Amongst the latest contracts Department of Defense, Navy, contracts are those to Armstrong Marine, for barges and ship paintwork maintenance; to 3PSC for operation & maintenance of naval survey ships; and to NASSCO for repairs & alterations to 'USS Kauffman' (FFG 59).
Armstrong Marine Inc., Port Angeles, Wash., is being awarded a $38,362,181 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of marine paint and maintenance barges and associated installation, support, shipping and travel.
The maintenance barge will be used specifically to enable painting and maintenance along the breadth and height of hulls of all submarines and surface ship classes. It will also be used to prevent contact with the delicate appendages while berthing or mooring. The resultant award will provide up to 15 marine paint/maintenance barge with 45-foot scissor-type high-lift and low-lift, 30 marine paint/maintenance barges with 45-foot articulating-arm high lift platform and 15 marine paint/maintenance barges with 65-ft articulating-arm lift platform.
Work will be conducted at various ship homeport locations within and outside the continental United States as required and is expected to complete by September 2018.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Ship System Engineering Station, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (N65540-13-D-0024).
3PSC LLC, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $34,171,340 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00033-09-C-2504) to exercise a one-year option for the operation and maintenance of six oceanographic/survey U.S. Naval ships. The ships are operated for the Naval Oceanographic Office to conduct military surveys. Work will be performed worldwide, and is expected to be completed by October 2014.
The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00033-09-C-2504).
NASSCO, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $6,576,776 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4306) for repairs and alterations for the USS Kauffman (FFG 59) non-dry-docking selected restricted availability.
The selected restricted availability consists of various repairs and alterations such as extensive structural repairs in main spaces throughout the ship, open and inspection of tanks, and preservation of auxiliary rooms, main engine room and flight deck. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to complete by February 2014. The Norfolk Ship Support Activity, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity.