Feb 4, 2009
$8.9 million MSC award goes to Guam
Guam Shipyard, Santa Rita, Guam, is being awarded an $8,952,117 firm fixed price contract for a regular overhaul of Military Sealift Command ammunition ship USNS Shasta (T-AE 33). This regular overhaul includes cleaning, and inspecting tanks and spaces, underwater hull cleaning and painting, and numerous inspections and certifications. The ship's primary mission is to deliver ammunition, provisions, stores, spare parts, potable water and petroleum to the Navy's carrier strike groups and other naval forces at sea. The contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $10,929,307. Work will be performed in Santa Rita, Guam, and is expected to be completed within 55 calendar days. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was a sole source procurement. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Fleet Support Command, a field activity of Military Sealift Command, is the contracting activity (N40446-09-C-0003).