ARCHIVED MOBILE ACOUSTIC SCORING SYSTEM (W0100-12A512/A)

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Tender Notice

Status

Publishing status
Awarded
Days to closing
8 years 1 day ago

Dates

Publication date
2012/06/15
Amendment date
None
Date closing
2012/07/03 14:00 Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT)

Details

Reference number
PW-$HAL-122-4894
Solicitation number
W0100-12A512/A
Region of delivery
Nova Scotia
Notice type
Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN)
GSIN
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
  • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Chinye (HAL), Chukwudi
Contact phone
(902) 496-5476 ( )
Contact fax
(902) 496-5016
Contact address
1713 Bedford Row
Halifax, N.S./Halifax, (N.É.)
B3J 3C9
Telephone No.: (902) 496-5476 (    )
Facsimile No.: (902) 496-5016

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Description

Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada-Peru
FTA/Canada-Colombia FTA
Tendering Procedures: Generally only one firm has been invited
to bid
Attachment: None
Non-Competitive Procurement Strategy: Exclusive Rights
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Vendor Name and Address: 
METOCEAN Data Systems Limited
21 Thornhill Drive
Dartmouth Nova Scotia
Canada
B3B1R9
Nature of Requirements: 
MOBILE ACOUSTIC SCORING SYSTEM

1. Purpose of an Advanced 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 requirement
The Department of National Defence (MARLANT) has a requirement
for the supply of two complete Mobile Acoustic Scoring System
(MASS) produced by METOCEAN with the capability to conduct
at-sea Naval Gunfire support training using simulated gunnery
ranges and scoring. 

3. Criteria for assessment of the Statement of Capabilities
Any interested supplier must demonstrate by way of a statement
of capabilities that its system meets the following requirements:
The supplier must provide Two Complete MASS systems consisting
of a total of twelve MASS buoys, two MASS Base Stations with
pelican cases, four Repeaters and two sets of MASS software;
including Arc View

The supplier will provide technical training consisting of three
(3) days of classroom and hands-on lessons to be conducted at
either the suppliers facility in Canada or the end-user's
facility 

The supplier will take all necessary testing and quality
assurance measures to ensure that the complete targets are fully
functional and ready for deployment and operation.

The supplier must warranty the MASS system to be free from
defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service
for twenty-four (24) months from date of delivery.
The supply will be responsible to delivery all systems by
September 12, 2012.

4. Applicability of the trade agreements to the procurement
This procurement is subject to the following trade agreements: 
Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT), World Trade Organization -
Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), North American
Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canada-Chile, Canada-Peru and
Canada-Colombia trade agreements.

5. Set-aside under the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal
Business
Not applicable

6. Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement(s)
Not applicable

7. Justification for the Pre-Identified Supplier
METOCEAN is the designer, sole producer and owns the rights to 
the MASS system. MetOcean also possess the technical expertise
to the MASS system software.

8. Government Contracts Regulations Exception(s)
The following exception to the Government Contracts Regulations
is invoked for this procurement under subsection: subsection
6(d) - "only one person is capable of performing the work").

9. Exclusions and/or Limited Tendering Reasons
The following exclusion and/or limited tendering reasons are
invoked under the section of the trade agreements specified:

Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)  Article 506 paragraph 11 and
12.

World Trade Organization - Agreement on Government Procurement
(WTO-AGP)  Article XV

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)  Article 1016.

10. Ownership of Intellectual Property.
Ownership of any Foreground Intellectual Property arising out of
the proposed contract will vest in the Contractor.

11. The period of the proposed contract or the delivery date
The system must be delivered on September 12, 2012. 

12. A cost estimate of the proposed contract
The estimated value of the contract, is $1,500,000.00 (GST/HST
extra).

13. Name and address of the pre-identified
METOCEAN DATA SYSTEMS LIMITED
21 THORNHILL DRIVE,
DARTMOUTH,
NOVA SCOTIA,
CANADA
B3B 1R9.

14. Suppliers' right to submit a statement of capabilities
Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available
to provide the goods, services or construction services
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.

15. The closing date for a submission of a statement of
capabilities.
The closing date and time for accepting statements of
capabilities is July 03, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

16. Inquiries and submission of statements of capabilities
Inquiries and statements of capabilities are to be directed to:

Chukwudi Chinye
Supply Officer
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Aquisitions Branch
Atlantic Region
1713 Bedford Row
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 1T3
Telephone: 902-496-5476
Facsmile:    902-496-5016
Email Address: chukwudi.chinye@pwgsc.gc.ca
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
procurement.

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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