Press Releases


June 19, 2019
Fincantieri Marinette Marine Receives Federal Grant for Shipyard Improvements

Washington DC, D.C. – Fincantieri Marinette Marine was awarded a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration yesterday to make additional upgrades to its Wisconsin shipyard. Grants from the Maritime Administration are designed to help shipyards repair and modernize equipment, improve efficiency, and increase productivity. This grant gives Fincantieri Marinette Marine additional […]

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June 12, 2019
Fincantieri Marinette Marine Honored for Safety

Washington DC: Fincantieri Marinette Marine was honored for its exemplary safety record by the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), at a ceremony during its annual meeting in Washington D.C. May 16, 2019. The Shipbuilders Council of America, the national association for the shipyard industry, presented Fincantieri Marinette Marine’s president and CEO Jan Allman with the 2018 […]

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May 14, 2019
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding to build new ferry for Washington Island fleet

STURGEON BAY, WISCONSIN: The new ferry will be named Madonna, measuring 124-ft. length, 40-ft. beam and 10-ft. 8 in. draft. It will have capacity for as many as 28 vehicles and 150 passengers. The new ferry will be the largest in the Ferry Line fleet to-date. It is scheduled for delivery in late May 2020. […]

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April 9, 2019
The Interlake Steamship Company and Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Partner to Build First Great Lakes Bulk Carrier in Nearly Four Decades

STURGEON BAY, WISCONSIN: A U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier will be built for the first time in more than 35 years thanks to a historic agreement recently signed between The Interlake Steamship Company and Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. The new River-Class, self-unloading bulk carrier is believed to be the first ship for U.S. Great Lakes service […]

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January 24, 2019
Governor Tony Evers Announces $31 Million in State Support for Marinette Marine

MADISON–Governor Tony Evers today announced that his budget will commit $31 million in state dollars to support Marinette Marine’s expansion. The state funding, which is contingent on Marinette Marine’s receipt of additional federal funds, will allow Marinette Marine to make additional improvements to expand its shipyard infrastructure and compete for a $10 billion federal shipbuilding […]

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January 23, 2019
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Delivers Major Conversion

STURGEON BAY, WISCONSIN: Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has delivered the newly-converted barge Commander to Port City Marine Services (PCMS) of Muskegon, Michigan. The Commander is a 495’ by 72’ freight barge that underwent extensive conversion, including the installation of new cargo holds, trunk deck and bow, and a new cargo unloading system. Combined with its tug, […]

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January 15, 2019
Fincantieri Marine Systems North America, Inc. Honored as LCS Team Freedom Supplier of the Year

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 15, 2019 – Recognized for their outstanding performance and commitment to the Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), Fincantieri Marine Systems North America, Inc. (FMSNA) was named as the 2018 Team Freedom LCS Supplier of the Year on Jan. 15 at the 31st annual Surface Navy Association National Symposium. A longtime supplier to […]

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December 21, 2018
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Delivers Kirby ATB

Sturgeon Bay, WI: It is much too large to fit down the chimney or under a tree. Still, this holiday season, Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding is honored to deliver an Articulated Tug Barge Unit (ATB) to Kirby Corporation (NYSE: KEX). Todd Thayse, Vice President and General Manager made the Announcement: “We are pleased to deliver this […]

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August 2, 2018
Fincantieri Marine Group Announces CEO Succession

Washington, D.C.: Fincantieri Marine Group announced today that, following a successful six‐year tenure as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Francesco Valente has announced his intention to step‐down from the position to assume another leadership role within the Fincantieri group. As a result, the Board has selected Dario Deste to assume the role of […]

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June 27, 2018
Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding to build 740 ft. Self-unloading Great Lakes Barge

Sturgeon Bay, WI: Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has signed an agreement with VanEnkevort Tug & Barge, Inc. to construct a new self-unloading barge for transportation of bulk products throughout the Great Lakes region. Measuring 740 feet in length (78 feet W, 45 feet H, 37,512 DWT), the vessel will be constructed in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. VanEnkevort […]

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