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Derelict Vessel Removal and Disposal        
Contract#:  05511   Replaces: New    
Derelict Vessel Removal and Disposal
This is a statewide Contract for the salvage, removal and disposal of derelict vessels in public owned waters and on public owned property. This Contract was developed in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources Derelict Vessel Removal Program (DVRP).

This Contract is divided into two (2) Segments. Segment A of the Contract will be for Emergency removals which may include vessels that are adrift, sinking, beached or qualify as an Emergency under RCW 79.100.040(3). Recovery may include but is not limited to patching, raising, pumping, dive support, towing, land transport and storage of a vessel. There are four (4) regions with three (3) vendors listed in hierarchical order.

Segment B of the Contract will be for Non-emergency removals of vessels which may include planned recovery actions where custody of the vessel was obtained prior to removal. This may involve towing, salvage, and delivery to haul out location. Recovery may include patching, raising, pumping, dive support, gear removal, land transport and storage. Vessel demolition including testing and abatement of all hazardous materials may also be included. Segment B will be divided into two (2) Categories, lower risk and higher risk/more complex removals. Segment B utilized a Two Tier process and Tier II can be accessed by sending a Work Request Form to DES.

DES MANAGEMENT FEE: The following are the only contractors authorized to reflect the management fee as a separate line item (SLI) on the invoice:
Marine Hlodings Company (aka Ballard)

Current Term Start Date: 05-18-2013 Award Date: 05-18-2012 Est. Annual Worth: $350,000
Current Term Ends On: 05-17-2015 Final Term Ends On: 05-17-2020 Commodity Code(s): 959-77
Diversity: 0% WBE  0% MBE # of Bids Received: 9
Contact Info:  Master Contracts & Consulting – Corey Larson at (360) 407-9407 or
Who can use this contract?   
  • Washington State agencies
  • Qualified Cooperative Members (Political Subdivisions/Non-Profit Organizations)
  • Participating Colleges, Universities, Community & Technical Colleges
  • Oregon Coop Members
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