CMS Awarded $9.1M Fuels Project in Okinawa, Japan

by | Aug 29, 2023 | News

Maumee, OH – CMS Corporation announced today it has been awarded a $9.1M task order under the Air Force Worldwide Engineering and Construction (WE&C) contract.  CMS will make repairs to two earth-covered “Cut’n’Cover” fuel storage tanks located at DLA-Energy, Okinawa, Japan.  The smaller tank is 20,000 BBL, while the larger tank is 100,000 BBL.  Both tanks are currently in service and contain JP-8 jet fuel.  CMS will make repairs to one tank at a time.

Work under this task order will include emptying and cleaning the tanks, repairs to the vault area (e.g., replacing lighting, pressure washing and repairing coatings in the vaults, repairing cracks/spalls in concrete inside vault, etc.), replacing corroded conduit and conduit supports, replacing tank appurtenances (e.g., nozzles, piping, suction lines, supports, stilling wells, manway davit arms, tape level gauges, level alarms, roof appurtenances, etc.), lead-based paint (LBP) abatement, and recoating using a 3-part epoxy paint system.  

CMS Chairman and CEO, Ernest Enrique, PE, stated “With this award, we continue to grow our established fuels program in Japan and throughout the Pacific. Our overseas project management experience, paired with our robust knowledge of Air Force fueling systems, ensure successful project execution in support of the Air Force mission in the Pacific.”

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