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Combat & Patrol Craft Annual
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Powered by GE Marine Gas Turbine
All of these new Legend class cutters use the same reliable
Combined Diesel and Gas turbine (CODAG) propulsion system featuring one GE LM2500 gas turbine and two die- sel engines. Munro is the fourth NSC to be homeported on the West Coast in Alameda, California. In March, the
U.S. Coast Guard’s seventh NSC Kimball was christened.
The LM2500 gas turbines used for the NSCs were manu- factured at GE’s Evendale, Ohio, facility. Worldwide, more than 1,400 GE gas turbines log over 14 million hours serv-
GE’s Marine Solutions announced that the United ing 35 navies on 500 naval ships for 100 military ship pro-
States Coast Guard commissioned Munro, a new National grams ranging from patrol boats, destroyers and cruisers to
Security Cutter (NSC), on April 1 in Seattle, Washington. corvettes, frigates, amphibious ships and aircraft carriers.
Horizon Delivers 120’ Retractable Towboat to FMT
Horizon Shipbuilding recently delivered the M/V Vic- toria Pasentine, a 120-foot towboat with a retractable pilot house, to its home port of New Orleans, LA. This is the twentieth vessel delivered to Florida Marine Transporters by Horizon and ninth year doing business together. The
M/V Victoria Pasentine has an ABS Load Line Certi