Vigor gets $8.7 million contract to overhaul USNS Guadalupe

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

(WASHINGTON) — Vigor Marine LLC, Portland, Ore., is being awarded an $8,730,074 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar-day regular overhaul and dry-docking availability of the USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200), a Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler. Work will include port main engine overhaul; docking, undocking, and underwater hull cleaning and painting; and cargo tank preservation.

The primary mission of USNS Guadalupe is to provide fuel to Navy ships at sea and jet fuel to aircraft assigned to aircraft carriers. This contract includes options, which if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $9,177,702. Work will be performed in Portland, Ore., and is expected to be completed by Aug. 1, 2015. Fiscal 2015 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of amount of $9,177,702 will be obligated at the time of award, and funds 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 two offers received. The Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N32205-15-C-1005).

By Professional Mariner Staff