Cargo Transfer from Offshore Supply Vessels to Large Deck Vessels

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N65538-06-M-0174
Agency Tracking Number: N061-057-0077
Amount: $69,190.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: N06-057
Solicitation Number: 2006.1
Small Business Information
DUNS: 176634517
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Carl Holland
 Project Manager
 (843) 554-5628
Business Contact
 Arthur Daoulas
Title: VP of Engineering
Phone: (703) 360-3970
Research Institution
Unloading of offshore supply or other small to medium sized vessel accomplished using sea state 5 capable modified two mast AutoLog system. Load is picked up from supply vessel and landed on the deck edge elevator, stabilized by computer controlled winches. System can accomodate containers or other types of cargo with spreader adapters. System is capable of moving 30, 53,000 pound containers (or equivalent cargo) per hour.BENEFITS: System is lightweight and low cost, therefore adaptable to installation on small ships, such as coastal container ships, for call at smaller ports that do not have gantry cranes.

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