Enviva breaks ground

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Ground was broken on a new marine export terminal in the Port of Pascagoula’s Bayou Casotte Harbor. The ceremony marks the beginning of construction of the $90 million Enviva terminal. Wood pellets produced in George County, Miss., and other Enviva plants in...

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DDG 125 keel authenticated

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Ingalls Shipbuilding authenticated the keel of the Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), a guided missile destroyer named for World War II’s youngest Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. The yard officially started construction on the ship in May 2018, but...

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LHA 7 concludes acceptance trials

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - The Navy completed acceptance trials for the America-class amphibious assault ship Tripoli (LHA 7) in the Gulf of Mexico. The future USS Tripoli was evaluated by the U.S. Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) over three days. It involved a full...

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Contract: Austal, $21.5M

Austal USA LLC, Mobile, Ala., is awarded a $21,529,121 cost-plus-fixed-fee task order N69316-20-F-4000 against a previously awarded basic ordering agreement N00024-19-G-2318 to accomplish advance planning, material procurement and work in support of the post shakedown...

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Contract: Austal, $8.2M

Austal USA LLC, Mobile, Ala., is awarded an $8,171,202 firm-fixed-price modification to delivery order N69316-19-F-5202 against previously-awarded basic ordering agreement N00024-16-G-2218 to accomplish the post-shakedown availability and dry docking for USNS Burlington (T-EPF...

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Contract: Northrop, $18.3M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is awarded an $18,253,921 modification (P00003) to a 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...

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Sunplex getting new development

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. - American Baitworks will be bringing well-known fishing lures, tackle and rods to a new home at Sunplex Industrial Park. Justin Sward, senior vice president of American Baitworks, says they've set up a parent company for six brands acquired over the past...

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Contract: BAE Systems, $7.9M

BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services, Rockville, Md., is awarded a $7,930,867 modification (P00050) to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract N00421-15-C-0008. This modification exercises an option to provide engineering and technical services for integrated...

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County readies for Cruisers

Final preparations have been made in Ocean Springs and Pascagoula as the two Jackson County cities prepare to play host to Cruisin’ the Coast for three days, beginning Thursday. Successful one-day Cruisin’ events in Gautier (Sunday) and Moss Point (Tuesday) are already in the...

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LCS 20 commissioned

GULFPORT, Miss. - The Navy commissioned its newest littoral combat ship, the USS Cincinnati, during a ceremony Saturday in Gulfport. The Cincinnati (LCS 20) was built by General Dynamics and Austal USA in Mobile, Ala. It holds up to 40 sailors and carries two MH-60R/S Seahawk...

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