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For Frigate Repairs Begun
By Colonna's Shipyard
Colonna's Shipyard, Norfolk, Va., has begun work on a $2.8-million contract for repairs to the frigate
USS Thomas C. Hart (FF-1092).
The contract calls for hull repairs, sandblasting and coating, boiler re- pairs, electronics and weapons re- pair and installation, CHT modifi- cations, installation of a Halon fire- fighting system, modifications to the fin stabilizers and miscellaneous deck machinery repairs.
Colonna's Shipyard, located on the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth
River in Norfolk, is a family-owned full-service shipyard which provides ship repairs for commercial and gov- ernment vessels up to 800 feet.
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MMA Seminar Held
In Pascagoula, Miss.
The Marine Machinery Associa- tion (MMA) recently held a seminar in Pascagoula, Miss., on machinery purchasing. The seminar brought together the major shipbuilding yards, some of the principal sup- pliers of marine equipment, and the
Navy for an in-depth look at current issues arising under the new con- struction programs.
A highlight of the program was a panel discussion led by MMA's president Jim Fromfield of Leslie
Controls. Panel members Patrick
Thomas of Bath Iron Works, Jim
Riordan of General Dynamics'
Electric Boat Division, E.F. La- gonegro, Mort Johnson, Tom
Sims, and Don Snetsinger of In- galls Shipbuilding engaged in dis- cussions with the audience covering issues such as how to deal wiht the current shortage of electric motors and the effects of competition on standardization of equipment with- in a class of ships.
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Navy Awards $5.7-Million Contract
To Norfolk Shipbuilding
Norfolk Shipbuilding and Dry- dock Corporation, Norfolk, Va., has been awarded a $5,722,062 firm- fixed-price contract for the regular overhaul of USS Yellowstone (AD- 41). The work is expected to be com- pleted by October 1989. The con- tract was awarded by the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and
Repair, Portsmouth, Va. (N00024- 85-H-8195).
June, 1989 11
Great Lakes Energy
Named Supplier Of
DDC 6-110 Engine Parts
Great Lakes Energy Systems, Co- lumbus, Ohio, is now the exclusive international supplier for Detroit
Diesel 6-110 engine parts and com- ponents. Great Lakes has purchased all of the 6-110 parts, and the rights to manufacture new parts, from the
Detroit Diesel Corporation, accord- ing to Bruce McLeish, vice presi- dent and general manager. "Although Great Lakes is now the exclusive supplier, nothing has changed for the customer. Custom- ers will continue to purchase parts through the existing Detroit Diesel distribution network," Mr.
Great Lakes Energy Systems, a subsidiary of the Columbus, Ohio- based W.W. Williams Company, sells and services diesel engines, au- tomatic transmissions and genera- tor sets through its branches in
Akron, Cleveland, Columbus, Tole- do and Youngstown, Ohio. The new 6-110 parts division is headquar- tered in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Since the invention of the diesel engine, the course of its development has been shaped by L'Orange injection systems. The diesel's present signifi- cance as a slow and medium speed engine is still tightly connected with the name L'Orange. Major engine manufacturers have placed their trust in
L'Orange injection technology as the key to the design and operation of very economical large diesels. In close co-operation with the international diesel-engine industry, L'Orange is active in the development of new injection systems and the improvement of those already in operation. The aim is further optimization of the diesel engine - optimization defined as increased performance, reduced fuel consumption and longer service life.
This is a development which is assured by the engineering excellence of
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