The U.S. Military Sealift Command will charter a U.S.-flag, Ice Class-certified double-hulled product tanker from Maersk Line, Ltd., Norfolk, Va., under a one-year $15,348,703 firm-fixed-price contract. The product tanker will be used in worldwide bulk fuel support to the Department of Defense.
The contract contains three 12-month option periods and one 11-month option period, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $71,481,984.
Work will be performed at sea worldwide, including a delivery each year to Antarctica for the National Science Foundation and a delivery each year to Greenland for the Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency-Energy, and is expected to be completed, if all option periods are exercised, by September 2016.
June 30, 2011