Detyens Shipyards Lands USNS John Lenthall Contract

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today Detyens Shipyards Lands USNS John Lenthall Contract Share this article Industry news The winner of a solicitation posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website is Detyens Shipyards, Inc., North Charleston, S.C , which will be the signatory of $8,108,084 firm-fixed-price contract, Marine log informs. Nevertheless, the contract foresees  additional options, which, if used, could result in higher costs rising up to $9 mill.The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Fleet Support Command is the contracting authority awarding contract on 55 calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and drydocking of Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189).USNS John Lenthall is engaged in providing fuel refill to Navy ships already at sea, thus enabling them to remain sailing for a considerable period of time, without having to interrupt their routes.The activities stipulated by the contract, which are to be carried out at North Charleston, S.C. will encompass: cleaning and repairing anchor chains, 12,000 hour maintenance of port main engine, propeller maintenance, cleaning switchboard controllers, replacing the air conditioning chillers and cleaning and painting the underwater hull.The completion of the works is scheduled for June 25.Detyens Shipyards provides large commercial ship owners with quality dry-docking services, a variety of craft expertise, remarkably flexible facility and a growing port. It also provides ultra-high-pressure water blasting as an alternative to grit blasting, a safer and cleaner method than traditional sand blasting.[mappress]Naval Today Staff , April 03, 2012; Detyens Shipyards Lands USNS John Lenthall Contract View post tag: Lenthall View post tag: News by topic View post tag: John View post tag: Detyenscenter_img View post tag: Naval View post tag: lands View post tag: USNS View post tag: contract View post tag: Shipyards View post tag: Navy April 3, 2012last_img read more

BCEF attends Annual Conference

first_imgBatesville, IN—Anne Wilson from the Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF) was one of nearly 100 of Indiana’s public education foundation leaders who attended the 22nd Annual Indiana Association of Public Education Foundations (INAPEF) Conference in Indianapolis on September 11.Attendees heard presentations covering a variety of topics designed to improve education foundations’ fundraising capabilities, governance, operations, and community collaborations.Indiana’s public education foundations provide opportunities for donors to give back to their schools by funding teacher and classroom grants, student scholarships, and district-wide initiatives.  Education foundations play an important role in Indiana communities, connecting private citizens with public education and providing resources to classrooms that otherwise would not be possible.Statewide, INAPEF member education foundations raised more than $16 million during the past year to invest back in their districts, teachers, classrooms, and students.Since its inception 12 years ago, BCEF has granted more than $200,000 to the Batesville Community School Corporation. Successes include funding flexible learning spaces at all four schools, the new Bulldog Center at Batesville High School (BHS), and numerous innovative classroom grants and scholarships.last_img read more