Charter Services Contract

Charter Services Contract

This is a call for competition for the provision of a Charter services (dredging vessel with experienced crew and supporting vessel) for the purposes of undertaking dredging related activities across the various Peel Ports operating sites.

UK-Liverpool: Ship chartering services

2013/S 017-024856

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Peel Ports LImited
Peel Ports Limited, Maritime Centre
Contact point(s): Marine Department
For the attention of: Kevin Barton
L21 1LA Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1519496011
E-mail: kevin.barton@peelports.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.peelports.co.uk

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity
Port-related activities
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: yes

as above

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Charter Services Contract
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 19: Water transport services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Port of LIverpool, The Manchester Ship Canal, The Clyde, Heysham and Medway.
NUTS code UK
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):
This is a call for competition for the provision of a Charter services (dredging vessel with experienced crew and supporting vessel) for the purposes of undertaking dredging related activities across the various Peel Ports operating sites.
An electronic copy of the PQQ is immediately available to interested parties. Simply confirm your Expression of Interest in this Opportunity to the contact detailed above with your email address so that we may send you a confidentiality agreement and on receipt of a signed NDA we will send you the PQQ.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

63726400 – PB01, 45252124

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:
Main lot is the four Port locations of Clyde, Heysham, Liverpool and Manchester Ship Canal for the duration of the contract. Second lot is for the Port of Sheerness (Medway).
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 15 000 000 and 30 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Main Contract

1)Short description:
Provision of Charter Vessels with experienced crew to undertake dredging and related activities for the 4 main Port Harbour Authorities. The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Limited, The Manchester Ship Canal Company Limited, Clydeport Operations Limited and Heysham Port Limited.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

63726400 – PB01, 45252124

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Option within contract to extend for a further 2 years.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Medway
1)Short description:
Provision of Charter Vessels with experienced crew to undertake dredging and related activities for the Port Harbour Authorities. The Port of Sheerness Limited.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

63726400 – PB01, 45252124

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 27 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Contract has been reduced to allow for a co-terminus contract in line with the other Ports within the group of Peel Ports.
The potential to extend for a further 2 years remains within this lot in line with the Main contract.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Details of financial arrangements, payments etc will be included in the contract terms and invitation to tender/ negotiate.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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: All conditions are contained within the PQQ which is immediately available on signed receipt of a Confidentiality Agreement and your acknowledgement of Expression of interest.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All conditions are contained within the PQQ which is immediately available on signed receipt of a Confidentiality Agreement and your acknowledgement of Expression of interest.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All conditions are contained within the PQQ which is immediately available on signed receipt of a Confidentiality Agreement and your acknowledgement of Expression of interest.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 15.2.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
25.2.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Any time from January 2016 onwards.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

See response in VI.4.2 for details of appeals procedure

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Peel Ports Limited will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5)/Utilities Contracts Regulations (SI 2005 No 6) (delete as appropriate) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:22.1.2013

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