ARCHIVED 19" Metering Sheave (F6091-130020/A)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
6 years 4 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2014/02/13 14:00 Newfoundland Standard Time (NST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Newfoundland and Labrador
Notice type
Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN)
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)
  • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
rice, art j.
Contact phone
(709) 772-4392 ( )
Contact fax
(709) 772-4603
Contact address
Cabot Place, Phase II, 6th Floor
Box 4600
St. John's, NF
A1C 5T2
Telephone No.: (709) 772-4392 (    )
Facsimile No.: (709) 772-4603


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Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with
Tendering Procedures: Generally only one firm has been invited
to bid
Attachment: None
Non-Competitive Procurement Strategy: Interchangeable Parts
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Vendor Name and Address: 
Rolls-Royce Canada Limited
461 Windmill Road
Dartmouth Nova Scotia
Nature of Requirements: 
Public Works and Government Services Canada on behalf of The
Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (St. John's
Newfoundland) intends to purchase a 19" Metering Sheave from
Rolls-Royce Canada Limited Navel Marine.

The 19" Instrumented Metering Sheave will be used in conjunction
with an oceanographic winch on DFO vessels to monitor cable
scope, cable out, cable angles, speed and tension while
profiling with (or towing) oceanographic instruments. The
metering sheave must be high quality, durable, and provide
precise measurements. The metering sheave must also include
sheave block, junction box, software, and remote display unit. 

Any interested supplier must demonstrate by way of a statement
of capabilities that it meets the following requirements:
Cable Out: 	± 0.2 m
Tension: 	± 10 lb
Cable Angles: 	±0.5o
Speed: 		0 - 190 m/min + 0.5m/min, 191 - 255 m/min + 3% average

Government Contract Regulations Exemption: 
GCR 10.2.1 Section 6 (d) states "if only one person or firm is
capable of performing the contract," the requirement is exempt
from the competitive process. 
Delivery Date: March 31, 2014 
Cost Estimate: $25,000.00
Art Rice 
Telephone No. - (709) 772-4392
Compatibility to the technical specifications is required for
the Instrumented Metering Sheave. Scientists who will be using
this equipment are familiar with this product as Rolls-Royce
instruments sheave are currently being used. 

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.

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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

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