Vessel - OP Cutlass Fury (W0100-199225/A)

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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2019/05/22 14:00 Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Nova Scotia
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Lowest/Lower Bid
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Dunne, Dave
Contact email
Contact phone
(902) 401-4294 ( )
Contact fax
(902) 496-5016
Contact address
1713 Bedford Row
Halifax, N.S./Halifax, (N.É.)
Nova Scot
B3J 1T3


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Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 



The Department of National Defence has a requirement to lease a Vessel with crew to act as a vessel of interest during exercise Cutlass Fury 19 in accordance with the associated Statement of Requirement provided in annex "A" of the solicitation document. The requirements and activities entailed are:

 - The Vessel must be a minimum of 30 meters in length over all (LOA)
 - The Vessel must provide accommodations, meals, fresh water and sufficient power for five (5) military personnel.  
 - The crew must accept to participate in a military exercise under which the Vessel will be placed under surveillance, boarded and searched by military and or police members.

Area of operation:

The vessel must be in the vicinity of Halifax Harbour on September 9, 2019. 

The area of operation will be in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 50-100 nm southeast of Halifax Harbour. 

Period of Lease:

The Contracted period of lease will be from September 9, 2019 until the completion of the exercise on September 20 2019.

Sourcing strategy:

The requirement is exempt from the provisions of the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), Annex 4 and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Chapter Ten Annex 1001.2b Paragraph 1, however, it is subject to the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).

IMPORTANT: This tender is part of Public Services and Procurement Canada’s initiative to submit bid submission files electronically using epost Connect. Interested bidders should refer to Part 2 of the solicitation document entitled Bidder Instructions, for instructions on how to participate and submit their files electronically for this tender.

Inquiries may be submitted to:

Name: Dave Dunne
Title: Supply Specialist
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Acquisitions Branch, Marine Procurement
Telephone: (902) 401-4294
Facsimile: (902) 496-5016
E-mail address:

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_HAL.B311.E10695.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2019-05-06
ABES.PROD.PW_HAL.B311.F10695.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2019-05-06
ABES.PROD.PW_HAL.B311.E10695.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2019-05-14
ABES.PROD.PW_HAL.B311.F10695.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2019-05-14

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