New Navy Contracts
Misener Marine Construction, Inc., Tampa, Fla., is being awarded a $12,107,587 firm-fixed-price contract for the design and construction of wharf Alpha improvements at Naval Station Mayport, Fla. Work will be performed in Mayport, Fla., and is expected to be completed by May 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Online website, with 11 proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southeast, Jacksonville, Fla., is the contracting activity (N69450-09-C-1259; Project Number P-999). General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp.…
Somerville Remarks, LCA & CA Shipowners Conference
At the 73rd Annual Joint Conference of the Lake Carriers’ Association & Canadian Shipowners’ Association in Cleveland on 12 August, 2009, Robert D. As I have already mentioned to several of you, it is a truly great pleasure for me to be here and to catch up on the news from the Great Lakes community. As Jim mentioned briefly in his introduction, I did my time on the Lakes - and it was one of the most enjoyable assignments I ever had with ABS. It was from 1973-77. I was stationed initially in Chicago, Milwaukee and finally Sturgeon Bay which meant I spent a lot of time at Bay Shipbuilding – as it was then called and will probably always be known to most of us. Enjoyable - because of the special kinship of the Lakes fraternity – the builders, the owners, and the crews that I worked with.