From defense-based shipbuilding to the manufacturing of boats to service the oil industry, the Mississippi Gulf Coast accounts for more than half of U.S. industry sales.
Gulf Ship, LLC, located in Gulfport, is a builder of proprietary hull designs for Edison Chouest Offshore, the most technologically advanced and fastest growing offshore vessel company in the world. They design, build, own and operate all of their boats in-house.
Northrop Grumman, with operations in Pascagoula, is one of the nation’s leading full-service systems facilities for the design, engineering, construction and life cycle support of major surface ships for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard.
Gulf Coast Shipyard Group in Gulfport designs and constructs offshore commercial vessels, offshore inland barges, oil spill responses and patrol vessels- as well as oil field support vesels - in aluminum, steel and composites. The in-house engineering and under-cover construction facilities ensure quality workmanship and on-time delivery.
United States Marine, Inc., located in Gulfport, is a full service boat manufacturer specializing in composite and aluminum high performance craft.
Gary Chouest, CEO
Edison Chouest Offhsore
“As we have already learned in the operation of our Gulf Ship facility, the Gulfport region will provide us access to a quality workforce. We appreciate the cooperation and support of the local officials who are providing a business friendly environment to grow our company.”