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Electronic Charting Display and Information System Groom onboard CGC Polar Star - STATEMENT OF WORK - Sole Source Justification

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Sep 07, 2017
Category: Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard (USCG), C4IT (C3CEN), Coast Guard Blvd, Portsmouth, Virginia, 23703, United States


SOLE SOURCE JUSTIFICATION DOCUMENT STATEMENT OF WORK (SOW) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 as supplement with additional information in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation and no other solicitation document will be issued. This solicitation is issued as a Request for Quote number RFQ HSCG44-17-Q-PC8224. This number is for tracking purposes only. Solicitation documents and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-95. This procurement will be processed in accordance with FAR Part 12 and 13. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is 541330. The SBA size standard is $15.0 Million. Due to this Acquisition being considered to be a Sole Source Procurement it is not anticipated that the Contracting Officer will receive 2 or more Offers from qualified Small Business Concerns: therefore IAW FAR 19.502-2(a) This IS NOT A Small Business Set-A-Side. Substitute Service will NOT be considered for Award. The USCG Command, Control and Communication Engineering Center (C3CEN) Portsmouth, VA. 23703, intends to purchase on a non-competitive basis by Awarding a Firm Fixed Price Purchase Order to Northrop Grumman for a Electronic Charting Display and Information System (ECDIS) Groom onboard the CGC Polar Star, Seattle WA., In Accordance with the attached Statement of Work (SOW). NOTE: Travel expenses will not be paid as Firm Fixed Price, see addendum under Schedule B. The proposed contract action resulting from this synopsis/solicitation for commercial services is the Governments intention to solicit and negotiate with only one source under the authority of FAR 6.302-1 & 13.106-1(b). Interested persons/parties may identify their interest and capability to respond to the requirement or submit proposals. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive quotations/proposals. However, all quotations and proposals received will be considered by the USCG/Government. A determination by the USCG/Government not to compete with this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the USCG/Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement, and for informational purposes for future acquisitions. The contractor for this proposed Sole Source contract is: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, 1070 Seminole Trail; Charlottesville, VA 22901-2891, Cage Code: 03956. A current System for Award Management (SAM) Data Search was conducted on Sep 1, 2017 by the Contracting Officer. This Contractor is current/active in SAM and does not have any active Exclusion. This is considered to be a Sole Source Acquisition. See attached Justification. The Coast Guard does not own nor can they obtain specifications, drawings, plans or other technical data for this item. Request for drawings/specs will be disregarded. Items are to be NEW items. Used or Refurbished items are NOT acceptable. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation DOES NOT have any authorized dealers that work on the ECDIS System. The USCG/Government intends to award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible bidder proposal conforming to the solicitation which will be most advantageous and Best Overall Value to the Government, price and other factors considered. *PLEASE NOTE* Interested Offerors are to provide Firm Fixed Price Proposals with Delivery Information by Sep 12, 2017 @ 7:00AM EST. Delivery Information is to include the Shipping Terms the Offeror is proposing, FOB Origin or FOB Destination. Destination is preferred by USCG/GOV. If proposing FOB Origin, provide Shipping cost as a separate line item. FIRM FIXED Price Proposals may be submitted on company letterhead stationery and must include the following information: Cost Breakdown, Unit Price, Extended Price, Total Price, Payment Terms, discount offered for prompt payment, Company DUNS and Cage Code. Email quotes to D05-SMB-C4ITSC-CPD-C3CEN-TeamS@uscg.mil Anticipated Award Date for the PO Contract is Sep 13, 2017 this date is approximate and not exact. INSPECTION AND ACCEPTANCE: The Contractor shall only tender for acceptance those Items that conform to the requirements of this Order/Contract. The Government/USCG reserves the right to Inspect or Test any Supplies or Services that have been tendered for Acceptance. The Government may require repair or replacement of nonconforming supplies or re-performance of nonconforming Services at no increase in contract price. If repair/replacement or re-performance will not correct the defects or is not possible, the Government/USCG may seek an equitable price reduction or adequate consideration for acceptance of nonconforming supplies or services. The Government must exercise its post-acceptance rights- (1) Within a reasonable time after the defect was discovered or should have been discovered; and (2) Before any substantial change occurs in the condition of the item, unless the change is due to the defect in the item. Final Inspection and Acceptance will be performed by Gov/USCG Authorized Personnel at the point and location of Destination as stated on the Order/Contract, unless otherwise stated on the Order/Contract. Schedule B: Electronic Charting Display and Information System (ECDIS) Groom onboard the USCG Polar Star (Seattle, WA), In Accordance with the attached Statement of Work (SOW). Line Item 1: 1 Ea of - Engineer Support, IAW the SOW Line Item 2: Program Management Support, IAW the SOW Line Item 3: Travel - Contractor Travel from Charlottesville, VA to Seattle, WA Line Item 5: Total Line Item 1-3 Costs associated with Contractor travel shall be in accordance with FAR Part 31.205-46, Travel Costs. All travel expenses shall be forwarded with each invoice to the Contractual POC for review and approval. Travel Reimbursements: All Contractor Travel and Invoicing for associated Travel shall be IAW the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) http://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/travelreg.cfm. IAW JTR Ch. 2, Part B: 2105 ECONOMY CLASS ACCOMMODATIONS. It is the Governments policy that a traveler must use economy/ coach class (less that First/Business Class) accommodations unless other accommodations are authorized/approved in advance by the USCG Contracting Officer. IAW JTR Ch. 2, Part B: 4050 PER DIEM. The Per Diem rate is determined based on the Location. The Max Per Diem rates can be found for Outside the Contiguous United States (OCONUS) at: http://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/perdiemCalc.cfm IAW JTR Ch. 2, Part K: 2710 RECEIPT REQUIREMENTS. Receipts are required for Lodging expense, regardless of the amount, and individual expenditures of $75 or more, e.g. Airfare/Rental Car. PROVISIONS / CLAUSES: • The Following FAR Provisions apply to this Solicitation: FAR 52.212-1 -- Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial Items (Jan 2017) FAR 52.212-2 -- Evaluation -- Commercial Items (Oct 2014). Award will be made to the Offeror proposing the Best Value to the Government considering specification, price, delivery, past performance and quality. FAR 52.212-3 -- Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items (Jan 2017). The Offeror shall complete only paragraph (b) of this provision if the Offeror has completed the annual representations and certification electronically via the System for Award Management (SAM) website accessed through http://www.sam.gov/portal. If the Offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically, the Offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (u) of this provision. • The Following Clauses apply to this Solicitation and awarded Contract. FAR 52.212-4 -- Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items (Jan 2017) FAR 52.212-5 -- Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items (Jan 2017) FAR 52.252-2 -- Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998). This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at https://www.acquisition.gov/; A Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number is the primary identifier in FAR 52.204-7 System for Award Management (Jul 2013). Contractors are located and identified in SAM by their DUNS number. To facilitate payment via Electronic Funds Transfer - contractors should be registered in SAM. A DUNS number can be obtained via www.dnb.com and SAM registration can be obtained via www.sam.gov The following Clauses and others as indicated by the Contracting Officer as applicable shall apply to the awarded Contract. FAR 52.204-10, Reporting Executive compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Oct 2016) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note) FAR 52.209-6, Protecting the Governments Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment (Oct 2015) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). FAR 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Representation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)). FAR 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755). FAR 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Oct 2016) (E.O. 13126). FAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015). FAR 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sept 2016) (E.O. 11246). FAR 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). FAR 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). FAR 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Aug 2011) (E.O. 13513). FAR 52.225-1, Buy American--Supplies (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83). FAR 52.225-3, Buy American--Free Trade Agreements--Israeli Trade Act (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2112 note, 19 U.S.C. 3805 note, 19 U.S.C. 4001 note, Pub. L. 103-182, 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 108-302, 109-53, 109-169, 109-283, 110-138, 112-41, 112-42, and 112-43). Alternate 1 (May 2014) FAR 52.225-13, Restriction on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008) (E.O.s proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). FAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). FAR 52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) FAR 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004)(Public Laws 108-77 and 108-78 (19 U.S.C. 3805 note)). FAR 52.247-32 -- F.o.b. -- Origin, Freight Prepaid (Feb 2006) FAR 52.247-34 -- F.o.b. - Destination (Nov 1991) The above/following clauses are incorporated by reference, entire clause(s) available at https://www.acquisition.gov/far NOTICE TO OFFERORS CONCERNING REPRESENTATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS: This solicitation contains FAR Clause 52.204-7, System for Award Management (Jul 2013) and FAR Provision 52.204-8, Annual Representations and Certifications (Feb 2016). In accordance with FAR 4.1201 (a) Prospective contractors shall complete electronic annual representations and certifications at SAM accessed via https://www.acquisition.gov as a part of required registration. Please ensure completion prior to submission of your quote. Also note that paragraph (b) of FAR 52.204-8, applies.

Original Point of Contact

POC James A Lassiter, Phone: (757)686-2149

Place of Performance

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