Marine Hydraulics International, Norfolk, Va.; Alliance Technical Services, Norfolk, Va.; Davis Boat Works, Newport News, Va.; and Lyon Shipyard, Norfolk, Va., are each being awarded a maximum $47.6m firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contract to furnish management, material support services, labor, supplies, and equipment to provide marine boatyard and industrial support, including specific modifications, upgrades, service life extension and repairs to non-commissioned boats, craft, lighterage and service craft, with associated systems that can be transported via roadway by trailer or on its bottom via waterway. Work will be performed in Hampton Roads, Va., and is expected to be completed by December 2007. Contract funds in the amount of $511,000, will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This multiple award contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with eight offers received. The Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center, USN, Portsmouth, Va., is the contracting activity.
The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) issued a News Release stating that it awarded contracts for removal and scrapping of two obsolete ships from the James River Reserve Fleet.
Electric Boat Corporation, Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $13.7m cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-04-C-2100) for consolidated design agent, planning yard, engineering and technical support for active nuclear submarines.The contract provides support for the design and installation aspects of shore support facilities.Work will be performed in Groton, Conn. (94 percent); Bangor, Wash. (3 percent); and Kings Bay, Ga
Electric Boat Corporation, Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $42.8m cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under previously awarded contract for consolidated planning yard, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines. The modification will provide support for the material aspects of submarine design/configuration change programs and submarine research, development, test, and evaluation. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn. (74 percent); Quonset, R.I. (17 percent);Newport, R.I
The U.S. Navy has awarded a $7 million modification to a previously awarded contract under which Electric Boat will manage and support nuclear-maintenance work for submarines homeported at Submarine base New London, Conn. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the terms of the contract modification, Electric Boat will continue to operate the Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department (NRMD) at the submarine base through September 30, 2002
Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $76.6m modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2306) to exercise an option for CG 47 and DD 963 Class integrated planning yard services. Work to be provided will be expert design, planning, and material support services for both maintenance and modernization. Work will be performed in Pascagoula, Miss., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 2009
Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc., Schenectady, N.Y., is being awarded a $177,503,811 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-02-C-2102) for naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Schenectady (59 percent) and Pittsburgh (41 percent). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. No additional information is provided on naval nuclear propulsion efforts. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the
Telenor Satellite Services, a subsidiary of Telenor of Norway has received a General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Technology Service (FTS) contract to provide a wide variety of mobile and fixed satellite communications products and services to the United States government. Under the provisions of the indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract, known as SATCOM-II, government agencies and authorized government contractors can continue to purchase services directly from
Raytheon Systems Co., Defense Systems Segment, Naval & Maritime Systems, Sudbury, Mass., is being awarded a $9,727,011 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for one set of SPY-1D(V) Aegis transmitter group high volt power supplies. Work will be performed in Sudbury, Mass., and Andover, Mass., and is expected to be completed by February 2005. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year
Electric Boat Corporation, Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $110,872,004 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-03-C-2102) for execution of USS Springfield (SSN 761) depot modernization period. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn. (95 percent), and Quonset, R.I. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2005. Contract funds in the amount of $96,926,600 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year
Major cocoa buyers are boycotting a scheme in Ivory Coast aimed at guaranteeing local firms a share of the lucrative export market, arguing that these players lack the expertise and financing to ensure reliable deliveries. A 2011 reform of the cocoa sector in Ivory Coast
The upgraded version of the Wärtsilä 34DF engine is rapidly becoming established as an industry standard. The three major South Korean shipyards are supporting the use of this engine for auxiliary applications in the LNG Carrier segment where dual-fuel engines are favoured
MODEC awarded contract to provide FSO for Maersk Oil's Culzean Field Maersk Oil North Sea UK limited has contracted MODEC, Inc. to supply a floating storage and offloading (FSO) vessel for the Culzean development project in the U.K. Central North Sea.
Southwest Shipyard awarded contract to build new generation of EBDG-designed ferries for Port Aransas, Texas Southwest Shipyard of Houston, partner of Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG), has been selected by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to build the third vessel in a new
Austal Limited was awarded a $6,502,918 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2301) to exercise an option for special studies, analyses and review efforts for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program. The deal will see Austal provide engineering and design services
Business momentum is fast picking up at Swiber Holdings Limited despite the downturn in the oil and gas industry as the Group clinches a total of US$405.6 million for a series of contracts, including its latest US$333 million contract for Engineering, Procurement
Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. awarded contract for naval architecture and marine engineering services for the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Marine Design Center Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Bristol Harbor Group, Inc
Egypt's Suez Canal Authority has confirmed its massive expansion of the Suez Canal is on schedule and that dredging will be completed in July. According to a state government communiqué, Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said that the coming period of the New Suez
Huisman officially opened its new production facility in Navegantes, Santa Catarina state, in the south of Brazil on Thursday, April 16. The facility is used for the manufacturing of offshore equipment for the Brazilian market. It is located along the Itajai-Açu river
Myanmar has awarded contracts to international oil majors Statoil and ConocoPhillips for oil and gas exploration in a deepwater offshore block, the official Kyemon Daily said on Sunday. The Myanmar newspaper said the two companies' regional subsidiaries - Singapore-registered Statoil
Palfinger Dreggen has been awarded contract for crane delivery to the Johan Sverdrup field with a total order value of approximately MNOK 285. The delivery includes seven large offshore cranes and the contract was signed with Statoil in May, in strong competition with other international crane
Legislation to reform the U.S. domestic marine recycling industry, the Ships to Be Recycled in the States (STORIS) Act, was introduced today by U.S. Senators David Vitter (R-La.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.). Congressman Garret Graves (R-La.) will introduce the companion legislation in the U.S
Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc on Friday won two contracts worth a combined $4.3 billion to complete design work and construction of the USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier, the Pentagon said in its daily digest of major weapons contracts.
Statoil, on behalf of the Johan Sverdrup licence, has awarded two contracts at a total value of more than NOK 4.35 billion to Odfjell Drilling for drilling wells on the Johan Sverdrup field. Odfjell Drilling has been awarded contracts both for the Deepsea Atlantic semi-submersible rig
The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded contracts worth Skr8.6bn ($1.03bn) to Saab AB for the construction of two new Type A26 submarines and a mid-life upgrade for two Gotland-class submarines. Work on the two A26s is to be completed by 2024