Latest US Navy Contracts

Press Release
Thursday, May 09, 2013

The Department of Defense, has issued the following relevant Navy contracts.

Container ship charter
Teras BBC Ocean Navigation Enterprise Houston, LLC, Bellaire, Texas, is being awarded a $9,847,700 firm-fixed-price contract with reimbursable elements, for the worldwide charter of one U.S. flagged, self-sustaining, non-cellular containership. 

The containership will be employed in worldwide cargo delivery to support the U.S. Department of Defense.  Work will be performed at sea worldwide and is expected to be completed by May 2014.  The total cumulative face value of the contract is $47,281,490. Military Sealift Command, Washington, DC is the contracting activity.

Marine gas turbine engine supply & repair
Vericor Power Systems LLC, Alpharetta, Ga., is being awarded a $12,146,760 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-4154) for the manufacture, testing and delivery of eight ETF40B marine gas turbine engines in support of the Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) as well as the repair/refurbishment of eight output group modules for LCAC engines. 

The SLEP will extend the service life of LCAC from 20 to 30 years; sustain/enhance craft capability; replace obsolete electronics; repair corrosion damage; reduce life cycle cost by improving reliability and maintainability; increase survivability; and establish a common configuration baseline. 

Work will be performed in Alpharetta, Ga. (90 percent), and Winnipeg, Manitoba (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2014. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

 


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