Removal, Deconstruction and Disposal of the Vessels Hannah Atlantic, Cape Rouge and the Rupert Brand VI

Status Expired

Contract number 30005071

Solicitation number 30005071

Publication date

Contract award date

Last amendment date

Amendment value

CAD 1,970,562.95


    This contract was awarded to:

    R.J. MacIsaac Construction Ltd.


    The Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG), Marine Environmental and Hazards Response (MEHR) Atlantic Region requires the pollution threat posed by the Hannah Atlantic, the Cape Rouge and the Rupert Brand VI be permanently eliminated. It is necessary that all recoverable pollutants are removed from the vessels, that the vessels are destroyed, and that the vessels and all of their contents are disposed of at recognized recycling and waste facilities.


    The Contractor must:

    1. Develop a timeline and Safety Plan based on the individual tasks
    2. Produce a strategy and procedures to dispose of the vessels and all of their contents in-situ including;
    a. A site specific pollution response plan
    b. Pollutant and oily water removal and disposal plan
    c. Vessel dismantling plan for pollution access and removal
    d. Detailed waste management / recycling plan
    e. Site Security – Provision of 24hr/7 day week site security during the entire operation starting from the date of Contract award.
    f. Site restoration if required.
    3. It is the responsibility of the contractor to gain access from the property owner as required.


    The period of the Contract is from Contract award until 30 June, 2024.


    No Security clearance required, escort required at DFO sites.


    The requirement is subject to the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA), Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA), Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA), Canada–Ukraine Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement, World Trade Organization–Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-GPA), and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).


    Proposals will be evaluated in accordance with the mandatory evaluation criteria as detailed herein. Bidders’ Proposals must clearly demonstrate that they meet all Mandatory Requirements for the proposal to be considered for further evaluation. Proposals not meeting the mandatory criteria will be excluded from further consideration.

    Mandatory Criteria

    M1 The bidder must have a minimum of 60 months (5 years) experience in the Marine Salvage or Marine Industry, within the last one hundred eighty months (15 years) from the date of bid closing.

    M2 The bidder must have completed pollutant removal and dismantling operations of steel hulled vessels, on at least two (2) separate occasions within the last 120 months (10 years).

    M3 The bidder must identify Key personnel* that MUST have a minimum of twenty four months (2 years) experience, in pollutant removal, marine survey and stability assessments, Steel hull vessel deconstruction and recycling operations completed in the last one hundred twenty months (10 years) from the date of bid closing and provide the specific details as specified in the Evaluation criteria M3.

    M4 The Bidder must provide an operations plan that demonstrates how they will perform the removal of each vessel as described in the Statement of Work (Annex A). The response plan must include all of the items specified in the evaluation criterial M4.1, M4.2, M4.3 and M4.4


    This procurement is not subject to any Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement

    Business address

    70 West Street, Suite 1

    Antigonish, NS, B2G 2X7
    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity code
    Region(s) of delivery

    Contract duration

    The contract will be for a period of 5 month(s), from 2024/01/02 to 2024/06/30.

    Total value of contract

    This is the total value of this contract, which includes the initial contract value and the sum of all amendments.

    CAD 1,970,562.95

    Commodity - UNSPSC

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    Trade agreements

    • Please refer to tender description or tender documents

    Reason for limited tendering

    A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below:

    • None
    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada

    200 Kent Street

    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
    Contracting authority
    Mazen Obeid
    (613) 299-2564
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