Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: CANADIAN COAST GUARD VESSELS CENTRAL & ARTIC REGION - GREAT LAKES SECTOR PROVINCE OF ONTARIO FIRE DETECTION, FIRE SUPPRESSION AND PORTABLE FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT INSPECTION AND SERVICING SERVICES The Canadian Coast Guard, Central & Arctic Region has the requirement for the annual inspection, servicing and certification of the fire detection, fire suppression and firefighting equipment on board an estimated 40 vessels located in the Central and Arctic region, Great Lakes sector in accordance with Annex A Statement of Work. The vessels range in size from a 5.9 meter rigid hull inflatables to the 72 meter vessel with a crew of 25. The term of the Standing Offer is for an initial period of one (1) year with two (2) one (1) year option periods. The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services. The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT). There are no security requirement associated with this requirement The geographic area of the potential sites for services covered under this Standing Offer is for the Central and Arctic region, Great Lakes sector province of Ontario. The vessels of the Canadian Coast Guard have onboard an estimated 400 various types and sizes of portablefire extinguishers and equipment, including but not limited to: ABC dry chemical fire extinguishers (5, 10, 20 lbs), CO2 fire extinguishers (5, 10, 15, 50, 75, 100 lbs), FX 384, 358, 607 and 609 - ABC dry chemical fire extinguishers, AFFF foam fire extinguishers and 40 cubic ft. - 30 minute air bottles - Scott or M.S.A. The vessels are fitted with a variety of systems including the following: Fixed Systems Alarm Systems Kidde -Fenwal Inc. - FM200 Notifier Kidde - CO2 systems Edwards Novec 1230 Range Guard Mandatory Technical Criteria M.1 The Offeror must demonstrate that it employs on a permanent basis at least two (2) certified Fire detection and firefighting service technicians. M.2 The Offeror shall Certify that he can accomplish the work at all the following Home Port / Locations in the province of Ontario as follows: Amherstburg, Burlington, Cobourg, Goderich, Kenora, Kingston, Meaford, Parry Sound, Port Dover, Port Weller, Prescott, Sarnia, Sault Ste. Marie, Thunder Bay, and Tobermory M.3 The Offeror must demonstrate that he has the necessary equipment and rolling stock required for the repair, maintenance, and certification services for fire detection / firefighting systems described in paragraph 3 of Annex A. M.4 The Offeror shall demonstrate that he is a Kidde and Range Guard certified Contractor by providing certificates indicating that the Offeror has on staff certified Kidde and Range Guard service technicians to perform shipboard service work on fixed FM 200 and CO2 systems. M.5 The Offeror shall demonstrate that he is a Notifier certified Contractor and provide certificates indicating that the Offeror has on staff certified Notifier system service technicians to perform shipboard service work on Notifier Fire Detection systems. M.6 The Offeror shall demonstrate that he has on staff certified service technicians to service portable fire extinguishers. M.7 The Offeror shall demonstrate that he has on staff certified service technicians to service galley fire suppression systems. M.8 Offeror must have a work record free of accident(s), incident(s) and unsatisfactory work record(s) on CCG ships and installations in the last two years including the following: A. Offeror personnel must not have had a serious, light or minor accident on a CCG ships in the last two years from the date of issue of the solicitation: (Any injury that required more than local first aid. This does not include a first aid injury where visit was made to a doctor for company or CSST regulations) B. Offeror personnel must not have had an incident that caused damage to CCG equipment or ship in the last two years from the date of issue of the solicitation. This includes any incident / accident that could have caused a serious or light injury in the last two years. C. The Offeror must not have had an unsatisfactory rating with a contract or call up against standing offer in the last two years from the date of issue of the solicitation. Financial Evaluation Financial evaluation The financial evaluation criteria is described at paragraph 2 of Annex E - Evaluation Plan of the RFP. The evaluation plan incorporates: hourly rates, travel time & distance and rates per kilometer. 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.