Detyens wins $8.1 million USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) contract

USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) Military Sealift Command

SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 — Detyens Shipyards Inc., Charleston, South Carolina, is being awarded an $8,115,494 contract for a 69-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1).

Work will include clean and gas-free tanks, voids, cofferdams and spaces, clean heat exchangers, clean ship service switchboards and load center, perform annual stern ramp maintenance, CBG fire protection panel and scupper repairs, bilge cleaning, reduction gear maintenance, self-contained breathing apparatus certification, heating, ventilation and air conditioning system annual maintenance, docking and undocking, perform annual stern ramp maintenance, marine evacuation system annual certification and waterjet hydraulics maintenance, five-year steering maintenance, inspect and repair tunnel underside coating, stern tube coating renewal, and flight deck repairs.

The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $8,502,357. Work will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, and is expected to be completed by Jan. 8, 2018. Fiscal 2018 maintenance and repair contract funds in the amount of $8,502,357 are obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will expire are the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with three offers received.

The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N32205-18-C-4150).

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