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BIW in Competition to Design New Cutter

BIW in Competition to Design New Cutter

| February 11, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s Bath Iron Works is one of three finalists in a design competition for a U.S. Coast Guard cutter. BIW was one of eight shipyards that submitted proposals for the design of the vessel. U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the Coast Guard on Tuesday narrowed the selection […]

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Hagel Visits BIW

Hagel Visits BIW

| November 21, 2013

BATH, Maine (AP) – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told shipbuilders and sailors that the largest destroyer ever built by the Navy will be an important asset in the Asia-Pacific region. Speaking to a crowd of several hundred, he said the 610-foot Zumwalt that is under construction “represents the cutting edge of our naval capabilities.” Hagel […]

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Hagel to Visit BIW

Hagel to Visit BIW

| November 12, 2013

BATH, Maine (AP) – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is planning a visit to Maine’s Bath Iron Works later this month. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King say the visit will happen at some point during his visit to Nova Scotia for a security conference between Nov. 22 and 25. The senators invited Hagel to visit […]

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Shutdown Postpones Christening

Shutdown Postpones Christening

| October 11, 2013

BATH, Maine (AP) – The christening ceremony in Maine for a first-in-class warship has been postponed due to the partial federal government shutdown. The Navy announced Friday that it’s postponing the ceremony for the future USS Zumwalt, which was supposed to be held Oct. 19 at Bath Iron Works. U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree’s office says […]

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D.C. Shooting – Maine

D.C. Shooting – Maine

| September 16, 2013

  Maine’s Bath Iron Works says three employees assigned to a location near the Washington Navy Yard where a shooting took place are accounted for and safe. A dozen people were killed in the shooting on Monday. The three employees are permanently assigned to Washington, D.C., near the home of the Naval Sea Systems Command. […]

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