Detyens awarded $7.3 million MSC contract

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take1Detyens Shipyards, Inc., North Charleston, S.C., is being awarded a $7,325,687 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar-day regular overhaul of Military Sealift Command dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Lewis and Clark. This regular overhaul will include drydocking and undocking the ship; underwater hull painting; main engine overhaul; propeller shaft inspection; cleaning and gas freeing tanks, voids and cofferdams; tank structural surveying and testing; and non-skid renewal. The ship’s primary mission is to deliver ammunition, provisions, stores, spare parts, potable water and petroleum to the Navy’s carrier strike groups and other naval forces at sea. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $8,787,682. Work will be performed in Charleston, S.C., and is expected to be completed by June 2011. Contract funds will expire at the end of the fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured and posted to the Federal Business Opportunities Web page, with three offers received. The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Fleet Support Command, a field activity of Military Sealift Command, is the contracting activity (N40442-11-C-3049).

March 25, 2011

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