Thrustmaster Propulsion Unit TH-400N

Solicitation number F2599-215031/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/07/05 14:00 EDT

    Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    Tendering Procedures: Generally only one firm has been invited to bid
    Non-Competitive Procurement Strategy: Exclusive Rights
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Vendor Name and Address: 
    170 rue Rosaire-Lévesque
    Entrelacs Quebec
    Nature of Requirements: 
    1. Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN)
    An ACAN is a public notice indicating to the supplier community that a department or agency intends to award a contract for goods, services or construction to a pre-identified supplier, thereby allowing other suppliers to signal their interest in bidding, by submitting a statement of capabilities. If no supplier submits a statement of capabilities that meets the requirements set out in the ACAN, on or before the closing date stated in the ACAN, the contracting officer may then proceed with the award to the pre-identified supplier.
    2. Definition of the requirement
    The Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canadian Coast Guard has a requirement for spare parts that must be Original Equipment Manufacturer parts for the propulsion pods "Thrustmaster propulsion unit TH-400N" of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Limnos.
    3. Criteria for assessment of the Statement of Capabilities (Minimum Essential Requirements)
    Any interested supplier must demonstrate by way of a statement of capabilities that it meets or exceed the technical criteria/requirement in Section 2 - Definition of the Requirement.
    4. Applicability of the trade agreement(s) to the procurement
    This procurement is subject to the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).
    5. Justification for the Pre-Identified Supplier
    The supplier provides Original Equipment Manufacturer parts as requested. M.E.I. Solutions & Equipments Inc. is the Canadian representative for the propulsion PODS "Thrustmaster propulsion unit TH-400N".
    6. Government Contracts Regulations Exception
    The following exception to the Government Contracts Regulations is invoked for this procurement under subsection 6(d)- "only one person is capable of performing the contract."
    7. Limited Tendering Reasons
    Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) - Article 513.1(b) (ii)
    1. (b) if the goods or services can be supplied only by a particular supplier and no reasonable alternative or substitute goods or services exist for any of the following reasons:
    (ii) the protection of patents, copyrights or other exclusive rights.
    8. Delivery date
    The product must be delivered on or before March 31, 2022.
    9. Cost estimate of the proposed contract
    The estimated value of the contract is not provided.
    10. Name and address of the pre-identified supplier
    M.I.E. Solutions & Equipment Inc.
    170 Rosaire-Levesque
    Entrelacs QC, J0T 2E0
    11. Suppliers' right to submit a statement of capabilities
    Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available to provide the goods described in the ACAN may submit a statement of capabilities in writing to the contact person identified in this notice on or before the closing date of this notice. The statement of capabilities must clearly demonstrate how the supplier meets the advertised requirements of this ACAN and more specifically the Criteria for Assessment of the Statement of Capabilities in accordance with Section 3 of this ACAN.
    12. Closing date for a submission of a statement of capabilities
    The closing date and time for accepting statements of capabilities is July 5, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. EDT.
    13.Inquiries and submission of statements of capabilities
    Inquiries and statements of capabilities are to be directed to:
    Daniel Durocher
    Supply Specialist
    Public Services and Procurement Canada
    Defence and Marine Procurement Branch
    Refit Logistics and Small Vessel Construction Directorate
    11 rue Laurier
    Place du Portage III, 6A2
    Gatineau, QC
    K1A 0S5
    Telephone: 873-455-3877
    E-Mail address:
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    You are hereby notified that the government intends to negotiate with one firm only as identified above. Should you have any questions concerning this requirement, contact the contracting officer identified above.
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    Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available to provide the services/goods described herein, may submit a statement of capabilities in writing to the contact person identified in this Notice on or before the closing date of this Notice. The statement of capabilities must clearly demonstrate how the supplier meets the advertised requirements.
    The PWGSC file number, the contracting officer's name and the closing date of the ACAN must appear on the outside of the envelope in block letters or, in the case of a facsimile transmission, on the covering page.
    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

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

    Reason for limited tendering

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    • Exclusive Rights

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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
    Durocher, Daniel
    (873) 455-3877 ( )
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    Place du Portage III, 8B3
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Advance Contract Award Notice
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Commodity - GSIN
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