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New Crane Rises at NNS
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Newport News Shipbuilding’s skyline changed this past weekend as crews lifted into place the girders of the shipyard’s new 315-metric-ton Goliath gantry crane. At 241 feet, the new crane is taller than the 1,050-metric ton crane in the North Yard, known as “Big Blue,” and is expected to be operational in 2019.

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