Four new US Navy tugs propelled by SCHOTTEL

November 1, 2018 – The US Navy has ordered four newly designed yard tugs from Washington-based Dakota Creek Industries. Each of the ASD tugs will be equipped with two SCHOTTEL Rudderpropellers. The azimuth thrusters are provided with the DNV-GL-certified LEACON sealing system as well as SCHOTTEL ProAnode integrated into a high-efficiency nozzle. On the heels of several projects for different navies around the world, once again one of the largest navies places its trust in the long-standing know-how of the German propulsion expert. Just like the first six Navy tugs…

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US Navy Contract Announcements July 13, 2018

Dakota Creek Industries Inc.,* Anacortes, Washington, is awarded a $52,979,439 firm-fixed-price contract for the detail design and construction of four yard tug 808-class harbor tugboats. This contract includes options inclusive of two additional craft which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $84,485,167. Work will be performed in Anacortes, Washington, and is expected to be completed by October 2020. Fiscal 2016 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $26,759,713; and fiscal 2017 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $26,219,726 will be…

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