According to reports, two Mobile, Ala., shipyards have landed new contracts, one to retrofit a container vessel to ship vehicles to Hawaii, and the other to build an aluminum work boat for the U.S. Navy.
Atlantic Marine Alabama LLC recently signed a $17 million contract with Matson Navigation
Co. Inc. to retrofit an automobile container ship.
Inc. in Theodore has an $882,773 contract to build a 58-foot aluminum ship for Naval Systems Sea Command.
For Matson, Atlantic Marine will modify a carrier capable of carrying 2,800 20-foot containers to include a large RoRo, shipping component.
Source: Press Register