Detyens wins $9.65 million Navy contract

Written by Nick Blenkey
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JANUARY 30, 2014 — Detyens Shipyards, Inc., North Charleston, S.C. is being awarded a $9,654,055 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar day regular overhaul and drydocking of fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195).  

Work will include port main engine clutch and coupling overhaul; antenna cleaning, inspecting and refurbishing; helicopter deck sprinkler and hose reel piping renewal; fall blocks and fairlead sheaves; hull painting and cleaning; and flight deck non-skid renewal.

The ship’s primary mission is to provide fuel to U.S. 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 $11,349,714.  Work will be performed in Charleston, S.C., and is expected to be completed by April 2014.  

Fiscal 2014 working capital contract funds in the amount of $9,654,055 are being obligated at the time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  

This contract was competitively procured with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received.  The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command Norfolk, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N32205-14-C-1001).

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