N.H. Firm Awarded $10M Shipyard Contract

Oct 6, 2014

Credit NHPR Staff

A New Hampshire engineering firm has been awarded a five-year, $10 million contract by the U.S. Navy to make repairs at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

Appledore Marine Engineering in Portsmouth will start work on projects that include expanding the capabilities of the dry docks at the Kittery, Maine, shipyard, so they can accommodate the larger Virginia-class submarines.

The firm also will work on repairing and rehabilitating existing piers and wharfs. It also will do a study to assess the feasibility of a berth to increase the capabilities of the Navy to moor vessels there.