Swiftships gets $10.9 million Iraq award

Written by Nick Blenkey
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35 m Swiftships patrol boats hauled out at Umm Qasr


This effort encompasses one year of labor and the associated travel, basic life support services, and force protection services to operate and support the facility.  

Work will be performed at Umm Qasr Naval Base, Iraq, and is expected to be completed October 2016.  

Foreign military sales funding in the amount of $10,976,701 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity.

OCTOBER 23, 2015 — Swiftships Shipbuilders LLC, Morgan City, LA, is being awarded a $10,976,701 firm-fixed-price delivery order under previously awarded basic ordering agreement N00024-15-G-4209 for one year of services to operate and upgrade the Iraqi navy ship repair facility.

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