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Low sulfur fuel

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August 29, 2010

Horizon Shipbuilding wins $8.6 million Corps towboat order

Horizon Shipbuilding, Inc., Bayou La Batre, Ala., has been awarded a $8,619,510 firm-fixed-price contract to acquire a welded steel hulled commercial standard inland river tow boat for the Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, Memphis District, for towing services for Memphis, Little Rock, and Vicksburg districts. Work is to be performed at Bayou La Batre, Ala., with an estimated completion date of Feb. 20, 2012. Eighteen bids were solicited with eight received. US Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (W912BU-10-C-0031; Serial No. 1766).


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