U.S. Naval Provide Techniques Command Fleet Logistics Middle (NAVSUP FLC) Puget Sound awarded a $78 million contract for program administration and technicians to proceed upkeep help for the Navy’s Avenger class mine countermeasures (MCM) ships. The contract gives mission important upkeep companies to MCM ships ahead deployed to Sasebo, Japan and Manama, Bahrain. The contract was awarded to Fincantieri Marine Techniques North America for a one-year base interval starting March 10, 2022 with an choice to proceed companies by means of March 9, 2027. Ficantieri Marine Techniques North America is a U.S. company headquartered in Chesapeake, Va. The corporate gives services to the Division of Protection within the areas of engineering, marine methods, marine parts, and repair & help.

“This contract gives an expeditious and cost-effective means to help the MCM fleet in Japan and Bahrain by means of preventive, deliberate, corrective, and emergent diesel engine upkeep and restore. It immediately helps the operation of those ships and ensures that their important mission is maintained,” stated Joshua Rogers, Code 210 Division Director for the NAVSUP FLC Puget Sound Contracting Division.


“This contract took a big effort from a number of entities, together with the contracting crew and authorized counsel at NAVSUP FLC Puget Sound, in addition to the client contacts in San Diego, Bahrain, and Japan. The contracting crew did an distinctive job of creating this advanced contract,” stated Rogers.

Avenger class vessels are designed as minesweepers/hunter-killers able to clearing mines from important waterways. The 224-foot, diesel powered ships have fiberglass sheathed picket hulls and are able to find, classifying, and destroying moored and backside mines utilizing a wide range of instruments comparable to sonar, video, cable cutters, and remote-controlled detonating gadgets. Taking the intricate contract from mission associate necessities to the ultimate award concerned shut coordination and teamwork with a number of stakeholders. The Code 210 crew stepped as much as the duty and obtained the contract awarded inside 6 months of receiving the requirement, a comparatively quick timeframe for a contract this measurement.

Positioned on the shores of Puget Sound, onboard Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Middle (FLC), Puget Sound gives a wide range of logistics help companies and merchandise to fleet and shore instructions of america Navy and different navy instructions and governmental companies within the Pacific Rim. The Navy’s regional dealer for Commander, Navy Area Northwest, NAVSUP FLC Puget Sound is staffed with 68 Navy personnel and 322 civilian workers. NAVSUP FLC delivers fight functionality by means of logistics by teaming with regional companions and clients to supply provide chain administration, procurement, contracting and transportation companies, technical and buyer help, protection gasoline merchandise and worldwide motion of non-public property. NAVSUP FLC Puget Sound’s Manchester Gasoline Division is positioned on the Puget Sound simply north of the group of Manchester, Wash. The 234-acre Manchester Gasoline Division was established in 1940 to provide diesel and plane gasoline to the Navy. Manchester Gasoline Division is the Northwest’s solely and the West Coast’s largest underground Navy gasoline storage facility.

U.S Navy Avenger-class mine countermeasure ship USS Chief (MCM 14)