Patriot Contract Services Get Watson-class RoRo's MSC Contract
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Watson-class RoRo: Photo courtesy of MSC

Patriot Contract Services LLC, Concord, Calif., has been awarded a US$63,346,311 firm-fixed-price contract for the operation and maintenance of 8 government-owned Watson-class large, medium-speed, roll-on/roll-off ships.

The ships will continue to support Military Sealift Command worldwide prepositioning requirements. This contract includes four one-year options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $329,245,641.

The US Department of Defense placed this Navy contract after more than 50 companies had been solicited via the Military Sealift Command, Federal Business Opportunities and Navy Commerce Online websites, with five offers received.

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