Contract: Austal, $23M

Austal USA LLC, Mobile, Ala., is awarded $23,099,311 for cost-plus fixed-fee task order N6931619F4002 against previously awarded basic ordering agreement N00024-15-G-2304 to accomplish advance planning, material procurement and accomplishment of work in support of the post...

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Terminal planned at port

Enviva Holdings, producer of industrial wood pellets, is exercising an option with the Jackson County Port Authority to lease property in the Bayou Casotte Harbor in the Port of Pascagoula, Miss. Enviva plans to invest some $60 million to build the terminal, expected to directly...

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Contract: BAE, $8.4M

BAE Systems Land & Armaments LP, Minneapolis, Minn., is awarded an $8,411,293 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order for MK38 Gun Weapon System Repair Program support. This contract action is for labor, material and services required to support the Gun Weapon System Repair...

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LHA 7 completes builder's trials

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- The large-deck amphibious assault ship to be named USS Tripoli completed its builder's trials, shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries announced. The ship designated LHA 7, the second ship in the America class, completed four days of trials in the Gulf of...

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Contract: Northrop, $33.8M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is awarded $33,755,229 for firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order N00019-19-F-0272 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026) in support of the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system....

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Contract: Northrop, $14.2M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is awarded $14,187,994 for modification P00037 to a previously awarded fixed-price, incentive-fee contract (N00019-15-C-0002) in support of the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system. This modification incorporates integrated...

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Port gets MDOT funding

The Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced $10.1 million in grants from the Mississippi Transportation Commission for intermodal projects for regional and municipal airports, ports, railroads and public transit systems throughout the state. Eight ports received...

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FERC OKs LNG project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) gave Kinder Morgan the go-ahead to build its billion-dollar Gulf liquid natural gas (LNG) export project in Pascagoula, Miss., overcoming Democrat opposition concerns about the impact on climate change. Kinder Morgan originally...

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Contract: VT Halter Marine, $2.9M

VT Halter Marine of Pascagoula, Miss., has won a contract worth nearly $2.9 million by the Naval Sea Systems Command. VT Halter Marine was one of four U.S.-based companies awarded a contract under the Common Hull Auxiliary Mission Platform – called CHAMP. VT Halter Marine’s...

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Ship will next head to Uruguay

MOSS POINT, Miss. - The Southern Star, built at Omega Shipyard, has been christened and is now ready to head to South America. A christening ceremony was held Monday at the Moss Point shipyard. Following the christening, invited guests took a short river cruise on the Southern...

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