Intertrade Awarded Navy Contract To Supply Messenger/Position Buoys

Intertrade Industries, Marine Products Division, has been awarded a contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command for the supply of 128 Astern Fueling Messenger/ Position Buoys to be delivered to NATO bases in Canada, Scotland, England, Gibraltar, Portugal and Holland, as wellas various U.S.- based Navy facilities.

The newly designed buoys will be utilized as messenger and positioning buoys during at-sea astern fueling operations—the preferred fueling mode of NATO countries.

The buoys will be manufactured utilizing all stainless steel hardware and Interade's standard buoy construction of inner foam combination of rigid plus semi-flexible foams for positive buoyancy and impact absorption, covered with an outer layer of tough abrasion-resistant, filament- reinforced synthetic elastomer.

In addition to this contract, Intertrade recently received several other major contracts for its pipe support, chain support and pendant buoys and utility floats from NAVSHIPS, major oil companies and electric utilities.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 10,  Oct 1988

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