Navy exercises options at Dakota Creek for two more escort tugs

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JANUARY 9, 2019 — Anacortes, WA, shipbuilder Dakota Creek Industries Inc. has been awarded a $26,710,222 modification to a previously awarded Navy contract to exercise options for the detail design and construction (DD&C) of two yard tug 808-class harbor tugboats (YT 812 and YT 813) and accessory items to include 50-man inflatable buoyant apparatus and Navy Mk-7 life raft, as well as packaging and delivery to final destination.

The base contract award was for the DD&C of four tugboats including YT 808, YT 809, YT 810 and YT 811.

The contract includes options for accessory items (hoisting system, life rafts, special towing lights and electronic navigation charts), packaging and delivery, crew familiarization and provisioned item orders.

Work will be performed in Anacortes, Washington, and is expected to be completed by August 2021. FY 2018 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $13,339,017; and fiscal 2019 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $13,371,205 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

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