Croatian yard gets U.S. Navy job worth up to $31.9 million

Written by Nick Blenkey
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AUGUST 29, 2016 — Viktor Lenac Shipyard, Rijeka, Croatia, has been awarded a $20,998,341 firm-fixed-price contract for a 179-day drydocking and overhaul of USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20). This contract includes 14 options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $31,921,042.

Work will be performed in Rijeka, Croatia, and is expected to be completed by July 2017. Working capital contract funds in the amount of $20,998,341 are obligated at the time of award, and will not expire at the end of the fiscal year.

This contract was procured under full and open competition via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with five offers received. The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N32205-16-R-4601). (Awarded August 26, 2016)

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