MarAd Awards Yards Layberthing Contracts Worth $18 Million

The Maritime Administration (MarAd) has awarded five contracts, totaling about $18 million, for layberthing of Ready Reserve Force (RRF) vessels which participated in Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm. The contracts, with four oneyear renewal options, provide for berthing, electric power, water and telephone service.

The following shipyards received the layberthing awards (contract values include option periods): Commodores Point Terminal Corp., Jacksonville, Fla., $2.83 million for RO/ROs Cape Decision and Cape Douglas; Fort McHenry Shipyard Inc., Baltimore, Md., $1.29 million for breakbulk vessels Cape Catoche and Cape Carthage; Mobile Dock Services, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., $4.76 million for RO/ ROs Cape Lambert and Cape Lobos, and breakbulk vessel Santa Ana; Violet Dock Port, Inc., Violet, La., $3.72 million for the LASH vessels Cape Florida, Cape Farewell and Cape Flattery; Virginia Maritime, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., $5.33 million for Seabarges Cape May and Cape Mendocino, and auxiliary crane ship Gopher State.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 71,  May 1992

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