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Up to $54.2M for Time Charter of Dry Cargo Ammo Ship

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USNS W.H. Pitsenbarger(click to view full) Red River Holdings in Rockville, MD received a $9.9 million firm-fixed priced contract with additional reimbursables for the time charter of MV A1C William H. Pitsenbarger (T-AK 4638), a self-sustaining ship capable of carrying containers laden with ammunition. Work will be performed with the vessel prepositioned at sea in various locations worldwide, mainly in and around Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean, and is expected to be completed September 2007, (November 2011 with options). The vessel us already part of Military Sealift Command’s Prepositioning Program, which will continue to operate the vessel during its contract base period, four one-year options and one two-month option. If all options are exercised, it would bring the total award amount to $54.2 million, plus additional reimbursables. This contract was competitively procured with almost 100 proposals solicited via Military Sealift Command’s Web site, and 4 offers received by Military Sealift Command in Washington, DC (N00033-06-C-3301).

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