Vigor Industrial LLC, Moran Towing Corp., and Maersk Line, Ltd. figure amongst the latest US Department of Defense, Navy, contract awards for various services as follows:
USNS ship repair contract – Vigor
Vigor Industrial LLC, Portland, Ore., is being awarded a $6,875,938 firm-fixed-price contract for a 68-calendar day mid-term shipyard availability of USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200). Work will include 72,000-hour main engine maintenance; main engine turbocharger overhaul; port shaft brake overhaul; starboard power take-off clutch/coupling overhaul, deck non-skid preservation; roller door replacement; and gypsy winch overhauls.
Guadalupe's primary mission is to provide fuel to U.S. Navy ships at sea and jet fuel to aircraft assigned to aircraft carriers. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $8,153,218. Work will be performed in Portland, Ore., and is expected to be completed by July 2014.
Towing – Moran
Moran Towing Corp., New Canaan, Conn., is being awarded an $11,147,644 firm-fixed-price contract for seven time-chartered, U.S.-flagged tractor tugs for day-to-day operations in Norfolk, Va., and surrounding waters, including ship handling, docking and undocking services. This contract includes a three one-year options and one 11-month option which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $58,104,254. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and surrounding waters, and is expected to be completed by February 2019.
Ocean surveillance ships operation – Maersk Line
Maersk Line, Ltd., Norfolk, Va., is being issued a $7,117,355 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00033-13-C-2505) to exercise a three-month option for the operation and maintenance of five U.S. Navy ocean surveillance ships and two U.S. Navy missile range instrumentation ships. The ships support the Navy's surveillance towed array sensor system operations and the U.S. Air Force's dual band radar monitoring operations. Work will be performed at sea worldwide, and is expected to be completed by July 2014.