CCGS Vector - Dry Docking (F1782-20C146/A)

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Tender Notice - Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)


Days until closing
10 hours 59 min hence


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/12/04 14:00 Pacific Standard Time (PST)


Region of delivery
  • British Columbia
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
Lowest/Lower Bid
Trade agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Reference number
Solicitation number


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 Statement of Work is as follows:
(a) To carry out work on the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Vector in accordance with the associated technical specifications detailed in Annex A; and
(b) To carry out Unscheduled Work authorized by the Contracting Authority.

Work Period
Work must commence and be completed as follows:
 Commence: December 30, 2020;
 Complete:   March 2, 2021.
By submitting a bid, the Bidder certifies that it has sufficient material and human resources allocated or available and that the above work period is adequate to both complete the known work and absorb a reasonable amount of unscheduled work.
From refit start date to the end of the work period, when the vessel will be unmanned during that period, it will be considered to be out of commission and it will be in the care and custody of the Contractor and under its control.

Bidder Capabilities
Bidders will be required to supply with their bid:
a. Details of Bidder capabilities, how they will comply with mandatory requirements and how they will deliver any other requested goods and services.
b. List of specialized sub-contractors to be engaged in the performance of the work.

Security Requirement
There is no security requirement applicable to this Contract.

Optional Bidders’ Conference and Site Visit
There is an optional bidders’ conference and site visit associated with this requirement. Consult Part 2 – Bidder Instructions.

Sourcing Strategy
The sourcing strategy related to this procurement will be limited to suppliers in the Area of Origin of the vessel (Western Canada), in accordance with the PWGSC Supply Manual Article 3.170.10(b).  This procurement is subject to CFTA and is exempt from NAFTA [see Chapter 10, Annex 1001.2b, paragraph 1 (a)] and from the WTO-AGP (see Annex 4).  

Integrity Provisions
As per the Integrity Provisions under section 01 of Standard Instructions 2003 bidders must provide a list of all Owners and/or Directors and other associated information as required. Refer to for additional information on the Integrity Provisions.

Preliminary Notification
Pending the completion of the bid evaluation process, each Bidder will be notified of its preliminary ranking within 5 working days of the solicitation closing date. The notification will be made by e-mail by the Contracting Authority.

Bidders may request a debriefing on the results of the bid solicitation process. Bidders should make the request to the Contracting Authority within 15 working days of receipt of the results of the bid solicitation process. The debriefing may be in writing, by telephone or in person. 


Due to the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary measures are being taken on-site at the Pacific Region Bid Receiving Unit to encourage social distancing. The health and safety of staff and suppliers remains our top priority. 

Suppliers are required to submit bids electronically using the Canada Post epost Connect application for the subject bid solicitation. This service allows suppliers to submit bids, offers and arrangements electronically to PWGSC Bid Receiving Units. This online service enables the electronic transfer of large files up to Protected B level.

To use epost Connect to submit your bid, or to get more information on its use, please send an email to the Pacific Region Bid Receiving Unit’s generic address at

Bids will not be accepted if emailed directly to this email address.

Faxed and hard copy (submitted in person or via mail/courier) bids will not be accepted for the subject bid solicitation.

Given current circumstances and network limitations, some active procurements may be delayed. To stay up to date on the status of specific procurements, please consult

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
Zwarich, Eric
Contact email
Contact phone
(250) 661-2347 ( )
Contact address
401 - 1230 Government Street
Victoria, B. C.
V8W 3X4


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Solicitation documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique download event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.E8083.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-11-03
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.F8083.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-11-03
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.E8083.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2020-11-18
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.F8083.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2020-11-18
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.E8083.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2020-11-23
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.F8083.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2020-11-23
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.E8083.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2020-11-25
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.F8083.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2020-11-25


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique download event (English page)Date added
f1782-20c146-tdp.zipNot availableBilingual- 2020-11-03