NSFRV RFID Propulsion system

Solicitation number F7013-200032/B

Publication date

Closing date and time 2020/09/02 14:00 EDT

    Trade Agreement: NONE
    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: 
    Trade Agreement: NONE
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    As indicated in the Request for Information (F7013-180014-B) posted in August 2019 Canada is proceeding with the next phase of the procurement strategy. The Design contract was awarded and we are now in the process of selecting a Single System Integrator (SSI) for the propulsion system on the NSFRV. This process is now called the Request for Identification (RFID) (previously named: Invitation to Qualify ITQ) of Potential Suppliers will be in done in two steps. The first is a draft to solicit industry feedback and Canada may consider to improve the documents before posting the final version. The second step will be the final version where we will be evaluating potential suppliers and establishing a ranked list to be used to recommend the SSI to work with the lead designer on the design of the propulsion system. The final version is anticipated to be posted in September 2020 for a period of approximately 10 days.  
    Nature of Requirements
    CCG’s Fleet of Near-Shore Fishery Research Vessels (NSFRVs) play a key role in the delivery of fishery research in Canada’s waterways.  Currently, there are four NSFRVs in service. Three were replaced under Economic Action Plan (EAP 2009) and entered into service in 2012. The fourth NSFRV is now in need of replacement. 
    An updated set of requirements has been developed for the vessel based on user input from those working on the EAP 2009 NSFRVs and updated regulatory requirements. Additionally, the government wide innovation mandate, as well as the NSFRV project’s own specific innovation mandate to explore solutions related to “green” technologies, diversity, human factors, as well as the anticipated 20 year lifecycle from entry into service, have driven the revised set of requirements.   
    Response Deadline Date: September 2, 2020 at 14:00 EST.
    Feedback and questions may be submitted in either official language of Canada to the Contracting Authority by email. 
    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.

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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
    Deslauriers(MC Div), Stephane
    (819) 420-2899 ( )
    (819) 956-0897
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    6C2, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
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    Notice type
    Request for Information
    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
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