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Kaiser Engineers Awarded

Service Contract For

Trident Sub Facilities

Raymond International Inc.,

Houston, Texas, announced re- cently that its subsidiary, Kaiser

Engineers, Inc. of Oakland, Calif., has been awarded a contract to provide industrial engineering services for the East Coast Tri- dent Refit Facility under devel- opment by the U.S. Navy.

The facility, with an estimated construction value in excess of $300 million, is part of a Trident refit complex to be located at the

Naval Submarine Base at Kings

Bay, Ga., according to Henry F.

LeMieux, Raymond's chairman and chief executive officer. The complex will include waterfront facilities, industrial support areas, personnel support areas, family housing, and recreation facilities.

Kaiser Engineer's contract with the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Com- mand calls for engineering and technical studies to determine the industrial requirements for

Trident submarine waterfront and industrial facilities, for com- ponent maintenance, and for re- lated material support. Kaiser

Engineers will also review facil- ity designs and specifications now being prepared by the Naval Fa- cilities Engineering Command.

The Trident is the third gen- eration of U.S. nuclear subma- rines, following the earlier Po- laris and Poseidon classes. The first of the Trident submarines, the Ohio, was commissioned re- cently. The Navy has one Tri- dent refit facility in operation at

Bangor, Wash, where Kaiser has been providing similar services since 1974.

Elliott Names H.A. Bach

Bow Thruster Sales Mgr.

Howard A. Bach has been ap- pointed manager of White Gill

Bow Thruster sales by United

Technologies' Elliott Company,

Jeannette, Pa.

Howard A. Bach

In his new post, Mr. Bach will be responsible for sales of the

Elliott White Gill Bow Thruster in the Western Hemisphere. He will operate out of the Pitts- burgh, Pa., district office. Mr.

Bach is a 30-year veteran of the

Elliott Company.

Maritel Introduces New

Facsimile Receiver —Literature Available

Maritel, Inc. of Annapolis, Md., has published literature describ- ing a new "marine-rated" com- munications facsimile machine from Japan Radio Co., Ltd. — model JAX-4000A.

The literature contains infor- mation on all the machine's fea- tures, complete specifications, drawings of the system's config- uration and dimensions, as well as operational steps. The ma- chine, a medium-speed facsimile receiver, is designed for mari- time satellite communication.

For a free copy of the liter- ature,

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MarAd Approves Title XI

For 20 Hopper Barges

Costing $4.7-Million

The Maritime Administration has approved in principle an ap- plication by Parker Towing Co.,

Inc., Tuscaloosa, Ala., to aid in financing the construction of 20 hopper barges.

Jeffboat, Inc., Jeffersonville,

Ind., was the builder of the barges which were delivered re- cently. They are expected to join the company's current fleet and provide freight and general tow- age service on the Black Warrior-

Tombigbee River system. The

Title XI guarantee covers $4,292,- 000 or 75 percent of the esti- mated actual cost of $4,735,880.


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