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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

BP oil spill brings big order to Seattle boat builder

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has created a critical need for boats that can aid the cleanup. It's brought a rush of new orders to Kvichak Marine Industries, which is building 30-foot skimmers that can operate in 15 feet of water or less.