Detyens awarded $11.4 million for T-AO 203 drydocking

Written by Nick Blenkey
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USNS Laramie (T-AO 203)

JANUARY 28, 2016 – Detyens Shipyards, Charleston, SC, is being awarded an $11,455,931 firm-fixed-price contract for 71-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of USNS Laramie (T-AO 203).  

Work will include general services; clean and gas free tanks; ballast tank blast and paint; cargo tank blast and paint; main mast preservation; expansion joint structural steel replacement; port and starboard main engine 72,000-hour overhaul; starboard main engine coupling replacement; life boat hook replacement; drydocking; underwater hull blast and paint; propeller maintenance and repair; and underway replenishment blocks and sheaves.  

The contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $11,672,328.  

Work will be performed in Charleston, SC, and is expected to be completed by May 31, 2016.  

Fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance contract funds in the amount of $11,455,931 are being obligated at the time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The contract was competitively procured, with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received.  The Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N32205-16-C-4002).

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