Coltec Wins $40 M Contract
The Fairbanks Morse Engine Division of Coltec Industries received an order from Avondale Shipyards Div. to produce engines valued at $40 million for the next two ships Avondale is building for the Strategic Sealift Program.
The order includes eight 10-cylinder Colt-Pielstick PC4.2 engines, each rated at 16,290-hp, and related equipment for the propulsion of the 950-ft. (289.5-m) ships. Delivery of the first four engines is scheduled for late 1996, and delivery of the second four for early 1997.
Fairbanks Morse Engine, based in Beloit, Wis., produces large, heavyduty diesel, gas and dual-fuel engines for marine propulsion and many other applications. Coltec Industries is based in New York.
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