Quintillion Subsea Cable System -
GEG is providing Civil/Terrestrial construction services for the installation of the terrestrial infrastructure for the Alaskan submarine fiber telecommunications project. The system includes six cable landing stations with pre-fabricated cable station buildings at some sites which are part of the construction challenge in the arctic environment. Alcatel-Lucent and Quintillion Subsea Holdings is building the undersea cable system connecting six communities along the North Slope of Alaska. Integration with Alcatel Submarine Networks and the terrestrial system is critical in this challenging environment and short construction weather restraints.
GTMO SFOC Cable System –
GEG through MAR Inc. was awarded the environmental and permitting contract for the Dania Beach, FL to GTMO Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay Cuba. GEG developed landing site plans, cable near shore installation methods, environmental survey evaluations along with permitting procurement with all required Government, State and Jurisdictional agencies for the project. The cable system was installed in the Fall of 2015 with GEG & MAR continuing to support to the system.
Quintillion Subsea Cable Project -
GEG and partner WFN Strategies (WFNS) are providing owners representative services for the Alaskan submarine fiber telecommunications project. GEG is supporting the Horizontal Direction Drilling (HDD) installation in six remote sites from Nome to Prudhoe Bay. Alcatel-Lucent and Quintillion Subsea Holdings is building the undersea cable system connecting six communities along the North Slope of Alaska. The system will offer a unique route to bring reliable, affordable high-speed broadband access to the North Slope of Alaska and will bridge the digital divide in an area of Alaska where bandwidth is currently still limited.
PREDATOR ROV – Bomb Squad Capable ROV -
GEG and Seatronics, an Acteon company, has successfully triggered a Percussion Actuated Non-electric (P.A.N.) disrupter, subsea, with its Predator Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), while maintaining station keeping during a live fire mission. Seatronics & GEG established the Predator ROV Elite System as a Bomb Squad Capable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) ROV specifically designed to perform demonstrations in conjunction with Great Eastern Group (GEG) for the US Maritime Bomb Squads. Demonstrations and training of the unit continue to be conducted in response to requirements outlined by the nation’s bomb squad community and the Port of Los Angeles / Long Beach Port Dive Operations Group.
America Samoa "BLAST" Cable System -
GEG and partner WFNS is providing is under contract for permitting for a new cable system for Broadband Linking American Samoa Territory (BLAST) which is American Samoa’s first-ever inter-island 350 km un-repeatered submarine cable network connecting the six Islands of Fogagogo, Tu’tuila, Ofu, Luma, Ta’u and Aunu’u being implemented in concert with an extensive terrestrial island fiber build-out with a planned RFS of 2015.
GEG provided owners representative services onboard for during installation at landing sites and installation of the sub sea cable system in the summer of 2015.
Nigeria Cable System –
GEG and partner WFN Strategies (WFNS) are providing desk top study and field inspection services to the Nigeria Expansion project which is a 750 km repeatered submarine cable link connecting Lagos with Port Harcourt, Nigeria with a planned RFS of 2017.
Project Sail Fish -
GEG and Seatronics provided Predator ROV support to the discovery of the SS Connaught off the coast of Massachusetts. The S.S. Connaught — a luxurious ocean liner considered the Titanic of its era — has finally been discovered. The 380-foot iron-hulled side-wheeled steamer sunk in 1860 after it caught fire en route to Boston. The ship hadn't been seen in 154 years. GEG supplied the ROV and support team for the identification verification exploration project. Endurance Exploration Group started their exploration for the vessel in a 700 sq mile area and contracted with GEG/Seatronics to provide a ROV unit capable of going to depths of 300m and operate in a 4 knot current. The Predator ROV performed well in the depths of the Atlantic and found the evidence required for EEG to lay claim to the vessel and begin operations for future ROV mission to recover artifacts.
2014 OCEANS MAC IDIQ Contract -
MAR Inc. was awarded this month a 5 year Ocean facilities MAC prime contract supporting naval facilities world wide for ocean engineering services in support of projects involving ocean cable systems, ocean work systems, waterfront facilities, offshore structures, moorings, and ocean construction equipment. The work will be performed in environments ranging from arctic to tropic worldwide and at all water depths where construction, installation, maintenance, inspection, repair, and salvage operations
GEG is a team member for MAR Inc. for this contract and looks forward to working on this contract.
Military Sealift Command – JHSV HSNC Training – Mobile, AL / Fort Eustis,VA
Great Eastern Group was awarded the contract to provide Training Program Development for the new Joint High Speed Vessel High Speed Naval Craft Fleet. Great Eastern Group will provide USCG Approval and Program Administration and implementation.
USNRV – FSF-1 Seafighter Dry Dock, Mobile, AL
Great Eastern Group was awarded the scheduled maintenance dry dock shipyard contract at the BAE shipyard facility in Mobile, AL. GEG provide project management, planning, scheduling and on site direction for the schedule maintenance and upgrades to the 262’/ 950 ton wave piercing High Speed Catamaran. The three-month shipyard period provided propulsion system maintenance, hull preservation maintenance with multiple ship system maintenance and engineering systems upgrades.
Rebecca Shoal, Key West, Florida
GEG has been awarded Contract HSCG82-11-Q-PMV198 for the Coast Guard to provide the Engineering Design to replace the Aid to Navigation structure for Rebecca Shoal out of Key West Florida. GEG will team with Collins Engineering and Cardno Entrix. September, 8, 2011
Town of Barrington, RI - Solar Panel Arrays
GEG successfully developed and procured contracts for five PV Solar Panel Array Systems for the school department of the Town of Barrington, RI. Contracts were signed on September 3rd, 2011 with an anticipated installation date of November 2011.
Great Eastern Group, working with the Town Commission on Renewable Energy, developed a five year PV Solar Array System at four of the existing schools in the Town of Barrington. DCS Energy of South Glastonbury, Connecticut offered Solar Power lease programs to towns and non-profit organizations. In 2011 DCS developed solar array systems that will generate over 5MW of solar power. Barrington's entire system is valued at over $620,000.00. The DCS and Federal programs are offered to the town at no cost. GEG managed the engineering, site evaluations, and development between the town and DCS. As a result the project met the target date for the 2011 installation.
GEG continues to work with the Town of Barrington on several other Renewable Energy Programs that include a "Solar Bright Field" and a "Water Turbine" Project planned for the Barrington River.
Quantico Barrier & Line of Demarcation
This task order is for labor, logistics, and travel services in support of the fabrication and installation of a Port Security Barrier system utilizing PSB-T design and a Line of Demarcation at Marine Corps Air Facility - MCB Quantico, VA. GEG will provide all labor, design services, material procurement, fabrication, shipping, staging, equipment, and overall project management and supporting documentation.The period of performance is through July 26, 2012.
This requirement is for labor, logistics, and travel services in support of the maintenance of the waterfront security barriers in Commander Navy Region (CNRE) at NAVSTA Rota, Spain, NAS Sigonella (POL Pier at Augusta Bay), and Naval Support Activity, Souda Bay, Crete. GEG will provide all labor, design services, material procurement, fabrication, shipping, staging, equipment, and overall project management and supporting documentation. The Period of Performance is through July, 25, 2012.
Kings Bay WRA Sustainment
This requirement is for labor, logistics, and travel services in support of quarterly maintenance of the waterfront security barriers in the Waterfront Restricted Area at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, GA. GEG will provide all labor, design services, material procurement, fabrication, shipping, staging, equipment, and overall project management and supporting documentation. The Period of Performance is through July 24, 2012.
Great Eastern Group's Atlantic Division awarded multi-year Emergency Response Contract for the HANTRU1 Cable System
Great Eastern Group's Atlantic Division which provided engineering support for the installation of the 1800 mile cable system between Guam and Kwajalein Atoll has been awarded a multi-year Maintenance Emergency Response Contract by Truestone, LLC of Herndon, Virginia. Great Eastern Group will maintain the engineering documentation for the cable system installed between 2008 and 2010. Responsibilities will be to provide Engineering Maintenance Support and 24/7 - 365 day Emergency Response to the cable system wet plant in the event of failure or damage. Great Eastern Group will also provide Management Service Support to Truestone, LLC. for the cable system.
Great Eastern Group’s Pacific Division was awarded a $3.1 million Project by Naval Facilities Engineering Service Centerm
Great Eastern Group’s Pacific Division was awarded a $3.1 million project by Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center on May 12, 2010. This is a competitive Task Order Award for the fabrication and installation of a Port Security Barrier at Naval Air Station, North Island, California consisting of 166 PSB-T barrier modules and eight 12-foot diameter mooring buoys along with spares. Great Eastern Group will provide detail design services for the PSB-T barrier components, all materials, material procurement, fabrication, shipping, staging, installation equipment, installation labor, and overall project management. In addition, the existing Dunlop Anti-Boat Barrier System will be removed, cleaned, packed, and shipped to the navy’s maintenance depot operated by PCCI, Inc.The existing barrier, installed in 2007, will be replaced with the low-cost PSB-T model. These newer 4-foot modules were chosen for their high boat stopping capability, transparent net area for security surveillance, and environmentally friendly characteristics. Great Eastern will be supported by its partners: Adept Process Services, Inc., National City, CA and PCCI, Inc., Alexandria, VA for the installation and removal efforts. Major component fabrication will be performed by CNC Machine and Fabrication, Inc., Hyde Park, Utah; along with Ferguson Industrial Plastics, Inc., Washougal, WA; West Coast Netting, Kingman, AZ; and Marine Fenders International, Wilmington, CA.
Great Eastern Group Awarded Multi-year US Naval Facilities Support Contract
Great Eastern Group, Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida is one of 5 companies being awarded a firm fixed price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contract in support of the Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center, Port Hueneme, for installation, inspection, repair, maintenance, and field supervision/operation of waterfront barriers, associated moorings, waterfront security systems and marine repair facilities throughout the world. The maximum dollar value including the base period and four options years, for all five contracts combined is $80,000,000. Work will be performed at various Navy and Marine Corps facilities and other government facilitates worldwide, and is expected to be completed February 2015. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. These contracts were competitively procured as a 100 percent small business 8(a) set-aside via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online Web site, with six proposals received. These five contractors may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contract. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Specialty Center Acquisitions, Port Hueneme, Calif., is the contracting activity.