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GBS Excels in Maritime capabilities

GBS awarded two contracts that involve mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering  by Ocean Ships Inc., and Crowley.

The GBS Group was awarded two contracts in 2020 to conduct an Outyear Engineering Requirements Assessment (OERA) on two different platforms.  The first was awarded by Ocean Ships Inc. on July 14, 2020 for the USNS WATERS (T-AGS 45).  The second was awarded by Crowley on October 16, 2020 for the T-AK 3008 Class (Bobo Class) Marine Prepositioning Force vessels of which there are 5 ships (Bobo, Williams, Lopez, Lummus, Button).  The purpose of an OERA is to document, analyze and investigate the current conditions of these ships including failure modes of systems, feasibility studies for systems to meet expected service life and be supported logistically.   This information is used to determine essential and beneficial system upgrades necessary to meet or to extend expected service life on the hulls which becomes the basis for planning and funding of maintenance and modernization for these platforms. 

This work will involve Mechanical, Electrical and Structural engineering assets along with logistical support to produce a final report complete with system recommendations and expected costs.

GBS continues to excel in the design, build, installation, test, troubleshooting and maintenance of machinery control, automation, navigation & steering control, and related systems for the U.S. Navy, Military Sealift Command, U.S. Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and multiple commercial operating fleets.  We are leveraging our engineering experience across these customers and have become very unique. Few companies in our industry are capable of developing full-scale, fixed price ship control system designs from end-to-end as well as providing vital engineering support to ISEA and fleet engineering agencies. We continue to utilize our highly skilled workforce and company resources on all tasking to meet the needs of every fleet we serve.