The US Department of Defense has issued the following maritime-related contracts, as follows:
Great Lakes Dock and Materials LLC, Muskegon, Mich., has been awarded a firm-fixed-price, non-option eligible, non-multi-year US ACE contract for $7,461,751 for the repair of 0.5 miles of breakwater at Cleveland Harbor.
FLIR Systems Inc., Billerica, Mass., has been awarded a $49,852,526 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract on Sept. 19, 2013, for the Patrol Boat Electro-Optics System (PB-EOS) for the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy. The primary mission of the PB-EOS is to provide enhanced visual imagery to augment existing electronic sensors. Use of the PB-EOS will enhance the following: low visibility and night navigation; maritime interception; coastal observation and surveillance; insertion and extraction operations; visit, board, search, and seizure operations; combat search and rescue; identification friend or foe; real-time situational awareness and threat warning; reconnaissance and surveillance; and documenting navigational hazards.
LBI Inc., Groton, Conn., was awarded a $27,661,389 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, fixed-price contract on Sept. 17, 2013, for the procurement of up to 60 deep draft submarine camel separators and associated installation, support, shipping and travel. The deep draft submarine camel separator is a rigid structure designed to separate hulls of nested ships and submarines and prevent contact of their appendages while berthing or morning in the demanding marine environment of piers and wharves.
BAE San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, Calif., was awarded a $20,691,196 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4407) on Sept. 17, 2013 to exercise an option for the USS Green Bay (LPD 20) fiscal 2013 dry-docking selected restricted availability. BAE San Diego Ship Repair will provide planning, repair, alteration and material support services.
Maersk Line Ltd., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $12,524,245 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00033-10-C-3201) to exercise a one-year option period for a time charter of one self-sustaining ship, M/V LTC JOHN U.D. PAGE, to support the U.S. Army's ammunition prepositioning program.
Schuyler Line Navigation Co., Annapolis, Md., is being awarded an $11,650,515 firm-fixed-price contract for the time charter of a U.S.-flagged, shallow-draft tanker, currently named the Bomar Eris, in support of Defense Logistics Agency-Energy missions. This contract includes three 12-month option periods and one 11-month option period, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $42,383,372. Work will be performed at sea and the ship must be worldwide deployable.
Philadelphia Ship Repair, Philadelphia, Pa., was awarded an $8,476,483 firm-fixed-price contract on Sept. 20, 2013 for the removal of various systems of at least three and up to five U.S. Navy frigates. This procurement is for the towing and dry docking of at least three and up to five frigates, which are located at the Philadelphia Naval Business Center (PNBC) Reserve Basin and the removal of various systems, including but not limited to the main propulsion shafting, controllable pitch propeller, main propulsion engines, pumps motors and valves. The contractor will then be required to seal any openings to ensure watertight integrity of the ship, perform a stability analysis and properly balance the weight of the ship for a long ocean tow, undock the ship and tow back to the PNBC Reserve Basin.