I’m not sure where that came from…I don’t believe I’ve every said or implied anything of that sort on here (mostly because I’ve had no reason to believe that it’s true).
As far as the rest of the goals of unseating Kongsberg and Maersk and other industry leaders, I think those are certainly worthy goals, just not at the point where we are right now. Kind of like focusing on which chandelier to buy when the house’s foundation is cracked and falling apart. My belief is that we need to focus on revamping our shipbuilding capacity and job base before pursuing those lofty goals.
If your position is that we will never be able to bring back shipbuilding and/or increase the job base due to lower cost options overseas and thus should shift our focus, that’s fine and I’d say you’re right based on the current (lack of) regulations to support it.