Voyage Data Recorders

Solicitation number T1704-130265/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2013/11/20 13:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: None
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Voyage Data Recorders
    Summary :
    The purpose of this project is to supply and install Voyage Data
    Recorder (VDR) systems on four (4) ferries owned by Transport
    Canada.   The systems must comply with the regulation issued
    under the Canada Shipping Act of 2001. For these ships, a
    Simplified Voyage Data Recorders (S-VDR) might be acceptable.
    Scope of Work :
    The contractor must verify, and deliver the appropriate systems
    (VDR or S-VDR). He must make the installation, proceed to the
    start-up, prepare the tests & trials, train the crew, fix
    appropriate instructions, give the logistic support, and provide
    all documents. He must also prepare the reports for all steps,
    and also the drawings and documents for the installation onboard.
    The contractor is responsible to get the approval for the
    drawings and documents, and also the certificate when the
    installation will be completed (by the classification society,
    Note: The contractor is to note that each vessel may require the
    removal of asbestos containing materials in order to complete
    the work. 
    Ships involved :
    The four (4) ships are operated in Atlantic Canada, and are : 
    M/V Princess of Acadia, operating between Saint-John, New
    Brunswick (NB) and Digby, Nova Scotia (NS); 
    M/V Holiday Island and the M/V Confederation, operating between
    Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island (PEI) and Caribou (NS)
    M/V Madeleine, Magdalen-Islands, operating between Quebec (QC)
    and Souris (PEI).
    Note : the M/V Holiday Island has two (2) wheelhouses, and the
    installation of two (2) VDRs might be necessary (to meet VDR
    regulation), for a total to 5 systems to be installed.
    Deliverables :
    trials before installation, to make sure actual equipment is
    working properly;
    deliver and install VDR (or S-VDR) systems;
    start-up and logistic support;
    trials and reports (at quay side and at sea);
    training the crew;
    apply appropriate labeling and identification;
    prepare plans and documents (onboard installation);
    get plans and documents approval (as necessary);
    get the certificate for the complete installation;
    instructions and operating documents;
    spare parts.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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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
    Brow, Theresa
    (902) 496-5166 ( )
    (902) 496-5016
    1713 Bedford Row
    Halifax, N.S./
    Halifax, (N.É.), B3J 3C9

    Buying organization(s)

    Transport Canada
    330 Sparks St
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0N5
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    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    New Brunswick
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Commodity - GSIN
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