Admiral Towing and Barge Company, B-291849; B-291849.2, March 6, 2003 * REDACTED DECISION
B-291849,B-291849.2: Mar 6, 2003
Is paid a daily rate for each tug boat regardless of whether the tugs are used on any given day. The RFP provides that the award will be made to the offeror with acceptable past performance submitting the lowest priced. States that the agency will evaluate proposals to determine whether the proposed vessels meet the RFP's minimum requirements. Explains that prices will be evaluated based upon the offerors' rates as set forth in their completed rate tables. Cost of fuel as calculated by the agency. /1/ The RFP was amended on December 3. 2002 to include a notice providing that "[i]f two or more offers from qualified small business concerns are received this solicitation shall be converted to a 100 percent set-aside for small business concerns.".