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SOLAS/IMO 7.4m GRP Fast Rescue Rigid Inflatable

Solicitation number F7047-140036/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2014/12/12 17:00 EST

    Trade Agreement: LCSA/AIT
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
    Non-Competitive Procurement Strategy: Exclusive Rights
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Vendor Name and Address: 
    Zodiac Hurricane Technologies Inc
    7830 Vantage Way
    Delta British Columbia
    Nature of Requirements: 
    SOLAS/IMO  7.4m GRP Fast Rescue Inboard Rigid Inflatable
    Elkington, J.R.
    Telephone No. - (250) 363-3391   Fax No. - (250) 363-3960
    The Department of Fisheries and Oceans/ Canadian Coast Guard has
    a requirement for the supply and delivery of one to three (2
    Options), IMO certified SOLAS rescue boats.
    The purpose of this Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN) is to
    signal the government's intention to award a contract for these
    goods to the only known manufacturer of these vessels in Canada:
    Zodiac Hurricane Technologies Inc.
    7830 Vantage Way, 
    Delta, BC, Canada
     V4G 1A7
    Before awarding a contract, however, the government would like
    to provide other suppliers with the opportunity to demonstrate
    that they are capable of satisfying the requirements set out in
    this Notice, by submitting a statement of capabilities, and
    copies of certifications, during the 15 calendar day posting
    If other potential suppliers submit a statement of capabilities
    during the 15 calendar day posting period that demonstrate that
    they produce an IMO certified SOLAS boat, currently approved by
    TCMS for production, and of the type described herein, as set
    out in the ACAN, the government will proceed to a full tendering
    process on either the government's electronic tendering service
    or through traditional means, in order to award the contract.
    If no other supplier submits, on or before the closing date, a
    statement of capabilities, and certifications meeting the
    requirements set out in the ACAN, a contract will be awarded to
    the pre-selected supplier.
    Minimum Essential Requirements:   Any interested supplier must
    demonstrate by way of a statement of capabilities, and required
    certifications, that its product or equipment meets the
    following essential characteristics:
    THE Statement of Work is:  F7047-140036  7.4m GRP Inboard SOLAS
    An active SOLAS fast rescue boat certificate for current
    production will list the approval, with a T.C. number eg.
    T.C.089.060.032  and the principle dimensions of vessel
    components, eg.
    Capacity 6 persons                                              
              Horsepower min 112kw, max .298kw
    Overall Length;  8.04m                                          
           Tube Diameter:    560 mm
    Length Rigid Hull:  7.11m                                       
         Number of air chambers;   5
    Beam Max;  2.745m                                               
           Beam rigid hull;  2.035m
    Weight, equipped and manned;  3112 kg                      
    Bollard Pull;        515 kg
    Justification for the Pre-Selected Supplier: 
    Zodiac Hurricane Technologies is the only supplier listed on the
    approved products sheets of Transport Canada, for 7 and 8 meter
    The pre-selected supplier has been identified as the only
    supplier capable of meeting the government's requirements, and
    an ACAN is used under applicable exceptions to soliciting bids
    under the Government Contracts Regulations.
    Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available
    to meet the specified requirements may submit a statement of
    capabilities in writing to the Contracting Authority 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 closing date and time for accepting statements of
    capabilities and certificates
     is December 12, 2014, at 2 PM Pacific.
    Inquiries and submissions are to be directed to:
    J.R. Elkington
    Supply Team Leader
    401-1230 Government Street, Victoria BC. Canada 
    Telephone: 250-363-3391
    Facsimile:  250-363-3690
    Sourcing Strategy
    The equipment GSIN number is N1940DA: Rigid Inflatable Boats.
    The sourcing strategy related to this procurement is subject to
    the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) only.
    Limited tendering authorities:
    1) Government Contract Regulations article 6, D)
    2) This procurement is exempt from NAFTA [see Chapter 10, Annex
    1001.2b, paragraph 1 (a)] and from the WTO-AGP (see Annex 4)
    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.
    An Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN) allows departments and
    agencies to post a notice, for no less than fifteen (15)
    calendar days, indicating to the supplier community that it
    intends to award a good, service or construction contract to a
    pre-identified contractor. If no other supplier submits, on or
    before the closing date, a Statement of Capabilities that meets
    the requirements set out in the ACAN, the contracting authority
    may then proceed with the award.  However, should a Statement of
    Capabilities be found to meet the requirements set out in the
    ACAN, then the contracting authority will proceed to a full
    tendering process.
    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
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Land Claim Set Asides (LCSA)

    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
    Elkington, J.R.
    (250) 363-3391 ( )
    (250) 363-3960
    401 - 1230 Government Street
    Victoria, B. C., V8W 2Z4

    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
    Nova Scotia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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