NOVEMBER 21, 2013 — Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, OR., is being awarded a $12,954,046 firm-fixed-price contract for a 120-calendar day post shakedown availability, regular overhaul and dry-docking availability of missile range instrumentation ship the USNS Howard O. Lorenzen (T-AGM 25). Work will include fuel oil fill; transfer and overflow systems modifications; main diesel engine fuel oil service piping modifications; relocation of AC seawater pumps; docking and undocking; and underwater hull cleaning and painting.
Lorenzen's primary mission is to monitor missile launches and collect data.
The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $15,214,713.
Work will be performed in Portland and is expected to be completed by April 2014. Working capital contract funds in the amount of $12,954,046 are obligated for fiscal 2014 and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with proposals solicited via the Military Sealift Command procurement page and the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two offers received. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N32205-14-C-2001).