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NEWS | Aug. 3, 2022

SIOP Contract Awarded for Dry Dock Upgrade, Berth Repairs at NNSY

By Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Mid-Atlantic Public Affairs

NORFOLK, Va. – Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded AECOM Technical Services Inc., a $91,484,397 firm-fixed-price with award fee task order July 29 under a previously-awarded multiple-award construction contract for berth repairs at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Repairs to Berths 40 and 41 and the accompanying Dry Dock 8 upgrades will directly support the mission of NNSY to perform maintenance on Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers and are part of the Navy’s Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Program (SIOP).

The award of this contract is a crucial step to ensuring that NNSY has the infrastructure needed to service future fleet platforms and demonstrates the importance of the SIOP program for the Navy. SIOP remains committed to improving fleet operational availabilities at the nation’s four public shipyards to ensure they can effectively continue to serve the national defense.

SIOP is a holistic investment plan that integrates infrastructure investments at the Navy’s four public shipyards to meet fleet maintenance requirements and improve Navy maintenance capabilities by expanding shipyard capacity and optimizing shipyard configuration.

The work to be performed provides for repairs to Berths 40 and 41 structural components by replacing deteriorated pile systems, cast-in-place concrete systems, pile caps, concrete beams, and fender pile systems.

This contract was competitively procured via, with three offers received.

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic provides facilities engineering, public works and environmental products and services across an area of responsibility that spans from South Carolina to Maine, and as far west as Indiana. As an integral member of the Navy Region Mid-Atlantic team, NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic provides leadership through the regional engineer organization to ensure that the region’s facilities and infrastructure are managed efficiently and effectively.

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