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Industry Day National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Auxiliary General Purpose

General Information

Document Type:MOD
Posted Date:Nov 07, 2017
Category: Ships, Small Craft, Pontoons and Floating Docks
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command, NAVSEA HQ, SEA 02, 1333 Isaac Hull Avenue SE, Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia, 20376, United States


Special Notice for NOAA AGOR Variant: THIS IS AN INDUSTRY DAY ANNOUNCEMENT; ISSUED BY THE NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND (NAVSEA), ON BEHALF OF THE SUPPORT SHIPS, BOATS, AND CRAFT PROGRAM OFFICE (PMS325) FOR INFORMATION AND PLANNING PURPOSES. Purpose of the 07 November 2017 update; Industry Day Announcement: I. SUMMARY On behalf of the Support Ships, Boats, and Craft Program Office (PMS325), the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announces an Industry Day for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Auxiliary General Purpose Oceanographic Research (AGOR) Variant program, hereafter referred to as NAV. The Industry Day will be held on November 30, 2017 during the International WorkBoat Show (IWS), and will be a partial-day event. IWS participation is not required for NAV Program Industry Day attendance and admission to the NAV Program Industry Day is free of charge. The objective is to provide a presentation to inform the industry community of the anticipated acquisition of the NAV, its program schedule, and its contract requirements. NAV will support NOAA shallow coastal, continental shelf, and worldwide ocean survey and data collection requirements. NAV will be used to launch work boats, perform maintenance on buoys and moorings, collect weather and water column data, and perform bathymetric surveys at sea. The NAV will permit researchers to remain on station at remote locations for multiple days to collect data, deploy scientific equipment, and perform scientific calculations. Desired Operational Requirements and Characteristics were provided in the July 6, 2017 Sources Sought. A follow-on RFI was issued August, 29, 2017 requesting information from small-business shipyards regarding capability (schedule and facilities) for constructing the NAV. II. DATE, LOCATION, AGENDA, REGISTRATION, LOGISTICS WHEN: November 30, 2017, 1500 to 1730. WHERE: The event will be in the Rivergate Room, Great Hall at the Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA WHAT: The overall objective of this Industry Day is to provide industry and interested parties with information that will assist in the understanding of current technical requirements and projected near term schedule for a potential NAV solicitation, and to gain feedback from industry on the overall contract requirements. The Government will use this event as part of the market research process. Once the formal presentation has concluded, the Government team will not answer questions from, or meet one-on-one with, individual industry representatives. Attendees will, however, be able to submit questions on index cards made available by the Government. Draft agenda for Industry Day: 1. Roles and Responsibilities of Government Team 2. History, Mission, CONOPS 3. Acquisition Approach Overview 4. Overview of Solicitation 5. Technical Overview 6. Test and Trials 7. Contract Administration and Construction Oversight (PCO / ACO) 8. Question Submittal WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Shipyard representatives and other potential industry sources capable and interested in potentially building the NAV to meet the mission requirements stated in the above SUMMARY section. HOW: All parties interested in attending the NAV Program Industry Day should register with Darryl Resio by 17 November 2017 at darryl.resio@navy.mil and include the information listed below: -Company Name -Point of Contact -POC Email -Number of Attendees If registration is not submitted by 17 November, parties may still attend and register at the door thirty (30) minutes prior to the event start. III. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION This announcement is not a contract, a request for proposal, a promise to contract, or a commitment of any kind on the part of the Government. Please note that the Government will not reimburse participants for any expenses associated with their travel or participation in this event. The Navy will not assume liability for any costs incurred by an attendee; therefore, any cost incurred by an attendee in response to this notice is not considered an allowable direct charge to the Government. Not participating in this event will not preclude participation in any future solicitation for NAV, if one is issued.

Original Point of Contact

POC Rana S. Movahed, Phone: 2027810148, Jessica M. Hathaway, Phone: 2027810454

Place of Performance

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