Fincantieri secures contract worth $15,7 million from US Navy
Fincantieri Marine Systems North America Inc., Chesapeake, Virginia, is being awarded a $15,746,539 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contract to provide maintenance support for the Mine Countermeasure-1 class main propulsion diesel engine and ship service diesel generator.
This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $86,268,629. Work will be performed in the homeports of San Diego, California; Sasebo, Japan; Manama, Bahrain; and ports-of-call as required, and is scheduled to be completed by January 2018. Fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $4,351,030 will be obligated at the time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured.
The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N55236-17-D-0009).
Fincantieri is is a leading shipbuilding group dedicated to the construction of cruise ships and large ferries. The Company also specializes in building a wide range of ship types, including frigates, corvettes, patrol vessels and submarines, offshore and mega yachts. Fincantieri has built 70 cruise ships since 1990 (of which 47 from 2002) and other 14 ships are currently being designed or built in the Group's yards. In January 2013 Fincantieri acquired STX OSV (today VARD).