Press Releases


Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding delivers new self-unloading barge to VanEnkevort Tug & Barge Inc.

STURGEON BAY, WISCONSIN: Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding and VanEnkevort Tug & Barge, Inc. are pleased to announce the completion and delivery of a new self-unloading barge for operation on the Great Lakes. The new barge, named Michigan Trader, measures 740-ft. in length, 78-ft. in beam, and 45-ft. in depth. The barge has a 265-ft. unloading boom […]

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Fincantieri Marinette Marine Taps Pearlson for Shiplift Construction

Marinette, Wisconsin – Fincantieri Marinette Marine recently signed a contract with Pearlson Shiplift Corp. to design and build a state-of-the-art shiplift system in the Wisconsin naval shipyard. The shiplift will give FMM the capability to launch and retrieve larger vessels that will be produced in the shipyard. This more controlled and gentle launch method allows future […]

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Fincantieri Marinette Marine to Design Large Unmanned Vessel for US Navy

For Immediate Release: September 5, 2020 WASHINGTON D.C.  – The Department of Defense and the U.S. Navy awarded a contract yesterday to Fincantieri Marinette Marine for design and engineering work on the Navy’s future large unmanned surface vessel. Fincantieri Marinette Marine and five other companies will receive nearly $7million each for conceptual design work over the […]

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Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding’s Essential Workforce Receives Congressional Service Award

STURGEON BAY, WISCONSIN – MONDAY, August 31, 2020: This past week, Congressman Mike Gallagher (8th District) traveled toFincantieri Bay Shipbuilding to present its workforce with Northeast Wisconsin Service (NEWS) Award. The award honors the unsung heroes of the Coronavirus who helped keep Wisconsin moving while the state was shut down. Honorees are selected for going above and […]

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Fincantieri Marinette Marine Receives National Safety Awards

MARINETTE, WI – Fincantieri Marinette Marine was recognized once again for its exemplary safety achievements by the Shipbuilders Council of America. The SCA announced the 2020 shipyard safety awards this week, and FMM took in two of the top awards, Excellence in Safety and Improvement in Safety. These awards honor yards who enhance safe operations […]

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Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Prepares for Navy Frigate Work

STURGEON BAY, WISCONSIN, Friday, July 31, 2020: Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS) is preparing to upgrade their shipyard equipment and facilities this year to assist with work on the Navy’s new guided-missile frigate. Although the improvements will be within its current shipyard perimeter, FBS is working with the city of Sturgeon Bay and the state of Wisconsin […]

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Keel Laid for Polaris New Energy LNG Bunker Barge

STURGEON BAY, WISCONSIN, July 16, 2020: Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding and Polaris New Energy hosted a private ceremonial keel laying Thursday, June 24, celebrating the start of construction of an LNG (liquefied natural gas) bunker barge. The barge will be named the Clean Canaveral and will operate as an articulated tug and barge unit that initially runs along the East […]

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Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding delivers new year-round ferry for Washington Island fleet

STURGEON BAY, WISCONSIN – MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2020: Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding and Washington Island Ferry Line are pleased to announce the completion of a new, year-round passenger/vehicle ferry for service to the Washington Island community across the Death’s Door Passage. The new ferry, named Madonna, measures 124-ft in length, 40-ft in beam, and 9-ft in […]

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President Trump Visits Fincantieri Marinette Marine

For Immediate Release: June 25, 2020 Marinette, Wisc. – President Donald J. Trump visited Fincantieri Marinette Marine today following the shipyard’s recent contract award to design and build the first-in-class guided-missile frigate for the Navy. President Trump toured the shipyard where Littoral Combat Ships are currently produced.  He met with several Marinette Marine employees during his […]

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Keel Laid and Name Revealed for New Great Lakes Bulk Carrier

STURGEON BAY, WISCONSIN, June 23, 2020: Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding and The Interlake Steamship Company hosted a ceremonial keel laying Tuesday, celebrating the historic start of assembly on the first U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier built in more than 35 years. The keel is the foundation of the ship, and after more than nine months of […]

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