IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Subnational

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

firm-specific

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 04 Feb 2016 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Financial grant

On February 4, 2016 the Mississippi legislature approved an incentive package of $11 million through the Mississippi Major Economic Impact Authority forEdison Chouest Offshore (an offshore energy service and supply company) to locate a shipbuilding operation at the Port of Gulfport in Gulfport, Mississippi. It consists of $10 million in discretionary grants and $1 million for workforce training. The Port of Gulfport, through its restoration budget, is also providing $25 million in Katrina-CDBG funds for infrastructure improvements, and the city of Gulfport and Harrison County are providing personal property tax abatements in support of the project.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

493 Ships
8905 Lightvessels, firefloats, dredgers, floating cranes and other vessels the navigability of which is subsidiary to their main function; floating docks; floating or submersible drilling or production platforms.
890510 Dredgers
890520 Floating or submersible drilling or production platforms
890590 Other

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