N4523A21R1050 – Sources Sought – Maintenance, repair, and preservation of YC-1647

Oct 9, 2020 | Sources Sought

The Regional Maintenance Center at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) is conducting market research to determine industry capability and interest in performing maintenance and preservation, and repair in support of one (1) Yard Craft Barge (YC) -1647. Work will be accomplished at the Contractor's facility. The Government is seeking responses from sources that can perform the following work:

YC-1647 Characteristics

Built by: Orange Shipbuilding Co.

Length: 110 FT – 0 IN

Width: 32 FT– 0 IN

Age: 26 Years

Hull Type: Steel

Draft: 7 FT- 0 IN

Full Displacement: 659 L Tons

Light Load: 115 L Tons

Scope Overview: Coordinate with the Contracting Officer, via the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) to deliver the vessel to the Contractor’s facility.  Upon docking vessel, wash and clean vessel. Remove existing and install new zinc anodes. Blast and preserve all exterior surfaces of the vessel. Accomplish a visual test inspection and ultrasonic test (UT) inspection of the underwater body, hull, freeboard, and main deck surfaces. Open, pump, clean, ventilate, gas free, and maintain dry each tank/void on the vessel. Accomplish a visual inspection of the interior surfaces of each tank. Accomplish repairs to each steel half-pipe fenders. Accomplish repairs to rubber fenders. Accomplish repairs to watertight hatch. Repair manholes covers and assemblies. Accomplish removal of all lifelines and associated parts. Weld the weight handling designation for the towing pad eyes. Accomplish tank/void preservation. Accomplish an air test of each tank/void. Accomplish an air test to each steel half-pipe fender. Install new non-skid to the main deck surfaces.

Undock the vessel.  Arrange and coordinate the delivery of the vessel back to the Government with the Contracting Officer via the COR.

The notional schedule is listed below is provided for planning purposes only. The government is not obligated to pursue this schedule or a future solicitation because of this Sources Sought.

YC-1647 Period of Performance

February 2021 through April 2021

What/Where to Submit: Interested companies should submit, on company letterhead, a notice of interest including the name, telephone number, mailing address, and e-mail address of one point of contact. Please hand or digitally sign your letter of interest and e-mail it to the Government contacts listed below, with "YC-1647 Sources Sought Response" in the subject field. The notice of interest should include a brief description of your company and its capabilities as they relate to the requirements set forth in the description shown above, and answers to the following specific questions. Please limit your response to no more than 5 pages.

1. Is your company a small or large business as defined by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under NAICS code 336611 (a small business must have 1,250 or less employees)?

2. Does your company have a satisfactory performance record for the type of work required? Please provide examples of relevant and recent (within three years) past performance.

3. Does your company have the necessary organization, experience, accounting and operational controls, and technical skills, or the ability to obtain them (including, as appropriate, such elements as production control procedures, property control systems, quality assurance measures, and safety programs applicable to materials to be produced or services to be performed by the prospective contractor and subcontractors)?

4. Given the work described in this announcement, does your company plan to submit a proposal in response to the anticipated solicitation for the YC-1647 package?

When to Submit: Responses are requested no later than 10:00AM PST, on 15 October 2020.

Notice Regarding Sources Sought: This sources sought is issued solely for information and planning purposes – it does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFP in the future. This sources sought does not commit the Government to contract for any supply or service whatsoever. Further, the Navy is not seeking proposals at this time, nor accepting unsolicited proposals. Responders are advised that the U.S. Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this source sought; all costs associated with responding to this source sought will be solely at the interested party's expense. Not responding to this sources sought does not preclude participation in any future RFP, if any is issued. If a solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on the Beta SAM website (beta.sam.gov). It is the responsibility of the potential offerors to monitor these sites for additional information pertaining to this requirement.

Information provided shall be treated as Business Sensitive or Confidential to the responder, exempt from public release under the Freedom of Information Act. PSNS&IMF may request further information regarding the capabilities of respondents to meet the requirements set forth in the announcement. This sources sought announcement is released in accordance with FAR 15.201.

Information provided in response to this sources sought announcement will not be considered an offer by the responding contractor and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract.

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