VT Halter Marine awarded $1m Polar Security Cutter contract; StormGeo & DNV GL consolidating fleet performance solutions

ML Daily 8th2019
FEBRUARY 7, 2019 — U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $1 million contract to shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc. for work to support production engineering studies for the U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter (PSC) acquisition program.

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StormGeo and DNV GL to consolidate fleet performance solutions

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