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Disposal of the former HMCS PRESERVER and CFAV QUEST

Solicitation number W8482-171396/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2017/05/12 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Disposal of the former HMCS PRESERVER and CFAV QUEST
    Passmore, Russ
    Telephone No. - (819) 420-2917
    Cell: (613) 316-3751
    Please see the front page of the solicitation for the updated bid closing date and time.
    Please see the front page of the solicitation for the updated bid closing date and time.
    The Department of National Defence has a requirement dispose of the former HMCS PRESERVER, a Protecteur-classauxiliary oil replenishment (AOR) ship and the former CFAV QUEST, an Auxiliary General Oceano
    graphic Research (US DoD) / Oceanographic Research Ship (DND), by Ship Breaking. The contractor will be required to prepare the ships for transfer, transfer eachto the Approved Site(s), demilitarize the Controlled Goods, return any museum material, and subsequently Break (dismantle and dispose or recycle) the vessels in an efficient and environmentally responsible manner that is conforming to Canadian Laws andthe terms of the contract.
    NOTE: Ship Breaking is defined as the process of systematically scrapping the entire infrastructure of an obsolete vessel by dismantling 
    and disposing or recycling of all its component parts and hazardous materials.  
    There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additionalinformation, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements,and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or securi
    ty clauses, Bidders should refer to the Industrial SecurityProgram 
    (ISP) of Public Works and Government Services Canada ( website.
    There is a mandatory Bidders’ Conference and Site Visit associated with 
    this requirement where personnel security screening is required prior 
    to gaining access to CONTROLLED GOODS AND PROTECTED information, assets 
    or sites. Consult Part 2 - Bidder Instructions.
    In accordance with the Basel Convention, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (1999), the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations SOR/2005-149 and the Operational Requirements of the Government of Canada the sourcing strategy relating to this procurement will be restricted to Canadian companies.  
    The requirement is subject to the provisions of Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).
    This procurement is subject to the Controlled Goods Program. The Defence 
    production Act defines Canadian ControlledGoods as certain goods listed 
    in Canadas Export Control List, a regulation made pursuant to the 
    Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA). 
    Work Period: 
    Work must commence and be completed as follows for the former HMCS PRESERVER:
    Commence:  at contract award date.
    Complete:    18 MONTHS from date of contract award. 
    The Contractor must remove the former HMCS PRESERVER from theHALIFAX DOCKYARD Jetty no more than 45 calendar days after Contract award.
    Work must commence and be completed as follows for the former CFAV QUEST:
    Commence: Former CFAV QUEST will be made available to the Contractor 
    on:                        SEPTEMBER 1, 2017.
    Complete:  18 months from date the former CFAV QUEST is made available to the                                           Contractor.
    The Contractor must remove the vessel from the CFB HALIFAX DOCKYARD Jetty no later than 45 calendar days after the former CFAV QUEST has been made available to the Contractor. 
    NOTE: CANADA will only allow work to be completed at the vessels cu
    rrent berth which is required to prepare the vessel for a towing certificate, as required by the Contractors underwriters surveyor.
    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

    • 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
    Passmore, Russ
    (819) 420-2917 ( )
    () -
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    Place du Portage, Phase III
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    New Brunswick
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    Nova Scotia
    Northwest Territories
    Nunavut Territory
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Prince Edward Island
    Quebec (except NCR)
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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