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Fincantieri Marine Repair launches shipyard improvements

Fincantieri Marine Repair
via the Jacksonville Daily Record
An illustration shows the new dry dock that Fincantieri Marine Repair will install next to the Hart Bridge to work on bigger ships.

Fincantieri Marine Repair ceremonially broke ground last week at its St. Johns River Commodores Point location Downtown.

Fincantieri said it is investing more than $30 million to improve the marine infrastructure including preparatory work to accommodate a 500-foot dry dock.

The dry dock will give enable the shipyard to do extensive maintenance work on larger military, government and commercial vessels as early as next year, the company said.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner the Jacksonville Daily Record.