The National Park Service Announces Business Opportunity to Provide Ferry Services to Isle Royale National Park from Minnesota

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Date: June 21, 2018
Contact: Coral Conway, 906-487-7148
Contact: Julie Gregg-Bubac, 402-661-1772

The National Park Service Announces Business Opportunity to Provide Ferry Services to Isle Royale National Park from Minnesota


HOUGHTON, MICH. –  Isle Royale National Park is soliciting proposals for the award of a Concession Contract to provide ferry transportation service from Grand Portage, Minnesota to the park.  The ferry must make the trip from Grand Portage across Lake Superior to Windigo, circumnavigate Isle Royale and make stops at several trailheads and paddling embarkation points, and provide a stop at Rock Harbor.  The concession contract will be for a term of 10 years beginning on its effective date, which is estimated to be January 1, 2019.


A Prospectus explaining the business opportunity, the terms and conditions under which the National Park Service will award the concession contract, the proposal instructions, and the proposal package (including the selection factors) was released on June 7.  Proposals are due on September 25, 2018. 


Electronic copies of the Prospectus are available on the Washington Office Commercial Services website:https://www.nps.gov/subjects/concessions/ISRO007-19.htm and on the Federal Business Opportunity website (FedBizOpps) https://www.fbo.gov using keyword ISRO007.   Questions related to this Prospectus are due in writing as outlined in the proposal instructions of the Prospectus no later than 4:30 p.m. central time on June 26, 2018.



 



Last updated: June 21, 2018

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