DECEMBER 5, 2013 — Maersk Line Ltd., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $14,223,440 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00033-11-C-5400) to exercise option period two for the worldwide charter of one U.S.-flagged, Ice-class certified, double-hulled product tanker.
The vessel provides worldwide bulk fuel support to the Department of Defense, 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.
Work will be performed worldwide, and is expected to be completed December 2014. If all option periods are exercised, work will continue through November 2016. Fiscal 2014 working capital contract funds in the amount of $11,495,657 are obligated on this award, and will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.