OCEAN DUCHESS, INC. AWARDED OPERATING SERVICES CONTRACT FOR TWO FAST SEALIFT SHIPS FOR MARITIME ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
MARCH 1, 2011
The Maritime Administration (MarAd), Department of Transportation has awarded to Ocean Duchess, Inc (ODI) a contract for the operation and maintenance of two fast sealift ships. These MarAd owned and operator contracted ships are known as part of FSS-fleet. The ships are the Algol and Capella and are currently located in Alameda, CA. This contract award adds two additional ships to the ODI operational fleet which are the Cape May and the Cape Mohican. Private sector personnel are provided under Collective Bargaining Agreements with the American Maritime Officers (AMO) and Seafarers International Union, AFL-CIO.
The company provides full service ship operations on a world-wide basis. OSI operates with Quality, Security and Safety Management Systems certified by the American Bureau of Shipping for ISO9001:2000 Quality Management System, ISM Safety Management System and MTSA/ISPS Shipboard Security System.
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