Power Dynamics Innovations LLC has been awarded a contract by Conrad Shipyard, Morgan City, LA, for the design and construction of Spud Winches and Winch Controls for the US Army Corps of Engineers, Floating Crane Barge.
The Barge will be used by the Corps’ Rock Island District in support of its maintenance mission on the inland navigation system. The barge is designed with a deckhouse and crew support area, generator room, shop area, office and heads. Below deck will enclose machinery spaces, storage areas and tankage. The vessel will be classified by ABS as Maltese Cross A1, Floating
Crane-Intra-Coastal Waterways Service, and Reinforcement B with Crane Register Certificate.
Carl Liberty, Managing Member of PDI says, “We are extremely thrilled that we have been selected as a supply partner to Conrad for this contract. Conrad’s founding principles of Quality, Craftsmanship, Integrity and Service have served them well over their rich 70-year history and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with them in the future.” Liberty adds, “PDI has thirty years of providing successful, cost effective fluid power solutions. We thank Conrad Shipyard for this opportunity to supply our Dynamic Power Winches and Controls TM.” Power Dynamics Innovations LLC is known as a leader in the industry, engineering custom winches, hydraulic power units and pipeline tensioning equipment.