Disposal of the former HMCS PRESERVER and CFAV QUEST (W8482-171396/A)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2017/05/12 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
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
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
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
Passmore, Russ
Contact email
Contact phone
(819) 420-2917 ( )
Contact fax
( ) -
Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
Place du Portage, Phase III
K1A 0S5


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

Disposal of the former HMCS PRESERVER and CFAV QUEST

Passmore, Russ
Telephone No. - (819) 420-2917
Cell: (613) 316-3751

Please see the front page of the solicitation for the updated bid closing date and time.
Please see the front page of the solicitation for the updated bid closing date and time.

The Department of National Defence has a requirement dispose of the former HMCS PRESERVER, a Protecteur-classauxiliary oil replenishment (AOR) ship and the former CFAV QUEST, an Auxiliary General Oceano
graphic Research (US DoD) / Oceanographic Research Ship (DND), by Ship Breaking. The contractor will be required to prepare the ships for transfer, transfer eachto the Approved Site(s), demilitarize the Controlled Goods, return any museum material, and subsequently Break (dismantle and dispose or recycle) the vessels in an efficient and environmentally responsible manner that is conforming to Canadian Laws andthe terms of the contract.

NOTE: Ship Breaking is defined as the process of systematically scrapping the entire infrastructure of an obsolete vessel by dismantling 
and disposing or recycling of all its component parts and hazardous materials.  

There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additionalinformation, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements,and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or securi
ty clauses, Bidders should refer to the Industrial SecurityProgram 
(ISP) of Public Works and Government Services Canada (http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/index-eng.html) website.

There is a mandatory Bidders Conference and Site Visit associated with 
this requirement where personnel security screening is required prior 
to gaining access to CONTROLLED GOODS AND PROTECTED information, assets 
or sites. Consult Part 2  Bidder Instructions.

In accordance with the Basel Convention, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (1999), the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations SOR/2005-149 and the Operational Requirements of the Government of Canada the sourcing strategy relating to this procurement will be restricted to Canadian companies.  

The requirement is subject to the provisions of Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).

This procurement is subject to the Controlled Goods Program. The Defence 
production Act defines Canadian ControlledGoods as certain goods listed 
in Canadas Export Control List, a regulation made pursuant to the 
Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA). 

Work Period: 

Work must commence and be completed as follows for the former HMCS PRESERVER:

Commence:  at contract award date.
Complete:    18 MONTHS from date of contract award. 

The Contractor must remove the former HMCS PRESERVER from theHALIFAX DOCKYARD Jetty no more than 45 calendar days after Contract award.

Work must commence and be completed as follows for the former CFAV QUEST:

Commence: Former CFAV QUEST will be made available to the Contractor 
on:                        SEPTEMBER 1, 2017.
Complete:  18 months from date the former CFAV QUEST is made available to the                                           Contractor.

The Contractor must remove the vessel from the CFB HALIFAX DOCKYARD Jetty no later than 45 calendar days after the former CFAV QUEST has been made available to the Contractor. 

NOTE: CANADA will only allow work to be completed at the vessels cu
rrent berth which is required to prepare the vessel for a towing certificate, as required by the Contractors underwriters surveyor.

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.

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_ISM.B010.E26234.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2017-03-15
ABES.PROD.PW_ISM.B010.F26234.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2017-03-15
ABES.PROD.PW_ISM.B010.E26234.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2017-04-11
ABES.PROD.PW_ISM.B010.F26234.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2017-04-11
ABES.PROD.PW_ISM.B010.E26234.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2017-05-05
ABES.PROD.PW_ISM.B010.F26234.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2017-05-05
ABES.PROD.PW_ISM.B010.E26234.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2017-05-10
ABES.PROD.PW_ISM.B010.F26234.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2017-05-10

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