USS Zephyr to Undergo Maintenance
Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc., Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $13,2 million firm-fixed price contract, for docking phased maintenance availability to include drydocking, hull plating replacement, propulsion engine removal and habitability onboard USS Zephyr (PC 8).
This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $14,2 million.
Work will be performed in Norfolk, and is expected to be completed July 2015. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $14,2 million will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with nine proposals solicited and two offers received. Southeast Regional Maintenance Center, Mayport, Florida, is the contracting activity.
Press Release, June 03, 2014; Image: Wikimedia