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Allied Systems To Supply Cranes On Avondale/USCG Project Management Assistance

Allied Systems Company of Sherwood, Ore., recently announced that it has received an order from Avondale Industries to supply five deck cranes for the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Polar Icebreaker Healy, to be built in Avondale, La.

The order is for two 50-ton and one 30-ton rated hydraulic telescopic boom cranes for various cargo operations, and two knuckleboom cranes one 20-ton and one 7.5-ton — to support science operations. The cranes are specially designed for use in Arctic/Antarctic environments.

Deliveries of the equipment are scheduled for late 1996 and early 1997.

Allied has also recently supplied specialized cranes for Swire Pacific Offshore (Dubai) and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and is currently under contract to supply boat handling davits with constant tension winches to Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss., for the U.S.

Navy Inchon (LPH 12) conversion. Allied is also currently under contract to supply cranes, hydraulic power units and boat davits to Marinette Marine for the USCG WLM and WLB buoy tender proj ects. For more information on Allied Systems Circle 57 on Reader Service Card

 
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