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In Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin ? nd ‘The Best Kept Secret in Shipbuilding’

By Greg Trauthwein

In 2009, Italian shipbuilding giant Fincantieri S.p.A, purchased the assets of the Manitowoc

Marine Group; which included Bay Shipbuilding Company. Located in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Bay

Shipbuilding was the “feather in the cap” with their long history in U.S. commercial shipbuilding and repair. Maritime Reporter & Engineering News recently visited the shipyard and found an en- viable level of new builds and repair activity; which gave us a better understanding why the yard is dubbed the “best kept secret in shipbuilding.” 65

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