The government in American Samoa is hiring an attorney in
Florida to argue it's interest following the recent filing for
bankruptcy protection by shipyard operator, MYD Samoa.
The government was set to re-take the shipyard on June the 10th, after the lease was terminated with California based Southwest Marine, who sub-lease the facility to MYD Samoa.
However, a government official is quoted by Samoa News saying that the take over of the shipyard is now on hold due to MYD Samoa's bankruptcy protection filing.
The government argues that MYD Samoa does not have a valid
business license in the territory and it is not the holder of the