Water Transportation Services

Solicitation number T1610-230011

Publication date

Closing date and time 2024/03/15 15:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Request for Proposal (RFP)

    Solicitation number: T1610-230011

    Title: Water Transportation Services

    Trade Agreements:
    The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA); Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA); Canada-Chili Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA); Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement; Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA); Canada - European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA); Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP); Canada - Honduras Free Trade Agreement; Canada - Panama Free Trade Agreement; Canada - United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA); World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP).

    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No

    Description of Requirement:
    Transport Canada has a requirement for a Contractor to provide safe and efficient water transportation services for Transport Canada Marine Safety Inspectors (MSI’s) to vessels (primarily oil tankers) in the Saint John New Brunswick Harbour, and its environs on an “as-and-when required” basis.

    The Contractor is to supply all labour, materials, equipment and supervision necessary to perform work as specified in Annex “A” - Statement of Work provided.

    Period of the Contract:
    The period of the Contract is from April 1, 2024 to March 31, 2026, with the irrevocable option to extend the term of the Contract by up to two (2) additional one (1) year period under the same conditions.

    Enquires – Bid Solicitation:
    All enquiries must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Authority no later than seven (7) calendar days before the bid closing date. Enquiries received after that time may not be addressed prior to the bid closing date.

    Process and Selection Methodology:
    A bid must comply with the requirements of the bid solicitation and meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria to be declared responsive. The Lowest Bid meeting all the mandatory requirements will be recommended for award of contract.

    Security Requirements:
    There is no security requirement associated with this requirement.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 24 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2024/04/01.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-UK Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA)

    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

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Transport Canada

    6th Floor - 95 Foundry Street

    Moncton, New Brunswick, E1C 5H7
    Contracting authority
    Suzanne LeBreton
    (506) 961-9268

    6th Floor - 95 Foundry Street

    Moncton, New Brunswick, E1C 5H7
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Saint John
    Region of opportunity
    New Brunswick
    Contract duration
    24 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price
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