Buoy Maintenance in Basse-Côte-Nord, Côte Nord et Gaspésie

Solicitation number F5211-160425

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Closing date and time 2016/12/19 13:00 EST

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    Solicitation No.: F5211-160425

    Contracting Authority: NANCY PAQUETTE

    Telephone No.: 506-452-3494

    Fax No.: 506-452-3676

    E-mail Address: DFOtenders-soumissionsMPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

    TITLE: Buoy Maintenance in Basse-Côte-Nord, Côte Nord et Gaspésie

    TRADE AGREEMENTS: North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA), the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT), the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA), the Canada-Columbia Free Trade Agreement (CColFTA), and the Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement (CPanFTA).


    The Canadian Coast Guard seeks to award a contract for the tending and secure storage of summer and winter buoys (a total of up to 71) and their accessories. The buoys in question are located in the area from the sectors of Blanc Sablon to Rivière au Tonnerre, Baie de Sept-Îles, Port Cartier, Godbout, Baie Comeau, Anticosti, Gaspésie et Baie des Chaleurs. Type and number of buoys may vary slightly from year to another.

    The buoys will be registered / retrieved by a ship of the Coast Guard at the port housed selected by the Bidder and the representative of the Ministry according to the following order of preference: Gaspé, Sept-Îles or Baie-Comeau. The Contractor shall ensure that it has access to the port selected and that it can host a 1100 class ship safely.

    The contractor must maintain the buoys and their accessories and ensure that the buoys will be operational for placement in the water.

    Please see RFP for further details


    The period of the contract is from date of contract to March 31, 2017 inclusive.

    Option to Extend the Contract

    The Contractor grants to Canada the irrevocable option to extend the term of the Contract by up to two (2) additional one (1) year period(s) under the same conditions. The Contractor agrees that, during the extended period of the Contract, it will be paid in accordance with the applicable provisions as set out in the Basis of Payment.

    Canada may exercise this option at any time by sending a written notice to the Contractor at least 15 calendar days before the expiry date of the Contract. The option may only be exercised by the Contracting Authority, and will be evidenced for administrative purposes only, through a contract amendment.


    All enquiries must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Authority no later than ten (10) calendar days before the bid closing date. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered.


    A bid must comply with the requirements of the bid solicitation and meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria to be declared responsive. The responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price will be recommended for award of a contract.


    There is no security requirement associated with this bid solicitation

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • 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
    Paquette, Nancy
    301 Bishop Drive
    Fredericton, NB, E3C 2M9

    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
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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