Inter-island Transportation from PR to STT

Agency: Department of Homeland Security
State: Puerto Rico
Level of Government: Federal
  • 20 - Ship and Marine Equipment
Opps ID: NBD00159387048949396
Posted Date: Oct 8, 2017
Due Date: Oct 11, 2017
Solicitation No: 70FB7018R00000010
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Synopsis :
Added: Oct 07, 2017 1:23 pm
Solicitation Number: 70FB70-18-R-00000010

Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation

1. This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.

2. The solicitation number is 70FB70-18-R-00000010 and is issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP). Under this requirement, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) intends to award multiple commercial, Firm Fixed Price (FFP) Purchase Orders, as needed.

3. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-86. The applicable North American Industry Classification Standard (NAICS) code is 488330. The small business size standard is 1,250 employees. This is an unrestricted, full and open acquisition.

4. FEMA intends to purchase the below contract line items:

CLIN Description of Supplies/Services People Unit Price
Total Price
0001 Barge Daily Rate Puerto Rico Up to 750
1001 Option CLIN Up to 750

Time of delivery:
Within One Week from Date of Award

Period of Performance:
30 days with 14 day increments

5. Description of requirements for the items to be acquired: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a requirement to acquire cruise ships and/or accommodation barges for up to 2,000 people in Puerto Rico.

6. Quotes must include company name, company DUNS number, and point of contact information.

7. The Transportation Priorities and Allocation System (TPAS) will apply to this acquisition.

In case of inclement weather not permitting arrival of participants, the Government reserves the right to make one adjustment to the period of performance with advance notice.
All referenced FAR provisions and clauses may be accessed electronically at and HSAR provisions and clauses may be accessed electronically at
a. The provision at FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and is incorporated by reference.
b. FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition and paragraph (a) is completed as follows:
The Government will award contract(s) resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror(s) whose offer is Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA)
(1) Technical
(2) Unit Price
The Government intends to award a commercial purchase order(s) resulting from this solicitation to the lowest priced, technically acceptable responsible offeror(s). The factors identified above will be the evaluation factors used to evaluate all offers received. Quotes must be specific in details and clearly identify all the government requirements.
On Technical factor: proposals must meet the following:
Below is the technical review information for the new contract, in priority order. This contract is for one, two or three ships that can sleep (combine) up to 750 people. If multiple ships, we will accept them in increments up to full award as long as they all can meet the RDD.
a. Delivery is within 7 days of award.
b. Flexible contract terms, ie. 30 days firm, then 14 day increments
c. Ability to provide their own bulk water while ported
d. Cost
e. Ability to provide box/bagged lunches
f. All ships and barges must meet the below guidelines produce by US Coast Guard
i. Must have valid Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Passenger Ship Safety Certificate (PSSC).
ii. All SOLAs certificates must be current.
iii. Crew must be fully trained in Firefighting, crowd control, and crisis management.
iv. All officers must have current licenses and endorsements.
v. Vessel certificates must have been issued by a member of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).
vi. All emergency and lifesaving equipment must be in proper operating condition.
vii. Must complete satisfactory on-site and offsite assessments. Off-site assessments will supplement on-site efforts at cruise operator's expense.
viii. Must be able to obtain a Certificate of Financial Responsibility (COFR) and a Non Tank Vessel Response Plan (NTVRP).

8. The following documents are attached:
Attachment 1: Terms and Conditions for Applicable Clauses, Instructions, and Evaluation

9. All responsible sources should submit quotes to, , and by Saturday, October 7, 2017, 5:00 PM EST.

Technical and/or administrative questions must be submitted in writing to , and no later than 5:00PM EST, Saturday, October 7, 2017. Individual responses will not be given. Responses to all inquiries will be published by amendment to the solicitation and posted to FedBizOpps. Inquiries and information received after the established deadline will only be answered/addressed if considered essential to the requirement and in the best interest of the Government.

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Posted Date:
October 7, 2017
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Description: RFP
Description: Terms and Conditions
Contracting Office Address :
500 C Street, SW, Third Floor
Washington, District of Columbia 20472
United States
Place of Performance :
Puerto Rico
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :

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