AUGUST 16, 2016 — Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, OR, was recently awarded a $9,319,391 firm-fixed-price contract for a 71-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187).
Work will include general services, clean and gas free tanks, ballast tank blast and paint, cargo tank blast and paint, cargo and ballast tank close up survey, expansion joint structural steel replacement, port and starboard main engine 72,000-hour overhaul, starboard main engine coupling and shaft brake replacement, dry docking, underwater hull blast and paint, propeller maintenance, 15-year tailshaft inspection, and repair underway replenishment quad cargo gear survey blocks and sheaves.
The contract includes options which, if exercised, would increase the total contract value to $9,638,090. The work will be performed in Portland, OR, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 19, 2016.
Subject to availability of funds, fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $9,319,391 are being obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received.
The Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N32205-16-C-4008).