Vigor wins $56.4 million hospital ship Mercy drydocking contract

Written by Nick Blenkey
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Mercy departing Los Angeles, May 15 [Photo: Foss Maritme]

Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Ore., has been awarded a $56,450,644 firm-fixed-price contract for a 210-calendar day split shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19).

Work will be performed in Portland and is expected to be completed by August 2021. This contract includes one base period and 17 options that, if exercised, will bring the cumulative value to $61,201,329. Fiscal 2020 and 2021 working capital funds (Navy) are obligated in the amount of $56,450,644 and will not expire at the end of the fiscal year.

This contract was competitively procured. Proposals were solicited via the Government Point of Entry website, and one offer was received. The Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity.

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