It's a good time to be a shipyard

NEW ORLEANS - After a full day of panel discussions and roundtable get-togethers, one thing was abundantly clear: Things are looking up for the workboat industry. In fact, it was hard to come away from the event without thinking that things are looking particularly bright for the shipyards, which not long ago found themselves in dire straits.

What makes things look so good? WorkBoat editors Sam Pfeifle and Ken Hocke got together after the event to talk about their impressions and just what makes the future look so rosy for the shipbuilding business. For their full discussion, you can watch the following video: