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Attachment 1 RangerIV Presolicitation (Industry Day) (004).pdf

Posted: May 3, 2022 • Type: .pdf • Size: 0.3MB


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preliminary/contract design of Motor Vessel Ranger IV presolicitation and Industry Day notice issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Volpe Center. The contract will involve naval architecture and marine engineering services for the design of Ranger IV, with a future solicitation planned for construction. The Industry Day will be held on June 16, 2022, in Houghton, MI, to discuss design requirements and provide tours of current vessels and dock areas. Interested vendors must confirm attendance by May 20, 2022. The design requirements include passenger and cargo vessel design to ABS class and USCG standards, with deliverables such as bidding specifications, cost estimates, and infrastructure recommendations.

The document outlines the scope of work for the preliminary/contract design of Ranger IV, including engineering analyses, model testing, and design documentation. The contractor is required to incorporate commercial equipment and technologies into the design while ensuring compliance with specified requirements. Deliverables include various reports, drawings, and specifications related to the vessel's design and construction. The draft basis of design sets out key requirements for Ranger IV, emphasizing safety, comfort, and compliance with regulations. The vessel's missions include passenger ferry service, cargo transport, and fuel transport to Isle Royale National Park during its operating season from mid-April to mid-October on Lake Superior routes.

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