Michael Baker International‘s joint venture team has been selected as the contractor for the US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic.

Under the $50m contract, which spans across five years, the company will provide environmental compliance services at US Naval, Marine Corps and other Department of Defense (Dod) installations across the world.

The company will offer its support for the DOD installations and organisations with sustainable approaches to be aligned with statutory environmental laws, regulations and guidance, directed specifically for DOD, federal, state, and local installations.

“Michael Baker has a 26-year history of providing consulting services to the United States Navy.”

Michael Baker International vice-president and programme manager John Mentz said: "Michael Baker has a 26-year history of providing consulting services to the United States Navy, including our support of similar environmental compliance requirements for the last 15 years.

"Backed by our global reach and full continuum of innovative solutions, Michael Baker is capable of managing and navigating the complex requirements the US Navy and Department of Defence must address on a daily basis."

The company will provide compliance services related to petroleum storage tanks and assets, oil spill preparedness and planning, air quality, potable water, storm water, wastewater, and waste and material management.

The team will also share expertise related to pesticides, radon, lead-based paint and asbestos, and compliance auditing.

NAVFAC undertakes the planning, design, construction, contingency engineering, real estate, environmental and public works support for the US Navy shore facilities around the world.