Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0885    Version: 1 Name: PW - Bilge system pumps on the Queen Mary D1
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 7/14/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Recommendation to adopt Specifications No. ITB PW22-056 and award a contract to Rockwell Engineering & Equipment Co., Inc., of Tustin, CA, for furnishing and delivering bilge system pumps, in a total amount of $235,594, authorize a 10 percent contingency in the amount of $23,559, for a total contract amount of $259,153, and, authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contract, including any necessary subsequent amendments. (District 1)
Sponsors: Public Works
Attachments: 1. 080222-C-21sr
Related files: 36337_000
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt Specifications No. ITB PW22-056 and award a contract to Rockwell Engineering & Equipment Co., Inc., of Tustin, CA, for furnishing and delivering bilge system pumps, in a total amount of $235,594, authorize a 10 percent contingency in the amount of $23,559, for a total contract amount of $259,153, and, authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contract, including any necessary subsequent amendments. (District 1)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to enter into a contract with, Rockwell Engineering & Equipment Co., Inc., for furnishing and delivering bilge system pumps for the Queen Mary (Project).

Since the City of Long Beach (City) has retaken control of the Queen Mary, essential repairs and replacing critical systems are being made to allow the vessel to be reopened to the public. A new bilge system will aid in maintaining the ship’s stability in case of flooding and enable emergency crews to evacuate the passengers safely. These pumps will provide a safe condition and the ability for emergency and repair crews to address any sources of excess water in the ship.

A total of nine (9) vertical well pumps will be procured and installed as part of the overall bilge system pumps, which will consist of eleven (11) total pumps. This bilge pump system is intended to serve as an emergency safety measure to discharge excess water from the bottom of the ship (G-Deck) that may compromise the ship’s stability in the event of unintended water intrusion through the hull of the ship or potentially from excess water from a firefighting event (external firefighting water or water from the existing firefighting sprinkler system onboard the ship). There is no current concern of the ship’s stability, but this bilge pump system is intended to protect the Queen Mary asset in case of an unanticipated emergency event.

The bilge system pumps will be automatically triggered through a signal from...

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