The Coastal Packet: Bath Iron Works could lose 1200 jobs

Friday, September 16

Bath Iron Works could lose 1200 jobs

WCSH - Bath Iron Works said 1200 jobs could be at risk following an announcement on Thursday by the US Coast Guard that BIW will not get a contract to manufacture Coast Guard cutter vessels. According to the Portland Press Herald, Bath Iron Works has lost an estimated $10.5 billion contract to build a new generation of cutters for the Coast Guard.  “The contract was awarded to Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Florida,”

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