Naval Facilities Engineering Command Honors Design Excellence

Tuesday, November 06, 2007
The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) announced the winners of its 2007 Design Awards program, Oct. 30, to showcase the Navy's best design and construction projects. Projects which were evaluated with such criteria as global and regional planning; facility plans and studies; new facility design; family housing; building alteration and reuse; and interior design by a panel of experts, composed of private sector and government service design professionals. "It's an honor to recognize the winners of this year's design awards. They really showcase the very best of shore facility design and construction that houses our Sailors and families, supports the Navy and Marine Corps warfighters and provides excellent shore facilities to the fleet," said Joe Gott, acting chief engineer, NAVFAC headquarters. Honor awards were given to the Navy bachelor enlisted quarters at Naval Air Station (NAS) Atlanta, and to the CVN Dry Dock 6 floor repair project at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS/IMF), Bremerton, Wash. The bachelor enlisted quarters project at NAS Atlanta constructed two buildings, totaling 38 housing modules at the station, to accommodate a growing enlisted personnel population. An integrated design process was used to address energy and environmental concerns, and create well thought out public outdoor rooms in the housing complex. The CVN Dry Dock 6 at PSNS/IMF Bremerton is the only dry dock on the West Coast capable of accepting the Nimitz-class aircraft carriers. The dry dock was in need of crucial structural repairs to the base slab after decades of use to meet fleet readiness. The project used innovative engineering processes to investigate, analyze, design and remediate the structure in a short nine-month time frame, and allow critical maintenance to be performed in a timely fashion on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72). Six merit awards were also announced. The NAVFAC Design Awards Program, which began in 1997, recognizes specific achievements by architects, engineers, planners, and other professionals accomplishing design work under contract for NAVFAC that demonstrate and promote excellence in both the built and the natural environment. The program seeks to recognize excellence in design activities, design products and associated management activities. [Source:]
Maritime Reporter September 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds


TMS Cardiff Gas Orders First LPG Carriers

TMS Cardiff Gas Ltd. has signed a contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries of Korea for the construction of two 78,700 cbm LPG carriers with the option to build another two.

IHC Services Secures Dredger Repair Contract

IHC Services, a subsidiary of Dutch shipbuilder and repairer Royal IHC, informs it has secured an order for a renovation project for a dredging vessel owned by Huta Marine Works Ltd in Saudi Arabia.

Kruszewski Joins Braemar Engineering

Braemar Engineering, the specialist maritime engineering consultancy, today announced the appointment of Chis Kruszewski to the role of Senior Electrical Engineer in its Offshore,


USS Porter Hosts Career Day

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) hosted a group of 9th and 10th grade students from the International School of Vlore, Albania

Thyssen Taps Anil Group for Sub Bid

Diversified German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG has initiated talks to partner Anil Ambani-led ADAG in building up to 12 submarines in a contract expected to be worth Rs50,000 crore ($7.

Yemeni Govt, Saudi-led Forces Retake Red Sea Strait

Loyalist Yemeni troops and Gulf Arab forces have seized the Mandab Strait connecting the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden from Houthi fighters, reasserting control over the strategic sea lane,

Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1606 sec (6 req/sec)