Algoma Grants Unique Contract To CSE

Thursday, June 17, 1999
Algoma Central Marine has awarded a $5.5 million contract to Canadian Shipbuilding & Engineering for the conversion of a single-hulled tanker, 431 ft. (131.5 m) M.V. Algoeast, to double-hulled construction at its Port Weller Drydocks facility. The project, which is the first type of conversion ever to be done at a Canadian shipyard, will commence this December and expects to employ about 100 shipbuilders through the winter.

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