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Northwest Marine Wins $12.2-Million Contract
For USS Duluth Overhaul
Northwest Marine Iron Works,
Portland, Ore., was recently awarded a $12,282,010 fixed-price- incentive contract for the regular overhaul of the USS Duluth (LPD- 6). The work will be performed in
Portland, and is expected to be com- pleted June 29, 1986. The contract -funds would have expired at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 12 bids solicited and 10 offers received. The Naval Sea Systems
Command (NAVSEA), Washington,
D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-85-C-8506).
Stork Services Ncimes
Curacao Drydock Inc. U.S.
Stork Services B.V., Hengelo,
Holland has appointed Curacao
Drydock (USA) Inc. exclusive agent in the U.S. to promote its full prod- uct line.
Stork's product line includes: spare parts for diesel engines at competitive prices (short delivery times are affected by holding stock in Rotterdam); high-quality recon- ditioning of all engine parts, includ- ing exhaust valves, bearings, cylin- der covers, and piston heads; Aqua- marin oily-water separators (units are packaged complete, use no filter cartridges, and meet MARPOL standards); Stork-Jaffa steering gear for oceangoing and modern in- land vessels (spare parts are avail- able and repairs can be carried out on board); dockside arms (improves hull treatment efficiency saving drydocking time).
For more information and bro- chures contact Richard R. Klat- tenberg at Curacao Drydock (USA) Inc., 26 Broadway, New
York, N.Y. 10004, (212) 943-0122, or
Circle 75 on Reader Service Card $46-Million Rehabilitation
Of Port Of Portland's
Terminal 2 Now Underway
State of Oregon and Port of Port- land officials joined with area busi- ness people at the edge of the Willa- mette River recently to witness offi- cial ceremonies noting the begin- ning of construction on the $46-mil- lion renovation of Port of Portland's
The rehabilitation project, the most ambitious effort undertaken by the Port in this decade, will update nearly a quarter mile of wa- terfront and add 18 acres of new ter- minal area. The new section will include two new ship berths, a new crane, warehouse, and assorted yard equipment.
Financing for the project was made possible through a $40-million
General Obligation Bond approved by port district voters in May 1984.
The ceremony included Oregon
Secretary of State Barbara Rob- erts, State Treasurer Bill Ruther- ford, Port of Portland Commission- er Blake Hering, Arthur A.
Riedel, president of Riedel Inter- national, whose firm won the major construction contract, and Port Ex- ecutive Director Lloyd Ander- son.
According to Capt. Peter Nor- wood, Port of Portland Marine Di- rector, the terminal rehabilitation will result in one of the most mod- ern and versatile general cargo facil- ities on the West Coast.
Todd Pacific Wins $5.6-Million Contract
For FFG-10 Work
Todd Pacific Shipyards Corpora- tion, Los Angeles Division, San Pe- dro, Calif., was recently awarded a $5,607,444 firm-fixed-price contract for the selected restricted availabili- ty of the USS Duncan (FFG-10).
The work, which is expected to be completed by December, will be performed in San Pedro. Two bids were solicited and two offers re- ceived. The contract funds would not have expired at the end of the current fiscal year. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and
Repair, Long Beach, Calif., is the contracting activity (N00024-85-H- 8237). $84.2 Million In Contracts
Signed For Construction
Of 2 Big Bulkers In Brazil
Contracts worth the equivalent of $84.2 million for the building of two 170,000-dwt bulk carriers were signed recently in Rio de Janeiro by the Banco Nacional de Desenvolvi- mento Economico e Social national development bank and the state- owned Docenave bulk carrier fleet.
The $84.2-million figure will cover 90 percent of the construction costs.
This marked the first contract signed under the new civilian gov- ernment that took office this past
The two ships will be built by
Verolme shipyards near Rio de Ja- neiro for delivery within 30 months.
They are to be used for transporting high-grade iron from the Carajas mineral project to Japan, returning
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Docenave is the shipping arm of the Companhia Vale de Rio Doce, a state-owned mining company and developer of the Carajas project.
Jose Augusto Amaral de
Souza, Docenave president, said the two new ships will boost the
Docenave-owned fleet to 1,360,000 tons.
John Gaughan To Be
Nominated To Head
President Reagan has an- nounced his intention to nominate
John Gaughan as Administrator of the Department of Transporta- tion's Maritime Administration.
Mr. Gaughan is currently Depu- ty Assistant Secretary for Govern- mental Affairs for DOT.
A graduate of the Coast Guard
Academy, he served nine years on active duty, earning a law degree during that period. Before taking his present post, he served as Direc- tor of External Affairs for the Mari- time Administration.
Mr. Gaughan joined DOT in 1981, serving as Congressional Rela- tions Officer for maritime and Coast
Guard programs. He came to the department from the Federal Mari- time Commission, where he was an attorney. His active duty service with the Coast Guard included com- mand of the cutter Point Martin, and he holds the rank of Lt. Com- mander in the Coast Guard Re- serve.
Mr. Gaughan holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Coast
Guard Academy and a Doctor of
Laws degree from the University of
Maryland. He is a member of the
District of Columbia Bar Associa- tion and the Maritime Law Associa- tion.
Walker Boat Yard
Walker Boat Yard, Paducah, Ky., announced that Kimble Lehman has joined their operation as mar- keting manager. Mr. Lehman will report to Ken Wheeler, president, and will be responsible for market- ing all of Walker's services.
Mr. Lehman is a graduate of
Delta State University and has prior experience with Mainstream Ship- yard, Newport Shipyard and Cairo
Marine Service. He is also a certi- fied marine chemist.
Errata—The Bailey Refrigera- tion Company advertisement ap- pearing on page 14 of the October 1st issue of MARITIME RE-
PORTER contained copy incor- rectly added by MARITIME RE-
PORTER stating that Bailey Re- frigeration was exhibiting at
Fish-Expo in Seattle. Bailey is not exhibiting at Fish-Expo.
The correct copy stated that
Bailey Refrigeration Company will exhibit at the S.N.A.M.E.
Exposition in New York, booths 231-233. 22
Circle 231 on Reader Service Card
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