MARAD Announces $5 Million in Small Shipyard Grants

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the availability of nearly $5 million in grants to support efficiency improvements and modernization at small American shipyards.

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01/07/2016

GSSC Fall Meeting Set

GSSC will host its fall meeting in Mobile, AL October 20 and 21, 2015.

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08/11/2015

Porter Receives GSSC’s 2014 Navigator Award

Biloxi, MS – Larry Porter, Master Trainer for Workforce Development at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, was the recipient of the Gulf States Shipbuilders Consortium’s 2014 Navigator Award.

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04/07/2014

VTHM Lays Keel for Bouchard Transportation

VT Halter Marine, Inc. (VT Halter Marine), a subsidiary of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today laid the keel for Barge “B No. 270”, which is, in part, one of two Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) units being built for Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. (Bouchard).

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01/13/2014

GSSC Establishes Scholarship Fund

GSSC announced the establishment off the Mark Landry Memorial Scholarship Fund at it’s annual meeting in New Orleans on April 4, 2013.

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04/08/2013

GSSC Hosts First Annual Golf Tournament

Hickory Hills Country Club in Gautier, MS was the site for GSSC’s first annual Golf Tournament held Friday, October 12.

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10/17/2012

Shipbuilders Move Ahead with Workforce Development Initiative

Leading American shipbuilders and repairers are moving ahead with plans for a national Maritime Workforce Development program overseen by a National Maritime Education Council.

Leading American shipbuilders and repairers are moving ahead with plans for a national Maritime Workforce Development program overseen by a National Maritime Education Council.

09/05/2012

GSSC Launches Lighthouse Campaign and Establishes National Maritime Education Council

In response to this need, industry partners recently launched a national initiative called the Lighthouse Campaign. On December 6-7, 2011, the leadership team of the Lighthouse Campaign sent representatives to a meeting at NCCER headquarters in Alachua, Florida. The purpose of this meeting was to finalize the plans for the development of a national Maritime Workforce Development program and to establish the National Maritime Education Council to provide oversight of the program.

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08/24/2012

National Maritime Education Council (NMEC) One Step Closer to Creating Industry Recognized Curricula and Credentials for Maritime Industry

Gautier, MS. –Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) representing NMEC member organizations from across the country met in Gautier, MS, May 22-24, 2012, to continue the organization’s efforts to develop national standardized curricula and associated skill assessments for the maritime industry.

Gautier, MS. –Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) representing NMEC member organizations from across the country met in Gautier, MS, May 22-24, […]
08/24/2012

Presidents of Shipbuilders Council of America and Ingalls Shipbuilding to Speak at GSSC’S Fifth Annual Conference

Matt Paxton, president of the Shipbuilders Council of America will present a national perspective of the shipbuilding industry at GSSC’s fifth annual conference, March 27-28, 2012. Irwin Edenzon, president of Ingalls Shipbuilding, will focus on workforce development in light of a changing economy.

Mobile, AL—Matt Paxton, president of the Shipbuilders Council of America will present a national perspective of the shipbuilding industry at GSSC’s fifth annual conference, March 27-28, 2012.

08/24/2012