Vigor wins $17 million MSC contract

Written by Nick Blenkey

USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7)

Vigor Marine Inc., Portland, OR, has been awarded a $17,044,892 contract for a 75-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7).

Work will include clean and gas-free tanks, voids, cofferdams and spaces, propulsion motor and cooler, main generator maintenance and cleaning, high voltage switchboard and emergency switchboard cleaning, five-year main engine flex hose replacement, dry-docking and undocking, propeller shaft and stern tube inspect, freshwater (closed loop) stern tube lubrication, underwater hull cleaning and painting, freeboard cleaning and painting, sea valve replacements, renew flight deck nonskid, and reverse osmosis unit sea-chest installation.

The contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $19,374,570. Work will be performed in Portland and is expected to be completed by May 15, 2019.

Fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $17,044,892 are obligated at the time of award.

The U. S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, VA, is the contracting activity.

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