Brownsville Marine Products, LLC, on the Monongahela River in Fayette County, is one of 13 small shipyards in the United States to receive a grant from the U.S. Maritime Administrations Small Shipyards Grants Program.
Brownsville Marine Products began operations in 2006 and is located in the former Hillman Barge facility in the Borough of Brownsville. Brownsville Marine Products provides skilled jobs and tax revenue for the struggling community. An $877,940.25 grant was received for an Automated Blast and Coat System. Barge building has always played an important role in Brownsville’s economy.
Hat tip to the Brownsville Telegraph for the link to the article. To read the article, click here: http://gcaptain.com/marad-awards-million-grants-small?29398
To learn more about Brownsville Marine Products, LLC, click here: http://brownsvillemarine.com/index.php