Marine link
 

Navy Awards Towboat Contract

Marine Inland Fabricators was awarded a contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center, Port Hueneme, Calif., for the construction of a steel towboat. The 35-ft. (10.6-m) vessel will be built to ABS Rules for Service on Rivers and Intracoastal Waterways, and will be used to tow and maneuver a unique experiment support platform at a Navy research facility on Lake Pend Oreille in northern Utah. The towboat will be equipped with two John Deere 6076AFM diesel engines driving two 42-in. Michigan Workhorse series propellers through Twin Disc MG-509 marine transmissions. A 20-kW generator will provide 120/208 VAC electrical power for the boat and service power for the experiment support platform. The yard will install government furnished electronics. Design of the vessel will be provided by John Bond and Associates, Inc., and Quantic Engineering and Logistics Corp. will provide logisitics and tests and trials documentation.

For more information Circle 169 on Reader Service Card




Naval Architecture History

ASNE DAY
ASNE Day '99: Plotting A Course Beyond 2000
Autronica To Supply Fire/Gas Detection System For Rasmussen FPSO
Bonder Delivers Perla-Designed Gaming Vessel, Grand Victoria
Coatings Put To Test To Keep Ships Cool
Computerized Efficiency Tools Save Time, Money
EBDG Wins Contract To Repower And Modify Spirit of Endeavour
Elliott Bay Develops New Tug Design For Crowley
Fast ferry package
Gardy McGrath Produces Video Detailing Environmental Systems On 21 st Century Navy Ship
Halter Marine Launches R/V Roger Revelle
HNS Wins Contract To Renovate American Hawaii Cruise Ship
IBEX: A Congregation Of Boatbuilders
IMSA Provides Technical Support For Marine Designers
Ingalls-Built Aegis Destroyer, Stethem, Commissioned
Intermarine's MHC 51 Minehunter Completes Magnetic Signature Trials
Kvaerner To Take Over Philadelphia Shipyard
Metro Machine Awarded $3 Million Government Contract To Advance U.S. Double-Hulled Tanker Technology
New Medium-Sized Containership Design Nears Completion
New Temporary Protection System Gains Ground In Maritime Industry
OilGuard 2000 Designed To Help Crews Minimize Oil Damage
OPA 90 UPDATE: COFRs — Tanker Industry Deadline Is Near
Pacific Northwest To Host ASNE Symposium, March 16-19
Romanian shipbuilding & design: Business is looking good
RoRo developments revive historic Dutch yard's fortunes
SNAME/SSC To Hold Ninth Symposium
Spinnish Company Completes Work On Cruis Ship Don Juan
The Finnish Maritime Industry
Waller Marine Completes Offshore Power Plant, Receives ABS Certification
York/Devonport Mgmt. Team Wins Multi-Million Dollar Orde
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright