Vigor Marine Awarded $7.7M Contract for Mid-Term Availability of USNS Yukon (T-AO 202)

Vigor Marine has been awarded a contract for a 50-calendar day shipyard availability for the mid-term availability of the U.S. Navy Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202).

The firm, fixed-price contract, worth around $7.7 million, was awarded by the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia. The total contract value consists of the amounts listed in the following areas: Category “A” work item cost, additional government requirement, other direct costs, and the general and administrative costs.

Work will include furnish general services, shipboard access and security, clean and gas free tanks, voids, cofferdams and spaces, tank deck overhead preservation, window regasketing and repair, aft mooring station overhead preservation, deck preservation, tie down replacement, pump room bilge preservation, miscellaneous steel replacement, tank preservation, house preservation, bridge, 06 level, radio air handler overhaul, accommodation vent system cleaning, highling cargo winch and motor, and winch refurbishment.

The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to around $8.8 million. Funds will be obligated Nov. 7, 2019. Contract completion will be Feb. 24, 2020.

Work will be performed in Portland, Oregon, and is expected to begin Jan. 6, 2020.

USNS Yukon (T-AO-202) is a Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler operated by the Military Sealift Command (MSC) to support ships of the United States Navy.

Yukon, the sixteenth ship of the Henry J. Kaiser class, was laid down at Avondale Shipyard, Inc., at New Orleans, Louisiana, on 13 May 1991 and launched on 6 February 1993. She entered non-commissioned U.S. Navy service under the control of the Military Sealift Command with a primarily civilian crew on 25 March 1994.

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