This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format at FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice, and is being conducted pursuant to FAR Part 12 and Subpart 13.5. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation. This Request For Quotes (RFQ) incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular No. 2005-99 dated June 15, 2018. At time of issue, this order will be a firm fixed-price purchase order for services in the form of a written offer to the contractor and shall require the contractor's acceptance by notification to the Government, in

writing, as defined at FAR 2.101.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Eastern Region Acquisition Division, 200 Granby Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510, on behalf of the Office of Marine and Aviation Operations (OMAO) is soliciting quotes to purchase a Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) that complies with 33 CFR 151.1510 and 151.2025 which require vessels to install and operate a Ballast Water Management System that has been approved by the U.S. Coast Guard under 46 CFR part 162. OMAO

intends to purchase a BWMS for vessels required to comply with these regulations.

This RFQ is for the purchase of one (1) complete BWMS in accordance with the Statement of Requirements titled "Ballast Water Management System" dated June 2018, attached with this announcement.

OMAO expects to purchase four (4) additional systems as options that will be of a similar size and scope over a five (5) year ordering period.*

* The timing of exercising the options to purchase additional systems will depend on ship availability and repair schedules.



Deadline: Monday, August 13, 2018

Date Published: Friday, July 13, 2018

Date Updated: Friday, July 13, 2018


Sarah J. Rall

Norfolk Federal Building, 200 Granby Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

(757) 441-3182

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