FBO Notice Date 11/16/17
BIDS Reference Number 749
Document Type: Combined Synopsis
Instruments & Laboratory Equipment
Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Marine and Aviation Operations, 22030
66 -- Complete TRANSAS Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) Suite SOL NMAN7200-18-00285 DUE 112717Name: Client Services, Title: Client Services, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: Clientservices@fedbid.com;This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. The solicitation number is NMAN7200-18-00285 andis issued as an invitation for bids (IFB), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-96. The associated North AmericanIndustrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 334511 with a small business size standard of 750.00 employees. This requirement is a [ Small Business ] set-aside and only qualified offerors may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on www.FedBid.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted and will end on 2017-11-27 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time or as otherwise displayed at www.FedBid.com. FOB Destination shall be Pascagoula, MS 39567
The DOC NOAA Office of Marine and Aviation Operations requires the following items, Brand Name Only (Exact Match), to the following:
LI 001: 12288060 TRANSAS DUAL ECIS 4000 Premium Plus 24W; Deck Console; ES6 Keyboard Desktop Housing; Transas Radar Integrator RIB6; Network Switch 8xRJ45 TAShipping must be included in pricing. Shipping to Pascagoula, MS 39567.NAICS: 334511Small Business Size Standard: 1250 Employees100% Small Business Set-Aside, 1, EA;
Solicitation and Buy Attachments
***Question Submission: Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions mustbe submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at www.fedbid.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation maynot be considered.***
ContractingOfficer's Authority.The Contracting Officer is the only person authorized to make or approve any changes in any of the requirements of this contract, and, notwithstanding any provisions contained elsewhere in this contract, the said authority remains solely in the Contracting Officer. In the event the contractor makes any changes at the direction of any person other than the Contracting Officer, the change will be considered to have been made without authority and no adjustment will be made in the contract terms and conditions, including price.
Contracting Officer'sRepresentative (COR) (APR 2010)(a) ___________ is hereby designated as the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR). The COR may be changed at any time by the Government without prior notice to the contractor by a unilateral modification to the contract. The COR is located at:____________________________________________________________Phone Number:____________________E-mail:____________________(b) The responsibilities and limitations of the COR are as follows:(1) The COR is responsible for the technical aspects of the contract and servesas technical liaison with the contractor. The COR is also responsible for the final inspection and acceptance of all deliverables and such other responsibilities as may be specified in the contract.(2) The COR is not authorized to make any commitments or otherwise obligate theGovernment or authorize any changes which affect the contract price, terms or conditions. Any contractor request for changes shall be referred to the Contracting Officer directly or through the COR. No such changes shall be made without the express written prior authorization of the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer may designate assistant or alternate COR(s) to act for the COR by naming such assistant/alternate(s) in writing and transmitting a copy of such designation to the contractor.
Insert the clause 1352.209–73, Compliance withthe Laws, in all solicitations and contracts.As prescribed in 48 CFR 1309.507–2(c), insert the following clause:Compliance With the Laws (APR 2010)The contractor shall comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations which deal with or relate to performance in accord with the terms of the contract.
As prescribed in 48 CFR 1309.507–2(d), insert the following clause:Organizational Conflict of Interest (APR 2010)(a) Purpose. The purpose of this clause is to ensure that the contractor and its subcontractors:(1) Are not biased because of their financial, contractual, organizational, or other interests which relate to the work under this contract, and(2) Do not obtain any unfair competitive advantage over other parties by virtueof their performance of this contract.(b) Scope. The restrictions described herein shall apply to performance or participation by the contractor, its parents, affiliates, divisions and subsidiaries, and successors in interest (hereinafter collectively referred to as “contractor”) in the activities covered by this clause as a prime contractor, subcontractor, co-sponsor, joint venturer, consultant, or in any similar capacity. For the purpose of this clause, affiliation occurs when a business concern is controlled by or has the power to control another or when a third party has the power to control both.(c) Warrant and Disclosure. The warrant and disclosure requirements of this paragraph apply with full force to both the contractor and all subcontractors. The contractor warrants that, to the best of the contractor's knowledge and belief, there are no relevant facts or circumstances which would give rise to an organizational conflict of interest, as defined in FAR Subpart 9.5, and that the contractor has disclosed all relevant information regarding any actual or potential conflict. The contractor agrees it shall make an immediate and full disclosure, inwriting, to the Contracting Officer of any potential or actual organizational conflict of interest or the existence of any facts that may cause a reasonably prudent person to question the contractor's impartiality because of the appearanceor existence of bias or an unfair competitive advantage. Such disclosure shall include a description of the actions the contractor has taken or proposes to take in order to avoid, neutralize, or mitigate any resulting conflict of interest.
(d) Remedies. The Contracting Officer may terminate this contract for convenience, in whole or in part, if the Contracting Officer deems such termination necessary to avoid, neutralize or mitigate an actual or apparent organizational conflict of interest. If the contractor fails to disclose facts pertaining to the existence of a potential or actual organizational conflict of interest or misrepresents relevant information to the Contracting Officer, the Government may terminate the contract for default, suspend or debar the contractor from Government contracting, or pursue such other remedies as may be permitted by law or this contract.(e) Subcontracts. The contractor shall include a clause substantially similar to this clause, including paragraphs (f) and (g), in any subcontract or consultant agreement at any tier expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold.The terms “contract,” “contractor,” and “Contracting Officer” shallbe appropriately modified to preserve the Government's rights.(f) Prime Contractor Responsibilities. The contractor shall obtain from its subcontractors or consultants the disclosure required in FAR Part 9.507–1, and shall determine in writing whether the interests disclosed present an actual, or significant potential for, an organizational conflict of interest. The contractorshall identify and avoid, neutralize, or mitigate any subcontractor organizational conflict prior to award of the contract to the satisfaction of the Contracting Officer. If the subcontractor's organizational conflict cannot be avoided, neutralized, or mitigated, the contractor must obtain the written approval of the Contracting Officer prior to entering into the subcontract. If the contractor becomes aware of a subcontractor's potential or actual organizational conflict of interest after contract award, the contractor agrees that the Contractor may be required to eliminate the subcontractor from its team, at the contractor's own risk.(g) Waiver. The parties recognize that this clause has potential effects which will survive the performance of this contract and that it is impossible to foresee each circumstance to which it might be applied in the future. Accordingly, the contractor may at any time seek a waiver from the Head of the Contracting Activity by submitting such waiver request to the Contracting Officer, including a full written description of the requested waiver and the reasons in support thereof.
Insert provision 1352.213–71, Instructions for Submitting Quotations under the Simplified Acquisition Threshold—Non-Commercial, or similar language in all solicitations for non-commercial purchase orders under the simplified acquisition threshold. The contracting officer shall indicate whether electronicsubmissions of quotations will be accepted. Paragraph (b)(4) of provision 1352.213–71 may be tailored based on the evaluation factors.As prescribed in 48 CFR 1313.302–1–70, insert the following provision:Instructions for Submitting Quotations Under the Simplified Acquisition Threshold—Non-Commercial (Date)(a) North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and small business size standard. The NAICS code and small business size standard for this acquisition is ____.(b) Submission of quotations. Submit quotations to the office specified in thissolicitation at or before the exact time specified in this solicitation. At a minimum, quotations must show—(1) The solicitation number;(2) The name, address, and telephone number of the offeror;(3) Acknowledgment of solicitation amendments;(4) A technical description showing that the offeror can supply the requirements in the specifications or statement of work in sufficient detail to allow the Government to evaluate the quotation in accordance with the evaluation factors stated in the solicitation.(5) Past performance information, when included as an evaluation factor, to include recent and relevant contracts for the same or similar items and reference information (including contract numbers, points of contact with telephone numbersand other relevant information).(6) Price and any supporting details for the price, as requested in the solicitation.(c) Offerors are responsible for submitting quotations, and any modifications thereto, so as to reach the Government office designated in the solicitation by the time specified. The offeror's initial quotation should contain the offeror's best terms from a price and technical standpoint. The Government may reject any or all quotations if such action is in the public interest; accept other than the lowest quotation; and waive informalities and minor irregularities in quotations received.
New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.
Bid MUST be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy.
Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller mustdeliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior toactual delivery at the specified destination.
Offeror must be registeredin the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database before an award can be made to them. If the offeror is not registered in the CCR, it may do so through the CCR website at http://www.ccr.gov.
The selected Offeror must comply with the following commercial item terms and conditions, which are incorporated herein by reference: FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items - the selected offeror must submit a completed copy of the listed representations and certifications; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items, paragraph (a) and the following clauses in paragraph (b): 52.222-21, 52.222-26, 52.222-35, 52.222-36, 52.222-37, 52.225-13, 52.232-34. The full text of the referenced FAR clausesmay be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/far/.
SET-ASIDE: Total Small Business