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  • Before steel floats through the ocean, it soars in the sky above our shipyard. Shipbuilding is truly awe-inspiring work. Watch this impressive crane lift:

    Cranes in the Shipyard

    NASSCO's experienced rigging department coordinated a double crane lift to finish off the bow of a containership.

  • It's an honor to build the first six vessels in the new John Lewis class (T-AO 205) of ships -- a new fleet of replenishment oilers to support U.S. Navy ships at sea and aircraft assigned to aircraft carriers.

  • Being a good steward of our community and environment is important to all NASSCO employees. The annual community clean-up event gives our team the opportunity to make a difference in San Diego's historic Barrio Logan, a neighborhood we've called home for nearly six decades.

  • And just like that, the final block of ESB 5 is in place.

  • No one person can build a ship alone, which is why at the heart of our operations you'll find a team of dedicated professionals working together to make a difference.

  • The first block of a Jones Act vessel for Matson Navigation Company is placed on the ways of our San Diego shipyard. It’s an honor to carry forth the tradition of American shipbuilding.

  • NASSCO’s trademark teamwork is on display as the rigging department orchestrates the movement of blocks throughout the shipyard. This grand block has since been placed on the Navy's fifth expeditionary sea base, the future USNS Miguel Keith.

  • April 6 NASSCO will host a hiring event at San Diego City College to find dynamic professionals and skilled trades people to join our team in the coming year. Learn more at

    April 6 Career Fair for NASSCO Jobs

    San Diego's hometown shipyard will soon be hiring for a variety of positions, including welders, shipfitters and more. Never worked in a shipyard? No experience is necessary. All new trade employees begin their careers at NASSCO with a company-paid eight-week training program.

  • A commitment to learning runs deep at NASSCO. From day one, new employees to the production crew learn the high standards of ship building through a paid, eight-week training program in the shipyard. Last week, we welcomed eight new shipfitters to our team after these dedicated individuals successfully completed their on-site training. Congratulations and welcome to the team!

  • Students from Universal Technical Institute recently received a private tour of San Diego’s hometown shipyard. These welders will bring the heat to their careers and we can’t wait to watch them make their mark on shipbuilding.

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