Qualter Hall wins contract for Astute Boat 6 Project

Alstom Power has awarded Qualter Hall a contract for the supply and manufacture of the condenser shell, and exhaust casing fabrications for the new Astute Boat 6 Project.

The contract for Qualter Hall, is worth around £1m and is due for delivery in July 2011.

Qualter Hall will be responsible for the complete fabrication and machining of the port and starboard condenser shells, exhaust casings, exhaust casings hoods and TG ducts, as well as the make-up of the TG ducts.

Alstom Power, which awarded Qualter Hall a similar contract for Boat 5 in 2008, is responsible for the manufacture and supply of the steam turbines used in the submarine.