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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day: Jones Act Dredgers, America At Its Best

Maritime Professional – Michael Gerhardt – 6 December 2018

The U.S.-Flag dredging industry commemorates the 77th anniversary of the Japanese air raid on the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor highlighting the critical need for a robust American shipbuilding capacity to ensure for the preparedness of the nation. “These vessels are being custom built to meet the needs of the domestic marketplace, and to ensure a shipbuilding capacity that will serve all Americans in our national security preparedness,” said Matt Paxton, President of the Shipbuilders’ Council of America.