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Solicitation number K3D33-151231/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2015/04/21 14:00 EDT

    Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: None
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Environment Canada, Meteorological Service of Canada's Marine
    Network has a requirement for the supply and delivery of drifter
    buoys. The following buoys are part of the Canada's contribution
    to the Joint Commission on Marine Meteorology (JCOMM) Data Buoy
    Cooperation Panels (DBCP) goal of maintaining an array of 1250
    surface drifting buoy operating in the world's Oceans. 
    Delivery areas may include: 
    1) East Coast (Atlantic Region); 
    2) Edmonton (Central Region); 
    3) West Coast (Pacific Region); 
    4) United States 
    This requirement is for the firm purchase of the following: 
    (1) SVP/B/Iridium - Surface Velocity Program Langrangian
    Barometer Pressure Drifter Buoys c/w Tether and Holey Sock
    Drogue. Quantity (Qty.) - 5 each; 
    (2) Polar Iridium ISVP Buoys (Non air Deployable) Qty. 4 each; 
    (3) Polar Iridium ISVP Buoys (Air Deployable) Qty. 3 each; and 
    (4) Compact Air-Launch Ice Beacon (CALIB) Qty. 3 each. 
    See Annex A, Specifications of the Request for Proposal for
    complete details of the Buoys. 
    There is an option to purchase additional quantities for
    delivery by 31 March 2016 and as well, additional options to
    purchase additional quantities over the next 3 years. 
    Please refer to the Request for Proposal document for the
    complete details regarding this requirement including the
    mandatory criteria, evaluation criteria and basis of selection.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • 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
    Ramnarine, Vashti
    (905) 615-2419 ( )
    (905) 615-2060
    Ontario Region
    33 City Centre Drive
    Suite 480
    Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 2N5

    Buying organization(s)

    Environment Canada
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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