USA Contracts Resupply Ship for Diego Garcia for up to $31.4M
Sealift in Oyster Bay, NY received a $7.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for a 1-year time charter of a vessel, which will be US-flagged upon delivery to the US government. The ship’s primary mission will be to resupply US armed services personnel on Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $31.4 million.
Sealift expects to provide the ship through November 2010, or October 2014 if all options are exercised. This contract was competitively procured with 6 offers received by the Military Sealift Command in Washington, DC (N00033-09-C-5502).