Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Horizon triples capacity

BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. -- Horizon Shipbuilding Inc. of Bayou La Batre said is has tripled the company's production capacity with the acquisition of its “West Yard” facilities. Located directly across from its main yard, the West Yard adds about 22 acres to Horizon’s footprint, including 3,000 feet of waterfront, three production bays, and multiple launch ways. Horizon, with 240 workers, has built ships for the Navy, Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers and for commercial companies. (Source: al.com, 04/02/13)