Message from General Dynamics NASSCO’s President

Dear Fellow NASSCO Shipbuilders, The recent events that took place in our Nation’s Capitol were unprecedented. Like many of you, I have seen the images and watched the videos in absolute disbelief. When talking about NASSCO, I have often used the phrase “Fueling our economy and protecting our freedoms.” The ships we build for our Read More >

New Three-Year Labor Contracts Announced

We are pleased to announce new contracts between NASSCO and both the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Local 1998 and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge No. 947, Local Lodge No. 389. The new contracts become effective on October 1, 2020. These historic contracts are the result of significant work and preparation Read More >

The Honorable John Lewis Passes Away

It is with deep sadness that we hear Congressman John Lewis has passed away. The shipbuilders of NASSCO will ensure his legacy will live on in the future USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), the US. Navy’s first John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler and the lead ship of her class.

General Dynamics NASSCO and Matson Christen ‘Matsonia’

SAN DIEGO, July 6, 2020 — General Dynamics NASSCO and Matson, Inc., christened the second of two Kanaloa-class vessels, the largest combination container / roll-on, roll-off (“con-ro”) ships ever built in the United States, in a ceremony at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, CA on Thursday, July 2, 2020. The new vessel was christened Read More >

General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Lead Ship of Matson Kanaloa-class

SAN DIEGO – On December 26, General Dynamics NASSCO delivered Lurline, the lead ship of the two-vessel Kanaloa-class, built for Honolulu-based shipping and logistics company, Matson. Lurline is the largest combination containership/roll-on, roll-off (“ConRo”) vessel constructed in the United States. The 870-foot-long, 3,500 TEU Lurline provides the capability to transport containers, automobiles, trailers and rolling Read More >

General Dynamics NASSCO Christens Fourth ECO Class Product Carrier for American Petroleum Tankers

SAN DIEGO – On Saturday, September 17, General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a christening ceremony for the fourth ECO Class tanker for American Petroleum Tankers (APT) under construction at the company’s shipyard in San Diego. U.S. Representative Juan Vargas spoke at the ceremony, and the ship’s sponsor, Mrs. Melissa DeVeau, christened the ship with the traditional Read More >