Logistics, Distribution & Maritime

Austal Lays Keel For Kingsville

MOBILE, Ala. — Austal USA recently celebrated the keel laying for Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 36, the future USS Kingsville, Business Alabama reported. Ceremonies took...

Update On Aldi Distribution Center

LOXLEY, Ala. — Germany-based grocery store Aldi recently reaffirmed its commitment to the major distribution center (BBN #28 and 40) under construction in Loxley, Business...

Port Authority Buys Land For Intermodal Facility

MOBILE, Ala. — The Alabama Port Authority recently purchased 272 acres in Montgomery at a cost of $2 million to construct an inland container intermodal...

Driscoll Appointed To Federal Bank Board

MOBILE, Ala — The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta recently announced the appointment of John C. Driscoll, director and CEO of the Alabama State Port...

Stacker-Reclaimer Arrives In Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. — A barge carrying a 334-ft-long, 950-T. stacker-reclaimer recently arrived at the docks in Mobile after a 54-day, 3,500-nautical-mi. journey from Ashtabula, Ohio,...

Port Authority Gets New Website, Branding; Reports Record Growth

The Alabama Port Authority has launched a new website and branding, which it says are “aimed at highlighting the capabilities and connectivity at one of...

Navy Grants Alabama Shipyard $26-Million-Plus Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded Mobile’s Alabama Shipyard a $26-million firm-fixed-price contract for a 150-calendar-day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of its...

Rail Infrastructure Corridor Announced

Gov. Kay Ivey recently announced the creation of the A-USA Corridor, which will provide $231.6 million in rail infrastructure projects in central and southern Alabama,...

Austal Wins Design Contract

Austal USA of Mobile has announced receipt of a $2-million contract for design studies for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Logistics Ship program, Defense Brief...

Austal Wins Contract, Partners With SSAB

Austal USA of Mobile has been awarded a $72.5-million firm-fixed-price contract for emergent repair and continuous maintenance of littoral combat ships deployed to the Western...

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