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LSD Under Contract

Worth $5.94 Million

Norfolk Shipbuilding & Drydock Corp. (NORSHIPCO), Norfolk, Va., was recently awarded a $5.94 million firm-fixed-price con- tract by the U.S. Navy for the drydocking phased maintenance availability (DPMA) of the dock landing ship USS Pensacola (LSD-39). The con- tract, N00024-85-H-8045,is expected to be com- pleted September 16, 1992. $8.4 Million Contract

To Booz, Allen & Hamilton

Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Bethesda, Md., was recently awarded an $8.39 million cost-plus- fixed-fee contract by the U.S. Navy for engineer- ing services and management support services for communication systems for the command and control of naval forces. Work under the contract,

N00039-92-C-0 111, is expected to be completed by March 31, 1997.

IBM Unit Wins $43.2 Million Pact

For Signal Processors

The Federal Sector Division of IBM Corpora- tion, Manassas, Va., was recently aware led a $43.2 million firm-fixed-price Navy contract for 79 AN/UYS-1 advanced signal processors for various class ships. Work under the NAVSEA contract, N00024-92-C-5202, is expected to be completed in June 1995.

Electric Boat-GD Gets $6.7 Million Repair

Of Missile Sub

The Electric Boat Division of General Dy- namics, Groton, Conn., was recently awarded a $6.7 million contract for the post shakedown availability of the USS Maryland (SSBN-738).

The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and

Repair, Groton, awarded the contract (N62789- 89-G-001). $11.8 Million Contract

To Ocean City Research

Ocean City Research Corp., Ocean City, N.J., was recently awarded an $11.8 million contract for corrosion and materials engineering related to life-cycle corrosion control on ships and ship equipment. NAVSEA awarded the contract,


APL Sees Continued

Growth Of Intra-Asian

Cargo Markets

According to American President Line's (APL) regional managing director of the Southeast

Asia region, Jordan M. Truchan, because of trade growth resulting from heavy Japanese investment, Indonesia and Malaysia will soon become two of the strongest cargo markets in

Southeast Asia.

An ongoing expansion of both country's manu- facturing sectors, whose major commodities are textiles, electronic goods and footwear, contin- ues to generate cargo growth, Mr. Truchan





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Acquisition Announced

July 1. 1992 Worldwide Edition

John Crane Marine Interna- tional is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Marine

Seals portion of the Waukesha

Bearings Company. The new

U.S. company will be known as

John Crane Marine USA and will integrate the Waukesha seals operation into its head- quarters by August 1, 1992.

The combined capabilities will provide greater advantages to both our naval and commer- cial marine customer base. JCM

USA can offer shaft seal designs for water, grease, and oil lubri- cated systems for propulsion shaft, rudder stock, bulkhead, fin stabilizer and bow thruster applications. Sizes range from 2"-60" diameters with non-split, partially split and fully split de- signs.

In addition, JCM USA can offer special non-pollution con- figurations to help meet the re- quirements outlined in the Oil

Pollution Act of 1990.

For additional information, please contact us at:

John Crane Marine USA 1536 Barclay Blvd., Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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INCLUDING MOTOR REWINDING • HOSES & FITTINGS "Celebrating Our Tenth Year" 30 Circle 261 on Reader Service Card said. U.S. carriers are not at a disadvantage by being cross-traders here, he continued, and APL continues to put strong emphasis on the intra-

Asian trade.

The company's 1991 annual report stated that its intra-Asian cargo has grown by more than 17 percent annually over the last eight years.

APL feeder links operate between Singapore,

Indonesia, Southern China, the Philippines,

Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and the

Middle East. APL is also considering adding

Vietnam to its list when the U.S. trade embargo is lifted, added Mr. Truchan. $16.9 Million Contract

To GE For CV-67 Turbines

General Electric Co., Navy and Steam Tur- bine Division, Fitchburg, Mass., was recently awarded a $16.9 million contract for four high- filter propulsion turbines and the refurbishment of four low-pressure rotors for the USS John F.

Kennedy (CV-67). The contract, N00140-92-C-

AE18, was awarded by the Naval Regional Con- tracting Center.

Kvaerner Chosen By

Italian Line For RO/RO

Access Equipment

An order for RO/RO cargo access equipment has been awarded to Gothenburg, Sweden-based

Kvaerner Ships Equipment AB, the RO/RO de- sign center of the international marine equip- ment specialist Kvaerner Eureka, by the Italian shipowner Tirrenia. This is the first time that

Kvaerner has designed RO/RO access equip- ment for Tirrenia.

Kvaerner will design a port stern ramp, star- board stern door/ramp, main deck ramp cover and an associated hydraulic system for Tirrenia's 5,000-dwt freight RO/RO being huilt at the

Visentini shipyard in Venice.

Due for delivery in December 1992, the RO/

RO will be used by Tirrenia on its Genoa-Palermo run. The company holds an option for a second vessel at the Visentini yard.

For free literature about the product line and services available from Kvaerner Ships Equip- ment AB,

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Cat Pumps Introduces

Corrosion Resistant

Ceramic Plunger Pump

Cat Pumps, Minneapolis, Minn., has expanded its plunger pump series with the addition of the new 25 Frame Model 2530 and Model 2537, for industrial applications needing a powerful but compact unit.

This new 25 Frame series delivers 20 GPM up to 1000 PSI and is available in both the fresh water and corrosion resistant construction. Spe- cial features that provide the pump with low weight and high heat, shock and wear resistance include: ground solid ceramic plungers; teflon composition seals; aluminum crankcases; and

Zamak connecting rods, a self-lubricating bear- ing material.

Cat's corrosion resistant pumps can be used for demanding applications such as reverse osmosis, saltwater re-injection, central cleaning systems, sanitizing, mold and conveyor cleaning and paint removal. The Cat Pump can be serviced on location with standard seal and valve kits and common tools.

For free literature about Cat's corrosion resis- tant pumps,

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