BAE gets $15 million dry-dock contract for USNS Matthew Perry

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The following is the text of a news release from the U.S. Department of Defense:

(WASHINGTON) (Dec. 12) — BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair, San Francisco, Calif., is being awarded a $15,232,513 firm-fixed-price contract for a 60-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry-docking of USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9).

Work will include: clean and gas free tanks, voids, cofferdams, and spaces; deck non-skid renewal; ballast tank preservation; cylinder head and liner overhaul; main engine overhaul; HVAC support; degaussing system repairs; annual lifeboat certification; galley ventilation system cleaning; docking and undocking; propeller system maintenance and boss cap replacement; bow thruster maintenance; overhauling sea valves; and underwater hull cleaning and painting.

The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $15,291,720. Work will be performed in San Francisco, Calif., and is expected to be completed by March 15, 2015.

Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $15,232,513 are being obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

This contract was competitively procured via proposals solicited through the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two offers received. The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N32205-15-C-3008).

By Professional Mariner Staff