal USA joined local U.S. Marines this week to collect toys from the company’s 3,000+ employees for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.  The two-day donation event resulted in 12 tall boxes of toys, 26 bicycles, and over $1,000 in monetary donations that will directly support the...
November 30, 2021
ElectraWatch completes two successful reverse sensitization treatments on U.S. Navy guided missile cruiser
Norfolk, VA – ElectraWatch, an Austal USA Company, completed two successful reverse sensitization treatments of aluminum alloy in service on the U.S. Navy Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Vicksburg (CG-69) in September 2020 and July 2021. The process of reverse sensitization involves...
November 29, 2021
Austal USA contracts with Alabama-based steel provider SSAB on new steel ship construction
Mobile, Ala. – Following Austal USA’s award from the U.S. Navy to build steel-hulled Towing, Salvage, and Rescue ships (T-ATS), Austal USA has contracted with local Alabama steel provider SSAB to provide steel for the new Navy ships. The supplier partnership directly supports hundreds of jobs in...
November 23, 2021
Austal USA awarded U.S. Navy service contract for Littoral Combat Ships deployed to Western Pacific
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA has received a contract from the U.S. Navy to provide services and support for Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) deployed to the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean. This is the third major U.S. Navy service contract for Austal USA following the company’s significant investment in...
November 13, 2021
The future USNS Apalachicola, Nation's 13th Expeditionary Fast Transport Ship, christened at Austal USA
MOBILE, Ala. – Austal USA christened Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF-13) USNS Apalachicola during a ceremony at its state-of-the-art ship manufacturing facility today.  Austal has delivered twelve EPFs since December 2012.  USNS Apalachicola is slated for delivery this summer. The Honorable Kelly...
November 9, 2021
Austal USA reaches agreement on new San Diego waterfront ship repair facility
San Diego – Austal USA received approval from the San Diego Port of Commissioners to assume the lease of Marine Group Boat Works in the Port of San Diego. Austal USA and Marine Group Boat Works are entering a 45-day exclusive period to close the agreement. Austal USA will use the 15-acre site to...