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January 6, 2023: Effort underway to preserve the iconic Steamboat Katahdin Read More
December 27, 2022: Former soldier tasked with getting Bath Iron Works in shipshape Read More
December 16, 2022: Defense bill passed by Senate signals new work for BIW Read More
December 12, 2022: Destroyer Carl M. Levin Completes Acceptance Trials Read More
December 8, 2022: Report: Out-of-state recruiting helps BIW drive Maine economy Read More
December 6, 2022: Bath Iron Works generates huge impact on Maine economy, study says Read More
November 21, 2022: Bath Iron Works awarded $182 million Navy contract Read More
October 11, 2022: Master shipbuilders celebrate 40 years at Bath Iron Works Read More
September 9, 2022: United Way Fall Campaign kicks off! Read More
September 7, 2022: Navy wants BIW to design new destroyer with lasers, hypersonic missiles Read More
September 1, 2022: Four UMaine students complete Bath Iron Works internships Read More
August 22, 2022: Navy Taps BIW, Raytheon for Conventional Prompt Strike Work on Zumwalt DDGs Read More
August 19, 2022: US Navy awards support contract for USS Zumwalt Read More
August 11, 2022: Navy looks to next-generation destroyer surface warship with electromagnetic weapons and integrated power Read More
July 25, 2022: GD Bath Iron Works, HII Ingalls Shipbuilding Land Navy DDG(X) Engineering, Design Contacts Read More
July 22, 2022: Bath Iron Works awarded Navy engineering contract Read More
July 21, 2022: Senate, Navy Pushing for Bath Iron Works, Ingalls DDG(X) Destroyer Team Up Read More
June 20, 2022: Bath Iron Works christens latest Navy destroyer named after WWII hero John Basilone Read More
June 13, 2022: Bath-built warship to be christened Saturday Read More
June 9, 2022: A Window on the Past The Broadway Plate Yard and South Portland Planing Mill Read More
June 9, 2022: Navy awards BIW $54M contract extension to continue work on DDG 51 destroyer class Read More
June 3, 2022: Governor Mills Announces $12.3 Million To More Than Double Apprenticeships for Maine People & Strengthen Maine’s Workforce Read More
April 18, 2022: Maine congressional delegates ask for more Bath-built ships Read More
April 08, 2022: Chief of Naval Operations tours Bath Iron Works Read More
March 31, 2022: Keel Authenticated for Future USS Patrick Gallagher Read More
March 31, 2022: Bath Iron Works lays keel for new destroyer Read More
March 30, 2022: Four Irish siblings honor brother’s legacy at BIW warship ceremony Read More
March 29, 2022: Maine community colleges to boost training for much-needed welding skills Read More
March 22, 2022: Midcoast Maine sees rise in youth homelessness Read More
March 8, 2022: Bath museum to host lecture on Bath Iron Works artist Read More
February 22, 2022: Maine congressional delegates ask for more Bath-built ships Read More
February 20, 2022: What roles might Bath-built ships play in Russia-Ukraine crisis? Read More
February 3, 2022: A Window on the Past – Arthur C. Lailer, Ferry Village grocer and entrepreneur Read More
January 12, 2022: Last high-tech Zumwalt-class destroyer leaves Bath Iron Works Read More
December 28, 2021: President Biden signs defense bill with potential work for Bath shipyard Read More
December 7, 2021: Navy to Commission Guided-Missile Destroyer Daniel Inouye Read More
November 23, 2021: Despite supply chain issues and skyrocketing costs, food banks are scrambling to serve their communities this Thanksgiving Read More
November 20, 2021: Bath Iron Works starts work on another Arleigh Burke destroyer Read More
November 19, 2021: A shipyard created a program to train inexperienced workers to help fill vacancies Read More
November 16, 2021: Bath Iron Works starts building latest Arleigh Burke destroyer for Navy Read More
October 6, 2021: Maine community colleges to make $60 million investment in workforce training Read More
October 4, 2021: Future USS Daniel Inouye sails from BIW Read More
October 2, 2021: Daughters of Carl Levin christen BIW-built warship bearing his name Read More
September 13, 2021: United Way of Mid Coast Maine kicks off annual campaign Read More
September 10, 2021: 20 years later, workers at Navy base and BIW recall how 9/11 hijackings shook their world Read More
September 9, 2021: ‘It was complete annihilation’: Bath firefighter remembers working at Ground Zero Read More
July 30, 2021: Historic schooner capsizes on Kennebec River with 18 on board, all safe Read More
July 28, 2021: Maine Rep. Golden secures amendment for new multiyear Navy contract for Bath Iron Works Read More
July 26, 2021: Draft defense bill could mean more work for BIW, other Maine contractors Read More
June 7, 2021: The 15 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2021 Read More
May 18, 2021: Brunswick man bikes to support lung health after losing friend to COVID-19 Read More
April 30, 2021: Maine National Guard to hold vaccine clinics at BIW Read More
April 29, 2021: Collins, King propose $25 billion ‘SHIPYARD Act’ that would provide funding to BIW, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Read More
April 21, 2021: Want Infrastructure? Build Shipyards Read More
April 1, 2021: Bath shipyard looks for a new shipbuilding contact while awaiting the Navy’s next ship Read More
March 25, 2021: Drive-thru hiring bolsters BIW employment amid pandemic Read More
March 15, 2021: Maine lawmakers ask defense department for bigger shipbuilding budget Read More
March 9, 2021: Navy takes ownership of latest Bath-built destroyer Read More
March 8, 2021: Factories to meet pandemic needs: Puritan Medical, other Maine businesses turn out swab plants Read More
March 8, 2021: Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Daniel Inouye Read More
March 1, 2021: Maine students, young people struggle to find work during pandemic Read More
January 31, 2021: Maine Street Bath receives award for indoor community center Read More
December 7, 2020: BIW hopes to hire more than 2,600 workers next year Read More
December 2, 2020: Bath Shipyard Making Progress on Production Delays Read More
November 22, 2020: United Way Reaches Goal Read More
November 20, 2020: Why Slow Construction Of The Navy’s ‘Fabulously Successful’ DDG-51 Destroyer When Plans For A Successor Are Unclear? Read More
November 17, 2020: The Monster and 2020 best companies for veterans Read More
November 16, 2020: Three Maine Employers Awarded National HIRE Vets Medallion Read More
November 8, 2020: New Bath Community Center Comes to Centre Street Read More
October 24, 2020: Despite pandemic, BIW nearly reaches 2020 goal of 1,000 hires Read More
October 23, 2020: Letters: BIW growth will be a Maine success story Read More
September 28, 2020: On this date in Maine history: Sept. 28 Read More
June 23, 2020: BIW delivers most of machines for Puritan swab production, optimistic about the rest Read More
June 17, 2020: BIW delivers first six swab-making machines to Puritan Medical Products Read More
May 2020: Coming About in Bath Read More
April 24, 2020: Navy Accepts Delivery of USS Zumwalt Read More
April 21, 2020: BIW uses 3D printers to create face-shield holders for use in battle against COVID-19 coronavirus Read More
April 1, 2020: Bath shipyard keeps local eateries afloat during virus outbreak Read More
April 1, 2020: Bath Iron Works donates 3,200 N95 masks to MaineHealth to fight coronavirus Read More
March 5, 2020: GD BIW begins construction on Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Read More
Jan. 23, 2020: Here’s how the destroyer Zumwalt’s stealthy design handles stormy seas Read More
Jan. 13, 2020: Bath Iron Works program helps students train in shipbuilding Read More
Dec. 20, 2019: Defense spending bill could mean business for BIW in 2020 Read More
Dec. 10, 2019: BIW awarded $146 million Navy contract Read More
Nov. 25, 2019: The steamship Katahdin gets a new engine Read More
Nov. 21, 2019: Bath-built destroyer featured in television series Read More
Nov. 12, 2019: Fincantieri revamps Wisconsin yard to meet USN FFG(X) capacity needs Read More
Nov. 4, 2019: Bath shipyard adds $500 weekly stipend to free Southern Maine Community College manufacturing courses as workers retire Read More
Oct. 16, 2019: SECNAV Names Future Destroyer in Honor of U.S. Navy Medal of Honor Recipient Read More
Sept. 4, 2019: BIW expands training in effort to hire 1,000 new workers Read More
Sept. 3, 2019: A look from the outside in: Former BIW workers leading tours of shipyard on water, land Read More
Sept. 2, 2019: Facing a raft of retirements, BIW seeks 1000 new hires Read More