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Awarded $12 Million
In Navy Boiler Contracts
Combustion Engineering, Inc. (C-E) has been awarded four sepa- rate contracts for boilers and related equipment to be installed on U.S.
Navy ships, the company recently announced. The value of the con- tracts, booked in the third quarter, is approximately $12 million.
C-E will supply two propulsion boilers for an amphibious assault ship, nine waste heat boilers for three guided missile cruisers, and six auxiliary boilers for three dock landing ships. Delivery is expected in 1986 and 1987.
Six of the waste heat boilers will be supplied to the Bath Iron Works
Corporation of Bath, Maine. Bath will install three boilers on each of two U.S. Guided Missile Cruisers (CG-60 & 61), with delivery sched- uled for 1987.
The second contract calls for three shipsets of auxiliary boilers to be provided by C-E to Avondale
Shipyards, Inc., of New Orleans,
La., a division of Avondale Indus- tries, Inc. Avondale will install the boilers on three U.S. Navy Dock
Landing ships (LSD-45, 46 & 47).
Two shipsets will be delivered in 1986, while the third will be deliv- ered in 1987.
The two other contracts are with
Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula,
Miss., a division of Litton Systems,
Inc. The first is for two C-E V2M main propulsion boilers to be in- stalled aboard a U.S. Navy Amphi- bious Assault Ship (LHD-2). The second contract is for three waste heat boilers to be installed aboard a
U.S. Navy Guided Missile Cruiser (CG-62).
The LHD-2 boilers are scheduled for a third quarter 1986 delivery.
The three CG-62 waste heat boilers are scheduled for delivery in early 1987.
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Hagglunds Offers Elaborate 72-Page Full-Color Booklet
On Cranes And Equipment
Hagglunds of Sweden is offering free an impressive 72-page full-color booklet on the company's extensive line of cranes and equipment, and on its organization, services and ca- pabilities.
The handsome publication con- sists of some six brochures bound together to form a single elaborate volume that features outstanding full-color photographs of many of
Hagglunds notable crane installa- tions.
The first section, "Deck Cranes," describes the technical improve- ments in the Stevedore Crane Series representing, according to the man- ufacturer, the latest stage in the development of cargo-handling on the slewing and luffing principle.
The Stevedore Series offers an ex- tensive range of Hagglunds cargo- handling gear which, in addition to hydraulic deck cranes, includes gan-
January 15, 1986 7 try models of all sizes and the asso- ciated equipment required to create complete cargo-handling systems geared to optimum efficiency.
The second section, titled "High-
Efficiency Cargo-Handling Gear," discusses service cranes, hydraulic cranes, gantry, twin and team cranes, and Hagglunds range of car- go-handling tools that add a complement to the range of cranes.
Also mentioned is the company's network of service stations around the world that stock parts in order to deal with virtually all requests for service.
The third section discusses
Hagglunds Viking Drives, new pos- sibilities in sea-floor operations, and handling system for drilling opera- tions.
Other sections cover hydraulic "slim" single cranes and offshore cranes.
A five-page fold-out section is in- cluded that features hydraulic ser- vice crane technical specifications and description, with schematic drawings and full-color photo- graphs.
Also inserted in the package is the latest edition of "Hagglunds Inter- national," a company public rela- tions publication that contains in- teresting and timely articles relating to the company and the equipment it produces.
For more information and a free copy of this informative booklet from Hagglunds,
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Rockwell International Corpora- tion, Anaheim, Calif., is being awarded a $12,762,088 cost-plus- fixed-fee contract for logistics tech- nical assistance for the MK-2 Ships
Inertial Navigation System (SINS) and the Electrostatically Supported
Gyro Monitor (ESGM). Work will be performed in Anaheim and is expected to be completed in June 1988. This contract combines pur- chases for the U.S. Navy (92 per- cent), and for Great Britain (8 per- cent), under the Foreign Military
Sales Program. The Naval Sea Sys- tems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024- 86-C-4002).
Management Of Nine
Offshore Drilling Rigs
Huthnance Offshore Corporation, formed in 1983 as the parent compa- ny of Huthnance Drilling Company and Huthnance International, Inc., has consolidated management of the nine offshore drilling rigs owned by these subsidiaries. "The consolidation is a move de- signed to streamline operations," said Bill Huthnance, president and chief executive officer of Huth- nance Offshore Corporation. "As our new operating company, Huth- nance Offshore Corporation will be a strong partner to service the needs of offshore operators."
Huthnance Drilling Company, formed in 1975, is general partner of limited partnerships which own three jackup rigs, and Huthnance
International, Inc., formed in 1976, owns four platform rigs and two jackup rigs. All nine rigs are cur- rently working for major oil compa- nies in the Gulf of Mexico, and
Huthnance Offshore Corporation has maintained a utilization rate of 98 percent for the year for its nine rigs in a market which has had a utilization rate of 70 percent for jackup rigs and 48 percent for plat- form rigs.
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Sridhar Appointed Manager
Business Development At
Versatile Pacific Shipyards
Versatile Pacific Shipyards Inc., formerly Burrard Yarrows corpora- tion of Vancouver, British Colum- bia, Canada, has appointed Sid
Sridhar to the new position of business development manager in their industrial Engineering Divi- sion.
This division has traditionally handled non-marine engineering and steel fabrication work in both the Vancouver and Victoria Divi- sions for a variety of British Colum- bian clients, including the pulp, pa- per and mining industries.
In appointing Mr. Sridhar, it is
Versatile Pacific's intention to seek out new markets while revitalizing their traditional customer base.
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