EREP: Offshore Boom – Unsheltered Water (F7047-200023/A)

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Tender Notice - Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)




Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/11/10 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Region of delivery
  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • National Capital Region
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nova Scotia
  • Nunavut
  • Ontario
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
  • Saskatchewan
  • Yukon
  • Germany
End user entity
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Reference number
Solicitation number


Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / CPTPP / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea
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: 

EREP: Offshore Boom - Unsheltered Water

RFI Amendment No. 1: This amendment is raised to answer the following question from the industry and make the change to the closing date of this Request for Information (RFI).



The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to request that interested companies provide responses to the questions posed herein. The questions posed are regarding the Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG) requirement for commercially available offshore boom and associated equipment, which will be used to contain spilled oil offshore in unsheltered waters with a presence of ice and/or debris and/or stricken (decommissioned for disposal) vessels.  

Background Information:

The Environmental Response Equipment Modernization (ERE) Project for the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) forms part of the Oceans Protection Plan announced in November 2016. Under the ERE, CCG is renewing its suite of environmental response (ER) equipment, ensuring a robust and strategic national response capability. The ERE is modernizing ER equipment with new technology for strategic ER locations across Canada. Several unique procurements for different types of equipment, including Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) documentation, may be required. Several of these procurements have been completed or are in progress. 

Note to respondents:

This RFI is neither a call for tender nor a Request for Proposal (RFP). No agreement or contract will be entered into based on this RFI. The issuance of this RFI is not to be considered in any way a commitment by the Government of Canada, nor as authority to potential respondents to undertake any work that could be charged to Canada. This RFI is not to be considered as a commitment to issue a subsequent solicitation or award contract(s) for the work described herein.

Participation in this RFI is encouraged, but is not mandatory.  There will be no short-listing of potential suppliers for the purposes of undertaking any future work as a result of this RFI. Similarly, participation in this RFI is not a condition or prerequisite for the participation in any potential subsequent solicitation.

Respondents will not be reimbursed for any cost incurred by participating in this RFI.

Interested Respondents may submit their responses to: 

Shaloo Sobti
Supply Specialist
Marine Navigation and Remediation Division

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.

Contact information

Contact name
Sobti, Shaloo
Contact email
Contact phone
(873) 354-5855 ( )
Contact address
Centennial Towers 7th Floor - 7W119
200 Kent Street


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Solicitation documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique download event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_ERD.B009.E27933.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-10-19
ABES.PROD.PW_ERD.B009.F27933.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-10-19
ABES.PROD.PW_ERD.B009.E27933.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2020-10-23
ABES.PROD.PW_ERD.B009.F27933.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2020-10-23