Are IMO regulations tough enough to keep national governments from imposing stricter measures?

Only partly
No--expect a slew of regional regs!

Marine Log

June 11, 2007

Another $197 million for DDG 1000

Bath Iron Works Inc., Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $197,071,953 cost-reimbursement type modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2303) for DDG 1000 Zumwalt Class Destroyer long lead material, and pre-production planning to support detail design and construction.

Work will be performed in Bath, Maine (44 percent), Parsippany, N.J. (16 percent), Pittsburgh, Pa. (10 percent), Iron Mountain, Mich. (5 percent), Erie, Pa. (4 percent), Kingsford, Mich. (4 percent), Mississauga, Ontario, Canada (4 percent), York, Pa. (3 percent), Kent, Wash. (3 percent), Indianapolis, Ind. (3

percent), Hudson, Maine (2 percent), and Newton Square, Pa. (2 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2007.Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.