Aerial Surveillance and Survey Services for Scottish Government

Aerial Surveillance and Survey Services for Scottish Government

The Scottish Ministers wish to advertise a requirement for the provision of aerial surveillance and survey services.
The Scottish Ministers owns the 2 Reims Cessna Caravan F406 aircraft used in aerial operations. The contract will provide certification, crewing, maintenance and management of the 2 aircraft.

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Fixed-wing aircrafts

2014/S 240-422423

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Scottish Government
Marine Scotland, Marine Laboratory, 375 Victoria Road, Torry
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Bob McLeod
AB11 9DB Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224876544
E-mail: bob.mcleod@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

Electronic access to information: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Aerial Surveillance and Survey Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scotland and all coastal areas surrounding Scotland.

NUTS code UKM

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Scottish Ministers wish to advertise a requirement for the provision of aerial surveillance and survey services.
The Scottish Ministers owns the 2 Reims Cessna Caravan F406 aircraft used in aerial operations. The contract will provide certification, crewing, maintenance and management of the 2 aircraft.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=329529

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34711110, 34711300, 34711400, 50211100, 60440000, 60444000, 60445000, 79961200, 79714000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The contract will be to certify, maintain/repair and crew 2 aircraft for a period of 2 years plus the option of 2, 1 year extensions.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.8.2015. Completion 31.7.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See attached tender documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Delivery payment.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Single legal entity.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See attached tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See attached tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See attached tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See attached tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See attached tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Understanding and delivery of Scottish Minister’s requirements. Weighting 30

2. Staff competence and development. Weighting 30

3. Contract mobilisation. Weighting 15

4. Contract management. Weighting 15

5. Approach to risk management. Weighting 5

6. Corporate and social responsibilities. Weighting 5

7. Price. Weighting 100

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CASE/208601

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2011/S 176-288426 of 5.1.2011

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

26.1.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26.12.2014 – 12:00

Place:

Marine Scotland, Aberdeen.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: It is estimated that a further notice will be issued in 2018 as the contract is due to end in 2019.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref: 329529).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012 No 88) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

8.12.2014

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