SAN DIEGO – On Saturday, December 17, General Dynamics NASSCO christened the Liberty, the third ECO Class tanker under contract with customer SEA-Vista LLC. Mrs. Debora Denning, wife of SEACOR vice president Tom Denning, christened the ship with the traditional break of a champagne bottle on the side of the ship. Designed for improved fuel Read More >
An annual tradition since 1982, on Friday, December 16, shipbuilders and repairers from NASSCO, BAE Systems, Inc., and Continental Maritime Of San Diego, and other members of the Port of San Diego Ship Repair Association delivered hundreds of toys to the Barrio Station in Barrio Logan. On Saturday, December 17, the team delivered several hundred toys Read More >
Regarding the passing of U.S. Senator John Glenn: Today we celebrate the life of an American hero and icon – Senator John Glenn. In 2014, NASSCO shipbuilders had the distinct honor of delivering the USNS John Glenn (ESD-2) to the U.S. Navy. A 785-foot-long ship designed to aid America’s uniformed men and women around the globe, Read More >
General Dynamics Announces Bath Iron Works, NASSCO Leadership Appointments; Harris to Retire FALLS CHURCH, Va. – General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today announced that Dirk A. Lesko has been elected a vice president of the corporation and appointed as president of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, and Kevin M. Graney has been elected a vice president Read More >
November 10, 2016 – NASSCO’s Marines gathered in celebration of the 241st birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps. The celebration included the traditional cutting and serving of the birthday cake, with the first piece served to the guest of honor, MGySgt Jeffrey Griffin; the second to the oldest Marine present, retired Sgt. Juan Gomez; and the Read More >
SAN DIEGO – On November 8, 2016, General Dynamics NASSCO shipbuilders delivered the Constitution, an American Jones Act-qualified ECO Class tanker, to SEA-Vista LLC. The ship was delivered during a special signing ceremony at the company’s shipyard in San Diego.
SAN DIEGO – On Wednesday, October 26, the Constitution returned to the NASSCO shipyard following successful tests and trials off the coast of San Diego, California. The tanker is a 610-foot, 50,000 deadweight-ton, and LNG-conversion-ready product tanker with a 330,000 barrel cargo capacity. The new ECO Class tanker symbolizes the transformation of the U.S. shipping industry Read More >
On October 19, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus – the U.S. Navy’s highest ranking official – visited the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard as a final thank you to shipbuilders for their work in building and maintaining America’s fleet.
SAN DIEGO – On Monday, September 26, General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the fourth vessel in a series of five ECO Class product tankers under contract with American Petroleum Tankers. The Bay State was delivered during a special signing ceremony at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, CA. The Bay State is a 610-foot-long, 50,000 deadweight-ton, Read More >
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 >