CONTAINERSHIP
SIZE

What will be the size of the largest containerships ordered by the end of this year?

10,000 TEU
12,000 TEU
15,000 TEU
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August 26, 2005

ONR contract for Ketchikan shipyard
Alaska Ship and Drydock Inc., Ketchikan, Alaska, is being awarded a $9,689,644 cost-plus-fixed-fee agreement to build a prototype vessel to test various technologies for their usefulness in employment in potential new naval ship designs to facilitate the Navy's warfighting strategy Seapower 21. This agreement contains options that, if exercised, will bring the total cumulative value of this agreement to $29,900,000. Work will be performed in Ketchikan, Alaska, and work is expected to be completed October 2007 (2010 with options). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was awarded in response to a proposal submitted under a Broad Agency Announcement that was announced on the Federal Business Opportunities website. The Office of Naval Research, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00014-05-9-0001)

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