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Desired Careers at U.S. Shipyards

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by Tyler LeCompte) on May 30, 2012

Desired jobs in the shipbuilding industry start at LEEVAC Shipyards, LLC, where we make it a point to hire employees who strive to provide the best and most efficient service possible – because our customers continue to be the driving force and axis upon which our company revolves.

U.S. Shipyards and U.S. Shipbuilding Expertise

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by Tyler LeCompte) on May 30, 2012

There are numerous shipbuilding companies in the US but LEEVAC Shipyards has diversified their field of expertise to serve the needs of a number of maritime-related industries including the oilfield, gaming, fishing and more. Barge Vessel Construction…

Leevac Shipyards Serves a Wide Range of Industries

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by Tyler LeCompte) on March 30, 2012

Over the years, LEEVAC has diversified their field of expertise to serve the needs of a number of maritime-related industries including the oilfield, gaming, fishing and more. Government, Military Sealift Command, and State run Ferry Boats - U.S. Coast Guard patrol boats, U.S.

Crown Riverboat Moved to Leevac Ship Yard

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by Tyler LeCompte) on March 30, 2012

Three tugboats will pull the recently sold Crown riverboat from its Isle of Capri berth in Westlake to a temporary location down the Calcasieu Ship Channe. Destination? Leevac Ship yard in Lake Charles. Read more at American Press. Headquartered in southern Louisiana…

Leevac Creating Jobs in Louisiana

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by Tyler LeCompte) on March 30, 2012

LEEVAC Shipyards, LLC (Jennings, Louisiana) - is expected to use a $667,324 U.S. Transportation grant to purchase a pipe and tube bending system that will bend pipes to the correct geometry required, eliminating the need to weld pipe sections by hand.

Transportation Secretary Announces Grant to Strengthen U.S. Shipyard Industry

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by Tyler LeCompte) on March 30, 2012

Recently U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced $9.98 million in grants to 15 small shipyards throughout the United States to pay for modernizations that will increase productivity and help the country’s small shipyards compete in the global marketplace.

Shipbuilding Facilities in the Gulf Coast

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by Tyler LeCompte) on February 28, 2012

There are a number of shipbuilding facilities throughout the Gulf Coast region but the facilities at LEEVAC are second to none. From our well-equipped CAD engineering department to our state-of-the-art indoor fabrication shops complete with an automated NC cutting table…

Converting Vessels in the Gulf Coast

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by Tyler LeCompte) on February 28, 2012

With a company history dating back nearly a century, LEEVAC has more experience and expertise than most other shipyards when it comes to repairing and converting vessels and barges. In September 2010, LEEVAC opened another Louisiana vessel repair facility located on nine acres in Lake Charles…

Repairing Steel Vessels in Louisiana

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by Tyler LeCompte) on January 30, 2012

LEEVAC offers a full range of vessel repair and conversion services, including the latest in marine paint products and techniques, sandblasting, steel replacement, mechanical repairs and upgrades, electrical repairs and upgrades – as well as warehousing services.

Benefits of Maritime Engineering Software

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by Tyler LeCompte) on January 30, 2012

LEEVAC provides a fully staffed engineering department that offers comprehensive stem to stern design – utilizing the most advanced engineering software – for all manner of vessels and barges. Their vessel engineers possess the experience and…

Louisiana is Shipyard Leader in USA

Posted to Ship Building in the US Gulf Coast Region (by Tyler LeCompte) on January 19, 2012

Leevac’s shipyard in Louisiana and new vessel construction facilities include an 85,000-square-foot computerized steel fabrication shop (with a computer-aided plasma cutting machine), a computerized pipe machine (three-axis pipe cutting system)…