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Austal plans major expansion on Mobile riverfront

Plans call for new 192,000-square-foot building and shiplift system at Austal USA.

Metal Shark shipyard acquired by Birdon

Birdon plans a major investment and 300 more jobs within the next two years at Metal Shark Boats in Bayou La Batre.

Barbara Turrens

Barbara Turrens, of Austal USA, recognized as one of the Top Women in Maritime.

Austal wins $867.6M Navy contract

Mobile shipbuilder to build three Expeditionary Medical Ships.

Austal starts work on Navy’s final Expeditionary Fast Transport

Austal USA has begun cutting the aluminum for the hull of EPF 16, the final new Expeditionary Fast Transport ship being built for the U.S. Navy.

Austal wins $91M Navy contract

Austal USA in Mobile has been awarded a $91 million contract for three Landing Craft Utility vessels with an option for nine additional craft

Austal celebrates keel-laying for final Littoral Combat Ship

Austal USA held a keel-laying ceremony for the future USS Pierre, the 19th and final Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship to be built by the Mobile shipbuilder.

Silver Ships awarded its largest contract ever

Silver Ships, of Theodore, has been awarded its largest contract to date

Austal begins dry dock construction

Workers at Austal USA in Mobile began construction on a floating dry dock for the U.S. Navy

Dauphin Island Sea Lab opens advanced research facility

New lab allows study of multiple environmental changes simultaneously.

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