Erickson to Support Coast Guard in Nome, Alaska
Erickson’s Bell 212 helicopters will transport US Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) staff and equipment to various locations around Nome, Alaska
Erickson, June 27, 2016 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Erickson Incorporated, a leading global provider of aviation services, has been selected to provide helicopter transportation services for the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) in Alaska.
Under the firm, fixed-price purchase order, Erickson’s Bell 212 helicopters will transport USCG Research and Development Center (RDC) staff and equipment to various locations in the Nome, Alaska area through the end of August. The contract work began on June 13, 2016.
"We are proud to support the exceptional work of the United States Coast Guard in Alaska," said Rob Lewis, Vice President of Commercial Aviation Services at Erickson.
In Alaska, Erickson’s operations have multiple locations throughout the state, supporting various industry needs. For near-shore oil and gas customers, the company provides transport of passengers and cargo in the Cook Inlet and North Slope. It has also provided an aerial school bus for rural students. From a base in Nome, Erickson transports residents to the island of Little Diomede, the Western-most point of the United States. The company has additionally worked on utility and infrastructure construction outside of Anchorage.
Most recently, Erickson announced its selection for helicopter support to the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forest Inventory Analysis project. Erickson has served the Alaska market for more than 50 years.
About Erickson: Erickson (NASDAQ:EAC) is a leading global provider of aviation services and operates, maintains and manufactures utility aircraft to safely transport and place people and cargo around the world. The Company is self-reliant, multifaceted and operates in remote locations under challenging conditions specializing in Global Defense and Security, Manufacturing and MRO, and Commercial Services (comprised of firefighting, HVAC, power line, construction, timber harvesting, oil and gas and specialty lift). With roots dating back to 1960, Erickson operates a fleet of approximately 80 aircraft, is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, USA, and operates in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, and Australia.
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