NOVEMBER 29, 2018 — Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Oregon, has been awarded a $10,796,799 contract for a 51-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE 11).
Work will include furnishing general services for the ship, forward aqueous firefighting foam system piping replacement, cargo pump room pipe replacement, docking and un-docking vessel, propeller shaft and stern tube inspection, underwater hull spot blast and painting, freshwater stern tube lubrication system installation, and flight deck nonskid renewal.
The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $11,140,130. Work will be performed in Portland, Oregon, will commence Jan. 15, 2019, and is expected to be completed by March 7, 2019.
Fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $11,140,130 are obligated at the time of award.
Funds will not 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, Virginia, is the contracting activity.