Vigor gets $11.7 million contract to overhaul USNS Mercy

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

(WASHINGTON) — Vigor Marine LLC of Portland, Ore., is being awarded an $11,797,840 firm-fixed-price contract for a regular overhaul/dry-docking to support the USNS Mercy (T-AH 19).

This overhaul will address numerous steel repairs; flight deck resurfacing; fuel oil, feed and potable water tank repairs; sewage piping modifications; fire main piping replacements; annual crane inspections; and underwater hull preservation to support in the ship’s daily operations. 

This contract includes six optional work items which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $12,670,810. Work will be performed in Portland, Ore., and is expected to be completed by the end of January 2016. Fiscal 2016 maintenance and repair funding in the amount of $11,797,840 is being obligated at the time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. 

This contract was competitively procured with two offers. Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N32205-16-C-4400).

By Professional Mariner Staff