Dillingham Of Guam Bids $294,000 To Repair GPA Barge Inductance

Dillingham Corporation of Guam will repair the barge Inductance for Guam Power Authority.

The barge Inductance, owned by the Navy, is leased by Guam Power Authority as part of the Navy-GPA power pool agreement for joint operation of the island's power system.

Such an agreement also makes GPA responsible for maintenance and overhaul of the Inductance.

Dillingham Corporation of Guam is part of the Dillingham Maritime Group whose headquarters are in Honolulu, Hawaii. As successful bidder, Dillingham Guam's bid was $294,499.

It was also announced that a Marianas contract was awarded to Dillingham Corporation of Guam to tow a fuel barge between Guam and Saipan for the Government of Guam.

Jim Sterling, senior vice president- Shipyard Operations, who is in charge of Dillingham Corporation of Guam, stated that more emphasis is being placed on ship repair in Guam. According to Mr.

Sterling, Guam is the last stop when headed west, or to the Far East where the U.S. flag is flying.

Dillingham also has a ship repair facility in Honolulu and in Portland, Ore.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 4,  Aug 1978

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