Washington D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement on the news that the Philly Shipyard will build two additional National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMVs) for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration:
“I am pleased to see that the Philly Shipyard has been awarded an order for the construction of two additional National Security Multi-Mission Vessels. Not only will hundreds of jobs be created, but the shipyard’s workload will be sustained for years to come – a win for the entire region. Philly Shipyard is uniquely qualified to perform this work and I was proud to support the efforts of the many who made this possible.”