CCGS S.W. Laurier - Alongside Refit (F1782-20C224/A)

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Tender Notice - Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)




Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/12/16 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: 

1.2 Summary
1.2.1 The Statement of work is as follows:
a. The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) requires a Contractor to carry out the alongside refit for the Canadian Coast Guard Ship CCGS S.W. Laurier. The Work must be conducted in accordance with the associated Technical Specifications detailed in the Statement of Work; Inspections, Tests and Trials; and Project Management Services attached as Annexes A, D and E.
 For specifications, drawings, test sheets, annexes and appendices, bidders must contact the Contracting Authority identified in Article 7.5.1.
b. The Contractor must carry out any approved unscheduled work not covered in paragraph a. above.
1.2.2 Term of Contract
Work must commence and be completed as follows:
Commence:   December 28, 2020;
Complete:    January 12, 2021.
By submitting a bid, the Bidder certifies that they have 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.
1.2.3 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.

1.2.4 Security Requirement
There is no security requirement applicable to this Contract.
1.2.5 Optional Bidders’ Conference 
A bidders' conference will be held via MSTeams teleconference on December 3, 2020. The conference will begin at 10:00AM PST. The scope of the requirement outlined in the bid solicitation will be reviewed during the conference and questions will be answered. It is recommended that bidders who intend to submit a bid attend or send a representative.

Bidders are requested to communicate with the Contracting Authority before the conference to confirm attendance. Bidders should provide, in writing, to the Contracting Authority, the name(s) of the person(s) who will be attending and a list of issues they wish to table no later than December 2, 2020 at 2:00PM PST.

Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the bidders' conference will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation. Bidders who do not attend will not be precluded from submitting a bid.

 1.2.6  Optional Site Visit 
There is no site visit planned for this requirement. 

1.2.7 Sourcing Strategy
The sourcing strategy related to this procurement will be limited to suppliers in the area of Origin of the vessel, in accordance with the PWGSC Supply Manual Article 3.170.10(b).  This procurement is subject to CFTA and is exempt from CETA Chapter 19 Annex 19-7(1.a), and from the WTO-AGP (see Annex 4).  

1.2.8  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.
1.2.9 ePost  Connect
This bid solicitation allows bidders to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their bid electronically.  Bidders must refer to Part 2 entitled Bidder Instructions, and Part 3 entitled Bid Preparation Instructions, of the bid solicitation, for further information.
1.3 Debriefings
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.E8108.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-11-30
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.F8108.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-11-30
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.E8108.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2020-12-01
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.F8108.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2020-12-01
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.E8108.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2020-12-07
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.F8108.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2020-12-07
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.E8108.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2020-12-09
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.F8108.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2020-12-09
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.E8108.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2020-12-10
ABES.PROD.PW_XLV.B591.F8108.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2020-12-10


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique download event (English page)Date added
f1782-20c224_-_technical_documentation.zipNot availableBilingual- 2020-11-30

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