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Maritime High Speed Navigation Systems

Solicitation number W6399-23LL85/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/04/18 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    1. Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN)

    An ACAN is a public notice indicating to the supplier community that a department or agency intends to award a contract for goods, services or construction to a pre-identified supplier, thereby allowing other suppliers to signal their interest in bidding, by submitting a statement of capabilities. If no supplier submits a statement of capabilities that meets the requirements set out in the ACAN, on or before the closing date stated in the ACAN, the contracting officer may then proceed with the award to the pre-identified supplier.

    2. Definition of the requirement

    The Department of National Defence has a requirement for Maritime High Speed Navigation Systems (MHSNS) with software and charts integrations on an as and when required basis. The MHSNS must fit into a nine (9) meters Multi-Mission Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) console and withstand shock and vibration from all sea states that the craft is operating in. The MHSNS must to be waterproof and able to operate under all weather conditions since the boat design does not provide shelter. The SeaCross Marine AB MHSNS W315 15"NVIS Rugged Panel PC with sensors and accessories detailed in paragraph 3 below are the standard across the fleet and are required in order to maintain fleet interoperability.

    3. Criteria for assessment of the Statement of Capabilities (Minimum Essential Requirements)

    Any interested supplier must demonstrate that they are capable of providing the following parts:

    0103-01-001 SX400 - Trackball 50mm,
    0103-01-001-1 SX400 Weather Box,
    0103-01-003 SX450 Joystick Control,
    0105-05-001 Radar Furuno NXT Radome,
    0103-01-017 SX 488 8 x Keypad G1,
    0106-03-004 SCX-20 N2K,
    0106-01-008 UDST800,
    0100-01-316 W315 15"NVIS Rugged Panel PC,
    0104-01-001 SX104 MUX IP68,
    0104-01-002 SX108 IP68 8 Port Ethernet Switch, -
    0000-05-100 Custom Hardening Kit,
    0108-04-001 Custom Cable Kit,

    Any interested supplier must demonstrate by way of a statement of capabilities that it can provide the following:

    Integration of software/ firmware, accessories and world Marine charts,
    Software licensing.

    4. Applicability of the trade agreement(s) to the procurement

    This procurement is subject to the following trade agreement(s):

    Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    World Trade Organization - Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
    Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTTP)
    Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    Canada-Columbia Free Trade Agreement (CColFTA)
    Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement (CPanFTA)
    Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement (CHFTA)
    Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)

    5. Justification for the Pre-Identified Supplier

    SeaCross Marine AB is the only known supplier of the parts and services detailed in Minimum Essential Requirements at paragraph 3.

    6. Government Contracts Regulations Exception

    The following exception to the Government Contracts Regulations is invoked for this procurement under subsection 6(d) - "only one person is capable of performing the contract".

    7. Exclusions and/or Limited Tendering Reasons

    The following exclusion(s) and/or limited tendering reasons are invoked under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) – Article 513 1(b)iii:

    iii) due to an absence of competition for technical reasons

    8. Period of the proposed standing offer agreement

    The proposed standing offer agreement is for a period of 3 years, with two (2) one (1) year option periods.

    9. Name and address of the pre-identified supplier

    SeaCross Marine AB
    Radiovägen 3 B 18155

    10. Suppliers' right to submit a statement of capabilities

    Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available to provide the goods, services or construction services described in the ACAN may submit a statement of capabilities in writing to the contact person identified in this notice on or before the closing date of this notice. The statement of capabilities must clearly demonstrate how the supplier meets the advertised requirements.

    11. Closing date for a submission of a statement of capabilities

    The closing date and time for accepting statements of capabilities is April 18th, 2023 at 2:00 PM.

    12. Inquiries and submission of statements of capabilities

    Inquiries and statements of capabilities are to be directed to:

    Megan Buchanan, DLP 8-1-4
    101 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa ON K1A 0K2

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 36 month(s).

    Trade agreements

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Department of National Defence

    101 Colonel By Drive

    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0K2
    Contracting authority
    Megan Buchanan
    (613) 945-2929
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Advance Contract Award Notice
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Contract duration
    36 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Advance Contract Award Notice
    Commodity - UNSPSC
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