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Seaport-e is the Navy's electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including Engineering, Financial Management, and Program Management. The Navy Systems Commands (NAVSEA, NAVAIR, SPAWAR, NAVFAC, and NAVSUP), the Office of Naval Research, the United States Marine Corps, and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) compete their service requirements through SeaPort-e IDIQ multiple award contract holders.

The Seaport-e portal provides a standardized, efficient means of soliciting offers from amongst the diverse population of large and small businesses and their approved team members. All task orders are competitively solicited, awarded and managed using the SeaPort-e platform. Simply stated, Seaport-e provides an efficient and effective means of contracting for professional support services and enhancing small business participation.


Seaport Multiple Award Contracts (MACs) are designed to include all aspects of professional support services (Seaport-I MAC) and Engineering, Technical, & Programmatic Support Services (Seaport-e MAC) as required by the Virtual Systems Command, its related Program Executive Offices (PEOs) and field affiliates.


Generally, Seaport MACs provide vehicles to procure engineering, technical, programmatic, and professional support services for authorized users through all phases of life cycle - technology development, concept exploration, design, specification development, construction/production, test and evaluation, certification, operation, maintenance, improvement/modernization, overhaul and refueling, salvage and disposal. The scope of the contracts also includes professional support services to assist in the development, review and execution of search and salvage, diving, underwater ship husbandry, and pollution control program areas.

Marieke's Seaport-e Contract Details

Customer Satisfaction and Seaport-e Contact Information

Quality Assurance


Seaport-e contract number:  N00178-15-D-8506

Period of Performance: 04/05/2015 - 04/04/2019

Task orders received under this contract: None at this time.

Technical instructions issued against any task order: None at this time.

Team members and their capability/area of expertise:


Team Member Name: Marieke Consulting, Inc – Seaport-e Prime Contract Holder

Contact Information:

Name: Karen Heine

Title: President

Address: 2406 N Potomac Street, Arlington VA  22207

Phone: 202 460 8773



Type of Business: 

Small Business (SB), Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB)


Areas of Expertise:

Research and Development Support

Engineering, System Engineering and Process Engineering Support

Modeling, Simulation, Stimulation, and Analysis Support

System Design Documentation and Technical Data Support

Software Engineering, Development, Programming, and Network Support

System Safety Engineering Support

Configuration Management (CM) Support

Quality Assurance (QA) Support

Information System (IS) Development, Information Assurance (IA), and Information Technology (IT) Support

Training Support

Program Support

Functional and Administrative Support



Team Member Name: CMA

Contact Information:

Name: Bill Grimes

Title: President
Address: 121 SE Shurfine Drive, Suite 4, Ankeny, IA  50021
Phone:  515.963.0001
Fax:  515.963.0037



Type of Business: 

GSA Schedule 736 Contract Holder, Small Business (SB), Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)


Areas of Expertise:

In-Service Engineering, Fleet Introduction, Installation and Checkout Support

Program Support

Functional and Administrative Support



List of Team Member’s last 3 years service experience:  

No task orders or technical instructions issued at this time.


Marieke Consulting, Inc

Name: Karen M Heine

Title: Chief Executive Officer and President

Address: 2406 N Potomac Street, Arlington, VA  22207

Phone: 202-460-8773



Government Contact

Name: Stacy McQuage
Divison: NSWC Dahlgren Division

Address: 17632 Dahlgren Road, Suite 157, Dahlgren, VA 22448-5110
Phone: (540) 653-7087

Our technical approach includes implementation of quality control support efforts to provide for all aspects of the contract.  The objectives of our quality efforts are to (1) achieve an exceptional level of customer satisfaction; (2) deliver solutions that address the business needs of our clients; and (3) provide all contract deliverables in a timely and cost-effective manner.  We will focus daily on quality to ensure it will not be a theoretical concept.  


We will implement and support quality control for all issued Task Orders.The specific duties to be reviewed will mirror the Requirements, Deliverables, and Performance Objectives in the various Task Orders. Our quality efforts also include activities focused on identifying problems before they occur, performing root-cause analyses to avoid problem recurrence, and soliciting direct user feedback.  Our Quality Assurance comprises multiple functions aimed at assuring that the tasks are performed and completed as designed. Quality assurance includes both automated and manual functions to perform checks and balances on systems, inputs, procedures, conclusions and outputs.


Our quality assurance procedures have been designed, implemented and tested to assure that they are effective in identifying weaknesses, remedial actions necessary and corrective actions taken. We are able to adjust our Quality Assurance response depending the on the focus of the services we are performing, such as whether they are audits or under our consultant branch.


Supervision and Review- This component assures that staff members are appropriately supervised and trained and assures that there is an understanding of the work to be performed. It also assures that all procedures were appropriately performed and are documented. Documentation is evaluated as appropriate evidential matter and reasonable to support conclusions drawn. Supervision and review are conducted by the Manager.Standardized review checklists, the audit program and any supplemental planning documentation are used to document the review component.


Partner's Engagement Review- This component assures that all Professional Standards, contract requirements, and reporting requirements have been met.This includes assuring that reports are consistent, accurate and cross-referenced to the review procedures and conclusions. It also includes assuring that information is produced and distributed in accordance with contract requirements.


Consulting - We maintain a Standard QA Plan that includes referencing key rules and regulations, preparing supporting documentation, and other products to support authenticity and accuracy of deliverables and monitor overall performance of contracts. Our QA program is led by our Quality Assurance Manager, with extensive experience performing internal control audit reviews. The QA Manager reports directly to the Program Director.  

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