Colonna’s Shipyard Inc., Norfolk, Va., has been awarded a $10,536,728 firm-fixed-price contract for a 75-day shipyard availability for the regular post shakedown availability of USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10).
Delivered by Austal USA in 2018, USNS Burlington is the the tenth Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport and operated by the Military Sealift Command.
Work will include Pump Room 1 and 2 renewal, tow modifications, Pump Room 7 and 8, ladder install, bilge preservation main engine rooms, line shaft bearing annual maintenance, freeze protection pipe heat trace instillation, freeze protection mission bay installation, perform annual stern ramp maintenance, install fuel sensors in diesel fuel service system, modify diesel fuel bunking piping, stern ramp upgrades, fire station isolation valves, adaptive force package temporary sensitive compartment information facility installations and temporary sensitive compartment information facility adaptive force package heating ventilation and an air condition upgrade install.
The contract includes a 75-day base period and three options, which if exercised would bring its cumulative value to $10,711,518.
The Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity,