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James River Reserve Fleet - Purchase and Delivery of Tugboat

Solicitation Number: DTMA92Q140022
Agency: Department of Transportation
Office: Maritime Administration (MARAD)
Location: SAR Acquisition
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Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Added: Jun 24, 2014 8:06 am Modified: Jul 22, 2014 3:43 pmTrack Changes

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format prescribed in Subpart 12.6 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; price quotes are being requested and a written solicitation is attached. The solicitation number is stated above, and it is being issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-74, effective May 30, 2014.

NAICS code 336612 applies. This is a small business set-aside.

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), Norfolk, VA intends to award a firm fixed price purchase order for purchase and delivery of a new 37'-45' tugboat in accordance with the Request for Quotation to the James River Reserve Fleet, Fort Eustis Army Post, Newport News, Virginia.

The requested delivery is 180-days from award date.


All Potential Offerors are required to be a registered vendor in the System for Award Management Maintenance (SAM); formerly Central Contractor Register (CCR) for the applicable referenced NAICS code.


All Potential Offerors can submit any questions from the review of the solicitation package in writing (email) to the Contracting Officer, by 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Please reference RFQ #DTMA92Q140022 in the subject.  Responses determined to be necessary will be issued by amendment to the solicitation package.


Responses to this solicitation are due Thursday, August 07, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. EST.   LATE QUOTES MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR EVALUATION.  All Quotes are to be e-mailed to  No faxed quotes will be accepted.  Please reference the solicitation number on your quote.




Award will be made to the responsible offeror whose offer is to be technically acceptable and offers the lowest reasonable price.


ATTENTION: Minority, Women-owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs)! The Department of Transportation (DOT) offers working capital financing and bonding assistance for transportation related contracts. DOT's Bonding Assistance Program (BAP) offers bid, performance and payment bonds on contracts up to $1,000,000. DOT's Short-Term Lending Program (STLP) offers lines of credit to finance accounts receivable. Maximum line of credit is $750,000 with interest at the prime rate, as published daily in the Wall Street Journal, plus 1.75 percent. For further information, call (800) 532-1169. Internet address:

Added: Jul 25, 2014 3:57 pm
This notification is to correct Contract Specialist, Erika Matthews, telephone number posted to FBO.  The correct phone number is (757) 322-5804,
Added: Aug 01, 2014 10:30 am

See attached Amendment No. 000003

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Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Posted Date:
June 24, 2014
Description: RFQ #DTMA92Q140022

Amendment 1

Posted Date:
July 10, 2014
Description: AMENDMENT 0001

Amendment 2

Posted Date:
July 22, 2014
Description: Amendment 0002

Amendment 3

Posted Date:
August 1, 2014
Description: Address questions from potential offerors

Amendment 4

Posted Date:
August 6, 2014
Description: Solicitation Amendment extending response due date and clarifying requirements
Office of Acquisition, MRG-7200
7737 Hampton Boulevard, Building 4D, Room 211
Norfolk, Virginia 23505
United States
Monique R. Leake,
Contracting Officer
Phone: (757) 322-5820
Fax: (757) 322-5857
Erika Matthews,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 757-322-5804
Fax: (757) 322-5858