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Federal contract opportunity HSCG40-11-Q-CU177 for NSN 4310-01-319-5309 at United States Coast Guard (USCG) USCG Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC) Procurement Branch 2, response was due Sep 20, 2011.
It is anticipated that a non-competitive sole source purchase order shall be awarded as a result of this synopsis/solicitation. It is the Government's belief that only GARDNER DENVER NASH LLC 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 required capabilities to provide these items are invited to submit complete information discussing the same within three (3) calendar days from the day 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.
DESCRIPTION: TWO STAGE VACUUM PUMP, NASH DRAWING 13-3780 ITEM 1 (PUMP) AND ITEM 2 (PEDESTAL).
CAPACITY: 30-40 CUBIC FEET MINUTE
VACUUM: 2-2.5" HG ABSOLUTE, TOTAL DISCHARGE HEAD: 0.5 PSIG, SUCTION CONNECTION: 1 1/2" FNPT DISCHARGE CONNECTION: 1 1/2" FNPT, DRIVE TYPE: FLEXIBLE COUPLING (NOT INCLUDED). MOUNTING TYPE: PEDESTAL BASE, PUMP MATERIAL: PRIMARILY BRONZE WITH IRON PEDESTAL SHAFT, RATED SPEED: 1750 RPM, AIR DISPLACEMENT RATE: 78.48 CUBIC YARDS PER MINUTE.
END TIME IDENTIFICATION: DISTILLING PLANT ONBOARD 378 FT WHEC COAST GUARD VESSELS.
All pumps will be individually packaged in their own wooden crate. in accordance with Coast Guard specification SP-PP&M-001. Inspection and acceptance shall take place at Destination after verification of preservation, Individual packaging and marking requirements and confirmation of no damage during transit. Failure to comply with packaging requirements will result in rejection and nonpayment.
Delivery shall be F.O.B. Destination to USCG Surface Forces Logistics Center, Baltimore MD.
NOTE: NO DRAWINGS, SPECIFICATIONS OR SCHEMATICS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THIS AGENCY.
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for a commercial item prepared in accordance with the format outlined in FAR Subpart 12.6, FAC 2005-53 (Aug 2011) and is supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation. Quotations are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. The NAICS code for this solicitation is 333911 and the Small Business Size Standard is 500. This synopsis/solicitation is issued pursuant to FAR 6.302-1 and HSAM 3006.302-1. The resultant purchase order will be awarded using simplified acquisition procedures in accordance with FAR 13.
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 Central Contractor Registration (CCR) and shall provide the company Tax Information Number (TIN) with their offer.
The closing date and time for receipt of quote is Sept 20, 2011 at 0800 am. Eastern Standard Time.
The following FAR Clauses provisions apply to this solicitation. FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items (JUN 2008); FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (Apr 2011) with Alternate I. Offeror(s) must include a completed copy of FAR 52.212-3 with their quote.
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 (JUN 2010); FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms & Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (AUG 2011). The following clauses listed within FAR 52.212-5 are applicable: Far 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sep 2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995)(41 U.S.C. 253g and 10 U.S.C.2402) Far .204-10,Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards(Jul 2010)Far 52.219-4,Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns(Jan 2011)(if the offeror elects to waive the preference, it shall so indicate in its offer)(15 U.S.C. 657a). Far 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Jan 2011)(15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2)and (3)). Far 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting (Dec 1996) (15 U.S.C. 637(a)(14)). Far 52.219-23, Notice of Price Evaluation Adjustment for Small Disadvantaged Business Concerns (Oct 2008)(10 U.S.C. 2323)(if the offeror elects to waive the adjustment, it shall so indicate in it offer). _(ii) Alternate I (June 2003) of 52.219-23. FAR 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); 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 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 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Sep 2010)(38 U.S.C.4212). FAR 52.223-18 Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging while Driving (Sept 2010)(E.O. 13513)FAR 52.225-3, BUY AMERICAN ACT-FREE TRADE Agreements-Israeli Trade Act (Jun 2099).Far 52.225-5, Trade Agreements (Aug 2009)(19 U.S.C.2501, et seq., 19 U.S.C. 3301 note) Far 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). Copies of HSAR clauses may be obtained electronically at www.dhs.gov.
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
The Ombudsman Hotline telephone number is 202.372.3695