Mississippi offered Topship millions in incentives and tax breaks to build a shipyard on 116 acres the state port bought as an inland port. Topship is supposed to repay the $32 million purchase price through a lease with the port.
Mississippi offered Topship millions in incentives and tax breaks to build a shipyard on 116 acres the state port bought as an inland port. Topship is supposed to repay the $32 million purchase price through a lease with the port. JOHN FITZHUGH jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com File/2016
Mississippi offered Topship millions in incentives and tax breaks to build a shipyard on 116 acres the state port bought as an inland port. Topship is supposed to repay the $32 million purchase price through a lease with the port. JOHN FITZHUGH jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com File/2016

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July 28, 2016 11:51 AM

Could Topship end up in the same boat as Louisiana affiliate?

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