USNS Lewis and Clark Dry Docking Deal Awarded

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Detyens Shipyards, Inc. is being awarded a $15,8 million contract for a 75-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Lewis and Clark (T-AKE 1).

Work will include bridge equipment annual service, main diesel generator overhaul, life raft annual certification, drydocking, propeller shaft inspection, underwater hull cleaning and painting, freeboard cleaning and painting, overhaul sea valves, blast and coat tanks, and renew flight deck non-skid.

The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $16,157,314.

Work will be performed in North Charleston, South Carolina, and is expected to be completed by July 3, 2015.

The U. S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

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