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Shipbuilder lays keel for Bouchard-bound barge

PASCAGOULA — VT Halter Marine has laid the keel for one of two articulated tug barge units being built for Bouchard Transportation Co. VT Halter Marine CEO Bill Skinner says in a new release that construction of the two units began in April at VT Halter Marine’s Pascagoula facility, with delivery scheduled for mid-2015. The […] [...]

Ingalls Shipbuilding begins construction of another Navy ship

PASCAGOULA — Major construction has begun on another ship in a series of amphibious transport vessels. The Navy held a keel authentication yesterday for the LPD 26, the John P. Murtha, at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula. The Navy tradition signifies that the LPD 26′s keel has been “truly and fairly laid.” The authenticator, Mobile, Ala., […] [...]

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