US Navy’s Heavy Load Carriers to Start Repairs

By Vessels

Ocean Ships Inc. received a $17,8 million modification under the previously awarded contract to exercise an option for the operation and maintenance of two expeditionary transfer dock ships USNS Montford Point and USNS John Glenn.

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These ships support the Military Sealift Command Strategic Fleet by transferring rolling stock and other cargos in-stream with other ships via ramp connections, as well as landing and deploying air-cushion, non-displacement craft by means of inclined decks.

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Work will be performed worldwide, and work for this option period is expected to be completed by September 30, 2016.