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USCG Orders 18 More RB-M Boats

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RB-M(click to view full) MarineLog reports that the Manitowoc Marine Group has been awarded an additional $35 million delivery order for 18 RB-M vessels by the U.S. Coast Guard. The new vessels are part of a $600 million Coast Guard contract for up to 250 Response Boat-Medium (RB-M) vessels, and Manitowoc is the prime contractor and program manager for this multi-year project. Thus far 30 boats are under contract, including this order. Manitowoc will share the construction of these 18 boats equally with its RB-M team partner, Kvichak Marine Industries of Seattle, WA. Delivery will begin in Q3 2009. Manitowoc is also part of Lockheed Martin’s Littoral Combat Ship team (as Marinette Marine), and is a participant in the Improved Navy Lighterage System.

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