MSC 2009 in Review

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Appendix

USNS Tippecanoe
MSC fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe steams through the Indian Ocean after conducting a replenishment at sea with guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf in October 2008. Photo by MC2 Jason R. Zalasky.

Tables

Chart Abbreviations
M/Ts
MEASUREMENT TONS (One M/T is a volume measurement equal to 40 cubic feet of dry cargo)
L/Ts
LONG TONS (one L/T is equal to 2,240 pounds; used to measure petroleum products)
SQ FT
SQUARE FEET of dry cargo
BBLS
BARRELS of petroleum product

Summary: MSC Operations

    OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER
($millions)
    FY 2009
    Revenue Expense Profit/(Loss) 
NAVY  
Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force  
    Combat Logistics Force $1,312.6 $1,321.8 ($9.2)
    Hospital Ships $41.9 $39.3 $2.6
    Harbor Tugs ------ ------ ------
    Sealift Enhancement $4.9 $4.9 $0.0
       Total $1,359.4 $1,366.0 ($6.6)
Special Mission  
    Special Mission Ships $311.4 $299.0 $12.4
    Ocean Surveillance Ships $49.5 $50.1 ($0.6)
    Chartered Ships $58.8 $58.3 $0.5
    Harbor Tugs 56.1 58.7 ($2.6)
       Total $475.8 $466.1 $9.7
Prepositioning  
    Prepositioning Ships $482.1 $555.5 ($73.4)
       Total $482.1 $555.5 ($73.4)
Other Reimbursable Funding $50.6 $50.6 $0.0
Total Navy $2,367.9 $2,438.2 ($70.3)
TRANSCOM  
Prepositioning  
    Prepositioning Ships $201.2 $161.4 $39.8
       Total $201.2 $161.4 $39.8
Sealift  
    Tankers $175.2 $156.2 $39.8
    Dry Cargo $180.0 $180.4 ($0.4)
    Surge Sealift $120.9 $146.4 ($25.5)
       Total $476.1 $483.0 ($6.9)
Other Reimbursable Funding ($2.7) ($2.7) $0.0
Total TRANSCOM $674.6 $641.7 ($32.9)
Total MSC Business $3,042.5 $3,079.9 ($37.4)
Total MSC Budgeted Profit/(Loss) Target     ($157.5)
Total Profit/(Loss) Target Variance     $120.1

NOTE: In a working capital fund, profits one year are returned to the customer in subsequent years via reduced rates. Conversely, losses are recouped via increased customer rates in subsequent years. The goal is for the fund to break even over time.

Expenses by Type

Government vs. Non-Government

    OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER
($millions)
    FY 2009
    Total    
Expenses
Gov Non-Gov Percent 
Non-Gov 
NAVY  
Personnel  
    Compensation/Benefits $671.5 $112.9 $558.6 83.2%
    Travel/Transportation of Goods $30.3 $7.8 $22.5 74.3%
    Rent, Communications
   and Utilities
$24.6 $20.4 $4.2 17.1%
    Printing/Reproduction $0.7 $0.7 $0.0 0.0%
    Other Contractual Services $1,209.1 $128.1 $1,081.1 89.4%
    Supplies/Material $410.5 $363.4 $47.1 11.5%
    Equipment $81.3 $38.4 $42.9 52.8%
    Depreciation $10.2 $3.9 $6.3 61.8%
Total Navy Expenses $2,438.2 $675.6 $1,762.6 72.3%
TRANSCOM  
Personnel  
    Compensation/Benefits $24.7 $22.2 $2.5 10.1%
    Travel/Transportation of Goods $3.4 $2.5 $0.9 26.5%
    Rent, Communications
   and Utilities
$12.1 $5.4 $6.7 55.4%
    Printing/Reproduction $0.3 $0.3 $0.0 0.0%
    Other Contractual Services $471.4 $71.6 $399.8 84.8%
    Supplies/Material $115.8 $93.4 $22.4 19.3%
    Equipment $6.5 $2.5 $4.0 61.5%
    Depreciation $7.5 $2.9 $4.6 61.3%
Total TRANSCOM Expenses $641.7 $200.8 $440.9 68.7%
Total MSC Expenses $3,079.9 $876.4 $2,203.5 71.5%

Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force

Dry cargo and petroleum products transferred during underway replenishment

  OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER
  FY 2008
Pallets
FY 2008
SQ FT
FY 2009
Pallets
FY 2009
SQ FT
   Dry Cargo 99,989 1,299,857 122,974 1,598,662
  OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER
  FY 2008 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2009
  BBLS Gallons BBLS Gallons
   Petroleum 13,075,748 549,181,418 16,905,756 710,041,752

Sealift Dry Cargo: 1904 Cargo Preference Act

U.S. Flag vs. Foreign Flag

    OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER
    FY 2008
M/T   
FY 2008
SQ FT 
FY 2009
M/T   
FY 2009
SQ FT 
U.S. Flag
    Commercial 345,555 1,079,936 91,575 1,363,881
    Ready Reserve Force 98,044 471,833 25,207 78,335
    Surge 849,615 3,886,274 159,573 861,694
    Prepositioning (common user pool) 39,828 166,463 0 0
Total U.S. Flag 1,333,042 5,604,506 276,355 2,303,910
Total Foreign Flag 13,595 64,537 14,231 105,569
Total Sealift Cargo 1,346,637 5,669,043 290,586 2,409,479

Sealift Dry Cargo

Ship Type

    OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER
    FY 2008
M/T   
FY 2008
SQ FT 
FY 2009
M/T   
FY 2009
SQ FT 
Controlled Sealift
    Government Owned 889,443 4,052,737 159,573 861,694
    Commercial Charter 359,150 1,144,473 105,806 1,469,450
    Ready Reserve Force 98,044 471,833 25,207 78,335
Total Sealift Cargo 1,346,637 5,669,043 290,586 2,409,479

Sealift Dry Cargo

Deployment / Redeployment

    OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER
    FY 2008
M/T   
FY 2008
SQ FT 
FY 2009
M/T   
FY 2009
SQ FT 
Deployment
    U.S. Flag Commercial 222,242 733,567 84,069 1,207,574
    Ready Reserve Force 44,887 228,162 25,207 78,335
    Surge 509,814 2,204,718 89,203 481,694
    Prepositioning (common user pool) 39,828 166,463 0 0
    Foreign Flag 2,375 8,920 14,231 105,569
Total Deployment 819,146 3,341,830 212,710 1,873,172
Redeployment
    U.S. Flag Commercial 123,313 346,369 7,505 156,307
Ready Reserve Force 53,157 243,671 0 0
Surge 339,801 1,681,556 70,371 380,000
Prepositioning (common user pool) 0 0 0 0
Foreign Flag 11,220 55,617 0 0
Total Redeployment 527,491 2,327,213 77,876 536,307
Total Sealift Cargo 1,346,637 5,669,043 290,586 2,409,479

Sealift Petroleum: Type Product

      OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER
  FY 2008
L/T    
FY 2008
BBLS  
FY 2009
L/T    
FY 2009
BBLS  
Jet Fuel (JP8) 2,758,827 21,854,701 2,617,161 20,793,342
Mid-grade Gasoline (MUM) 9,880 86,208 919 7,899
Regular Gasoline (MUR) 22,525 147,053 ------- -------
Jet Fuel Oil #5 (JP5) 910,934 7,201,168 1,038,266 8,107,774
Thermo-Stable (JPTS) 3,818 30,997 7,674 61,956
Diesel Oil (DFM-08 / F76-09) 1,776,556 13,499,476 1,775,162 13,459,276
Intermediate Fuel Oil ------- ------- 18,561 121,982
Total Petroleum Products 5,482,540 42,819,603 5,457,743 42,552,229

Sealift Petroleum: Workload Comparison

FY 2008 vs. FY 2009

  OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER
  FY 2008
L/T    
FY 2009
L/T    
Change L/T
Government-owned/Time Charter 2,419,669 3,753,540 1,333,871
Voyage Charter 3,062,871 1,704,203 (1,358,668)
Total Petroleum 5,482,540 5,457,743 (24,797)

Sealift Petroleum: 1904 Cargo Preference Act

U.S. Flag vs. Foreign Flag

  OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER OCTOBER – SEPTEMBER
  FY 2008
L/T    
FY 2008
BBLS  
FY 2009
L/T    
FY 2009
BBLS  
Government-owned 2,300,195 18,011,347 2,117,578 16,510,058
Time Charter 886,580 6,902,793 1,635,962 12,755,057
U.S. Flag Voyage Charter 121,548 945,209 104,411 814,057
Foreign Flag Voyage Charter 2,174,217 16,960,254 1,599,792 12,473,057
Total Petroleum 5,482,540 42,819,603 5,457,743 42,552,229

MSC Personnel: Ashore and Afloat

    As of September 30, 2009
    FY 2008 FY 2009 Percent Change
Afloat
    Civil Service Mariners 5,230 5,023 (4.0%)
    Commercial Mariners 1,921 1,809 (5.8%)
    Military (Active Duty) 214 215 1.0%
    Military (Reserves) 567 309 (45.5%)
Total Afloat 7,932 7,356 (7.3%)
Ashore
    Civilian (direct/indirect) 1,061 1,116 5.2%
    Military (active duty) 156 160 2.6%
    Military (reserves) 347 524 51.0%
Total Ashore 1,564 1,800 15.1%
Total Personnel 9,496 9,156 (3.6%)

Naval Fleet Auxiliary: Operating Tempo

  FY 2008 FY 2009
  No. of
Ships
No. of Days
at Sea
No. of
Ships
No. of Days
at Sea
Type of Ship  
   Fleet Replenishment Oiler 14 2,709 14 2,639
   Dry Cargo/Ammunition   5    611   6*    920
   Ammunition   4   732   4   349
   Fleet Ocean Tug   4   518   4   495
   Fast Combat Support   4   826   4   671
   Rescue and Salvage   4   491   4   419
   Combat Stores   2   762     3**   447
   Hospital   2   220   2     51
Totals 41 6,869 41 5,991

 *  USNS Robert E. Peary became operational Feb. 6, 2009; USNS Amelia Earhart became
     operational June 14, 2009; USNS Carl Brashear was delivered to MSC March 4, 2009, but
     was not operational in FY 2009.
 ** USNS Saturn was deactivated April 6, 2009; USNS Concord was deactivated Aug.18, 2009.

Special Mission Ships: Operating Tempo

  FY 2007 FY 2008
  No. of
Ships
No. of Days
at Sea
No. of
Ships
No. of Days
at Sea
Type  
   Submarine & Special Warfare Support   9   639   7   639
   Oceanographic Survey   7 1,598   7 1,664
   Ocean Surveillance   6 1,364   5 1,394
   Missile Range Instrumentation   2   387   2   526
   Cable Laying/Repair   1   166   1   119
   Navigation Test Support   1   199   1   163
   Command Ships   1     95   1     86
   Submarine Tender --- ---   1       0
Totals 28 4,448 25 4,591

MSC Controlled Fleet: September 30, 2009

Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force
USNS Supply
41
14 Fleet Replenishment Oilers
8 Dry Cargo/Ammunition Ships
4 Ammunition Ships
4 Fast Combat Support Ships
4 Fleet Ocean Tugs
4 Rescue and Salvage Ships
2 Hospital Ships
1 Combat Stores Ships
Special Mission
USNS Mary Sears
25
7 Submarine and Special Warfare
     Support Ships

7 Oceanographic Survey Ships
5 Ocean Surveillance Ships
2 Missile Range Instrumentation Ships
1 Navigation Test Support Ship
1 Cable Laying/Repair Ship
1 Command Ship
1 Submarine Tender
Prepositioning
USNS Red Cloud
30*
14 Maritime Prepositioning Ships
     13 Government-owned
     1 Privately owned
8 Army Prepositioned Stocks Ships
     6 Government-owned
     2 Privately owned
  8 Navy, Defense Logistics Agency,
    USAF Ships
     3 Government-owned*
     5 Privately owned
Sealift
The port of Ash Shuaybah, Kuwait
19
  4 Tankers
       3 Government-owned
       1 Privately owned
  4 Dry Cargo Ships
11 Large, Medium-Speed,
     Roll-On/Roll-Off Ships
Ready Reserve Force
Cape May lifts a truck over the side for transport to shore
50*
 
 
*  Two aviation logistics support ships are counted in both the Prepositioning Program and the Ready Reserve Force.

Exercises

ExerciseHostMSC ParticipantsLocationDatesPurpose
African LionU.S. Africa Command, U.S. Marine Forces EuropeMV Via Belle, SEALOGEURMoroccoMay-Jun 09Train and exercise U.S.-Morocco forces in interoperability tactics and techniques
Austere Challenge/ Turbo ChallengeU.S. European Command/U.S. Transportation CommandUSS Mount Whitney, MSCHQ, SEALOGEURGermanyApr-May 09Test planning and execution of U.S. European Command operations
Baltic OperationsU.S. European Command/ NATOUSNS John Lenthall, USNS 2ND LT John P. Bobo, USNS LCPL Roy M. Wheat, USS Mount Whitney, SEALOGEURBaltic SeaJun 09Exercise maritime security operations with NATO and Partnership for Peace allies
Byzantine Voyager 2U.S. Transportation CommandGTS ADM. WM. M. Callaghan, SS Grand Canyon StateCanadian PacificMar 09Train and exercise visit, board, search and seizure tactics
Cobra GoldUnited NationsMV Cape Howe, SS MAJ Stephen W. Pless, USNS Rappahannock SEALOGFE, EPU 111ThailandJan-Feb 09Promote regional stability in Southeast Asia, exercise Maritime Prepositioning Force off-load capabilities
CooperationAfloat Readiness and TrainingU.S. Pacific CommandUSNS SafeguardPhilippinesMay-Aug 09Exercise multinational cooperation and interoperability with dive familiarization training
Eastern ShieldNorth Carolina National GuardMV SSG Edward A. Carter Jr.Morehead, N.C.Mar 09Train and exercise emergency response capabilities
Hurricane Exercise/ Citadel ShieldU.S. Fleet Forces Command/Navy Installations CommandAll MSC ships and shore facilities in U.S. 2nd Fleet area of operationsU.S. East/ Gulf coastsMay 09Test hurricane preparation and personnel accountability procedures
Joint-Logistics-Over-The-ShoreU.S. Transportation CommandUSNS Seay, SS Cape May, SS Cornhusker State, SEALOGLANTCamp Lejeune, N.C.; Guan-tanamo Bay, CubaMay-Jun 09Exercise cargo distribution via JLOTS platforms
Joint Task Force-Port Opening Sea Port of Debarkation Mission Readiness ExerciseU.S. Transportation CommandMSCHQ, SEALOGLANT, MSC Port Canaveral Office, EPU 109 and 110Port Canaveral, Fla.Apr 09Exercise joint task force port-opening capabilities
Joint WarriorU.S. European Command/ NATOUSNS KanawhaScotlandApr-May 09Train and exercise anti-air warfare capabilities
Joint WarriorU.S. European Command/ NATOUSNS Leroy GrummanScotlandOct 08Train and exercise anti-air warfare capabilities
Key Resolve/Foal EagleU.S. Pacific CommandSEALOGPAC, SEALOGFE, MSC Office Korea, EPU 102, Reserve Unit 102Republic of KoreaFeb-Mar 09Train and exercise crisis management capabilities and command post operations
Korean Flag Shipping ExerciseU.S. Forces Korea, U.S. Transportation CommandMV Chun Hak, MSCHQ, SEALOGFE, MSC Office KoreaRepublic of KoreaDec 08Exercise readiness and interoperability
Loyal MarinerNATOLCPL Roy M. Wheat, USNS Laramie, SEALOGEURMediterranean SeaMar 09Train and exercise multinational interoperability in visit, board, search and seizure capabilities
Noble MidasU.S. European Command/ NATOUSNS 2ND LT John P. Bobo, USNS LCPL Roy M. Wheat, USNS 1ST LT Baldomero LopezGreeceSep 09Exercise download of outsized armored rolling stock
Northern EdgeU.S. Pacific CommandUSNS BridgeGulf of AlaskaJun 09Exercise crisis response in the Asian-Pacific region
OffshorePetroleum Distribution System ExerciseMSCUSNS Lawrence H. Gianella, MV VADM K.R. Wheeler, MV Fast TempoSouth KoreaAug 09Test new offshore petroleum distribution system capabilities
Phoenix ExpressU.S. European Command/ NATOUSNS LCPL Roy M. Wheat, USNS Laramie, SEALOGEURWestern Mediterranean SeaMay 09Exercise and evaluate regional cooperation and maritime security capabilities in visit, board, search and seizure operations
Shared AccordU.S. Africa Command, U.S. Marine Corps Forces AfricaMV Westward VentureBeninJun 09Train and exercise small infantry units
Solid Curtain/Citadel ShieldU.S. Fleet Forces CommandMSC Shore CommandsContinental United StatesFeb 09Train and exercise anti-terrorism and force protection capabilities
Southeast Asia Cooperation Against TerrorismU.S. Navy, U.S. Coast GuardUSNS Safeguard, USNS PFC Dewayne T. WilliamsSouth China Sea, Straits of MalaccaAug 09Provide training to multinational partners in counterterrorism operations and visit, board, search and seizure tactics
Talisman SaberU.S. Pacific CommandUSNS Amelia Earhart, USNS Alan Shepard, MV Noble StarEastern AustraliaJul 09Exercise and train U.S.-Australian forces operating jointly
Turbo Containerized Distribution SystemU.S. Pacific CommandMV American Tern, MSC Office KoreaFar EastMar-May 09Exercise ammunition movement related to Korean peninsula
Ulchi Freedom GuardianU.S. Pacific CommandSEALOGFE, SEALOGPACRepublic of KoreaAug 09Exercise and evaluate crisis management and interoperability of U.S. and Korean forces
Unitas GoldU.S. Southern CommandUSNS Arctic, SEALOGLANTFloridaApr-May 09Exercise and evaluate multinational naval forces interoperability

Awards

During FY 2009, many MSC employees were recognized for their outstanding service to the Navy, DOD and the United States.

MSC Mariner Employee of the Year
USNS GrappleAble Seaman Michael Hales
MSC Mariner Awards of Excellence
USNS Concord2nd Mate Ronald Bylsma
Medical Services Officer Querubin Tagulao
Purser Honesto Ramos
Yeoman Storekeeper Arturo Alcantara
USNS John Ericsson2nd Mate Ronald Garrison
Purser Carla Rush
USNS Henry J. Kaiser1st Asstistant Engineer Samuel Elliott
Chief Steward Robert Prades
USNS Alan ShepardDeck Engineer Machinist Alfredo Ng
USNS Safeguard2nd Electrician Roldan Aljentera
USNS GrappleAble Seaman Michael Hales
USNS San JoseAble Seaman Christopher Jones
USNS KanawhaJunior Supply Officer Kevin Williams
USNS John LenthallMedical Services Officer Paul Manning
USNS Guadalupe1st Radio Electronics Technician Colin Strong
MSC Shipmate of the Year Awards
USNS San JosePurser Antonio Sereno
Able Seaman Christopher Jones
USNS Henry J. KaiserWiper Calvin Fear
Able Seaman Eugenia Yarborough
USNS Lewis and ClarkAble Seaman Mary Hipolito
USNS SafeguardEngine Utilityman Angel Menes
USNS Alan ShepardEngine Utilityman Ryan Sulla
USNS GuadalupeChief Radio Electronics Technician Douglas Banks
USNS SalvorDeck Engineer Machinist James Benko
USNS John EricssonWiper Carlos Credo
MSFSC Distiguished Career Achievement Award
Chief EngineerTerrance Campbell
MSFSC Special Act/Special Service Award
Master/Special AssistantCharles Becker
Port Chief EngineerJoseph Watts
Chief EngineerLawrence Andres
MSC Captain David M. Cook Food Service Excellence Award
USNS LaramieLarge ship, East Coast (fifth year in a row)
USNS YukonLarge ship, West Coast (third year in a row)
USNS GraspSmall ship (second year in a row)
Secretary of the Navy Safety Excellence Award
USNS BridgeMaster and crew
Secretary of the Navy Outstanding Small Business Program Award
Military Sealift Command HQBrad Taylor
Secretary of the Navy Environmental Quality Award
USNS BridgeMaster and crew
Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Quality Award
USNS BridgeMaster and crew
Chief of Naval Operations Afloat Safety Award
USNS BridgeMaster and crew
USNS GrappleMaster and crew
USNS MendoncaMaster and crew
U.S. Forces Korea Civilian Employee Supervisor of the Year
MSC Office KoreaOperations Officer Xavier Monroy
Capt. Arthur L. Johnson Award for Inspirational Leadership
USNS CatawbaMaster - Captain Charles Rodriguez
United Seamen's Service Admiral of the Ocean Sea - Mariner's Plaque
USNS Lewis and ClarkMaster and crew

Photo Gallery

Navy Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice Donald Goodall III waves to his civil service mariner father from the bridge of USS John C. Stennis as USNS John Ericsson conducts a replenishment at sea
Navy Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice Donald Goodall III waves to his civil service mariner father from the bridge of aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis as MSC fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Ericsson conducts a replenishment at sea in the Pacific Ocean. Photo by MC3 Josue L. Escobosa.
The son of a SEALOGPAC employee gets a demonstration in firefighting gear
As part of Bring Your Child to Work Day, the son of a SEALOGPAC employee gets a demonstration in firefighting gear from an instructor at MSC Training Center West in April. Photo by Sarah Burford.
A Royal Brunei Navy diver signals his O.K. after being fitted with a dive helmet
A Royal Brunei Navy diver signals his O.K. after being fitted with a dive helmet during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Brunei 2009 aboard MSC rescue and salvage ship USNS Safeguard in Muara, Brunei. Photo by CWO Troy Roat.
USNS Big Horn conducts an underway replenishment with USS Vicksburg
MSC fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn conducts an underway replenishment with guided-missile cruiser USS Vicksburg in the Atlantic Ocean. Photo by Ensign Marc D. Schron.
USNS Comfort and USNS Robert E. Peary
MSC hospital ship USNS Comfort receives supplies during an underway replenishment with dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary in the Pacific Ocean during Continuing Promise 2009, a four-month humanitarian and civic assistance mission. Photo by A1C Benjamin Stratton.