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Federal contract opportunity HSCG40-14-Q-40051 for NSN 5330-01-520-5284 at United States Coast Guard (USCG) USCG Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC) Procurement Branch 2, response was due Jan 17, 2014.
QTY: 2 KT
REQUESTED DELIVERY DATE: 06/30/14
ALL QUOTES WILL BE CONSIDERED IF RECEIVED NLT 17JAN 2014, EASTERN STANDARD TIME. AWARD WILL BE MADE ON OR AROUND 21 JAN 2014.
YOU MUST BE AN AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR OR DEALER OF WARTSILA DEFENSE INC AND PROVIDE WRITTEN DOCUMENTATION FROM WARTSILA DEFENSE INC. Substitute parts are not acceptable. It is anticipated that a non competitive sole source purchase shall be awarded as result of this synopsis/ solicitation. It is the Governments belief that only WARTSILA DEFENSE and or their authorized distributors can obtain the required technical and engineering data and genuine OEM parts required to successfully provide these items. Concerns having the expertise and require capabilities to provide these items are invited to submit complete information discussing the same within (2) calendar days from this notice is posted. The information submitted must include a letter from the OEM verifying the offeror is an authorized distributor and verifying the OEM will supply only genuine OEM parts
FOB DESTINATION PRICE TO: RECEIVING ROOM BLDG #88, 2401 HAWKINS POINT ROAD, BALTIMORE, MD 21226
PRESERVATION, PACKING, & MARKING SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIFICATIONS: INDIVIDUAL PACK & MARK EACH ITEM PER SP-PP&M-001 PACK EACH ITEM IN ITS OWN PROTECTIVE CONTAINER. All responsible sources may submit a quotation, which if timely received, shall be considered by the Agency. Companies must have valid DUNS numbers and be registered with System for Award Management (SAM) and shall provide the company Tax Information Number (TIN) with their offer.
The following FAR Clauses provisions apply to this solicitation. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -Commercial Items (FEB 2012); FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (NOV 2012). The following FAR Clauses apply to this solicitation. Offerors may obtain full text versions of these clauses electronically at www.arnet.gov.; FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (FEB 2012); FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms & Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (NOV 2012). The following clauses listed within FAR 52.212-5 are applicable: 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program representation (APR 2009) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2); FAR 52.222-3, Convict Labor (Jun 2003)(E.O. 11755); FAR 52.222-19 Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jul 2010)(E.O. 13126); 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jul 2010) (E.O. 13126). FAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (FEB 1999); FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007)(E.O. 11246); FAR 52.222.35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era and Other Eligible Veterans (Sep 2010)(38 U.S.C. 4212) FAR 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Oct 2010)(29 U.S.C. 793); FAR 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009); FAR 52.225-1, Buy American Act-Supplies (FEB 2009)(41 U.S.C. 10a-10d); 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (JUN 2008); 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (OCT 2003)(31 U.S.C. 3332); The Contractor is responsible for performing or having performed all inspections and tests necessary to substantiate that the supplies or services furnished under this contract conform to contract requirements, including any applicable technical requirements for specified manufacturers' parts.
Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations 3052.209-70 Prohibition on contracts with corporate expatriates
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NOTICE FOR FILING AGENCY PROTESTS - United States Coast Guard Ombudsman Program
It is the policy of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to issue solicitations and make contract awards in a fair and timely manner. The Ombudsman Program for Agency Protests (OPAP) was established to investigate agency protest issues and resolve them without expensive and time-consuming litigation. OPAP is an independent reviewing authority that is empowered to grant a prevailing protester essentially the same relief as the General Accountability Office (GAO).
Interested parties are encouraged to seek resolution of their concerns within the USCG as an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) forum, rather than filing a protest with the GAO or some external forum. Interested parties may seek resolution of their concerns informally or opt to file a formal agency protest with the contracting officer or Ombudsman.
Informal forum with the Ombudsman. Interested parties who believe a specific USCG procurement is unfair or otherwise defective should first direct their concerns to the cognizant contracting officer. If the contracting officer is unable to satisfy the concerns, the interested party is encouraged to contact the USCG Ombudsman for Agency Protests. Under this informal process, the agency is not required to suspend contract award performance. Use of an informal forum does not suspend any time requirement for filing a protest with the agency or other forum. In order to ensure a timely response, interested parties should provide the following information to the Ombudsman: solicitation/contract number, contracting office, contracting officer, and solicitation closing date (if applicable).
Formal Agency Protest with the Ombudsman. Prior to submitting a formal agency protest, protesters must first use their best efforts to resolve their concerns with the contracting officer through open and frank discussions. If the protester's concerns are unresolved, an independent review is available by the Ombudsman. The protester may file a formal agency protest to either the contracting officer or as an alternative to that, the Ombudsman under the OPAP program. Contract award or performance will be suspended during the protest period unless contract award or performance is justified, in writing, for urgent and compelling reasons or is determined in writing to be in the best interest of the Government. The agency's goal is to resolve protests in less than 35 calendar days from the date of filing. Protests shall include the information set forth in FAR 33.103. If the protester fails to submit the required information, resolution of the protest may be delayed or the protest may be dismissed. This will not preclude re-filing of the protest to meet the requirement. To be timely, protests must be filed within the period specified in FAR 33.103(e). Formal protests filed under the OPAP program should be submitted to: Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard (CG-9131), Ombudsman Program for Agency Protests, 1900 Half Street, SW, Room 11-0602, Washington, D. C. 20593-0001, FAX: 202.475.3904. The Ombudsman Hotline telephone number is 202.372.3695.