Gulf Island Shipyards LLC, Houma, La., has been awarded a $128,561,825 modification to a previously awarded contract that exercises options for construction of two towing, salvage and rescue ships.
Work will be performed in Houma, La. (92 percent); Hampton, Va, (5 percent); Stord, Norway (2 percent); and New Orleans, La. (1 percent), and is expected to be complete by November 2021.
Fiscal 2018, 2019, and 2016 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amounts of $64,887,543, $63,589,282, and $85,000 respectively 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