Edison Chouest Offshore takes over Tampa Bay’s shipyard

(TAMPA) — Edison Chouest Offshore has taken over the lease of Tampa Bay Shipbuilding & Repair Co.’s yard at the Port of Tampa, the Tampa Tribune newspaper reported. Chouest plans to keep all 500 employees and has plans to expand there. The Louisiana-based shipbuilder will construct a $30 million oil-service vessel at the yard. 
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By Professional Mariner Staff