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Better Navy management of shipbuilding contracts could save millions of dollars

United States. General Accounting Office

Better Navy management of shipbuilding contracts could save millions of dollars

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy -- Management.,
    • Shipbuilding -- United States.,
    • Defense contracts -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVM299.6 .U55 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 40 p. ;
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4238118M
      LC Control Number80602619

      2 AN ANALYSIS OF THE NAVY’S FISCAL YEAR SHIPBUILDING PLAN OCTOBER CBO Table 1. The Navy’s and Shipbuilding Plans Source: Congressional Budget Office based on data from the Department of the Navy. a. Under the plan, the Navy will have 32 littoral combat ships in service after Irving Shipbuilding of Halifax today signed a contract worth $ billion with the government of Canada for the building of six Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS). The six Arctic ships will be icebreakers for the navy’s use in the North. The work on the AOPS will sustain more than 1, jobs, the government says, bringing total employment at.

      “Since the nation's earliest days, the U.S. Navy has operated its own shipyards. There were 13 in total, four of which are still active. In addition, eight naval stations - one in the U.S., seven overseas - had some shipbuilding the end of WWII, the Navy terminated or cancelled almost all new ship construction contracts and only a few new ships were built in the Naval Shipyards.   The crucial importance of Royal Navy shipbuilding contracts to the Scottish economy has been laid bare in a report commissioned by GMB Scotland today (Friday 2 September). An economic analysis of Scotland’s defence sector by the Fraser of Allander Institute revealed that: 5, jobs and £ million in wages are supported by BAE’s yards [ ].

      IV AN ANALYSIS OF THE NAVY’S FISCAL YEAR SHIPBUILDING PLAN CBO Summary Table 1. Comparison of the Navy’s and Shipbuilding Plans Source: Congressional Budget Office based on data from the Department of the Navy. a. Under the plan, the Navy will have 55 littoral combat ships in service after The Navy had wanted to build the first ship overseas and phase in production in this country. The appropriations conferees instructed the Navy to use FY MSH funds for this program "provided that all MHC ships are built in the U.S. and that the follow-on .


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Better Navy management of shipbuilding contracts could save millions of dollars by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Better Navy Management of Shipbuilding Contracts Could Save Millions of Dollars PSAD Published: Publicly Released: Get this from a library. Better Navy management of shipbuilding contracts could save millions of dollars: report to the Congress.

[United States. General Accounting Office.]. Plus, the contracts included $ million in extra incentives for things that shipbuilders should have been doing anyway.

Shipbuilders could get these incentives even if they delivered ships late and above cost. We made recommendations to help the Navy evaluate its contracts, and study the effect of extra incentives in such contracts.

This collection is composed of shipbuilding contracts from the years Most contracts concern individual ships identified by name and/or hull number.

Others are for groups of ships, equipment, or for shipbuilding facilities. Pre-World War Two contracts are arranged by date; World War Two contracts are arranged by contractor name. Management of Shipyard Projects Ð Insights and Lessons Learned Fisher Maritime Consulting Group Florham Park, New Jersey, USA Page 2 Writing 23 Understanding Shipbuilding Contracts and Specifications 24 Ship OwnerÕs Check List 25 Asserting & Defending Contractual Rights 26 Specialized Contract Requirements forFile Size: KB.

The Navy noted that LCS costs remain significantly under the c C ongressional cost cap of $ million per ship, expressed in dollars, or $ million in then-year, or current, values.

The. The book details the principles of English contract law as these apply to international shipbuilding. It will, as in the previous editions, also include sections dealing with the guarantees and other agreements which support the shipbuilding contract and with ship conversion contractsCited by: 3.

Contractors Placement in Bound Volume A American Locomotive Company Propelling Machinery for Submarine Tender No 28 B Bath Iron Works Corporation Torpedo Boat Destroyer No, Sims 10 Torpedo Boat Destroyer No, Hughes 11 Torpedo Boat Destroyer No, Gleaves 22 Torpedo Boat Destroyer No, Niblack 23 Torpedo Boat Destroyer No, Livermore 30 Torpedo Boat Destroyer.

Navy To Evaluate Shipbuilding Contract Incentives, GAO Says found that the U.S. Navy routinely adds hundreds of millions of dollars in incentives to procurement The Navy used FPI contracts Author: Chuck Stanley.

Shipbuilding contract, which is the contract for the complete construction of a ship, concerns the sales of future goods, so the property could not pass title at the time when the contract is aim of shipbuilding contract is to regulate a substantial and complex project which the builders and buyers assume long-term obligations to other and bear significant commercial risks.

Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula awarded $ billion Navy contract. The Pascagoula shipyard will be building the an transport dock.

It's also competing for another contract to build a. With more than $ billion contracts awarded over five days, the Pentagon spent at the rate of more than $ billion a day. Yet on one day in particular -- March 16 -- one single contract.

Employee harassment suits against Morgan City shipbuilder could put millions of dollars in federal contracts in jeopardy Ma by tomaswell A lawsuit making its way through U.S. District Court in Lafayette alleges that a female employee, Jordan Carter, was dismissed from her job at Swiftships, LLC in Morgan City because she was.

The Navy’s latest report on its ship, year shipbuilding plan estimates a spending average of about $ billion per year in dollars, according to.

which the yard could not be held responsible, and as such, the Builder argued, the Buyer could not be permitted to terminate the contracts. Decision The key section of the shipbuilding contract, highlighted by Leggatt J, was in Article IV This provided that in the event the Buyer’s representative discovered a non-conformity heFile Size: KB.

contracts referred to in Article 52 of the Contract Law apply. Furthermore, since foreign shipbuilding refund guarantee is an external guarantee, it has to be subjected to the management and supervision of the government. In other words, the guarantee needs approval and registration in the Administration of Exchange Size: KB.

One potential area for cost management improvement in acquisition programs is with the initial contract and incentive structure. If shipbuilding contracts could be described in engineering architectural terms, then perhaps that architecture could provide better clarity of contract options.

2 AN ANALYSIS OF THE NAVY’S FISCAL YEAR SHIPBUILDING PLAN FEBRUARY CBO Table 1. The Navy’s and Shipbuilding Plans. This past week the U.S. Navy, with its year shipbuilding plan, fell short of the standard of national greatness. To be sure, the plan has some strong : Jerry Hendrix.

Reforming how Navy Shipbuilding Contracts Adjust for Material-Cost Risk, is derived from a RAND Corporation technical Report TRNavy, entitled "Using the Steel-Vessel Material-Cost Index to Mitigate Shipbuilder Risk," and the RAND Corporation is the copyright holder of the original document.

Over 80 percent of the Navy’s shipbuilding contracts awarded over the past 10 years were fixed-price incentive (FPI). However, GAO found that half of the six selected contracts it reviewed did not document the Navy’s justification for selecting this contract type.SAN DIEGO, Calif.

— The upcoming Fiscal Year budget request will support Navy efforts to begin building a ship fleet while also balancing capability upgrades and readiness, the chief of.

So pressure was exerted on the Office of Management and Budget and the Navy to bump the number up to two LCSs. Almost overnight, the service found $ million that could be .