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Contractor: Sealift, Incorporated
Sealift, Inc., Oyster Bay, N.Y., is being awarded a $10,614,000 firm-fixed-price contract plus reimbursables for the charter of the U.S.-flagged, self-sustaining container ship M/V Virginian. The ship will carry containers laden with ammunition and will be operated in support of the global war on terrorism and the United States Central Command. The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $39,814,000. Work will be performed between the United States and the U.S. Central Command area of operations, and work is expected to be completed by October 2008. If options are exercised, work may continue through October 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via Federal Business Opportunities and the Military Sealift Command websites, with more than 200 proposals solicited and three offers received. The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting authority (N00033-08-C-5500).
Total Contract Value: $10,614,000