Northrop Grumman Maintenance Contract, Peter Döhle Ships

Press Release
Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) Sperry Marine business unit has been awarded a one-year contract by Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG (PDS-KG) and HAMMONIA Reederei (a joint venture between PDS-KG, HCI Capital AG and GE Transportation Finance, Inc.) to provide worldwide service and maintenance for more than 135 ships.

Under the contract, Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine will be responsible for all shipboard service, support and maintenance of the ships’ navigation and communication equipment, including repairs, spares management and required annual inspections and certifications. Sperry Marine will coordinate on-board service from its Hamburg, Germany, service center, utilizing the company’s international network of over 250 service locations.

“Shipboard service is a core business area at Sperry Marine,” said Vince Broderick, manager of Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine’s Service Strategic business unit. “With hundreds of ships from many major shipping companies currently under service contracts, our comprehensive network of parts distribution systems, service depots, repair workshops and dispatch centers is unmatched in the marine electronics industry, ensuring prompt and efficient response anywhere in the world.”

Founded in 1956, German-based PDS-KG operates a diversified fleet of nearly 200 vessels, consisting mainly of container vessels, coasters and bulk carriers up to Panamax size. Sperry Marine has provided service and maintenance for PDS-KG since 2005.

Sperry Marine is a business unit of Northrop Grumman’s Naval and Marine Systems Division. Headquartered in Charlottesville with major engineering and support offices in New Malden, United Kingdom, and Hamburg, Germany, Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides smart navigation and ship control solutions for the international marine industry with customer service and support through offices in 16 countries, sales representatives in 47 countries and authorized service depots in more than 250 locations worldwide.

Source: Northrop Grumman

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