July 12, 2004
Jeffboat set for 10,000th launch
Jeffboat LLC, Jeffersonville, Indiana, will launch its 10,000th vessel at 11:00 am on July 17, 2004. State and local officials, including Jeffersonville Mayor Ron Waiz, are expected to attend the event. Lifetime Achievement Awards will be presented to former Jeffboat President, Robert Greene, and former Jeffboat Engineering Vice-President, William Toutant.
The shipyard, located at 1030 East Market Street in Jeffersonville, will be open to the public from 10:00 am until noon on July 17. Visitors will be treated to live music, ice cream, cookies, soft drinks and balloons.For more information, call 812-288-0200.
Jeffboat LLC, the largest single-site inland shipbuilding and repair yard in the U.S., is a subsidiary of American Commercial Lines LLC.