July 30, 2020 In The News, Media

Congressman: Shipbuilding contract to bring 1,200 jobs to region

CAMDEN - A $630 million shipyard contract will bring an estimated 1,200 jobs to the South Jersey-Philadelphia area, a local congressman predicted Thursday. "This new shipbuilding contract is a major win," U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross, D-Camden, said of the deal to build "national security multi-mission vessels" at Philly Shipyard.