AUGUST 4, 2015 — BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair, San Francisco, CA, is being awarded an $11,279,619 firm-fixed-price contract for a 45-calendar-day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14).
Work will include clean and gas-free tanks, voids, cofferdams and spaces, deck non-skid renewal, ballast tank preservation, cylinder head and liner overhaul, main engine overhaul, heating, ventilation and air conditioning support, degaussing system repairs, annual lifeboat certification, galley ventilation system cleaning, docking and undocking, propeller system maintenance and boss cap replacement, bow thruster maintenance, overhauling sea valves, and underwater hull cleaning and painting.
The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $11,344,100. Work will be performed in San Francisco and is expected to be completed by Oct. 28, 2015. Fiscal 2015 maintenance and repair contract funds in the amount of $11,279,619 are being obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured and posted via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two proposals received. The Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, VA, is the contracting activity (N32205-15-C-3004).