Vigor Marine gets Navy's overhaul contract worth $19,7 million for T-AKE 6
The Ministry of Defense said in contract announcements that Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Oregon, has been awarded a $19,747,694 firm-fixed-price contract for a 76-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6). Work will include furnishing general services for the ship, forward aqueous firefighting foam system piping replacement, docking and un-docking vessel, propeller shaft and stern tube inspection, underwater hull cleaning and painting, freeboard cleaning and painting, freshwater stern tube lubrication system installation, and flight deck nonskid renewal. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $19,995,421.
Work will be performed in Portland, Oregon, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 15, 2018. Fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $19,747,694 are obligated at the time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received. The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N3220518C4257).