August 12, 2003
$40.5 million Navy contract for Marinette Marine
Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, Wis., is being awarded a $40,507,587 firm-fixed-price contract to manufacture 29 powered and non-powered modules (floating barges) for the Improved Navy Lighterage System (INLS) to be delivered at Naval Amphibious Construction Battalion One, Coronado, Calif.; Naval Amphibious Construction Battalion Two, Little Creek, Norfolk, Va.; Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Pacific; and Blount Island Command, Jacksonville, Fla. The INLS will be used to offload vehicles and cargo containers from ships at anchor. This contract contains options which, if exercised, will bring the not-to-exceed total cumulative value of this contract to $404,815,320. Work will be performed in Marinette, Wis., and is expected to be completed by January 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the NAVFAC e-solicitation Web site, with six offers received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Headquarters, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00025-03-C-0002).