Vigor Awarded USS Emory S. Land Drydock Contract

By George Backwell
Thursday, July 17, 2014
USS Emory S. Land (AS 39): Photo in public domain

The U.S. Department of Defense informs that Vigor Industrial, LLC, of Portland, Oregon, is being awarded a $16,984,940 firm-fixed-price contract for a 120-calendar day regular overhaul and dry docking of USS Emory S. Land (AS 39).

Work will include No. 1 and No. 2 boiler inspection, propulsion shaft removal and inspection, underwater hull preservation, ship's service turbo generator five-year American Bureau of Shipping inspection, structural plenums refurbishment, domestic reefer upgrade, five-year ABS tank inspection, and installation of permanent ballast and stability test.

USS Emory S. Land's primary mission is to provide repair services to submarines.

DoD adds that this contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $23,234,057. Work will be performed in Portland, Oregon, and is expected to be completed by February 2015.

The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command is the contracting activity (N32205-14-C-5005).

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