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W -- Expedition to No. Atlantic mid-ocean ridge

Notice Date
Notice Type
Solicitation Notice
Contracting Office
Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Acquisition and Grants Office, SSMC4 - Room 7601/OFA61 1305 East West Highway, 7th Floor, Silver Spring, MD, 20910
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Eleanor Kaul, Contract Specialist, Phone 301-713-0820 x142, Fax 301-713-0806, - Donald Thompson, Contracting Officer, Phone 301-713-0820 x118, Fax 301-713-0806,
E-Mail Address
Eleanor.E.Kaul@noaa.gov, don.thompson@noaa.gov
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; A WRITTEN SOLICITATION WILL NOT BE ISSUED. QUOTES ARE BEING REQUESTED. Solicitation number RFQ NR-MA0006-3-00034 is issued as a request for quotations. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 97-27. This procurement action is full and open. The associated North America Industry Classification System is 532411. A firm is a small business for the purpose of this requirement if it size standard is $6 million. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Ocean Exploration (OE) requires services for an expedition to the North Atlantic mid-ocean ridge for a census of marine life and a marine archeological site. The contractor shall provide accommodations for eight (8) NOAA selected scientists aboard a research vessel with at least 200 feet between perpendiculars, and equipped with two manned submersibles. The equipment required on the submersibles is detailed in the attached Statement of Work (SOW). The period of performance shall be from date of award to July 5, 2003. The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) web site is www.arnet.gov/far/loadmainre.html. The provision at FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial applies to this acquisition and there are no addenda to this provision. The provision at FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial Items (JAN 1000) applies: (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: (I) demonstrated ability to furnish the required equipment; (ii) price; and (iii) key personnel. See Federal Business Opportunities (FEDBIZOPPS) Note 25 at www.eps.gov/Numbered_Notes.html. Offerors shall include a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items, with its offer. FAR clause 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and there are no addenda to this provision. FAR clause 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and the following additional FAR clause cited in the clause are applicable to this acquisition: 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government, with Alternate I (41 U.S.C. 2538 and (U.S.C. 2402), 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns and Small Disadvantaged Business Concerns (15 U.S.C. 637 (d)(2) and (3), 52.219-14, Limitation on Subcontracting 915 U.S.C. 637(a)(14), 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (E.O. 11246), 52.222-35, Affirmative Action for Special Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era (38 U.S.C. 4212), 52.222-36, Affirmative Action. for Workers with Disabilities (29 U.S.C. 793), 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Disabled Veterans and Veterans of the Vietnam Era (38 U.S.C. 4212), 52.225-3, Buy American Act Supplies(41 U.S.C.10) and 52.225-9, Buy American Free Trade Agreement -Israeli Trade Act- Balance of Payments Program (U.S.C. 10). Quotes can be emailed to Eleanor.E.Kaul@noaa.gov or faxed to Eleanor.E.Kaul at 301/713-0806 or mailed to U.S. Dept. of Commerce, NOAA, Eleanor. E. Kaul OFA65, 1305 East-West Hwy., Station #7604, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910-3281. Quotes must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. local time in Silver Spring, Maryland on May 14, 2003. Only the faxed pages received on the NOAA fax machine by the stated closing date and time will be accepted.
Place of Performance
Address: US DOC/NOAA/OE, Ocean Exploration Program, 1315 East-West Hwy, Silver Spring, Maryland
Zip Code: 20910-3282
Country: USA
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