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Vessel Charter – Scientific mission in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Solicitation number 30002152A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/04/19 13:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Solicitation No.: 30002152A

    This bid solicitation cancels and supersedes previous bid solicitation number 30002152 dated February 18, 2022 with a closing of March 10, 2022 at 14:00 AST. A debriefing or feedback session will be provided upon request to bidders/offerors/suppliers who bid on the previous solicitation.

    Contracting Authority: Denise Chessie 

    E-mail Address:

    TITLE: Vessel Charter – Scientific mission in the Gulf of St. Lawrence


    The Science branch of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, in Mont-Joli, in the province of Quebec (DFO Quebec), CANADA, needs the full services of a chartered research Vessel (Vessel and crew) to carrying out scientific missions to monitor marine refuges for coral and sponge in the summer of 2022 with the possibility of renewal in the following 3 years.

    The study area includes the 11 marine refuges for coral and sponge located in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence. To survey marine refuges for coral and sponge, DFO needs a scientific research Vessel that can stay at sea for at least 13 consecutive days, can conduct science operations 24/7, accommodate at least 11 scientists and is equipped to tow the benthic imagery sled and to launch and retrieve scientific instruments, such as the rosette, the drop camera system, a grab, a box corer and the baited camera system

    Contract duration

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    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

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

    Buying organization(s)

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