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Metal Trades Nabrico 4194 Highway 165, PO Box 129 1250 Gateway Drive

Hollywood, SC 29449 Gallatin, TN 37066

Tel: (615) 442-1300

Tel: (843) 714-0196





CEO/President: Neal Langdon

CEO/President: Shaun Flynn


Metal Trades, Inc. (MTI) is a family owned business NABRICO developed its ? rst piece of ? oating equip- with deep water access on the Intracoastal Waterway. The ment for the USACE in 1915. NABRICO’s products in- ? rm specializes in vessel repair, modi? cations, and retro? ts. clude a new patent-pending FASST Winder, which is fast

Metal Trades is a fully certi? ed Master Ship Repair Con- and results in lower compressive forces and less stress on tractor for the U.S. Government and currently holds an the body when tightening winches. The company also of-

ABR with NAVSEA. For over 25 years, MTI has main- fers barge-moving, hand, electric and hydraulic winches, tained U.S. Army watercraft, including repair and overhaul and a robust selection of hydraulic and electric capstans of Landing Craft Units (LCU), Landing Craft Mechanisms with up to 80,000 pounds of bollard pull. Other prod- (LCM), Warping Tugs (SLWT and MWT) and tugs (ST). ucts include a line of mild steel, aluminum and stainless

MTI is also currently building a second option barge for hatches; castings; watertight quick-acting and manual dog the Staten Island Ferry Division of NYC DOT, and already doors; and tank barge ? ttings. delivered the ? rst of two in January of this year. THE CASE:

THE CASE: NABRICO has been a recognized innovator in the ma-

Metal Trades has serviced both the government and rine supply industry. With the introduction of the FASST commercial markets for 55 years. Specializing in Heavy Winder, Hi-Cap capstan and stainless steel chocks for

Steel Fabrication, Barge Construction, and Ship Repair, synthetic ropes, that tradition continues. More than 11 they recently delivered a new construction push boat rep- decades of experience, engineering and nautical expertise resenting their ? rst self-powered vessel. This year Metal go into every piece of equipment, giving NABRICO the

Trades will deliver the largest barge that they’ve ever built capability to meet practically any customer need.

– 370’ LOA by 72’ beam.

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