Float Reconstruction – Port Clements

Solicitation number 30004513

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Closing date and time 2023/07/14 15:00 EDT

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    Small Craft Harbours (SCH) Pacific Region requires the complete *Replacement an existing timber float (Float 802) with a new 12’ wide timber float at the federal government owned harbour at Port Clements (Site) on Haida Gwaii Island, British Columbia.

    Objective of this Work is to fabricate a new float, **Removal and disposal of the old float, and the complete installation of the new float with existing timber mooring pile in place. The existing timber mooring pile will not be replaced.

    *Replacement: Removal of existing component including treated timber, hardware and fasteners and to be replaced with new component including supply and install of new hardware and treated timber, drilling, field fitting and field treating as required.

    **Removal: Dismantling, demolition, handling, sorting, and hauling material away from Site.

    Owner Supply
    SCH will supply all timber material and hardware required for the complete float fabrication.

    Summary of Work
    The lump sum portion will be for the following:
    • Mobilization and Demobilization
    • New Timber Float Fabrication
    • Removal and Disposal of Existing float 802
    • New Float Install
    Cost Plus portion will be for the following:
    • Float Utilities remove and re-install
    Site Specific Requirements:

    Work must be done to minimize the period on when float 802 is out of commission to minimize the time vessels are relocated due to this project. Contractor must pre-fabricate the new floats and ready to install in place before the removal of the existing float 802. Maximum time that float 802 can be out of commission is four (4) weeks. The contractor cannot first remove the old float so that is no float while the new float is being fabricated. Contractor to provide at least two (2) weeks notification on when they want the vessels to be relocated from float 802


    This is the first phase (Phase 1) of a two-phase competition: the first phase will evaluate the qualifications of all bidders; second phase (Phase 2) will invite the qualified bidders to provide a financial bid on the project based on the specifications and drawings. Upon award of contract in Phase Two the pre-qualification list will be terminated, no additional contracts will be awarded.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 5 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2023/08/14.

    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

    Reason for limited tendering

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    • None

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada

    301 Bishop Drive

    Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3C 2M6
    Contracting authority
    Karen Dolan

    301 Bishop Drive

    Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3C 2M6
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Invitation to Qualify
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    5 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price
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