Halifax Shipyard Gets Contract For C$10.7 Million To Modernize Canadian Coast Guard Tender

Halifax Industries Limited of Nova Scotia, Canada, has won a C$10.7-million contract to carry out the mid-life modernization of the Canadian Coast Guard's Narwhal, a 2,222-dwt NavAids tender. Nine shipyards competed for the contract, which was awarded on the basis of competitive bidding. The vessel was built in 1963.

The modernization work will take 12 months, with redelivery scheduled for mid-August 1985; it will require 125 man-years to complete. Major refurbishing will include the complete removal NICOLAI JOFFE CORPORATION 917X Wilshire Boulevard Beverly Hills, Ca. 90210 (213) 272-2055 Telex 67-4638 WINCHES—Steam or Air Operated Stockless Anchors 3,000 lbs. through 27,500 lbs. in stock, FOB Jersey City Large inventory of surplus chain and f i t t i n gs Supply of new chain, including ten shots of 2 5 16" and t w e n t y shots of 2 5 / 8" 9 x 12 American Hoist & Derrick Winches, reconditioned equal to new Spare parts for all steam winches STANDARD STEAM WINCH CO., INC.

A g e n t s f o r The C r o s b y G r o up 191 Van Vorst St., Jersey City, N.J. 07032 201/433-6974 and replacement of the living accommodations including bulkheads, flooring, and furniture; stripping out and replacing all electrical systems including generators; and replacing and modifying various steel structures and plating.

Machinery onboard will be extensively replaced, and modifications will be carried out to the piping systems. In addition, a completely new heli-deck and retractable hangar will be installed, and the entire hull exterior will be blasted and recoated.

Mid-life modernization is done once during the lifetime of a ship of this type.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 39,  Oct 15, 1984

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