US Navy Issues Small-Biz Contracts for Ship Alteration Work
Ships, like cars, need maintenance. Some of it is performed onboard by the crew, while other aspects are farmed out to contractors. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division in Philadelphia, PA are the Navy’s experts for maritime technology and naval machinery, providing cradle-to-grave support. That office recently issued a set of multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity cost-plus fixed-fee contracts, covering engineering and technical shipboard alteration services for maintaining the fleet operational and material readiness of hull, mechanical and electrical systems and equipment on U.S. naval vessels.
Work will be performed in Norfolk, VA (30%); Mayport, FL (20%); Bremerton, WA (13%); San Diego, CA (12%); Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (9%); Sasebo, Japan (9%); Portsmouth, NH (5%); and the Persian Gulf (2%), and is expected to be completed by November 2013. These contract were competitively procured via Federal Business Opportunities, with 7 offers received, and 5 winners announced to date:
Nov 13/08: Small business qualifier Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. in San Diego, CA won a $51.3 million contract. Contract funds in the amount of $374,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year (N65540-09-D-0003).
Nov 13/08: Small native-owned business qualifier Chugach Government Services, Inc. in Anchorage, Alaska won a $46.4 million contract. Contract funds in the amount of $100,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year (N65540-09-D-0004).
Nov 13/08: Small business qualifier LPI Technical Services, Inc. in Chesapeake, VA won a $53.6 million contract. Contract funds in the amount of $350,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year (N65540-09-D-0005).
Nov 13/08: Small business qualifier East Coast Repair & Fabrication in Norfolk, VA won a $42.4 million contract (N65540-09-D-0006).
Nov 13/08: Small business qualifier Mid-Atlantic Marine Services in Dumfries, VA won a $59.9 million Contract funds in the amount of $100,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year (N65540-09-D-0007).