Austal unveils new steel shipbuilding line

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Austal officials show off the new steel shipbuilding line. Photo by Mike Kittrell. Austal USA unveiled its new steel shipbuilding line today. The $100 million facility, boosted by $50 million in federal support, will allow Austal to build both aluminum and steel ships. The firm provides ships primarily to the U.S.…

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