NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today it has completed discussions with Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE:KMI) to explore the redevelopment of HII’s Avondale shipyard in Louisiana. Since April 2014, HII and Kinder Morgan have evaluated best-use opportunities for the facility, and have mutually decided not to move forward with a joint venture.
HII will continue to assess all alternatives for future use of the facility, to include selling the property, and will continue to work closely with the State of Louisiana and Louisiana Economic Development.
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Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of manufacturing, engineering and management services to the commercial and non-commercial energy, oil and gas markets. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs approximately 38,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: