U.S. Coast Guard Green Lights Construction of First Offshore Patrol Cutter at Eastern Shipbuilding

The Coast Guard on Friday exercised its contract options with Eastern Shipbuilding Group to start construction of the lead offshore patrol cutter (OPC) in Panama City, Florida. Eastern Shipbuilding has also received the go-ahead to acquire long lead-time materials for the second OPC. The Coast Guard in October 2016 awarded ESG the contract to design and construct the … [Read more...]