BAE San Francisco wins $10.3 million MSC contract

JUNE 5, 2014 — BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair, San Francisco, California, is being awarded a $10,354,523 firm-fixed-price contract for a 58-calendar day regular overhaul and dry docking availability of USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8).

The contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $13,096,898.

Work will include inspection of the propeller shaft and stern tube, bow thruster repairs, installation of the cloropac unit, upgrades to the electronic chart display and information system radar, underwater hull cleaning and painting, modification to the anchor windlass foundation and removal, repair and re-installation of hazardous material containers.

Schirra’s primary mission is to operate as part of a carrier strike group providing fuel, ammunition and dry and refrigerated stores to U.S. Navy ships at sea, enabling them to remain underway for extended periods.

Work will be performed in San Francisco and is expected to be completed by October 2014. Working capital contract funds in the amount of $10,354,523 are obligated for fiscal 2014, and 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 proposals received. The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N32205-14-C-3006).