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December 10, 2009

BAE to Overhaul US Navy Hospital Ship

The US Navy has awarded a contract to BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair for the regular overhaul and dry docking of Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy. Under the $9.9m contract, the company will provide regular overhaul services which include dry docking the sh

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The US Navy has awarded a contract to BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair for the regular overhaul and dry docking of Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy.

Under the $9.9m contract, the company will provide regular overhaul services which include dry docking the ship, ballast-tank preservation, rudder and propeller inspections, underwater hull preservation and undocking the ship.

The USNS Mercy provides an afloat, mobile, acute-surgical medical facility in support of US deployed forces and also supports US disaster relief and humanitarian assistance missions across the globe.

The 272.6m-long and 32.3m-wide hospital ship can accommodate a crew of 1,330

The ship has a full load displacement of approximately 69,350t and maximum cruising capacity of 17.5kt.

The contract has options which will make the value of the deal $11.2m.

Work is expected to be complete by March 2010.

The contract has been awarded by the US Navy’s Military Sealift Command.

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