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Placing, Lifting/Removal, Maintaining and the Servicing of Buoys on Lake Winnipegosis – Manitoba

Solicitation number F5211-160105

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/05/31 14:00 EDT



    Placing, Lifting/Removal, Maintaining and the Servicing of Buoys on Lake Winnipegosis – Manitoba.

    Contract Period

    The Contract is for one year – August 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017 with the option to renew the contract for three (3) additional one year periods at the sole discretion of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)

    Option periods if exercised will be April 1, 2017 through to March 31, 2018, April 1, 2018 through to March 31, 2019 and April 1, 2019 through to March 31, 2020.


    DFO, Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) maintains a Seasonal Aids to Navigation System, consisting of fifty-three (53) unlighted buoys, and fourteen (14) lighted buoys on Lake Winnipegosis in Manitoba. The buoys are deployed in May or early June, just after the ice recedes and are checked for correct position once a month until they are recovered and stored in November, shortly before freeze up. In addition to these planned monthly checks; repairs and repositioning are done as required.

    Objectives of the Requirement

    The CCG, Aids to Navigation (AtoN) and Waterways establishes aids to navigation that assist vessels to navigate safely through our waterways. The program benefits pleasure craft, fishing and commercial vessels, and ensures the public's right to navigate. CCG Marine Aids to Navigation is mandated to keep waters accessible by providing aids to navigation, developing waterways, and protecting navigable waters.

    Background, Assumptions and Specific Scope of the Requirement

    CCG is contracting out for the provision of placing, lifting/removal; maintaining and servicing of the following buoys as per the attached documents.

    General Description of the Work:

    • Place buoys on position in accordance with navigational season
    • Lanterns to be placed on the appropriate buoys
    • Maintain position and operation of buoys and lanterns
    • Change lanterns as required
    • Lift/remove/change buoys as required
    • Repair and reposition buoys as required
    • Submits Buoy Service Reports through SIPA mobile (the aids to navigation database)

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
    Contracting authority
    Walker, Kimberly
    301 Bishop Drive
    Fredericton, NB, E3C 2M6

    Buying organization(s)

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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