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SEAPORT-e & SEAPORT NxG

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SeaPort NxG and rolling admissions are expected to start in Spring of 2024. Due to the short turnaround from the dropping of the SeaPort solicitation and the expected due date (approximately 4 weeks) there is a limited number of firms we can assist. Please call now to reserve your place with our firm.

Introduction to SeaPort-e & SeaPort NxG

The Navy is nearing the end of the process of phasing out SeaPort-e and replacing it with SeaPort NxG. The SeaPort group of contracts is the Navy’s electronic platform for the acquisition of support services in 23 functional areas. It has approximately 2,000 federal contractors with over $5 billion in federal spending. Small businesses comprise of approximately 85% of the SeaPort contractors.

 
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Seaport-e & SeaPort NxG Small Business Highlights

Seaport in its design has small business utilization built into it. As a result of these efforts:

  • 85% of SeaPort contract holders are small businesses.
  • 44% of all spending obligations with Seaport went to small businesses or roughly ($2.5B out of $5.4B in spending)
  • Allows for small business set-asides whereby task order competitions are restricted to certain socio-economic categories such as WOSB, HUBZone, SDVOSB, and 8(a).
  • The standardization of the Seaport process benefits small businesses by reducing the administrative burden which generally gives larger contractors with specialized teams an advantage.

SeaPort Program Key Information

  • SeaPort refers to both a set of Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Contracts (MACs) and an electronic platform to solicit, award and administer task orders.
  • SeaPort consists of SeaPort-e and SeaPort-NxG – which are separate sets of MACs utilizing the same electronic platform although with separate portals.
  • All task orders are competitively solicited, awarded, and administered using the SeaPort portal.
  • SeaPort is a Tier 1 federal contract. There are Tier 0-3 Federal Contracts with 0 not fitting into a category. As a Tier 1 contract SeaPort is Mandatory in its use by the agencies with which it presides over. Therefore, having a SeaPort contract will likely be the only way to obtain certain types of work from the Department of the Navy.
 
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Benefits of Seaport NxG

The average small business with a Seaport NxG contract has just under $1.5 million in Seaport Sales. There are other benefits to being on Seaport other than just the dollar value:

  • Long-term relationships are built within the department of the Navy.
  • Broad scope of work allows firms to expand their capabilities.
  • Signals to other potential clients that your firm meets rigorous DoD requirements.
  • Networking with other Navy contractors can lead to additional contracting opportunities.
  • Innovation is driven in the Navy through the Seaport contract and therefore your firm gets to become part of innovative solutions.
 
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Benefit of Using our Services

We are experts at putting winning proposals together for all GWAC, IDIQ, BPA and MATOC federal contracts. As such Seaport NxG is an ideal fit for our firm’s capabilities in this area of or practice.

We first begin by going over the requirements for Seaport NxG to make sure your firm is a good candidate before money changes hands. If we think this is the case and you decide at that point to move forward with our firm, you are assigned an experienced analyst who will complete your application in a timely manner. We have helped thousands of firms obtain federal contracts and have over 20 years experience. With our standard upfront pricing you know upfront the cost helping you to budget your federal marketing dollars appropriately.

Give us a call, we are always happy to help!

 

Functional Areas

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2024 Seaport Solicitation

The navy released an announcement that the requirements will be similar if not identical to the requirements from the last iteration. Below are the requirements from the last one. https://www.seaport.navy.mil/

Aside from the technical portion of the proposal, the rest of the information is general information regarding your firm. The technical narrative (excluding the supporting documents) is a maximum of 5 pages.

NAICS: 541330

Technical requirements:

Offerors can submit 1-3 projects in support of the functional area(s). Projects cannot be more than 10 years old

The information submitted by the offeror must provide the Government with evidence of recent and relevant technical experience providing support to the DON (Department of the Navy), as either a prime Contractor or a Subcontractor.

Experience in 1-3 of the 23 functional areas listed below in either Engineering Support Services OR Program Management Support Services.

 

**If an Offeror chooses to propose on more than 1 subcategory, the offeror only needs to technically qualify in 1 of the subcategories for an award, not all of the categories it may have proposed on.

 

Functional Areas

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Engineering Support Services

  • Engineering, System Engineering, and Safety and Process Engineering Support
  • Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support
  • In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation and Checkout and Provisioning Support
  • Measurement Facilities, Range, and Instrumentation Support
  • Interoperability, Test and Evaluation, Trials Support
  • Research and Development Support
  • Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support
  • Prototyping, Pre-Production, Model-Making, and Fabrication Support
  • System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support
  • Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability (RM&A) Support
  • Inactivation and Disposal Support
  • Biochemical Engineering Support
 
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Program Management Support Services

  • Financial Analysis and Budget Support
  • Quality Assurance (QA) Support
  • Functional and Direct Programmatic Administrative Support
  • Professional Development and Training Support
  • Analytical and Organizational Assessment Support
  • Database Administrators
  • Public Affairs and Multimedia Support
  • Logistics Support
  • Configuration Management (CM) Support
  • Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support
  • Computer Systems Analysts
 

Historical Timeframe SeaPort-e & SeaPort Next Generation Contract Award

Activity

Timeframe (months used are hypothetical)

Solicitation Released June
Q & As Answered June
Proposals Submitted July
SeaPort Awards December
Go Live January
 

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SeaPort-e and SeaPort NxG Additional Information

SeaPort is the Department of the Navy's electronic platform as well as mandatory contracting vehicle for procurement of professional support services. There are 23 functional areas that seaport-e supports including Engineering, Financial Management, and Program Management.

Number of SeaPort Members

Approximately 2,000 (1,870 current)

SeaPort Contract Size

$5-6 billion Annually and is the Department of Defense’s largest contract.

SeaPort Contract Transition

SeaPort-e is being replaced by SeaPort NxG. This transition began in December 2018.

 

SeaPort Next Generation Spending Ramp up

2019 - $262 million

2020 - $1.2 billion

2021 – $2.6 billion

2022 - $4.2 billion

2023 - $4.9 billion

 

*2020 – 2024 $37B in SeaPort-e orders are set to expire and will have to be shifted to SeaPort-NxG.

 

SeaPort-e Contract Users

Historical Navy SeaPort Usage by Navy Systems Commands

Navy Systems Command

Percentage

NAVSEA (Navy Sea Systems Command) 62%
SPAWAR (Navy Information Warfare Systems Command) 16%
NAVAIR (Navy Air Systems Command) 10%
NAVSUP (Navy Supply Systems Command) 8%
ONR (Office of Naval Research) 2%
USMC (Marines) 1%
NAVFAC (Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command) 1%
 

These are the Navy locations that utilized SeaPort-e or SeaPort NxG.

 

Northeas Zone

SUPSHIP Bath – Bath, ME 04530

SUPSHIP Groton – Groton, CT 06340

NSWC Carderock, Phil – Philadelphia, PA 19112

NUWC Newport - Newport RI 02841

NAVAIR Lakehurst – Joint Base MDL, NJ 08733

FLC Norfolk Contracting Dept., Phil – Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

NAVSUP Contracting Management Dir – Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

 

National Capital Zone

NSWC Carderock – Bethesda, MD 20817

NSWC Dahlgren – Dahlgren, VA 22448

NSWC Indian Head – Indian Head, MD 20640

EOD Tech Div – Indian Head, MD 20640

NAVSEA Logistics Center, Indianhead – Indian Head, MD 20640

NAVAIR, Pax River – Patuxent River, MD 20670

NAVFAC Washington - Norfolk, VA 23508

NAVSEA HQ – Washington Naval Yard, DC, 20376

Naval Medical Logistics Command – Falls Church, VA 22042

SPN – Patuxent River, MD 20670

HQMC, Installation and Logistics – Washington, DC 20350

RCO Quantico – Quantico, VA 22134

MARCORSYSCOM – Quantico, VA 22134

SUPSHIP MARMC – Washington Navy Yard, DC 20376

 

Mid Atlantic Zone

SUPSHIP Newport News – Newport News, VA 23607

USMC Parris Island – Paris Island, SC 29905

USMC Norfolk – Norfolk, VA 23511

USMC Camp Lejune – Camp Lejeune, NC 28547

USMC Cherry Point – Cherry Point, NC 28532

SPAWAR SSC Charleston – Charleston, NC 29410

FLC Norfolk – Norfolk, VA 23511

 

Gulf Coast Zone

SUPSHIP Gulf Coast – Pascagoula, MS 39568

SUPSHIP SCRMC - Pascagoula, MS 39568

SUPSHIP SERMC – Mayport, FL 32228

NSWC Panama City – Panama City, FL 32407

Navy Expert Diving Unit – Panama City, FL 32407

NAVAIR Training Systems Division, Orlando – Orlando, FL 32826

FLC Jacksonville, Contracting Dept – Jacksonville, FL 32212

SPAWAR SSC New Orleans – New Orleans, LA 70122

USMC Albany – Albany, GA 31704

USMC New Orleans – New Orleans, LA 70114

USMC Blount Island – Jacksonville, FL 32226

 

Southwest Zone

SUPSHIP SWRMC – San Diego, CA 92136

Port Hueneme NAVAIR Weapons Division, China Lake – Ridgecrest, CA 93555

NAVAIR Weapons Division, Point Magu – Point Mugu, CA 93042

Southwest Division, NAVFAC – San Diego, CA 92132

FLC San Diego Regional Contracts – San Diego, CA 92132

SPAWAR HQ – San Diego, CA 92132

SPAWAR SSC San Diego – San Diego, CA 92132

USMC Camp Pendleton – Camp Pendleton, CA 92055

USMC Yuma – Yuma, AZ 85365

USMC Miramar – Miramar, CA 92145

USMC 29 Palms – Twentynine Palms, CA 92277

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard – Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI 96860

USMC Kaneohe Bay – Kaneohe Bay, HI 96863

 

Northwest Zone

FLC Everett Washington – Everett, WA 98270

SUPSHIP NWRMC – Puget Sound, WA 98314

NUWC Keyport – Keyport, WA 98345

 
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