The Maritime Administration will take applications until June 14 for a new round of small shipyard grants.
There is $9.8 million available for grants from the Department of Defense appropriations portion of legislation Congress approved on April 14 to fund the federal government through the end of fiscal 2011, Marad said in the April 29 Federal Register.
The grants pay for capital improvements or training at shipyards that have a single location with fewer than 1,200 employees.
Last year Marad awarded $14.7 million in grants to 16 shipyards to pay for such things as cranes, dock improvements and metal working machinery.
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