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 Post subject: Re: New CSL Ship
Unread postPosted: February 13, 2021, 8:38 am 
Joe Provost wrote:
I see posted in the today News Channel that CSL & Windsor Salt have ordered a new ship to be built in the Chengyi Ship Yard in Jiangyin China. QUESTION: Why isn't this ship being built in Canada or the States, would that not help the local economies. Just Curious


Bottom line. It's cheaper to build in China.


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 Post subject: Re: New CSL Ship
Unread postPosted: February 13, 2021, 3:13 am 

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Canada does not have a equivalent to the Jones Act. Local yards on both sides of the border cannot compete cost wise to a shipyard that will build a quality product for a third of the price. At the end of the day all that matters is the numbers at the bottom of a spreadsheet. Organized labor comes at a cost..


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Unread postPosted: February 12, 2021, 8:41 pm 
I see posted in the today News Channel that CSL & Windsor Salt have ordered a new ship to be built in the Chengyi Ship Yard in Jiangyin China. QUESTION: Why isn't this ship being built in Canada or the States, would that not help the local economies. Just Curious


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