Nature of Work: The Work consists of sentinel trawl surveys with a Star Balloon 300 - type trawl mounted on a Rock Hopper bicycle in fishing area 4S (over 10 fathoms) and 4T (northern part) (over 100 fathoms) for the assessment of several groundfish stocks (Cod, redfish, halibut and Greenland halibut (turbot)). This requirement is from the date of contract award to 31 July 2016 and contains an option to extend the contract by up to two (2) additional option periods of one (1) year each. Bidders are instructed to consult the tender package for further details and specific requirements. Tender documents must be downloaded from www.buyandsell.gc.ca. Those who submit a bid agree to be bound by the instructions, clauses and conditions of the solicitation and accept the clauses and conditions of any resulting contract. Site Location: NAFO Fishing areas 4S and 4T (northern part). Start Date: Upon contract award. Completion Date: 31 July 2016. Your bid submission must include: One (1) Signed copy of the Bid. Please submit Tender to DFOtenders-soumissionsMPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca Signed Tenders will be received up to 2:00 PM, Atlantic Time, 18 June 2015, for the said service, in accordance with the documents enclosed. Any Tenders received after the above noted time will be considered late and will be not be considered. Tenders may be revised by email provided the tender and revision(s) are both received prior to Tender Closing Time. The onus is on the bidder to ensure that the bid is received on time to the location designated. Inquiries: Direct all technical and contractual inquiries to the contracting authority, Jean-Yves Hamel, by email at DFOtenders-soumissionsMPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca Fisheries and Oceans Canada will not necessarily accept the lowest or any of the tenders received and reserves the right to reject any and all tenders received which shall be final and at the sole discretion of the Department.