Forrestal, Independence & Constellation to be Scrapped Friday, January 27, 2012
"Towing and complete dismantlement of multiple CV-59/CV-63 Class Aircraft Carriers in the United States
Solicitation Number: N0002412R4211
Agency: Department of the Navy
Office: Naval Sea Systems Command
Location: NAVSEA HQ
Jan 26, 2012 3:27 pm The Naval Sea Systems Command intends to solicit for the towing and complete dismantlement of multiple CV-59/CV-63 Class Aircraft Carriers in the United States, removal and disposal of hazardous materials in accordance with applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, and processing and sale of scrap metals and reusable items. Ownership of the vessels remains with the United States. Towing will be required from the carriers' locations in Philadelphia, PA and Bremerton, WA to the Contractors' facilities in accordance with the U.S. Navy Tow Manual. The contract(s) will be five-year Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts awarded on a firm fixed-price basis at the net cost to the government, considering the estimated value to the Contractor of the resulting scrap metals and reusable items...."