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AIS - Physical Shore Station

Solicitation number F7048-200089/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/10/26 14:00 EDT

    Trade Agreement: NONE
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is requesting Industry feedback regarding the Automatic Identification System (AIS) Physical Shore Station (PSS) equipment for the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG).
    The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to:
    a) present the draft Request for Standing Offer (RFSO) documents to solicit industry comments and feedback; 
    b) requesting the industry to consider and give feedback on all requirements and to give special consideration to the availability, in their commercial off the shelf AIS PSS, of the rated requirements in the Technical Statement of Requirement (TSOR) and evaluation matrix;
    c) answer questions from industry to ensure all interested participants receive the same information; and
    d) to improve the final RFP and delivery of the AIS PSS.
    The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) has a requirement for the procurement of new AIS PSS which support the AIS network across Canada. The requirement will also include provisions to obtain spares parts, documentation, training and In-service support.
    The contract will be valid from the date of issuance of the contract for a period of five (5) years with five (5) additional one-year option periods.
    The contract agreement objectives are to procure, subject to funding, new AIS PSS to the geographic distribution of a total of 28 Electronic workshops which support the AIS network. Those workshops are distributed as follows:
    • Arctic    2 workshop
    • Atlantic North:  6 workshops
    • Atlantic South:  5 workshops
    • St. Lawrence River: 6 workshops
    • Great-Lakes:  5 workshops
    • Pacific:  4 workshops
    Finally, CCG has a college located in Sydney NS for operational and technical training.
    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

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

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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
    Munro, Céline
    (819) 661-1839 ( )
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    8C2, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

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

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
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    Summary information

    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)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price

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