Up to $430M in SUPSALV Pacific Contracts

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SUPSALV Diver(click to view full) The US Navy’s SUPSALV isn’t glamorous, but they’re involved in a range of activities that include removing dangers to navigation, removing hazardous items (like oil & fuel) from sunken ships, and other underwater engineering. They’re also involved in emergency pollution and disaster response, including 2 of the decade’s most publicized American disasters. They’ve just released their Deepwater Horizon report [PDF] concerning the 2011 oil well disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Meanwhile, lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 have just led SUPSALV to field a containerized command post that’s 100% powered by renewable energy, so they can operate without being dependent on local fuel infrastructures At the beginning of February 2012, US Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, DC issued a pair of contracts worth up to $430 million. Contracts & Key Events These indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award-fee contracts are for salvage, salvage-related towing, harbor clearance, ocean engineering, and point-to-point towing services, supporting the Director of Ocean Engineering, Supervisor of Salvage and Diving in the Pacific Ocean. Discussions with SUPSALV confirm that these 2 contracts are additive rather than shared, and confirmed that the contracts have 4 option years. These awards follow FBO.gov announcements of temporary […]

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