Latest DoD Contracts: Drydocking & Dredging
Friday, March 28, 2014
USNS Laramie: USN Photo

Amongst the latest US Department of Defense listing, Detyens Shipyards has been awarded the dry-docking contract for Navy oiler USNS Laramie, and Mansen Construction has been awarded a US West Coast dredging contract. Details as follows:

Ship repair contract
Detyens Shipyards Inc. of North Charleston, S.C., is being awarded an $8,529,497 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking of USNS Laramie (T-AO 203).

Laramie's primary mission is to provide fuel to U.S. Navy ships at sea and jet fuel to aircraft assigned to aircraft carriers. 

Work will include clean and gas free tanks, voids, and cofferdams; deck non-skid resurfacing; ballast tank preservation, cylinder head and liner overhaul, main engine turbo overhaul, cargo system wire replacement; cargo console mechanical support; auxiliary boiler maintenance and inspection; annual lifeboat certification; house ventilation system cleaning; docking and undocking; propeller system maintenance and hub replacement; overhauling sea valves; and underwater hull cleaning and painting.

The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $9,520,492.

Work will be performed in Charleston, S.C., and is expected to be completed by June 2014.

Dredging contract
Manson Construction Co. Seattle, Wash. has been awarded a $16,822,500 firm-fixed-price contract for dredging along the U.S. West Coast.

Work will be performed in Astoria, Ore., and in San Francisco and Humboldt, Calif. Estimated completion date is Sept. 15, 2014. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Army funds in the amount of $16,822,500 were obligated at the time of the award.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland, Ore., is the contracting activity (W9127N-14-C-0018).




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