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CCGS G. Peddle Drydocking

Solicitation number F5561-220655/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/12/13 13:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    TITLE:  CCGS G. Peddle S.C. Dry-Docking Refit 
    There is no security requirement for this procurement.
    The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has a requirement for the dry-docking refit of the CCGS G. Peddle S.C., as detailed in Annex A - Statement of Work. 
    Potential bidders requiring a copy of the complete technical data package are to submit an email request directly to the Contracting Authority.
    The sourcing strategy relating to this procurement will be limited to suppliers in the area of origin (Eastern Canada) of the vessel in accordance with the Shipbuilding and Repair Procurement Policy.
    The CCGS G. Peddle S.C. does not have an ice class and therefore is unable to transit through areas expected to contain ice. As a result of forecasted ice conditions in the St. Lawrence Seaway, the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Northumberland Strait, Eastern Labrador and Northern Newfoundland during the refit period; this procurement will be geographically limited to bidders outside of these areas.
    Start: 10 January 2023
    End: 7 March 2023
    The vessel will be unmanned during the work period and will be considered to be out of commission. The vessel during that period will be in the care or custody of the Contractor and under its control.
    Bidders' Conference:
    A bidders' conference will be held via teleconference on November 22, 2022. The conference will begin at 1:00 PM AST.
    Bidders are requested to communicate with the Contracting Authority before the conference to confirm attendance and obtain teleconference login details. Bidders should provide, in writing, to the Contracting Authority, the name(s) of the person(s) who will be attending and a list of issues they wish to table no later than 3 working days before the scheduled conference. 
    Site Visit
    Arrangements have been made for the site visit to be held at Bedford Institute of Oceanography in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia on November 22, 2022. The site visit will begin at 09:00 am AST.
    Bidders must communicate with the Contracting Authority no later than 5 working days before the scheduled visit to confirm attendance and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend. 
    Bidders who do not confirm attendance, provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend, or who do not complete and submit the above certification as required will not be allowed access to the site. 
    Suppliers are encouraged to submit bids electronically using the Canada Post Connect application for the subject bid solicitation. This service allows suppliers to submit bids, offers and arrangements electronically to PWGSC Bid Receiving Units. This online service enables the electronic transfer of large files up to Protected B level. Bidders can also submit via FAX. No hardcopy bid submissions are permitted.
    The requirement is subject to the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) 
    Trade agreement Exemptions: 
    A. The requirement is exempt from the provisions of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement, as per Annex 15A, Section e, Note 1c
    B. WTO-AGP: The requirement is exempt from the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement based on literature found in Annex 5 ( Canada General Notes Section, listing exemptions).
    C. The requirement is also exempt from the following Canada applicable trade agreements based on literature contained within the agreements relating to exclusions:
    CPTPP (Chapter 15, Annex 15A Section G), Canada-Ukraine (Chapter 10-Annex 6), Canada-Peru (Chapter 14 - Annex 1401.01-6) , Canada-Korea (Chapter 14 - Annex 14-e), Canada-Columbia (Chapter 14 - Annex 1401.01-6), Canada-Panama ( Chapter 16- Annex 7), Canada-Chile ( Part 3, chapter K bis -Annex K bis-01.1-6) , Canada-Honduras (Chapter 17- Annex 17.6)
    This requirement is exempt from the Canadian Content Policy as per paragraph b (ii) (D).
    Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender documents through the https: . Addenda, when issued, will be available from the same site. Firms that elect to base their bids on tender documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid.
    All inquiries of a technical nature and all questions of a contractual nature are to be submitted to the Contracting Authority: Quentin Crocker, telephone (902) 478-8034, facsimile: (902) 496-5016, and email: Inquiries are to be made in writing and should be received no less than five (5) calendar days prior to the closing date to allow sufficient time to respond.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Crocker, Quentin
    (902) 478-8034 ( )
    (902) 496-5016
    1713 Bedford Row
    Halifax, N.S./Halifax, (N.É.)
    Halifax, Nova Scot, B3J 1T3

    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
    Nova Scotia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price

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