Northrop Grumman Corporation was awarded a contract for dry-dock and maintenance work on the cruise ship Carnival Glory.
Northrop Grumman's Newport News sector is the prime contractor for the work, which is expected to take 10 days to perform and will include hull structure maintenance, underwater hull equipment inspections and underwater hull painting. The contract is valued at approximately $1.2 million.
Carnival Glory arrived at the shipyard on January 9. The 110,000-ton ship is owned and operated by Carnival Cruise Lines and can carry 2,974 passengers. Approximately 40 Northrop Grumman Newport News employees
will work on the project.