Jacksonville shipyard set for $30 million investment decision from Fincantieri

A rendering shows the new drydock that will be installed by Fincantieri Marine Repair for working on bigger ships at its site next to the Hart Bridge near downtown Jacksonville. Fincantieri released the renderings during a groundbreaking event Friday for its planned $30 million investment in Jacksonville and plans to hire 300 people by 2028.

The following wave of ship repairs at a riverfront yard next to the Hart Bridge will attribute a great deal even larger vessels lifted out of the drinking water for work when Fincantieri Maritime Mend places its $30 million stamp on Jacksonville.

The firm, which is component of the world Fincantieri Team that employs 19,000 folks all over the world, plans to ramp up employment to 300 jobs in Jacksonville by 2028 on the site that utilized to be called North Florida Shipyards.

The linchpin of the $30 million investment prepared by Fincantieri Marine Restore will be a 500-foot drydock arriving following yr that can lift a 13,000-ton vessel out of the water as opposed to the 2,700-ton capability in area now at the site.

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