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Research Vessel

Research Vessel

General Information

Document Type:MOD
Posted Date:Apr 18, 2019
Category: Lease or Rental of Equipment
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address



The U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) Woods Hole Coastal & Marine intends to award a competitive purchase order in accordance with FAR Subpart 13.5 Simplified Procedures for Certain Commercial Items for a Fully Found Vessel, operating personnel, facilities, fuel, oil, food and support equipment as specified, to conduct a geophysical survey. This survey will provide a regional framework of the surficial geology and shallow sub-bottom stratigraphy in the inner continental shelf and near shore area off the coast of Massachusetts, in Cape Cod Bay, (within the red encircled area on chart attached below). The objective of this survey is to produce interpretive maps of the sea floor geology with applications to coastal erosion, sand resource, and marine habitat studies. Work will be conducted in waters as shallow as 5 meters. The planned survey will require one cruise of 30-32 days comprised of two legs, point of origin for this operation being Woods Hole, MA. The accepted vessel shall be available for equipment loading and securing in Woods Hole MA on 29 July 2019. Upon vessel being ready for sea the vessel shall transit to Cape Cod Bay on or before 31 July 2019.The period of performance of 07/29/2019 to 08/31/2019. There are no option periods. All responsible sources may submit a bid, proposal, or quotation no later than 05/09/2019. A firm-fixed price award will be made on or about 05/20/2019. The proposed contract action is for services for which the Government intends to solicit and negotiate under the authority of FAR 13.500(a). The NAICS code is 483114. The size standard is 500 employees. Questions must be submitted in writing to Alfred Benton abenton@usgs.gov (reference no. 140G0119Q0115 in the subject line) or called in at (703) 648-7343. A vendor must be registered at https://www.sam.gov/index.html to be awarded the contract. All responsible sources may submit a bid or quotation which shall be considered by the agency. Responses may be emailed to abenton@usgs.gov or mailed to the address specified in the solicitation. Faxed proposals and proposals submitted through FedConnect will not be accepted The RFQ may be viewed on FedConnect at https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/ NOTE: THIS NOTICE WAS NOT POSTED TO FEDBIZOPPS ON THE DATE INDICATED IN THE NOTICE ITSELF (18-APR-2019); HOWEVER, IT DID APPEAR IN THE FEDBIZOPPS FTP FEED ON THIS DATE. PLEASE CONTACT 877-472-3779 or fbo.support@gsa.gov REGARDING THIS ISSUE.

Original Point of Contact

POC Benton, Alfred

Place of Performance

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