The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), DLA Maritime Norfolk, is issuing this sources sought notice and request for information as a means of conducting market research to identify parties having an interest in and the resources to support a requirement for various marine coating and paint items. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code applicable to this proposed procurement is 325510, Paint and Coating Manufacturing. A preliminary list of items/supplies, estimated annual demand quantities, and additional item information is attached to this posting. Please see the attached spreadsheet for further information.

The Government is seeking to establish long-term contracting support for three (3) Naval Shipyards: Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY), and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY).  The proposed action would include a one-year base period, and two (2) one-year option periods (estimated total length of three (3) years). Delivery locations would include and entail all three (3) referenced Shipyard locations: Portsmouth, VA; Kittery, ME; and Pearl Harbor, HI.

This Sources Sought notice is for informational and planning purposes only and shall not be construed as an obligation or commitment by the Government. This notice is strictly for market research purposes. THERE IS NO SOLICITATION AT THIS TIME. This request for capability information does not constitute a request for proposal(s) or quotation(s). The purpose of this notice is to obtain information regarding the capability and availability of qualified businesses that are interested in and have the available resources to support the execution of this potential requirement. The Government is not obligated to and will not assume financial responsibility for any costs incurred, nor will the Government pay for any information received from potential sources as a result of this notice. Submission of any information in response to this notice is purely voluntary.

If your organization has the potential capacity and qualifications to provide these items, please provide the following information (at a minimum) with a response:

  • Company Name
  • Point of Contact
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Cage Code
  • Company Business Size Status
  • Manufacturer (MFG) Information (if not the MFG)
  • Manufacturer Business Size Status
  • Statement of Capability
  • Technical Information/Specifications

Interested parties are encouraged to submit a response to this notice via email by 5:00 p.m. (EST) on 8 JANUARY 2021 and include MARINE PAINT in the subject line. Please send responses and any questions concerning this opportunity directly to: