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Placing, Lifting/Removal, Maintaining and the Servicing of Seasonal Aids to Navigation on the Stuart Lake System

Solicitation number 30002582

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/10/04 14:00 EDT


    1. PURPOSE

    Placing, Lifting/Removal, Maintaining and the Servicing of Seasonal Aids to Navigation on the Stuart Lake System


    Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s (DFO) Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) sector requires services related to the provision of placing, lifting/removal, maintaining and servicing of buoys through local contractors.


    The (CCG), Aids to Navigation 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.

    4. SCOPE OF WORK :

    The Canadian Coast Guard 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:

    a. Place buoys on position in accordance with the navigational season

    b. Lanterns to be placed on appropriate buoys

    c. Maintain position and operation of both buoys and lanterns

    d. Repair, reposition and replace buoys as required

    e. Perform maintenance for fixed aids including servicing lanterns and brushing

    f. Submit Buoy/Beacon Service Reports through an aids to navigation database, SIPA mobile.


    At the beginning of each navigation season or as directed by the Supervisor AtoN, the Contractor must place the seasonal buoys on their advertised position and ensure that the characteristics displayed agree with those described in the “Technical data and Schedule of Rates for Buoys”. The Contractor shall ensure the work is complete prior to the commencement of the navigation season for the local area and that the buoys remain in service until the end of the navigation season.

    The Contractor shall inspect each of the fixed aids covered by the contract monthly or more often as required to determine that it is functioning properly and that the characteristics displayed agree with those described in the “Technical Data and Schedule of Rates for Beacons”.

    4. Period of Contract:

    The period of contract is from date of award to March 31, 2023 with an option to extend for up to three (3) additional one (1) year period(s) under the same conditions.

    5. Security:

    No Security requirement is applicable to this contract.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

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

    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
    British Columbia
    Region of opportunity
    British Columbia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    J019A, N2050

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