(Article by Leslie Rojas, WLOX)
"On Thursday (June 9, 2022), Edison Chouest launched a massive offshore tugboat off the Gulfport (Mississippi) shipyard. The vessel took around 9 months to build. It's around 157 feet long and 50 feet wide."
Bill Lavers, Harrison County Development Commission's Executive Director, said "It's a celebration of all the hard work and energy and all the great workforce." He added, "This vessel is headed to another part of the world and the oil industry, and we are very proud of that."View Article »
reprinted from Mississippi Development Authority
Ocean Aero, manufacturer and service provider of ocean-going autonomous underwater and surface vehicles, is relocating its manufacturing operations and headquarters from San Diego to Gulfport. The project is a $4.64 million corporate investment and will create 45 jobs.
The Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railroad will begin operation of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad in the Bernard Bayou Industrial District.
HCDC Executive Director Bill Lavers says, "We are excited to bring this benefit back to all the tenants in the park."
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