Notice Type: Sources Sought

The U.S. Coast Guard is looking for sources which would be interested in performing dockside repairs for Coast Guard Cutter SAGINAW (WLIC 803) Deck Equipment DS

The performance period of this upcoming dockside is 14 March 2021 to 18 April 2021.

It is anticipated requests for quotes will be issued approximately 15 October 2021 and the contract would be awarded around 13 January 2022.

SAGINAW (WLIC 803) is a 160' class inland construction tender cutter, currently home ported in Mobile, AL.  There are approximately 16 work items in the requirement and the sampling of work items (tentative list) to be performed is listed as follows:

Tanks, Potable Water, Clean and Inspect

Tanks, Dirty Oil and Waste, Clean and Inspect

Main Diesel Engine, MDE, Exhaust Piping, Commercial Clean

Ship Service Diesel Generator, SSDG, Exhaust Piping, Commercial Clean

Compressed Air Receivers and System Valves, All, Clean, Inspect, Hydro and Lift

Hull Fittings, Weight Handling Rigging Hardware, Inspect and Test

Cross deck Winch, Inspect & Service

Spud Winches, Inspect & Service

Grey Water Piping, Clean and Flush

Deck Covering, Interior, Wet and Dry, Renew

Water Tight Hatches, Internal DC Deck and Below, Renew

Upper Level Deck Coaming Repair

Tanks, Potable Water, Preserve, Partial,

Ventilation Systems, Commercial Clean

Ships Service Air Connection, Renew

Lead-Based Paint, Perform Spot Abatement

Companies which would be interested in submitting a proposal for this requirement should reply to this sources sought notice noting their business size status such as large business, small business, HUBZone, Service-Disabled Veteran-owned, Women Owned Small Business etc…. 

Replies should be sent by 22 September 2021, 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time to:

Shortly after receiving responses the Coast Guard will determine if this requirement will be set aside or unrestricted.  After the determination a combined synopsis/solicitation will be posted on this website (

The NAICS Code is 336611. The small business size standard is less than 1,250 employees.

Contractors are reminded that in the case of a HUB Zone set-aside, FAR 52.219-3, "Notice of HUBZone Set-Aside or Sole Source Award" would apply which requires that at least 50 percent of the cost of personnel for contract performance be spent for employees of the concern or employees of other HUBZone small businesses.  Contractors are also reminded that in the case of a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside, FAR 52.219-27, "Notice of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside" would apply which requires that at least 50 percent of the cost of personnel for contract performance be spent for employees of the concern or employees of other service disabled veteran owned small businesses.

Additionally, regarding FAR 52.219-30 "Notice of Set A-Side For Women-Owned Small Business Concerns…":  A women-owned small business (WOSB) concern eligible under the WOSB Program, means a small business concern that is at least 51 percent directly and unconditionally owned by, and the management and daily business operations of which are controlled by, one or more women who are citizens of the United States.

Primary Point of Contact:

Patrick Brown,

Phone: (757) 628-4588