Hampton Roads Defense Contractors Win New Business in October

Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Hampton Roads defense contractors won new business in October from the Navy and military commands that cover logistics, transportation and special operations.

The following list is based on information from the Defense Department, which publishes contract awards of $7 million or greater every business day on its website, www.defense.gov.

Navy

VersAbility Resources Inc., Hampton, was awarded nearly $16.2 million for work that involves loading and stowing supplies on Navy Ships. Thirty percent of the work will be performed in Norfolk.

Huntington Ingalls Industries received an additional $18.3 million to continue planning for the mid-life overhaul of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington.

York-Brawley JV, Hampton, is one six firms that will perform construction work for Naval Facilities Engineering Command, primarily in the U.S. southeast. The maximum value for all six contracts, including options, is $75 million. The contract provides for general building projects.

U.S. Transportation Command

Six contractors, including two from Norfolk, were allocated additional money under previously awarded contracts for intermodal ocean and intermodal distribution services. Maersk Line Ltd. has received an estimated $33.1 million, and Farrell Lines Inc. has been given another $20 million.

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