SAN DIEGO – On December 18, General Dynamics NASSCO delivered Matsonia, the second of two Kanaloa-class vessels built for Matson, a Honolulu-based shipping and logistics company. At 870 feet long, 114 feet wide (beam) and weighing over 50,000 metric tons, Matsonia will join the first ship, Lurline, as Matson’s largest ships. Matsonia and Lurline feature a Read More >
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 >
SAN DIEGO – On Thursday, September 3, General Dynamics NASSCO laid the keel for the future USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206), the second of six vessels in the John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler program for the U.S. Navy. Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-CA, and Ms. Paula Neira, former naval officer and USNA class of 1985, the ship’s Read More >
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.
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 >