Earl Industries Bags USS Hue City Deal
Southeast Regional Maintenance Center, Mayport, Florida, has awarded a not-to-exceed $23,2 million undefinitized contract action for continuous maintenance availability to include structural damage and aluminum welding onboard USS Hue City (CG 66) to Earl Industries L.L.C.
This effort on USS Hue City covers repairs to the superstructure including the main propulsion gas turbine intake. Work will encompass four levels and will require extensive aluminum welding.
Other work to be performed involves electrical equipment and cable replacement, lagging and insulation, exhaust vent ducting, vane axial fans, deck drain piping, watertight doors and metal joiner doors. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, and is expected to be completed by November 2014.
Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $8,3 million will be obligated at time of award. Funding in the amount of $8,3 million will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(3).
Press Release, June 03, 2014; Image: Wikimedia