USNS Cesar Chavez Overhaul Deal Goes to BAE Systems

BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair received an $11,2 million contract for a 45-calendar-day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14).

Work will include clean and gas-free tanks, voids, cofferdams and spaces, deck non-skid renewal, ballast tank preservation, cylinder head and liner overhaul, main engine overhaul, heating, ventilation and air conditioning support, degaussing system repairs, annual lifeboat certification, galley ventilation system cleaning, docking and undocking, propeller system maintenance and boss cap replacement, bow thruster maintenance, overhauling sea valves, and underwater hull cleaning and painting.

The contract includes options which, if exercised, would increase the total contract value to $11,3 million.

Work will be performed in San Francisco, California, and is expected to be completed by Oct. 28, 2015.

The Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

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