Up to $18.7M in Military Sealift Command Ship Overhaul Work
The mission of the US Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) is to support US forces by delivering supplies and conducting specialized missions across the world’s oceans.
The command operates approximately 110 noncombatant, civilian-crewed ships that replenish Navy ships, conduct specialized missions, preposition combat cargo at sea around the world, and move military cargo and supplies used by deployed US forces and coalition partners.
To keep those ships sailing, the MSC awards contracts for ship overhaul and maintenance on a regular basis. The command recently awarded 2 contracts, worth up to a combined $18.7 million, to overhaul hospital ship USNS Mercy and oil supply ship USNS Guadalupe…
Unless otherwise noted, the US Navy’s Military Sealift Fleet Support Command, Norfolk, VA issues these contracts:
Dec 8/09: BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair in San Francisco, CA received a $9.9 million firm-fixed-price contract for the regular overhaul and dry docking of Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Work performed will include dry docking the ship, ballast-tank preservation, rudder and propeller inspections, underwater hull preservation and undocking the ship.
The ship provides an afloat, mobile, acute-surgical medical facility in support of US deployed forces and also supports US disaster relief and humanitarian assistance missions worldwide.
This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring its cumulative value to $11.2 million. BAE Systems will perform the work in San Francisco, CA and expects to complete it by March 2010. This contract was competitively procured via the Military Sealift Command, Navy Electronic Commerce Online, and FedBizOpps Web sites, with 1 offer received (N40442-10-C-5000).
Dec 8/09: Small business qualifier Cascade General in Portland, OR won a $6.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for the regular overhaul of Military Sealift Command’s USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200). Work performed will include preservation of ballast tanks; ultrasonic gauging; overhaul of a ship’s service diesel generator; dry-docking and undocking of the ship; underwater hull preservation; freeboard preservation; and propeller-system maintenance.
The ship’s primary mission is to deliver oil to the Navy’s carrier strike groups and other naval forces at sea.
This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $7.5 million. Cascade General will perform the work in Portland, OR, and expects to complete it by March 2010. This contract was competitively procured via the Military Sealift Command, Navy Electronic Commerce Online, and FedBizOpps web pages, with 3 offers received (N40442-10-C-1003).