USNS Henry J. Kaiser to Undergo Maintenance
BAE Systems Ship Repair San Francisco, Inc., San Francisco, California, is being awarded a $9,5 million firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking availability of USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187).
Work will include port main engine overhaul; docking, undocking; underwater hull cleaning and painting; cargo tank preservation; and rudder bearing replacement.
The Kaiser’s primary mission is to provide fuel to U.S. Navy ships at sea and jet fuel to aircraft assigned to aircraft carriers.
This contract includes four options, which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $11,428,040. Work will be performed in San Francisco, California, and is expected to be completed by December 2014.
Working capital contract funds in the amount of $11,428,040 are subject to the availability of fiscal 2015 funds and will expire at the end of fiscal 2015.
This contract was competitively procured with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two offers received.
The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
Press Release, September 29, 2014; Image: US Navy