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Stacker-Reclaimer Arrives In Mobile

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, that city’s Star...

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...

Deuce Drone Partners With Greer’s

Mobile companies Deuce Drone and Greer’s Markets have partnered for technology development, Business Alabama reports. Deuce Drone will begin its drone delivery flights between Greer’s...

MTC May Build Another Mobile Facility

MTC Logistics opened its $61-million refrigerated cargo facility adjacent to the Alabama State Port Authority container terminal in Mobile last month (MTC Opens Facility, Receives...

Amtrak Petitions Board For Access To Choctaw Yard

Amtrak is urging the Surface Transportation Board to compel CSX and Norfolk Southern to allow it access to their networks along the U.S. Gulf Coast,...

Austal Wins $144-Million Contract, Opens In-Demand Repair Facility

Austal USA has been awarded a $144-million contract modification for the design and construction of two T-ATS steel Navajo-class towing, salvage and rescue ships for...

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