Thoma-Sea Marine Gets NOAA Contract for Two New Oceanographic Research Ships
Houma, LA-based Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors LLC was awarded a $178 million contract to design and build two new oceanographic ships for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
NOAA is acquiring the vessels through an agreement with the Naval Sea Systems Command, a leader in building, providing and procuring large research ships for the nation's research fleet.
The $178,082,877 contract, announced December 31, 2020, will add two new vessels to the agency’s aging fleet of research platforms.
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