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Local Shipbuilders from Alabama and Louisiana Supply Passenger Vessels for NYC’s New Citywide Ferry Service

The H200, a catamaran passenger vessel built by Horizon Shipbuilding based out of Bayou La Batre, Alabama, began its 1,700-mile voyage to New York City on March 21. The vessel is the first of 13 catamaran passenger vessels Horizon is building for the Big Apple’s new citywide ferry service. By 2018, Horizon, along with Metal Shark – a Louisiana based shipbuilder that recently saw two of its ferries off to NYC – will have built 19 ferries for NYC’s new fleet. Learn more »

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REMINDER: GoMRI students, please join us tomorrow (April 13) from 1pm - 2pm CT for our upcoming webinar, "Women in Science and Research." Noreen Clancy, of the RAND Corporation, will moderate this interactive discussion with panelists Dr. Shanthi Nataraj, of the RAND Corporation, and Dr. Amy Lesen, of Tulane University. RSVP here:
www.rand.org/gulf-states/resilient-communities/webinar-041317.html
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