APRIL 16, 2015 —Boston Ship Repair LLC, Boston, MA, is being awarded a $9,315,047 firm-fixed-price contract for 56-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of the USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196).
Work will include general ship services for ship clean and gas free tanks, voids, and cofferdams, hazardous waste disposal, non-destructive testing king post areas, ultrasonic thickness gauging, galley deck resurfacing, main engine governor overhaul, relief valves and pressure vessel testing, recertify ship’s elevator, cargo ballast pump overhaul, rudder and stern frame exam, propeller system maintenance, annual lifeboat recertification, rescue boat davit recertification, drydocking and un-docking vessel, overhauling sea valves, inspection of bilge keels and underwater hull cleaning.
The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $10,737,050. Work will be performed in Boston and is expected to be completed by June 25, 2015.
Fiscal 2015 maintenance and repair contract funds in the amount of $9,315,047 are being obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The contract was competitively procured, with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two offers received. The Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N32205-15-C-1004).