Detyens receives $8.1 million contract for USNS Spearhead dry docking

(WASHINGTON) — Detyens Shipyards Inc. of Charleston, S.C. is being awarded an $8,115,494 firm-fixed-price contract for a 69-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1). 

Work will include clean and gas-free tanks, voids, cofferdams and spaces, clean heat exchangers, clean ship service switchboards and load center, perform annual stern ramp maintenance, CBG fire protection panel and scupper repairs, bilge cleaning, reduction gear maintenance, self-contained breathing apparatus certification, heating, ventilation and air conditioning system annual maintenance, docking and undocking, perform annual stern ramp maintenance, marine evacuation system annual certification and waterjet hydraulics maintenance, five-year steering maintenance, inspect and repair tunnel underside coating, stern tube coating renewal, and flight deck repairs. 

The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $8,502,357. Work will be performed in Charleston, S.C., and is expected to be completed by Jan. 8, 2018. Fiscal 2018 maintenance and repair contract funds in the amount of $8,502,357 are obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will expire are the end of the current fiscal year.

This contract was competitively procured with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with three offers received. The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N32205-18-C-4150).

By Professional Mariner Staff