3010 Industry Day 01192022 V5.pptx


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Feb. 3, 2022



03 FEBRUARY 2022
Opening Remarks
Operational background
Operational requirements
Design philosophy & requirements
Performance requirements
Procurement timeline
Source selection overview
Contracting Officer

Allow Government the opportunity to provide a brief overview of the McFARLAND Replacement project.
Seek shipyard and dredge designer industry input to help set optimal conditions to ensure the McFARLAND Replacement solicitation in calendar year 2022.
Capture and thoroughly understand specific questions relating to the McFARLAND Replacement procurement and draft solicitation.
Provide overview of timeline. GOALS
Work proactively with Industry.
Exchange ideas and Information with Industry.
Receive early technical spec, required submittals, and evaluation feedback.
Incorporate feedback prior to solicitation release.
Sustain a common understanding of the McFARLAND Replacement procurement.
Open dialogue about path forward informed by government requirements.
Identify constraints/ limitations or competing procurements. Operational Background
The McFARLAND is one of two USACE Minimum Fleet Hopper Dredges that is in Ready Reserve Status.
Ready Reserve since 31 December 2009.
Periodically performs readiness exercises that are project funded and are currently limited to the Delaware River and Bay.
The McFARLAND remains poised to respond within 72 hours to any urgent or emergency dredging requirements.
Current Area of Responsibility (AOR): Primary emergency callouts have been in the Southwest pass of the Mississippi River and South Atlantic. Training exercises are conducted in the Delaware River and Bay. Operational Requirements

The McFARLAND Replacement will have a hopper capacity of 6,000 cubic yards (by volume).
Industry standard, non-recessed hopper doors will be employed with modern technology to provide for safe unloading in shallow water conditions.
Pump out:
The McFARLAND Replacement will be able to pump ashore at a maximum geodetic height of 75 feet above water level with a discharge pipeline length of 1.5 miles.
The McFARLAND Replacement will be able to discharge through hopper doors, pump ashore at current discharge sites on the Delaware River, and all other current and anticipated locations within its AOR.
Power and Depth:
The design performance dredging power and depth requirements will effectively and efficiently respond to Ready Reserve emergency callout missions throughout the AOR including Southwest Pass.
To meet mission requirements, minimum thruster power of the McFARLAND Replacement will allow for a drag head speed of 2 knots into a current of 6 knots at a 65-foot dredging depth.
The McFARLAND Replacement will be designed to provide space for enough consumables to support operations for 18 days, 24 hours a day, 7 days week with 26 personnel on board while sailing at 12 knots with an unloaded hopper.
These requirements will allow the McFARLAND Replacement to be capable of responding to emergency red flag callouts and begin immediate dredging operations upon arrival without need to resupply.
Design Philosophy & Requirements
Leverage modernized industry standard designs and features in conjunction with current technology applications.
Use of nonstandard design features will be minimized to reduce the risk associated with attaining the operational vessel requirements within budget.
Identified Performance Requirements:
Length Overall: Less than 320 ft.
Beam: As best suits current designs.
Air-draft: 110 ft. maximum.
Max Loaded Draft: 26 ft.
Hopper capacity by volume: 6,000 cubic yards.
Dredging depth range: 35-65 feet.
Power System: Diesel electric.
Transit speed, hopper empty, minimum 12 knots.
Transit speed hopper full, minimum 10 knots.
Dredging @ 65, full hopper, minimum 2 knots over a 6-knot current.
MCHD Performance Requirements
Dredge pumps: one inboard dredge pump per drag arm. 2 Drag arms.
Dredging operation in 6-foot significant wave height (max wave ht. 12 foot).
Bow Thrusters at least one variable speed bow thruster.
Diesel Electric Power System.
Z or L-Drive Propulsion.
Crew Size Sufficient for USCG manning certification, environmental observer(s), and 24-hour operation. 26 persons.
Endurance: 18 days, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Range: Capable of transiting from Philadelphia to the Southwest pass without refueling or resupply.
Dynamic tracking and positioning will not require Dynamic Positioning notation per ABS Rules.
Dragheads with jetting water, excavator teeth, and turtle deflectors.
Turtle monitoring of dredge discharge of potential turtle parts.
Ballast water treatment can be included if ballast is needed per Offerors design.
Performance RequirementsThe McFARLAND Replacement will require ABS and USCG certification.
Vessel must be Jones Act compliant must be built in U.S. Shipyard.
Draft technical specifications are currently available for review and comment.
Projected $300,000 stipends for all Offerors providing a technically acceptable proposal, but not selected for award (Subject to stipend pool).
20% Performance and Payment Bonding.
16 weeks for Proposal Development Time (Requests for additional time may be submitted and will be considered dependent upon the significance of the Request for Information and corresponding Amendment).
Published target budget to support tradeoff process.
Early ordering of supplies will be allowed to reduce risk associated with market volatility.PROCUREMENT TIMELINE
April 2022 Advertise MCHD Solicitation
August 2022-December 2022 Evaluate MCHD Proposals
February 2023 Award MCHD Contract

Design & Construction.

February* 2023-April 2023 MCHD Planning Phase (120 Calendar Days) May 2023- May 2024 MCHD Design Phase (365 Calendar Days)
June 2024 June 2026 MCHD Construction Phase (730 Calendar Days)
June 2026 August 2026 MCHD Testing Phase (120 Calendar Days)

Warranty Period.

September 2026 September 2027 Warranty Period (365 Calendar Days)
All non-price factors when combined (Factors, 1,2,3,4, & 5) are approximately equal to Price (Factor 6).

The five non-price factors are listed below in descending order of importance:

Factor 1 Hopper Capacity (Based on weight of 1.8 S.G. material)
Factor 2 Hopper Loading Time & Propulsion
Factor 3 Hopper Pump Out Time & Propulsion
Factor 4 Past Performance
Factor 5 Small Business Participation

Factor 1 (Hopper Capacity) is more important than Factor 2 (Hopper Load Time & Propulsion). Factor 2 (Hopper Load Time & Propulsion) is more important than Factor 3 Hopper Pump Out Time & Propulsion). Factor 3 (Hopper Pump Out Time & Propulsion) is more important than Factor 4 (Past Performance). Factor 4 (Past Performance) is more important than Factor 5 (Small Business).

To receive consideration for award, a rating of no less than Acceptable must be achieved for all non-price Factors except Past Performance. Past Performance must be rated other than No Confidence.