American Cruise Lines puts Constitution into service

American Cruise Lines has announced that its first new ship of 2018, the Salisbury-built American Constitution, successfully passed Sea Trials last week in Chesapeake Bay. With the U.S. Coast Guard aboard, the Chesapeake Shipbuilding-produced American Constitution underwent speed trials, an endurance run, and was thoroughly tested in all areas of safety and maneuverability. “The American […]

Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corp. wins tugboats contract

Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corp. has signed another new agreement with Vane Brothers of Baltimore to design and build four new Sub-Chapter, M-Compliant, Push Tugs, yet to be named. This new order will bring the total number of tugs to 20 that have been built by Chesapeake Shipbuilding for Vane Brothers since 2007. Design and construction on […]

Salisbury Rising: Photos of Chesapeake Shipbuilding

With over 30 years of direct industry experience, Salisbury’s Chesapeake Shipbuilding has become a leading designer and builder of a notable array of commercial ships up to 450 feet in length. Their vessels exit from the Wicomico River to operate all over the world, and are suited for inland waterway or ocean service. Their specialization […]