30 August 2017
Newport News, VA, 30 August 2017 – Fairlead Integrated announced today that its Boatworks Division in Newport News, VA was awarded a contract for repair of USCGC Long Island and USCGC Roanoke Island. These vessels, decommissioned in 2015, are being reactivated and returned to service for transfer to the Costa Rican Coast Guard. Fairlead Boatworks will perform a significant reactivation package of hull, mechanical, and electrical repairs in the three month shipyard availability period. Additionally, Fairlead Precision Manufacturing and Integration Division has been tasked to build the cradle fixture to land the cutters.
Fairlead Boatworks General Manager, Bob Bodvake, commented “These are the first two of what is expected to be several reactivations of the Island Class and we excited about this opportunity to build on our experience working in Coast Guard vessels.” Work will be performed in Newport News and Portsmouth, VA and is scheduled to be completed in December 2017.
About Fairlead Integrated
Fairlead Integrated is a veteran-owned, small business supplier of integrated electrical and control systems, large-scale mechanical fabrications and structures, precision machined metal components and subsystems, and advanced mobile containerized products. Fairlead’s products are part of mission critical systems in the U.S. Navy’s Nimitz and Ford-class aircraft carriers, Virginia-class submarines, all classes of surface combatants and amphibious ships including Arleigh Burke Class DDGs, San Antonio Class LPDs and the Littoral Combat Ship, and many classes of support and auxiliary ships of the Military Sealift Command, the Maritime Administration, and the U.S. Coast Guard. Additionally Fairlead provides repair and maintenance services to small boats and craft through its Fairlead Boatworks Division in Newport News, VA. Fairlead Integrated is headquartered in Portsmouth, VA with facilities in Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, and Newport News.
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