SeaPort-e Facts

SeaPort-e Facts

Contract for Engineering, Program Management, and Financial Management Services

The SeaPort-e contract combines the benefits of a truly paperless, electronic procurement system with contracting best practices. This indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) multiple-award contract (MAC) allows the Virtual SYSCOM, as well as Commander, Naval Installations, and the US Marine Corps to acquire a wide range of engineering, technical, and programmatic services and solutions. SeaPort-e furthers the Navy’s objective to increase efficiency and allows for tailoring services according to the needs of geographically dispersed organizations with significantly diverse product area requirements and missions.

Benefits and Features of SeaPort-e

Authorized users include all warranted contracting officers of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP), Military Sealift Command, Strategic Systems Program (SSP), Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Office of Naval Research, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and the US Marine Corps. SeaPort-e is the mandatory contract vehicle for the Virtual SYSCOM for engineering, program management, and financial management services.

  • Offers are evaluated on Best Value
  • Heavy emphasis on Performance Based Orders
  • All requirement are fulfilled competitively on a task order basis by individual ordering offices
  • Firm Fixed Price and Cost Reimbursable task orders are permitted; no T&M task orders are allowed
  • SeaPort-e program goal is to award 33% of total obligated dollars to small businesses as PRIME contractors
  • Large business awards have a minimum Small Business Subcontracting Goal of 20% of the dollars obligated
  • Prime contract holders may add an unlimited number of small or large business partners to their teams
  • There are currently more than 2,000 prime contractors, and there is a once-a-year rolling admission period to award new prime contracts
  • The contract covers 22 functional areas and 7 geographic zones; zone system preserves the local vendor base – companies must have an established presence in a zone to bid
  • The basic ID/IQ contract limits pass-through charges, caps maximum fees, annual escalation and requires costs savings
  • There is NO FEE to authorized users

How To Use SeaPort-e

The SeaPort-e procurement process is entirely electronic – from RFP submission to delivery of the awarded task order to the successful bidder. To lean more please visit the SeaPort-e portal at  Summary features of the process include:

Task order solicitation, modifications and awards are released through the SeaPort-e portal

All proposals are submitted electronically through the portal

Task order award and execution is decentralized and performed by the ordering activity’s contracting shop

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