NAVFAC Issues Katrina-Related Orders to KBR Under Its $500M “Emergencies” Contract
The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Southern Division in North Charleston, SC has issued 3 task orders & modifications to Halliburton subsidiary Kellogg Brown & Root Services in Arlington, VA. These orders fall under a $500 million cost reimbursement, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity emergency construction capabilities contract made on July 26, 2004. The basic contract was competitively procured with 59 proposals solicited, three offers received and award.
These task orders are being issued for Hurricane Katrina stabilization and recovery at several key military bases in the region. Work to be performed includes the re-roofing of most buildings, barracks, debris removal from the entire base, water mitigation, mold mitigation, interior and exterior repairs to most buildings, waste treatment plants, and all incidental related work, and is expected to be complete by September 2007. The original contract (N62470-04-D-4017) is as follows:
“…$500,000,000 cost-plus-award-fee, indefinite-quantity/ indefinite-contract for emergency construction capabilities. Work includes providing supervision, equipment, materials, labor, travel and all means necessary to provide the Navy an immediate response for civilian construction contract capability. The construction and related engineering and services would be in response to natural disasters, humanitarian assistance, conflict, or projects with similar characteristics. This includes occasional projects to ensure readiness to perform under emergency situations. The scope includes the capability to provide general mobilization services (embarkation) for personnel, equipment and material in support of Naval Construction Forces (NCF) mobilization efforts and similar mobilization efforts. Work also includes the capability to set up and operate Material Liaison Office (MLO) at a deployed site in support of NCF operations. The Contractor may be tasked to participate in military exercises. This contract contains options, which if exercised, will bring the total cumulative value of the contract to a not to exceed amount of $500,000,000 (base year plus four option years). Work will be performed worldwide, and is expected to be complete by July 2005 (July 2009 including options)”
The recent task orders are as follows:
- Modification 04 to Task Order 0016 appropriates $7.8 million for Naval Support Activity New Orleans, Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, and other Navy installations in the South Region.
- Modification 05 to Task Order 0016 appropriates $10 million for Naval Support Activity New Orleans, Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, and other Navy installations in the South Region.
- Task Order 0017 appropriates $12 million for efforts at Naval Air Station Pascagoula, Naval Air Station Gulfport, Stennis Space Center and other Navy installations in the Southeast Region. Work will be performed in Pascagoula, MS; Gulfport, MS; and other Navy installations in the Southeast Region