Combined Synopsis/SolicitationThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Office of Marine and Aviation Operations/Marine Operations Center – Atlantic requires a new replacement fast-response boat cradle for the NOAA ship Ronald H. Brown.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.(ii) Solicitation number NM-AN2120-21-00660 is issued as a firm fixed price, commercial, request for quotation (RFQ).(iii) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2021-05.(iv) The NAICS code for this acquisition is 336612, Inflatable Rubber Boat, Heavy-Duty, Manufacturing. This is an open-market solicitation set aside exclusively for small
businesses (<1,000 employees).(v) Line items are as follows:CLIN 1: Fabrication and testing of a new FRB cradle in accordance with specifications listed in the statement of work and technical schematic Small Boat Cradle for Ship-Based Operations. Both documents are attached.(vi) Description of requirements for the items to be acquired: The NOAA ship Ronald H. Brown requires fabrication of a replacement fast-response boat cradle. Model of fast-response boat is Zodiac RIBS Sea Responder. Cradle must be water tight to prevent internal corrosion and painted with Intergard 264 primer and Interthane 990 White corrosion-resistant marine-grade aliphatic polyurethane. After construction, cradle will need to be load tested to ensure proper operation of wobble roller subassembly, forward truss car/hull supports, and keel support.COVID19 response procedures will be followed by all servicing technicians and delivery personnel, which will be provided by vessel personnel. Please see the Statement of Work for requirements.(vii) Vendors will need to be capable of fabrication, welding, and repair of marine components in accordance with ABS rules for building and classing of steel vessels.(viii) Date(s) and place(s) of delivery and acceptance.Delivery date NLT 05/15/21NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown(Definitive location in San Diego TBD)San Diego, CA 92101Federal Acquisition Regulations current with Federal Acquisition Circular #21-05 will be in effect for this procurement. Please see attached terms and conditions.