Navy awards contract for Fitzgerald heavy lift; World Marine puts its focus on its Mobile shipyard

Navy awards $3.1 million contract for Fitzgerald heavy lift
Navy awards $3.1 million contract for Fitzgerald heavy lift
August 28, 2017 — The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded a $3.1 million firm, fixed-price contract for the heavy lift of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62). Patriot Shipping, based out of Houston, Texas, has been awarded the contract to move the Fitzgerald from Yokosuka, Japan, to Pascagoula, Mississippi where the ship will be repaired by Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division.

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World Marine puts its focus on its Mobile shipyard
Its recent divestiture of the Pascagoula yard will allow it to focus exclusively on activities in its Mobile, AL facility.
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