Detyens books $6.4 million MSC contract

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leroygrumman2Detyens Shipyards, Inc., North Charleston, S.C., is being awarded a $6,426,434 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar day regular overhaul of Military Sealift Command’s fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman. This regular overhaul will include cleaning and gas freeing tanks and spaces; tank inspections; underwater hull cleaning and painting; propeller maintenance; compass system removal and installation; renewing specialty flight deck coating; and ship service diesel generator turbo overhaul. The ship’s primary mission is to provide fuel to Navy ships at sea and jet fuel to aircraft assigned to aircraft carriers. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $7,381,613. Work will be performed in Charleston, S.C., and is expected to be completed by April 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured and posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website, 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 (N40442-10-C-1010).

February 2, 2011

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