TOTE cuts steel for LNG fueled containership

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TOTE cuts steel for LNG fueled containership

February 25, 2014—Fireworks marked the first cut of steel in a ceremony last night as construction of TOTE, Inc.’s new Marlin Class, the first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered containerships in the world, began at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, CA. “These ships, will be the most advanced, environmentally progressive vessels of their kind,” said Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. “They also represent $350 million in U.S. investment, 600 American shipyard jobs, and the bright future of the indispensable domestic maritime industry,” he added.

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