Jamestown Metal Wins AHL Tanker Deal

Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Jamestown Metal Marine Sales, Inc. won a contract by American Heavy Lift (AHL) to supply the superstructure modules for three new shallow draft 49,000 DWT tankers. Jamestown will provide the complete construction and outfitting of these modules which, upon completion, will be transported to the vessel assembly shipyard in Mobile, Alabama where they will be integrated into the vessel’s hull. Jamestown will fabricate the steel structures at their designated site where the electrical, piping, machinery, HVAC and joiner outfitting also will take place. These accommodation houses and machinery casings are being constructed under a modular concept to provide completed modules that will be organized into the completed vessel. Jamestown’s experience includes having supplied similar deckhouses to Newport News Shipbuilding for the Double Eagle Tankers. Jamestown Metal Marine Sales, Inc. has been providing materials and installing joiner outfitting in the marine industry for over 35 years and offers complete electrical, piping and HVAC system design, supply and installation. Having corporate offices in Boca Raton, Florida, Jamestown has employees working at many shipyards throughout the United States. Major warehouses on the east coast and gulf coast, offer customers fast service to support production schedules.

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