Conrad Wins Contract to Build Aluminum Vessel

Tuesday, November 11, 2003
Conrad Industries' subsidiary Conrad Aluminum, LLC won a $2.8 million contract to build a 175-ft. aluminum crew/supply vessel for Diamond Services Corporation of Amelia, La. Construction will begin in the company's new facility in Amelia in November with delivery scheduled for October 2004. When delivered, the vessel will immediately service the oilfield in the Gulf of Mexico. Kenneth G. "Jerry" Myers, Jr., Conrad's President and CEO, said, "We have received a number of indications of interest for projects for our new aluminum facility and are extremely excited to announce our very first contract award for aluminum vessel construction. This award demonstrates Diamond's confidence in our expanded capabilities." The vessel will have a 32-foot beam and hull depth of 14.5 ft. Diamond Services Corporation is providing the major machinery including main engines, generators, water jets, dynamic positioning systems and electronics. The vessel will be powered by four Cummins KTA38-M2 diesel marine engines driving four Hamilton HM-721 water jets. Wallace Carline, President of Diamond Services Corporation, said, "We are pleased to award this contract to Conrad. Conrad has always been recognized as a quality shipbuilder and we are confident in their abilities as they expand into the aluminum market. Their new site is impressive and we look forward to a continued successful relationship for both vessel construction and repair."
Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Ocean Rig, Petrobras Agree to $1.1b Drill Ships Lease

Cyprus-based Ocean Rig UDW Inc said on Monday that it signed a $1.1 billion three-year contract with Brazil's state-run oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, to

Rolls-Royce to Design, Equip Stern Trawler for Ramoen

The Armon shipyard in Gijón, Spain has entered into a contract to build a new Stern Trawler for the Norwegian fishing company Ramoen. The vessel will be a Rolls-Royce design,

India to Develop Iran's Chabahar Port

India will float a company to develop Iran's Chabahar Port, a government statement said on Saturday, as New Delhi aims to take advantage of a thaw in Tehran's relations with world powers.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | 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: 0.1362 sec (7 req/sec)