Ingalls Shipbuilding

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…

New talent development lab at Moss Point High School

Ingalls Shipbuilding is partnering with three local high schools to construct talent development labs to heighten these school’s technical programs, especially when it comes to shipbuilding. The partnership between Ingalls and the Moss Point School District is a long standing…

Ingalls Shipbuilding hiring skilled workers

The largest employer in Mississippi, Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, is looking to fill 500 positions by the end of the year. Ingalls has been awarded several contracts to build ships for the U.S. military and is looking for skilled people…

Ingalls engineers teach STEM to teachers

Shipbuilding isn’t the only thing Ingalls specializes in. The 800 acre facility in Pascagoula hosted their seventh annual STEM workshop for teachers from Mississippi and Alabama. School’s out, but teachers continue working hard to make sure they’re ready to go…

Celebrating 40 years of service at Ingalls

After 40 years of service to Ingalls Shipbuilding, 46 workers will be inducted as master shipbuilders tonight at the Biloxi Civic Center. “What you do today matters and it does matter because you never know if you’re going to build…

Ingalls hosts shipbuilding academy open house

Today, high school juniors interested in joining the maritime industry were invited to the shipbuilder academy’s open house hosted by Ingalls Shipbuilding. Shipbuilder academy alum Alex Fuller said, “Electrical, pipe, insulation, and there’s just multiple craft opportunities for the shipyard…

Reactivation of Ingalls Shipbuilding East Bank Facility

The Jackson County Economic Development Foundation had Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias announce at their meeting the reactivation of the East Bank Facility. Local and representatives in Jackson County applauded the news of the East Bank Shipyard coming back to…

Navy ship collision repairs at Ingalls

The U.S. Navy is adding another $57 million to what it’s paying a Mississippi shipyard to repair a destroyer damaged in a June collision that killed seven sailors. The additional contract for repairing the USS Fitzgerald was awarded Tuesday to…

USS Fitzgerald to arrive in Pascagoula tomorrow

The guided missile destroyed USS Fitzgerald will arrive in Pascagoula tomorrow for repairs at Ingalls Shipbuilding. The ship is scheduled to be at the Point located at the west end of Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula at 10 a.m. Coast residents…

Delivery ceremony at Ingalls Shipbuilding

This morning marked the delivery of Ingalls Shipbuilding’s 30th Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer Ralph Johnson to the U.S. Navy. News 25’s Caroline Eaker was on hand at the special ceremony. The Ralph Johnson, a guided missile destroyer, has…

Ingalls Shipbuilding hosts christening

Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula has named a ship in honor of Delbert Black and his 96-year-old wife will be the ship’s sponsor. News 25’s Caroline Eaker caught up with Ima Black as she prepared to christen the ship. Delbert Black…

Keel laying ceremony at Ingalls Shipbuilding

Ingalls Shipbuilding held a keel laying ceremony today for the USS Fort Lauderdale. This ship will be the 12th San Antonio class amphibious transport ship built by Ingalls shipbuilding. News 25’s Caroline Eaker was on hand during this special ceremony.…

Unveiling the USS Portland

Thousands of crewman and nearly five years later, Ingalls Shipbuilding has finished yet another major warship. Named after a landmark state with a rich history tied to the U.S. Navy, the USS Portland was unveiled today. All aboard the USS…

Explore the Best Summer Camp

Being bold, smart, energetic, and showing your talent is something more than 20 girls are doing this week at Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula. News 25’s Tanner Stewart takes us to the ‘Explore the Best You’ girls summer camp to learn…

John Finn DDG 113 sails away

The John Finn sailed away from Ingalls Shipyard this morning to head to Hawaii. The DDG 113 will be commissioned at Pearl Harbor in mid-July. Over 270 Ingalls shipbuilders worked on the destroyer since construction began in September 2012. The…

Ingalls Shipbuilding launched amphibious assault ship

Ingalls Shipbuilding launched the amphibious assault ship Tripoli LHA 7 from its floating dry dock ahead of schedule. Tripoli, the second of the America-class amphibious assault ships, was translated to the company’s floating dry dock on April 8th and, after…

WWII vet to witness Navy ship christening

It’s a very rare occasion when a Navy ship’s namesake is alive to witness the war vessel’s official christening ceremony. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson shows us an up close look at the Navy ship at Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula and…

Congressman Palazzo tours shipyard

Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula is a critical part of expanding the amount of ships the United States Navy can set sail. Today congressmen were getting a close look. Mississippi Congressman Steven Palazzo and Virginia Congressman Robb Wittman walked the shipyard,…

Keel ceremony for the Frank E. Petersen Jr

The newest Arleigh Burke class destroyer currently under construction at Ingalls Shipbuilding is named for the first African American Marine Corps aviator and general. A ceremony was held today to authenticate the keel for the ship named to honor late…

Ingalls Awards STEM Grants

Ingalls Shipbuilding awards over $100,000 in STEM grants to 28 schools in Mississippi and Alabama. Teachers from schools in Harrison, Jackson, and Hancock counties accepted checks ranging from $700 to $5,000 earlier this morning. The money will benefit science, technology,…

Ingalls Latest Ship Building Contract

Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula has received a $468 million contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to build a ninth national security cutter. Ingalls Shipbuilding currently has two NSC ships in construction. These ships are scheduled to be delivered in 2018…