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Lobster and Rock Crab Diet Study Vessel Charter

Solicitation number 30001087

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/10/05 13:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description

    LFA 24 (Project #1)

    The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada requires the Contractor to provide the following:

    - For up to four days at sea, serve as a work platform for DFO science staff. The work will include being in communication with the DFO dive team that will be completing dive collections and dive transects in the study area and approaching the DFO dive vessel to retrieve samples collected by the dive team. The number of work days will be weather dependent, and determined by the chief scientist in consultation with the captain.

    - At-sea activities include biological measurements of captured lobster and rock crab of all sizes and of by-catch species (sorting and counting of by-catch species or species group). 

    - Personnel (one captain and at least one (1) crew member) must assist DFO scientific representatives.

    - The Scientific Authority from DFO on board will collect and freeze lobsters, rock crabs, as well as other marine species, for biological studies.

    LFA 26A (Project #2)

    The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada requires the Contractor to provide the following:

    - For up to four days at sea, use a beam trawl to collect marine species, including lobster and rock crab, within a defined study area. The work will include being in communication with the DFO dive team that will be completing dive collections and dive transects in the study area and approaching the DFO dive vessel to retrieve samples collected by the dive team. The number of work days will be weather dependent, and determined by the chief scientist in consultation with the captain.

    -The beam trawl is a 4.2 m beam trawl with 45 mm netting and a 12 mm liner. The beam trawl will be provided by DFO.

    - At-sea activities include beam trawling, biological measurements of captured lobster and rock crab of all sizes and of by-catch species (sorting and counting of by-catch species or species group). 

    - Personnel (one captain (1) and at least one (1) crew member) must assist DFO scientific representatives.

    - The Scientific Authority from DFO on board will collect and freeze lobsters, rock crabs, as well as other marine species, for biological studies.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Address
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Vandenborre, Lauren
    Phone
    506-470-6349
    Email
    DFOtenders-soumissionsMPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
    Address
    301 Bishop Drive
    Fredericton, NB, E3C 2M6

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Address
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
    Canada
    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.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
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    French
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    001
    English
    3
    000
    French
    5
    000
    English
    9

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Prince Edward Island
    Region of opportunity
    Prince Edward Island
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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