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Marine Log

September 10, 2007

Guam yard to drydock MSC ship

Guam Industrial Services, Inc., Santa Rita, Guam, is being awarded a $9,760,936 firm-fixed-price contract for a 90-calendar-day regular overhaul of Military Sealift Command's fast combat support ship USNS Bridge.

The regular overhaul will include replacing of the air conditioning plant; installation of forward and aft marine sanitation devices; preservation of the underwater hull; examination and polishing of the propeller; propulsion shafting; rudder and keel examinations; overhaul of sea valves and drydocking.

The contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $12,950,417.

Work will be performed in Santa Rita, Guam, and work is expected to be completed December 2007.Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.This contract was competitively procured via the Military Sealift Command's web page, with two offers received.The Military Sealift Fleet Support Command, is the contracting authority (N40442-07-C-2006).

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