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Tyee Test Fishing Dock Installation and Removal

Solicitation number 30004052

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/04/28 13:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Title: Tyee Test Fishing Dock Installation and Removal


    This Contract is to support the Tyee test fishery project by creating, installing, removing, and protecting necessary equipment used by the project.


    The Contractor must remove the breakwater from its operational position and secure it for transport to the winter moorage location.

    The Tyee dock and breakwater must be transferred from its winter moorage to the spot where it is to be installed for the test fishing season.

    Necessary preparatory activities at both the moorage location and the operational location to facilitate the installation of the Tyee dock must be conducted.


    Work is to be completed from Contract award to 31 March 2025. There are 3 option periods of 1 year each.


    There is no security requirement for this Contract. The Company working under this Contract must not be given access to sensitive information or assets, and must be escorted at all times while on DFO premises.


    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 ocean towing projects and must demonstrate the experience by providing a detailed description of previously completed ocean towing projects on a minimum of two (2) separate occasions together with references within the past five (5) years.

    M2 The Contractor must hold a vessel master certificate (60 tonne or greater) and must provide a copy of the certificate with their bid.

    M3 The bidder must demonstrate that they will provide a vessel that meets the following:

    The vessel required must be appropriate size and bollard pull the dock in foreseeable weather conditions in the area.

    This vessel must be capable of towing the approximate weight of 52 tons (approximate dimensions 80 ft x 20 ft). Provide proof of certification for the master of the vessel and the crew of the vessel.


    The procurement is not subject to any Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement.


    The basis of selection is Mandatory Technical Criteria.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 22 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2023/06/01.

    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • 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)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada

    200 Kent Street

    Ottawa, ON, K1A 0E6
    Contracting authority
    Katie Falletta
    (506) 238-3511

    200 Kent Street

    Ottawa , ON, K1A 0E6
    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.

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    22 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Technical Merit within a Stipulated Maximum Budget

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