GPC Awarded Navy Spill Response Program Contract
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

GPC, Joint Venture, Irvine, Calif., is being awarded a maximum value $250,000,000 Department of Defense contract for services to manage, maintain and operate the emergency ship salvage material system (ESSM) and support the Navy's oil and hazardous substances spill response program.

The contractor will be responsible for the full-time manning and management of ESSM facilities, including inventory and periodic maintenance of equipment stored at ESSM complexes, maintenance of all ESSM system equipment for immediate deployment and operation, deploying full operations response teams with pollution control equipment, and providing ESSM operator/technician(s) when required to support the deployment of ESSM salvage and oil pollution response equipment.

Work will be performed in Williamsburg, Va. (42.5 percent); Port Hueneme, Calif. (42.5 percent); Richardson, Alaska (5 percent); Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (5 percent), and at various locations below 1 percent (5 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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