Small Shipyard Grant awards announced

Shipbuilders from around the U.S. will meet in Washington, D.C. this week. Ken Hocke photo

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (Marad) announced $19.6 million in grants to support capital improvements at 28 U.S. small shipyards as a part of its Small Shipyard Grant program. Provided through Marad’s Small Shipyard Grant program, the funding supports employee training and related improvements that foster increased efficiency and economic growth.

Since 2008, Marad’s Small Shipyard Grant Program has awarded over $226 million for a total of 216 grants. These...

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