Ingalls Shipbuilding

Ingalls begins work on new security cutter in Pascagoula

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Shipbuilding division announced Wednesday the start of fabrication of Legend-class national security cutter Friedman (NSC 11). The start of fabrication signifies the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “Our workforce has invested more than a…

Ingalls completes acceptance trials for Coast Guard cutter Stone

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division announced Friday the successful completion of acceptance sea trials for the U.S. Coast Guard’s newest national security cutter, Stone. During seal trials, the ship spent two days in the Gulf of Mexico proving its…

Destroyer Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) Sails Away from Ingalls Shipbuilding

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Sept. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Destroyer Delbert D. Black departed from Huntington Ingalls Industries’  Ingalls Shipbuilding division today, sailing to its homeport in Mayport, Florida. “Our shipbuilders have done an excellent job throughout the construction of Delbert D. Black preparing the…

Six foremen at Ingalls recognized for workplace safety

Huntington Ingalls Industries announced today that six foremen from its Ingalls Shipbuilding division have been recognized for leading their crews to achieve accident-free safety records for more than five consecutive years. “The safety of our shipbuilders is our top priority,…

Ingalls Shipbuilding reports 28 new COVID-19 cases

Twenty eight new cases of COVID-19 have been reported at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, the highest case numbers reported to date. As of now, Ingalls is reporting 230 positive cases at the shipyard, 110 employees are eligible for return to…

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 at Ingalls Shipbuilding

Ingalls Shipbuilding is reporting 147 total cases of COVID-19 since March. The total number of employees eligible to return to work is 78. West Bank Production Area- 140 reported cases West Bank Offices- 2 reported cases East Bank- 3 reported…

U.S.S. Fitzgerald sails again

After an accident claimed the lives of seven sailors in 2017 and more than two years of restoration and modernization work, the U.S.S. Fitzgerald departs from Ingalls Shipbuilding. The guided missile destroyer is now back to work and able to…

Ingalls Shipbuilding hosting virtual hiring event

Looking for a job isn’t easy, especially during a global health crisis and that’s why Ingalls Shipbuilding is hosting a virtual online hiring event. If being a shipfitter, structural welder, pipe welder, or pipefitter sounds like it is up your…

Seven total cases of COVID-19 at Ingalls

Three more employees tested positive for the Coronavirus at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, making the total there now at seven. The first case of COVID-19 at Ingalls was announced March 22nd. All shipbuilders who worked near these individuals or those…

Ingalls Shipbuilding cuts ribbon on new Shipbuilder Academy

Today at the Gaston Point College and Career Readiness Facility, Ingalls Shipbuilding held their ribbon cutting to their new shipbuilder academy. Twenty-seven students are already enrolled from Gulfport, Biloxi, and Pass Christian high schools in the academy. Shipbuilder Academy gives…

Richard McCool Jr. keel laying ceremony

For the second time in the last month, Ingalls Shipbuilding is hosting a keel ceremony for one of their ships. The Richard McCool Jr. is the newest LPD Ship produced by Ingalls, named to honor a World War II hero.…

Ingalls delivers ship to the Navy

Ingalls Shipbuilding is celebrating the completion of their newest guided missile destroyers. The Paul Ignatius was transferred into the custody of the U.S. Navy today. “What do you today matters” that statement is echoed throughout the Ingalls Shipyard, reminding employees…

Ingalls partners with Habitat for Humanity

Executives from Ingalls Shipbuilding took some time out of their weekend to give back to the community. The company partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build a home in Ocean Springs. Vice president of human resources and administration, Edmund Hughes…

Ingalls awarded $5.1 billion contract

Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula has been awarded a $5.1 billion contract for construction of six Arleigh Burke class flight III destroyers for the U.S Navy. The contract includes options for engineering and post-delivery efforts which, if exercised, would bring the…

Keel authentication ceremony at Ingalls

Ingalls and the Coast Guard are celebrating the first major milestone in the shipbuilding process: a $486 million ship’s foundation being completed. This ship’s namesake is the late U.S. Coast Guard Commander Elmer Fowler Stone. Stone was the Coast Guard’s…