2018 Report details for project: Maritime Sustainment Programme

Project name: Maritime Sustainment Programme - there are 7 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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Organisation: MOD (D17) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2018 (data is from Sept 2017)
Category: Military - see all reports for this category
Description: The Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) Tankers will replace the current single hulled tankers operated by the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Green
DCA text: As the project moves into the final phase of the shipbuild programme in Korea and the planning for the drawdown of the on-site team, the focus for the project is now on the UKCCATS elements back in UK. As part of the action plan the requirements for the programme evaluation plan and the programme closure are being assessed. The Project Team is currently working with the Customer to finalise Full Operating Capability (FOC).
Start date: 2005-07-25
End date: 2019-02-28
Schedule text: Ship 1 ( Tide spring ) has now achieved In-Service Date (ISD) with Ship 2 now completing its UK Customisation. Ship 3 has begun its delivery voyage to the UK and Ship 4 has completed her Build Trials (CSTs) . Delays experienced on Ship 1  have been managed during the build and customisation of  Ships 2 to 4, reducing the impact of the delay during  Ship 1 Build. The Project Team is currently working with the Customer to finalise Full Operating Capability (FOC).
Baseline: £46.82m
Forecast: £68.19m
Variance: 46.00%
Variance text: Budget v forecast variation driven by previous decisions in prior Financial Years, since Project Start date in 2011 resulting in profile changes in Budget and Forecast. This has had no impact on Whole Life Budget.
Whole Life Cost: £596.38m
WLCost text: Current forecast for Whole Life Cost is within budget.
Sourcefile: IPA_2018.csv

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