Ship Repair Co. Fights Navy's $4.6M Damages Bill

Law360, New York (October 12, 2012, 5:49 PM EDT) -- A ship repair contractor hit the U.S. Department of the Navy with a suit Wednesday in Florida federal court, alleging it didn't owe the government $4.6 million for supposedly performing negligent and defective work on the engine of a propeller.

BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Mayport LLC, formerly known as Atlantic Marine Mayport LLC, asked the court to throw out the Navy’s damages claim stemming from repair work on the government-owned Philippine Sea while it was docked in BAE’s Jacksonville facility. The Navy claims it discovered a...
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