Ocean Ships, Inc., Houston, Texas, is being awarded a $10,4 million modification for the previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise the second option period of this contract for the operation and maintenance of two Mobile Landing Platform ships, USNS Montford Point and USNS John Glenn.
These ships support the Military Sealift Command’s prepositioning fleet by transferring rolling stock and other cargos in-stream with other ships via ramp connections, as well as landing and deploying air-cushion non-displacement craft by means of inclined decks.
Work will be performed worldwide, and work is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2015.
Pacific Fleet reimbursable contract funds in the amount of $10,461,769 are subject to the availability of fiscal 2015 funds and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
Military Sealift Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.
Press Release, September 29, 2014; Image: US Navy