Navy Awards $1.87-Million Crane Contract To Clyde

A $1.87-million contract from the U.S. Navy for lease of two shipyard gantry cranes has been awarded to the Clyde Division of the Koehring Group of AMCA International Corporation, according to an announcement by Koehring.

The cranes, which are of a new design, designated by Clyde as the Model CBW-8800, will have a lifting capacity of 50,000 pounds at a 100-foot radius, and will be equipped with 120-foot booms plus 20-foot jibs, Clyde said. Scheduled for delivery to the Norfolk Shipyard in mid-1983, the cranes will be built at the Clyde plant in Duluth, Minn. A leading manufacturer of revolving Whirley cranes and other specialized equipment for lifting and pulling extremely heavy loads, Clyde is one of the Koehring group of operating units of AMCA International. AMCA International is a worldwide producer of a broad range of industrial products, construction equipment, engineering and construction services, and machine tools.

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