WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fairbanks Morse - an EnPro Industries company (NYSE: NPO) and leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward - has been awarded a $17.3 million multi-year services contract by Military Sealift Command (MSC), which services U.S. military ships at sea. The agreement covers all MSC vessels with Fairbanks Morse engines and is one of the largest services contracts from the U.S. Navy in the company’s history.
“We are committed to providing the most exceptional service in the industry and appreciate that MSC has entrusted our certified technicians to extend the lifecycle of the most rigorously used engines in the world,” said Eduardo Echagarruga, director of services and solutions at Fairbanks Morse. “This contract that covers all U.S.-based surface ships with Fairbanks Morse engines will directly benefit American workers as it will create jobs at our domestic service centers.”
The engine models covered in the agreement include the FM | MAN 48/60, FM | ALCO 251F, FM | Colt-Pielstick PC4.2, and Fairbanks Morse 38D 8-1/8 that are installed on the following class vessels: AS (Submarine Tender), T-AKE (Dry Cargo/Ammunition), T-AO (Fleet Replenishment Oiler), T-ESB (Expeditionary Mobile Base), and T-ESD (Expeditionary Transfer Dock). Fairbanks Morse OEM authorized technical field service representatives will provide support services to overhaul, upgrade, and perform preventative maintenance of engine systems including scheduled overhauls at 10,000 - 12,000, 15,000 – 20,000, 30,000 – 40,000, and 60,000 – 80,000 operating hours.
Fairbanks Morse Factory Certified Technicians undergo the industry’s most rigorous qualifications for earning and maintaining certification to set the standard service for excellence. OEM replacement parts from Fairbanks Morse deliver top performance and service life to ensure the highest level of reliability. Fairbanks Morse provides best-in-class support for everything from routine maintenance to unexpected field service and delivers unprecedented engine operation and efficiency.
Fairbanks Morse also announced today that they were awarded a contract to produce eight FM | Colt-Pielstick engines beginning in 2019, which will create jobs at their manufacturing headquarters in Beloit, Wisconsin. For opportunities to work at Fairbanks Morse, please contact us through our website: http://www.fairbanksmorse.com/
About Fairbanks Morse Engine
For over 125 years, Fairbanks Morse has been powering the world forward with innovative distributed power generation solutions that deliver optimal performance in a wide range of applications from base load and standby in municipal, nuclear, and institutional facilities to locomotive engines, and naval and commercial-class ship propulsion and shipboard power. Reliable and dependable, its flagship Opposed Piston (OP) engine technology has been trusted for decades and has totaled over 100 million operating hours – many units with over 40 years of service. Learn more about how Fairbanks Morse is committed to delivering power where it is needed most in the world by visiting www.fairbanksmorse.com.
About EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPO)
EnPro Industries, Inc. is a leader in sealing products, metal polymer and filament wound bearings, components and service for reciprocating compressors, diesel and dual-fuel engines and other engineered products for use in critical applications by industries worldwide. For more information about EnPro, visit www.enproindustries.com.