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Marine Satellite Communications - Ship to Shore Vessel Communication

Solicitation number MA021-200052/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/03/03 13:00 EST

Last amendment date


    Description
    Trade Agreement: CETA / CFTA
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    
    Marine Satellite Communications - Ship to Shore Vessel Communication 
    
    MA021-200052/A
    Richard, Linda K.
    Telephone No. - (902) 402-9059 (    )
    Fax No. - (902) 496-5016 (    )
    
    Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of Marine Atlantic Inc. (MAI), is seeking a qualified Supplier for the provision of a private marine satellite communications managed network service for ship to shore vessel communication. This network will provide MAI’s vessels with support and maintenance, 2 VOIP lines per vessel and Internet Backhaul Services on four (4) vessels. 
    
    i. MV Blue Puttees 
    ii. MV Highlanders
    iii. MV Atlantic Vision
    iv. MV Leif Ericson
    
    There are two ferry routes.  First route is a daily service between Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador and North Sydney, Nova Scotia (178 km). Second route is a seasonal ferry service between Argentia, Newfoundland and Labrador and North Sydney, Nova Scotia, operating from mid-June to late September (520 km).
    
    PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLWING SITE VISIT:
    
    It is recommended that the Bidder or a representative of the Bidder participate in the virtual site visit scheduled for Thursday, January 21 at 8:30 a.m. (Newfoundland time); 9:00 a.m. (Atlantic).
    Bidders are requested to communicate with the Contracting Authority no later than 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 19 (AST) to confirm attendance participation.  After your registration is received, you will be e-mailed a link to the virtual site visit.  Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the virtual site visit will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation.
    
    
    Should bidders consider that the specifications or Statement of Work contained in the bid solicitation could be improved technically or technologically, bidders are invited to make suggestions, in writing, to the Contracting Authority named in the bid solicitation. Bidders must clearly outline the suggested improvement as well as the reason for the suggestion. Suggestions that do not restrict the level of competition nor favour a particular bidder will be given consideration provided they are submitted to the Contracting Authority at least seven (7) days before the bid closing date. Canada will have the right to accept or reject any or all suggestions.
    
    All enquiries must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Authority,linda.k.richard@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca, no later than five (5) calendar days before the bid closing date. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered.
    
    IMPORTANT: This tender is part of Public Services and Procurement Canada’s initiative to submit bid submission files electronically using epost Connect. Interested bidders should refer to Part 2 of the solicitation document entitled Instructions to bidders/offerors/suppliers, as the case may be, for instructions on how to participate and submit their files electronically for this tender.
    
    
    
    
    
    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

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Richard, Linda K.
    Phone
    (902) 402-9059 ( )
    Email
    linda.k.richard@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca
    Fax
    (902) 496-5016
    Address
    1713 Bedford Row
    Halifax, N.S./Halifax, (N.É.)
    Halifax, Nova Scot, B3J 1T3

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Marine Atlantic Inc.
    Address
    10 Fort William Place
    St. John's, Newfoundland, A1C 1K4
    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
    009
    English
    29
    009
    French
    1
    008
    English
    21
    008
    French
    2
    007
    English
    11
    007
    French
    0
    006
    English
    11
    006
    French
    1
    005
    English
    13
    005
    French
    0
    004
    English
    18
    004
    French
    3
    003
    English
    18
    003
    French
    5
    002
    English
    38
    002
    French
    8
    001
    English
    33
    001
    French
    4
    000
    English
    84
    000
    French
    13

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    ,
    Nova Scotia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price

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