Dredge McFarland Overhaul W912BU21B0011

Subject: Dredge McFarland Overhaul W912BU21B0011
Solicitation Number: W912BU21B0011
Notice Type: PRESOL
NAICS: 336611
Set-Aside: Total Small Business
Notice Published: 06-10-21
Response Due: 06-20-21

Agency: Department of the Army
Contact: Michael J. Hunter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office Address: PHILADELPHIA, PA 19107-3390

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, intends to initiate an Invitation for Bid (IFB) for Drydocking and Repairs to the Dredge MCFARLAND. The general elements of work include, but are not limited to: drydocking, utilities and services, hopper door repairs, hull painting, controllable pitch propulsion (CPP) system repairs, steel replacement, sea valve repairs and other miscellaneous maintenance as required. The Drydock Examination and Internal Structural Review and the Annual Inspection for renewal of the USCG Certificate of Inspection will also be performed during this availability. Vessel Information: The dredge McFARLAND is an all-steel, sea-going hopper dredge. Her hull dimensions are: Length without Boom Overhang 300-0 Length with Boom Overhang 319-8 Length Between Perpendiculars 284-0 Beam Molded: 72 -0 Depth Amidships [molded]: 33 -0 Normal Draft Aft 16-6 Normal Draft Forward 15 -3 Registered Gross Tonnage: 6,036 long tons Lightship Displacement: 4,007 long tons Ballast, Fuel and Water: 400 long tons (apprx) [Normal being light on fuel and ballast. Actual draft must be taken prior to drydocking, and weight calculated.] The Government will deliver the vessel to the contractor facility. Upon completion of the work, the vessel will conduct dock and sea trials prior to delivery back to the Government. Prospective contractors must have, or be capable of, entering into a Master Ship Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Prospective contractors must also have a NAVSEA-approved drydock/graving dock, or be in possession of a signed and dated certificate from a Professional Engineer stating that the drydock facilities currently meet all of the requirements applicable to that type of drydocking facility listed in Military Standard No. MIL-STD-1625C(SH), dated 25 August 1987, and Notice 1, dated 30 December 1992. The period of performance is expected to start on or about 15 August 2021 and last 120 calendar days. Important requirements contractors should be made aware of in advance: Prospective contractors must have, or be capable of, entering into a Master Ship Agreement. The area of consideration will be the East and Gulf Coasts of the U.S. Submissions from contractors outside of this area will not be considered. Contractors who wish to visit the ship are required to contact Mr. Mark Saylor at 215.964.4202 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a site visit. Liquidated damages will be a part of any award and may be applied for failure to complete the work within the designated performance period. Bid guarantee, payment, and performance bonding will be required. The NAICS code is 336611 Ship Building and Repairing and the size standard is 1,250 employees. This procurement is a 100% small business set-aside. Liquidated damages will be applicable to this procurement. Solicitation will be issued on or about 21June 2021 with bid opening date occurring at least 30 days after solicitation posting date. A single award will be made to the responsible bidder who submitted the lowest responsive bid, unless there is a compelling reason to reject all bids and cancel the invitation pursuant to FAR 14.404-1. Solicitation documents, plans and specifications will only be available via Sam.gov. Therefore, no hard copies will be offered. No verbal (telephonic), or fax requests will be accepted. All questions will be submitted via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and CC, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Reference contract opportunity title with solicitation number in email subject line (i.e.Dredge McFarland Overhaul W912BU21B0011). Important Note(s): Commercial items FAR 12 and Sealed Bidding FAR 14 clauses are applicable to this acquisition. IAW FAR 4.1102 (a) Offerors and quoters are required to be registered in SAM (www.SAM.gov) at the time an offer or quotation is submitted in order to comply with the annual representations and certifications All Services Disabled/Veterans Owned Business or Veterans Owned Small Business must be registered with the Department of Veterans Affairs Center of Veterans Enterprise Vet Biz Registry. Pursuant to FAR 22.1303(c) The Act requires submission of the VETS-4212 Report in all cases where the contractor or subcontractor has received an award of $150,000 or more, except for awards to State and local governments, and foreign organizations where the workers are recruited outside of the United States. Warning:The official media for distribution of this Synopsis Notice is the System for Award Management (SAM) website at www.SAM.gov. It is the responsibility of the interested vendor(s) to register in Sam.gov and monitor the notice for any changes. Please ensure you remain aware of the latest CDC guidance on preventive measures to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Take all appropriate precautions washing hands, social distancing, etc. CDC link: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html