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Alabama Shipyard Wins $16-Million Contract

Alabama Shipyard Wins $16-Million Contract

July 23, 2021
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Alabama Shipyard, LLC, of Mobile has been selected for a $16-million U.S. Navy contract to overhaul the USNS William McLean. The work is to be completed by November 24. Additionally,…

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Navy To Choose Austal For T-ATS

Navy To Choose Austal For T-ATS

July 23, 2021
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The U.S. Navy plans to change shipbuilder for its new Navajo-class towing, salvage and rescue ship (T-ATS), Janes reports. Although Gulf Island Shipyards of Houma, Louisiana, has completed the first…

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Deuce Drone Completes Live Demo

Deuce Drone Completes Live Demo

July 16, 2021
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Netcapital Inc. has announced that portfolio company Deuce Drone of Mobile successfully completed a live demo of its app and drone delivery services, marking its pace to be prepared to…

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Mega Site Gets New Infusion Of Funds

Mega Site Gets New Infusion Of Funds

July 16, 2021
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The South Alabama Mega Site in Bay Minette is receiving $5.5 million for additional site improvements to prepare the 3,009-acre tract of land for potential development, AL.com reported. The Growing…

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Master Boat Builders To Build Electric Tugboat

Master Boat Builders to Build Electric Tugboat

July 16, 2021
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Master Boat Builders in Coden is to build the first fully electric tugboat in the country, Business Alabama reported. Designed by Crowley Engineering Services and named eWolf, it will serve…

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Imperial Dade To Build New Logistics Center

June 25, 2021
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Imperial Dade, an independently owned and operated distributor of food service packaging and janitorial supplies headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey, recently announced plans to break ground on a new…

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Enstructure to Acquire Patriot Ports

Enstructure to Acquire Patriot Ports

June 18, 2021
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Enstructure LLC of Wellesley, Massachusetts, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Patriot Port Holdings LLC (Patriot Ports), the ports division of Patriot Rail & Ports. Patriot…

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Metal Shark Delivers Towboat

Metal Shark Delivers Towboat

June 18, 2021
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Metal Shark’s Alabama Shipyard in Bayou La Batre recently delivered its third 120- by 35-ft river towboat for Florida Marine Transporters Inc. (FMT) of Mandeville, Louisiana, WorkBoat reported. The four-decked,…

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Austal Wins $44-Million Contract

Austal Wins $44-Million Contract

June 11, 2021
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Mobile-headquartered Austal USA was recently awarded a $44-million autonomous design and construction contract by the U.S. Navy, FOX10 reported. The undefinitized contract modification is for the expeditionary fast transport USNS…

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Averitt Receives Award For Work In Mobile

Averitt Receives Award For Work In Mobile

June 11, 2021
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The Topocean Group, a global freight forwarding and logistics service provider, recently honored Cookeville, Tennessee-headquartered Averitt Express, Inc. with the “Outstanding Logistics Partner Award,” according to a recent announcement. Averitt…

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