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Kvichak Contracted for Shallow Draft Tender

November 19, 2013

Photo: Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc.

Photo: Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc.

Kvichak Marine Industries, Inc. was recently awarded a contract by Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation (NSEDC) to build an all-aluminum 66’ Shallow Draft Tender to be used for multiple fisheries in and around Norton Sound, Ak. 

Designed by Kvichak Marine, the 66’ x 25’ tender will be powered by twin Cummins (CMI) QSM11 marine diesel engines rated for 450 BHP at 2100 RPM. The engines are coupled to ZF 360 transmissions that drive NiBrAl four-blade propellers. 

Delivery is scheduled for the spring of 2014.

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