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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
333618 — Other Engine Equipment Manufacturing
Contracting Office
Department of the Navy, Military Sealift Command, MSFSC Norfolk, Building SP-64, 471 C Street, Norfolk, Virginia, 23511, United States
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Solicitation Number
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Cheryl Somers, Phone: 7574435921, Diane C. Krueger, Phone: 757 443 5879
E-Mail Address
cheryl.somers@navy.mil, diane.krueger@navy.mil
(cheryl.somers@navy.mil, diane.krueger@navy.mil)
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LIMITED SOURCE J&A This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format prescribed in Subpart 12.6 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation number is N40442-09-T-5454, and it is being issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-29. NAICS 333618 applies. The Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program is not applicable. Military Sealift Fleet Support Command (MSFSC), Norfolk, VA intends to award a firm fixed price limited source purchase order for the USNS Ericsson for the following. Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) service representative is required. Any offer for other than OEM authorized representative will not be considered : 1.Statement of Work: Provide the services of a qualified COLT PIELSTICK field service engineer to attend the vessel and accomplish the following: a.Provide system groom of the Propulsion Main Engine to prepare for the SMART inspection. b.Provide technical support to Ship’s Force in conducting demonstration to SMART inspector various system that pertains to the main propulsion system to include the following: (1) PRE-TRIAL PREPARATION: PRIOR TO CONDUCTING FULL POWER TRIALS, THE FOLLOWING PREPARATIONS SHOULD BE MADE: 1. ALL PROPULSION PLANT MACHINERY SAFETY DEVICES (OVERSPEEDS, LIMITS, ALARMS,ETC.) SHOULD BE CHECKED AGAINST DESIGN SETTINGS AND/OR VERIFIED THAT THEY HAVE BEEN TESTED TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF APPLICABLE REGULATORY BODIES. 2. A LIST SHOULD BE MADE OF ALL SAFETY DEVICES WHICH ARE OVERDUE FOR INSPECTION OR WHICH HAVE TESTED UNSATISFACTORILY. 3. ALL CRITICAL INSTRUMENTATION MUST BE CALIBRATED. A LIST SHOULD BE PREPARED IDENTIFYING ALL CRITICAL INSTRUMENTS, THEIR LOCATION AND THEIR LAST DATE OF CALIBRATION. 4. IF FUEL METERS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED IN THE MAIN ENGINE FUEL OIL SYSTEM, THE MAIN ENGINES SHOULD BE IDLED FOR ONE HALF HOUR TO CHECK FOR AIR LEAKAGE INTO THE SYSTEM. (2) MACHINERY WARM-UP THE SHIP'S PROPULSION MACHINERY SHOULD BE LINED-UP TO PROVIDE ALL NORMAL SERVICES WHILE UNDERGOING FULL POWER TRIALS. MACHINERY DESIGN PRESSURES, TEMPERATURES AND OTHER LIMITATIONS SHALL NOT BE EXCEEDED. MACHINERY NOT MAINTAINING OR TENDING TO EXCEED DESIGN PARAMETERS SHALL BE NOTED IN THE ENGINE ROOM LOG AND THE FULL POWER TRIAL REPORT. PRIOR TO FULL POWER TRIALS, THE PROPULSION PLANT SHOULD BE OPERATED AT A HIGH PARTIAL LOAD POWER LEVEL FOR A MINIMUM OF ONE HOUR TO THOROUGHLY WARM UP MACHINERY AND STABILIZE OPERATING TEMPERATURES. (3) PROPULSION FULL POWER TRIAL 1. FOLLOWING MACHINERY WARM-UP, THE SHIP'S PROPULSION PLANT SHALL BE GRADUALLY INCREASED TO RATED RPM AND PITCH IN PROPULSION CONTROL MODE. A) BELOW IS REFERENCE TABLE OF MAIN ENGINE AND SHIP PARAMETERS FOR USE DURING THIS FULL POWER TEST. MAXIMUM VALUES SHALL NOT BE EXCEEDED. RATED POWER, BHP (US) 16,290 Max ENGINE RPM 400 FUEL RACK, mm 59 AVG. CYLINDER FIRING PRESS., psig 2100 Max MEAN CYLINDER EXHAUST TEMP., oF 1000 TURBOCHARGER SPEED, RPM 17,400 EXHAUST TEMP. AT TURBO INLET, oF 1,100 Max AIR MANIFOLD PRESSURE, psig 47.8(nominal 35) SHAFT SPEED, RPM 95 PROPELLER PITCH, Ft. 27.8 Max DRAFT, Ft. 34.5 FULL LOAD DISPLACEMENT, long ton 40,700 Max SHIP'S SPEED, Knots 20 2. POWER DEVELOPMENT SHALL BE DETERMINED USING A CALIBRATED SHAFT HORSEPOWER METER AND/OR BY THE ENGINE MANUFACTURER'S NOMOGRAPHS AND BRAKE SPECIFIC FUEL CONSUMPTION CURVES. A) MAIN ENGINE RATED FULL POWER OF 16,290 BHP (US) AT 400 RPM IS ATTAINED WHEN THE FOLLOWING PARAMETERS ARE MET WHILE OPERATING IN MODE II: 1. PTO'S LOADED AT APPROXIMATELY 1000KW. 2. SHP TAKEN FROM METERS IN ENGINE ROOM CONTROL. 3. FOLLOWING FORMULA USED TO CALCULATE BRAKE HORSE POWER (BHP) FOR EACH MAIN ENGINE. BHP OF EACH M.E. = (SHP + 300) + (PTOKW X 1.342/.88). (NOTE: 300 ESTIMATED GEAR LOSS). BHP TO OBTAIN FULL POWER IS 16,290 BHP, THEREFORE IF PTO ELECT LOAD IS 1,000KW THE SHP READ FROM HP METERS IN ERC SHOULD BE APPROXIMATELY 14,465. 3. ONCE LISTED FULL POWER HAS BEEN ACHIEVED, A MINIMUM PERIOD OF 30 MINUTES SHALL BE PROVIDED FOR PROPULSION PLANT STABILIZATION PRIOR TO COMMENCEMENT OF THE PROPULSION FULL POWER TRIAL. 4. THE FULL POWER TRIAL SHALL BE CONDUCTED AT A DEPTH OF WATER NO LESS THAN 5 TIMES THE DRAFT OF THE VESSEL. 5. THE PROPULSION FULL POWER TRIAL SHALL BE CONDUCTED FOR A MINIMUM OF ONE (1) HOUR OR UNTIL SUFFICIENT DATA HAS BEEN COLLECTED FOR PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS. DURING THIS TIME ALL VITAL PROPULSION PLANT PERFORMANCE RELATED OPERATIONAL DATA AND SPECIFIC BRIDGE DATA SHALL BE RECORDED EVERY 30 MINUTES. 6. DURING THE FULL POWER TRIAL, AN EFFORT SHALL BE MADE TO MAINTAIN A STEADY ELECTRICAL KW LOAD (1000 KW ON EACH PTO) AND A STEADY VESSEL HEADING (VARYING LESS THAN 3 DEGREES). 7. DURING THE FULL POWER TRIAL, FULL RATED PROPELLER RPM SHOULD BE ATTAINED WITH DESIGN FOR PROPELLER PITCH. 8. THE FIRING PRESSURE OF EACH CYLINDER SHALL BE TAKEN ONCE DURING THE FULL POWER TRIAL. 9. THE SILENCER AND EXHAUST SYSTEM WILL BE INSPECTED FOR LEAKS DURING THE FULL POWER TRIAL. 10. AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE FULL POWER TRIAL THE AHEAD STEERING TESTS WILL BE CONDUCTED, FOLLOWED BY A QUICK REVERSAL ASTERN FOR THE FULL POWER ASTERN TEST. AGAIN, FULL RATED PROPELLER RPM SHOULD BE ATTAINED WITH DESIGN FOR SPEED PITCH. 11. AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE ASTERN FULL POWER DEMONSTRATION, THE ASTERN STEERING TESTS WILL BE CONDUCTED, FOLLOWED BY A QUICK REVERSAL AHEAD. NOTE: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS TEST PROCEDURE RELIEVE THE MASTERS AND CHIEF ENGINEERS OF THE RESPONSIBILITY OF OPERATING THEIR SHIPS IN A SAFE AND EFFICIENT MANNER AND OF EXERCISING GOOD JUDGMENT WHEN ENCOUNTERING ADVERSE WEATHER, EXCESSIVE SEA CONDITIONS, VIBRATION OR SIMILAR CONDITIONS. (2)PRE-UNDERWAY REQUIREMENTS: REMOTE SHUTDOWNS - WHERE REMOTE SHUTDOWNS ARE INSTALLED ON MAIN AND PRINCIPAL AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT, THEY SHALL BE FULLY FUNCTIONAL. THE PROPULSION PLANT MUST BE CAPABLE OF BEING PLACED IN A SAFE CONDITION FROM OUTSIDE THE SPACE. ALL QUICK CLOSING DEVICES IN FLAMMABLE SYSTEMS SHALL OPERATE PROPERLY. SAFETY DEVICES - ALL INSTALLED SAFETY DEVICES ON THE MAIN ENGINES WILL FUNCTION PROPERLY, INCLUDING OVERSPEED TRIP, LOW LUBE OIL ALARMS AND SHUTDOWN, AND HIGH TEMPERATURE ALARMS AND SHUTDOWNS. CONTROLS - THE ENGINE ORDER TELEGRAPH AND THROTTLE CONTROLS AT BOTH THE BRIDGE AND ENGINE ROOM CONSOLE SHALL FUNCTION PROPERLY. GENERAL - THERE MUST BE NO CONDITIONS PRESENT WHICH, IN THE DISCRETION OF THE SENIOR INSPECTOR, PRESENT SIGNIFICANT FIRE OR PERSONNEL HAZARDS. THE SHIP SHALL BE FREE FROM FUEL LEAKS AND PROPERLY SECURED FOR SEA. THERE MUST BE NO CONDITION WHICH WOULD RESULT IN THE USCG ISSUING A "NO-SAIL" FORM 835. THERE MUST BE NO C-4 CASREPS. THERE MUST NOT BE AN ACCUMULATION OF C-3 CASREPS WHICH WOULD RENDER THE SHIP UNRELIABLE OR UNSAFE. (3) INSPECTION/TEST PROCEDURES: MAIN ENGINE COMPLETE 1. INSPECT FOR LEAKS, DAMAGE OR MISSING HARDWARE. INSPECT COVER GASKETS. OPEN TOP DECK COVERS AND INSPECT OIL FLOW DURING PRELUBE. _____ 2. INSPECT COMBUSTION AIR INTAKES/FILTERS FOR DAMAGE, DETERIORATION, LOOSE/MISSING PARTS AND OBSTRUCTIONS. _____ 3. INSPECT CONDITION OF COMPRESSION/BLOWDOWN TEST COCKS DURING BLOWDOWN. _____ 4. INSPECT FUEL INJECTOR, FUEL RACK AND GOVERNOR LINKAGE FOR FREEDOM OF MOTION AND WEAR. _____ 5. INSPECT CONTROL AIR, AIR START AND JACKET WATER COOLING SYSTEMS FOR LEAKAGE, CONTROL, SUPPORT, DETERIORATION, WEAR AND FUNCTIONAL ADEQUACY OF PIPING, VALVES, EXPANSION JOINTS AND FLEXIBLE HOSES. _____ 7. OBTAIN A LUBE OIL SAMPLE FOR ANALYSIS FROM EACH ENGINE AFTER THE COMPLETION OF THE FULL POWER TRIAL. _____ 8. EVALUATE THE NEED TO CONDUCT A ONE-TURN INSPECTION AFTER THE COMPLETION OF THE FULL POWER TRIAL. _____ c.Provide a report of condition found, repairs or adjustments made and parts installed to the vessel’s Chief Engineer and the MSC Port Engineer. d.For estimation purposes, assume 12 hour days Monday thru Saturday. Scheduled work on Sundays/Holidays. 2. Vessel Availability: 07September2009 to 25September2009 3. Vessel Location: Guam 4. Period of Performance: 17 Sept 2009 to 23 Sep 2009 The following FAR provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference: 52.204-7 Central Contractor Registration; 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items; 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items Alternate I The offeror has completed the annual representations and certification electronically via the ORCA website at http://orca.bpn.gov. After reviewing the ORCA database information, the offeror verifies by submission of this offer that the representation and certifications currently posted electronically at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and certifications—Commercial Items, have been entered or updated in the last 12 months, are current, accurate, complete, and applicable to this solicitation (including the business size standard applicable to the NAICS code referenced for this solicitation), as of the date of this offer and are incorporated in this offer by reference); 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items; Addendum to 52.212-4 (q) Other Compliances applies: Federal Law and regulation require Government contractors to possess appropriate insurance coverage for their employees. The Government reserves the right to request evidence of appropriate insurance, including Longshoreman's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) coverage required to perform work on or near ships. (33 U.S.C. S903(a). All policies shall contain an endorsement stating that any cancellation or material change in the coverage adversely affecting the Government's interest shall not be effective unless the Contractor provides written notice of the same to the Contracting Officer. Within 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders the following clauses apply and are incorporated by reference: 52.219-28 Post-Award Small Business Program Representation. 52.222-3 Convict Labor, 52.222-19 Child Labor - Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies, 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities, 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity, 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities, 52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases, and 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer --Central Contractor Registration; and The following Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) provisions and clauses apply to this solicitation and are incorporated by reference: 252.204-7004 Required Central Contractor Registration. Alternate A; 252.211-7003 or 252.211-7003 Alternate I Item Identification and Valuation; Within DFARS 252.212-7001 Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items the following clauses apply and are incorporated by reference: 252.225-7001 Buy American Act and Balance of Payment Program, 252.225-7000 Buy American Act--Balance of Payments Program Certificate, 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests; and 252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea Alternate III. The following additional clauses apply: 52.215-5 Facsimile Proposals: (757) 443-5979/5982. The following numbered notes apply to this requirement: None. At a minimum, responsible sources shall provide the following: a price proposal which identifies the requested item, with its unit price, extended price, total price, prompt payment terms, remittance address, Tax I.D. #, Duns #, and Cage Code. Responses to this solicitation are due by 21 JULY 2009 @0900 A.M. EST. Offers can be emailed to cheryl.somers@navy.mil or faxed to the above number. Reference the solicitation number with your quote.
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