Four Season Lighted Buoys (4SB)

Solicitation number F7047-170015/A

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Closing date and time 2017/07/28 14:00 EDT

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    Trade Agreement: NAFTA/CFTA/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Four-Season Lighted Navigation Buoys (4SB)
    Request for Information (RFI)
    Amendment 001: This amendment is to provide a new phone number for the PSPC contact, and to advise that a third drawing (Appendix D) is now available. 
    The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to request that 
    interested companies provide feedback and recommendations by way of 
    written response to thequestions posed herein. The questions posed are 
    regarding a potential solicitation for the provision of up to 
    approximately 215 lighted buoys under the Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG) 
    Four-Season Lighted Navigation Buoys (4SB) Project.
    On March 18, 2013, Canada announced the World-Class Tanker Safety 
    System (WCTSS). The goal of the WCTSS is to safeguard Canada’s marine environment and to protect communities and Canadians from the harmful ef
    fects of the potential ship-source oil pollution while supporting the responsible development of our natural resources. Under this in
    itiative, CCG is focusing on several areas including navigational aids 
    and options for enhancing Canada's current navigation system.
    The 4SB representsthe first phase of CCG’s Modern Navigation System, 
    developed under the auspices of the WCTSS. The project will provide an 
    improved, lighted navigation buoy system (referred to as the 4SB 
    system) in the St. Lawrence River shipping channel between Quebec City 
    and Montreal to improve navigational efficiency and safety. The 4SB 
    system will remain in place year round and will only require 
    maintenance at two year intervals. 
    Note to respondents:
    This RFI is neither a call for tender nor a Request for Proposal (RFP). 
    No agreement or contract will be entered into based on this RFI. The 
    issuance of this RFI is not to be considered in any way a commitment by 
    the Government of Canada, nor as authority to potential respondents to 
    undertake any work that could be charged to Canada. This RFI is not to 
    be considered as a commitment to issue a subsequent solicitation or 
    award contract(s) for the work described herein.
    Participation in this RFI is encouraged, but is not mandatory.  There 
    will be no short-listing of potential suppliers for the purposes of 
    undertaking any future work as a result of this RFI. Similarly, 
    participation in this RFI is not a condition or prerequisite for the participation in any potential subsequent solicitation.
    Respondents will not be reimbursed for any cost incurred by 
    participating in this RFI.
    Interested Respondents are asked to please sign the Statement of 
    Non-Disclosure in Appendix A and send it to the Contracting Authority 
    at in order to receive copies of both 
    Appendix B, C and D drawings. Interested Respondents may submit their 
    responses to: 
    Erin Fox
    Environmental Response Equipment Program
    Delivery Date: 28/06/2017
    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

    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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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
    Fox, Erin
    (613) 302-0570 ( )
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    Place du Portage, Phase III
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5

    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 Information
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Not applicable
    Commodity - GSIN
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