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USS WASP (LHD 1) Docking Planned Maintenance Availability (DPMA)

Agency: Department of the Navy
Level of Government: Federal
  • 19 - Ships, Small Craft, Pontoons, and Floating Docks
Opps ID: NBD00159834389580481
Posted Date: Dec 6, 2018
Due Date: Dec 21, 2018
Solicitation No: N00024-19-R-4415
Source: https://www.fbo.gov/index.php?...
Opportunity History
  • Original Synopsis
    Dec 06, 2018
    10:04 am
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Added: Dec 06, 2018 10:04 am

Sources Sought Announcement

USS WASP (LHD 1) Docking Planned Maintenance Availability (DPMA)

Solicitation Number: N00024-19-R-4415

Agency: Department of the Navy

Office: Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEASYSCOM)

Location: NAVSEA HQ

This is a sources sought announcement in accordance with FAR 15.201 and in anticipation of a potential future procurement program. The Naval Sea Systems Command is conducting market research to determine industry capability and interest in performing the FY20 Docking Planned Maintenance Availability (DPMA) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) availability on the USS WASP (LHD 1) on the East Coast. The Naval Sea Systems Command is especially interested in determining small business capability and interest.

The Government is seeking responses from sources that can perform dry docking and pier-side maintenance, repair, and alterations anticipated to be December 2019 and complete January 2021 (subject to change).

The anticipated RFP release date is on or around 7 March 2019 (subject to change).

The Government has provided an outline of some of the work anticipated to be completed under the expected FY20 DPMA as an enclosure to this sources sought document (see Enclosure (1)). The anticipated contract type will be firm-fixed price.

What/Where to Submit: Interested companies should submit, on company letterhead, a notice of interest including the name, telephone number, mailing address, and e-mail address of one point of contact to Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, Attn: Sheila Utz, SEA 02442. Please send your letter of interest and email it to the Contracting Officer Sheila Utz, sheila.utz1@navy.mil , and the Contract Specialist, Randy Cook, SEA 02442C at randolph.cook@navy.mil with "USS WASP (LHD 1) FY20 DPMA Sources Sought Response" in the subject field and hand or digitally sign your letter of interest. The notice of interest should include a brief description of your company and its capabilities as they relate to the requirements set forth in Enclosure (1), and answers to the following specific questions. Please limit your response to no more than 5 pages.

•1. Is your company a small or large business as defined by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under NAICS code 336611 (a small business must have 1,250 or less employees)?

•2. How many employees does your company have?

•3. Does your company have a website? If so, what is your company's website address?

•4. Does your company have access to a pier and dry dock capable of berthing USS WASP (LHD 1) See Enclosure (1) (A. General; c. Ship Particulars) for specifications.

•5. Does your company have a satisfactory performance record for the type of work required? Please provide examples of relevant and recent (within three years) past performance.

•6. Does your company have the necessary organization, experience, accounting and operational controls, and technical skills, or the ability to obtain them (including, as appropriate, such elements as production control procedures, property control systems, quality assurance measures, and safety programs applicable to materials to be produced or services to be performed by the prospective contractor and subcontractors)? In addition to the previous question, please answer the following sub-questions:

a. Is your company a NAVSEA certified Master Ship Repair Contractor (MSRA)?

b. Is your company a NAVSEA certified Boat Repair Contractor (ABR)?

•7. Given the complexity of the work described in this announcement, including Enclosure (1), please describe your company's historical experience completing work on similar systems at a similar complexity on the critical systems outlined in Enclosure (1), or briefly describe how your company would be capable of meeting these requirements as of contract award.

•8. Given the complexity and size of the work described in this announcement (Enclosure (1)), does your company plan to submit a proposal in response to the anticipated solicitation for the USS WASP (LHD 1) FY20 DPMA?

Information provided shall be treated as Business Sensitive or Confidential to the responder, exempt from public release under the Freedom of Information Act. All information shall be provided free of charge to the Government. NAVSEA may request further information regarding the capabilities of respondents to meet the requirements set forth in the announcement. This sources sought announcement is released in accordance with FAR 15.201. This sources sought announcement is not a request for proposal. The purpose of this sources sought announcement is to gather information from the market place. Information provided in response to this sources sought announcement will not be considered an offer by the responding contractor and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract.

No telephone inquiries will be accepted and requests for solicitation packages will not be granted, as a solicitation has not been prepared at this time.

When to Submit: Responses are requested no later than 21 December 2018 .

Notice Regarding Sources Sought: Please note that this sources sought is for information purposes and to identify potential sources. This notice does not constitute an Invitation for Bid or Request for Proposal, and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government of any kind.

Other: The Government will not pay for any effort expended or any material provided in response to this announcement or any follow up information requests, nor will the Government return any data provided.

Future information, if any, will be posted at the website for FBO.

Contracting Officer Address:

NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND, DC 1333 Isaac Hull Ave SE, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20376

Point of Contact:

Sheila Utz, SEA 02442 Contracting Officer, sheila.utz1@navy.mil

Randy Cook, SEA 02442C Contract Specialist, Randolph.cook@navy.mil

Enclosure (1): Outline of some of the work anticipated to be completed under the expected DPMA

A. General

•a. Competition Area: Coast Wide - East Coast

•b. Rough Estimate Man-Days (including scope for Temporary Services):

i. Maintenance Ship Yard ~ 240,000

ii. Modernization Ship Yard ~ 60,000

•c. Ship Particulars:

i. Length: 844 ft.

ii. Beam: 118 ft.

iii. Draft: 27.4 ft.

iv. Displacement: 42,335 tons

v. Mean Navigable Water depth draft: > 30 ft.

vi. Air Draft (Mast height above BL): 216 ft. 9.5 in.

vii. Class and type: WASP class amphibious assault ship

d. Facility Particulars:

i. Pier Length: > 844 ft.

ii. Electrical: 7200 amps, 450 volts, 60 hz, 3 ph (UFC 4-150-02 table C-7)

iii. Compressed Air: 800 SCFM, 125 PSIG (UFC 4-150-02 Table C-2)

iv. Potable Water: 32,000 GPD, 2.5 in. hose connection (UFC 4-150-02 Table C-4)

v. Sea Water: 2500 GPM (NAVSEA Technical Publication S0570-AC-CCM-010/8010), 4 in. connection (UFC 4-150-02 Table C-3), 150 PSI measured at the most remote outlet (UFC 4-150-02, Para 3-3.2.1)

vi. Sewage: 4 inch connections (UFC 4-150-02 Table C-6). Ability to accommodate and dispose of ~25,000 GPD.

vii. Mean Pier Water depth draft: >35 ft.

B. The Availability's modernization scope will include significant amount of work across multiple trades and spaces. The awarded contractor must be able to provide an integrated production schedule that incorporates AIT, 3rd Party contractors, and Government workload. As well as management of Long Lead Time Material (LLTM) Procurement, etc. Key trades & efforts include: Structural welding, cabling pulling, piping, electrical and ventilation work if needed. Both the Master Ship Repair (MSR) and AIT will execute the structural/Industrial work. Further direction will be provided in the work specifications to define the work split.

C. The Availability's maintenance requirements are expected to include the following types of work:

Hull Structure

•· Sea Valves/Ballast Valves/Waster Sleeves

•· Condition-based repair and replacement of watertight doors, hatches, and scuttles

•· Preserve Superstructure

•· Preserve underwater hull

•· Preserve freeboard

Propulsion Plant

•· Boiler 5-year Strength and Integrity Inspection and associated repairs

•· Boiler 18-month Inspection and associated repairs

•· Replace Main Condenser tube and tube sheets

Electric Plant and Distribution Equipment

•· Cableway inspection and condition-based repair

•· Circuit breaker repairs

Command and Surveillance

•· CANES HW 1.2

Auxiliary Systems

•· Condition-based repair and replacement of insulation and lagging in machinery spaces

•· Overhaul A/C plant compressors

•· Condition-based repair to ASW/FM piping (in place) as identified by the maintenance team

•· Overhaul HPACs

•· Overhaul LPACs

•· Clean the CHT piping system. Also, condition-based repair to CHT pumps, piping, and valve repair

•· Remove/preserve Port/Starboard anchors/chain

•· Fire and Flushing Pump; overhaul

•· Fire Fighting Water Mist Pumps; overhaul

•· Aircraft Elevator Repairs

•· Vent Plenum repair and preservation

Outfit and Furnishings

•· Condition-based interior preservation

•· Condition-based exterior preservation

•· Condition-based repair and preservation of the stacks

•· Condition-based replacement of deck covering and exterior deck non-skid

•· Condition-based replacement of flight and hangar deck non-skid

•· Condition-based replacement of hull insulation


•· Accomplish SOT Level III test on six of six Cargo Weapons Elevators

Ship Assembly and Support Services

•· Services are directly related to availability, location, duration, and man-day determination. Man-days can differ by region and whether the availability is performed in a public or private ship repair facility. Services are predominately driven by availability duration with the exception of cleaning and pumping (tanks and bilges), crane, rigging, and temporary refrigeration services which are more ship-specific.

•· Temporary Air Conditioning/Lodging

•· Hazardous waste control

Key Maintenance Work Items (not all inclusive)

•· Ballast Tank repair, inspect, repair and preserve

•· Fuel Oil Service Tank; repair and preserve

•· Fuel Oil Compensating tanks; repair and preserve

•· CHT Tanks; repair and preserve

•· Potable Water Tanks; repair and preserve

•· Anchor/Chain preservation

•· Propulsion shafting inspect/repairs

•· Rudder inspect/repairs

•· Ventilation Duct Cleaning; accomplish

•· High Pressure Air (HPAC) Compressor repairs

•· Low Pressure Air (LPAC) Compressor repairs

•· Helo Safety Net and Frame; repair

•· Underwater Log Trunk; repair and preserve

•· Flight Deck Nonskid; replace

•· CHT Pump Replacement

•· Fire and Flushing Pump Overhaul

Key Modernization Work Items (not all inclusive)

•· LHD Boat Davit Replacement

•· Moriah/ JPALS Connections

•· NSSMS MK 57 MOD12 Upgrade

•· CANES HW 1.2 Tech Refresh

•· NAVMACS Tech Refresh

•· Propulsion and Auxiliary Control System

•· Safety Improvement to Trunk Safety Nets

•· Vent Plenum/ Moisture Separator MMR/ AMR/ EDG & Laundry

•· NAB Troop Rifle Storage Lockers

•· Ballast and Damage Control System


•· LHD 1 Class Weight & Moment Compensation INCR 01-04

•· LPAD Replacement

•· Replace Dossert Lug Connectors

•· Auxiliary and CHT Tank Radar TLIs

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Sources Sought Synopsis
Posted Date:
December 6, 2018
Description: Word document of the sources sought synopsis for USS WASP (LHD 1)
Contracting Office Address :
SEA 02
1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE
Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia 20376
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Randolph E. Cook,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 2027810093
Secondary Point of Contact :
Sheila Utz,
Contracting Officer
Phone: 2027812486
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Dec 06, 2018
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General Information
Notice Type:
Sources Sought
Posted Date:
December 6, 2018
Response Date:
Dec 21, 2018 11:59 pm Eastern
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, 15 days after response date
Archive Date:
January 5, 2019
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Classification Code:
19 -- Ships, small craft, pontoons & floating docks
336 -- Transportation Equipment Manufacturing/336611 -- Ship Building and Repairing


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