Jeffboat to shut down; VIDEO: Spending measure funds new maritime academy training ships

Jeffboat to shut down
March 26, 2018 — After several rounds of layoffs, inland shipbuilder Jeffboat LLC, Jeffersonville, IN, is to end its operations. Over the last several years, the shipbuilding industry has seen a massive decline and while this cycle has occurred in decades past, this time it was unfortunately too much for the company to bear.

VIDEO: Spending measure funds new maritime academy training ships
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