USNS Robert E. Peary Dry Docking Deal Awarded

Detyens Shipyards Inc. received an $11 million contract for 42-calendar-day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5).

Work will include general ship services for ship clean and gas-free tanks, voids, and cofferdams, hazardous waste disposal, roller chock replacement, preservation of replenishment at sea Station King Posts, modification of exterior deck grating and ladder preservation, high voltage switchboard cleaning – emergency switchboard cleaning, electronic charting system replacement, audible warning system speaker upgrade, counter measure wash down system piping replacement, mess deck passageway replacement, No. 6 cargo hold modifications, deck tile replacement install, polish bow thruster propeller, inspect and repair cathodic protection, dry-docking and un-docking vessel, overhauling sea valves, inspection of bilge keels, underwater hull cleaning, freeboard cleaning and painting, underway replenishment hauling winch repairs and high pressure air relief valve calibration.

The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $11,119,121.

Work will be performed in North Charleston, South Carolina, and is expected to be completed by Aug. 22, 2015.

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

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