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Ingalls Shipbuilding awarded $70M contract modification from Navy

PASCAGOULA — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $70 million cost-plus-fixed-fee advance procurement contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide long-lead materials for LPD 27, the 11th amphibious transport dock of the USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class. The funds awarded to Ingalls will be used to purchase long-lead-time materials and major equipment in support of ...

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OSHA cites, fines Huntington Ingalls for safety violations

PASCAGOULA — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Pascagoula shipyard for 50 safety violations and has proposed penalties of $176,444. OSHA officials say in a news release that the penalties against Huntington Ingalls Industries and five subcontractors come from a June inspection after receiving a complaint about safety hazards. Huntington Ingalls was cited for violations carrying penalties ...

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Avondale might see more shipbuilding

AVONDALE, La. — Two members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation say the U.S. Navy has agreed to move up the construction of double-hulled tankers from 2017 to 2014, giving the Avondale shipyard an opportunity to compete for new contracts. U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and Congressman Charlie Melancon said late yesterday that the Navy will make its plans public today. Northrop Grumman ...

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