R/V Thompson's Midlife Overhaul Contract Awarded

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The University of Washington has awarded a contract for the Mid-Life Overhaul of Research Vessel (R/V) Thomas G. Thompson to Vigor Marine of Seattle, WA. The intent of the mid-life overhaul is to overcome system obsolescence, comply with new environmental requirements, and ensure the ship's reliable and efficient operation while also continuing to effectively support scientific research.  The mid-life refit will serve to extend the ship's service life an additional 20-25 years. Click here to read more about the overhaul!