Great Lakes Shipyard is completing the replacement of the main propulsion control system on the United States Coast Guard Cutter Mobile Bay.
This work marks the final installation under a five-year contract with the USCG’s Engineering Logistics Center, Baltimore, Md. This contract included installation of new main propulsion control systems for the entire fleet of nine 140-foot Bay Class of Ice Breaking tugs.
The Shipyard’s mobile vessel crew is conducting the work on-site in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin and is to be completed in early October.
Great Lakes Shipyard is a full-service state-of-the-art facility specializing in every kind of marine construction, fabrication and repair for all types of commercial and government vessels and barges as well as both on-site and off-site topside work and emergency repairs of every kind. The Shipyard’s current order book includes fabrication of a new floating breakwater for Whiskey Island Marina and drydocking and repairs on the R/V Spencer F. Baird of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.