Civil Engineering Consultancy Framework

Civil Engineering Consultancy Framework

4 Lots. Lot 1: Civil and structural Engineer; Lot 2: Mechanical and Electrical Engineer.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Civil engineering consultancy services

2014/S 251-446374

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Belfast Harbour Commissioners (‘BHC’)
Harbour Office, Corporation Sq
For the attention of: E. McBride
BT13AL Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890554422
E-mail: tenders@belfast-harbour.co.uk
Fax: +44 2890554411

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.belfast-harbour.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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Consultancy Framework.

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

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Belfast.

NUTS code UKN01

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 24

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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

Belfast Harbour Commissioners (BHC) require a range of consultancy services associated with various port related projects within the Port of Belfast. The required consultancy services will be split into the following lots:
— Lot 1: Civil and structural Engineer;
— Lot 2: Mechanical and Electrical Engineer;
— Lot 3: Architect; and
— Lot 4: Project Manager/ Quantity Surveyor.
It should be noted that only Lot 1 Civil and Structural Engineer is subject to the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006. The estimated value of each of the other lots 2-4, fall below the EU threshold. BHC have voluntarily advertised these services through OJEU. BHC are not required to follow the rules and procedures set out in the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 in respect of lots 2-4.
BHC may if required, purchase services from the framework for non-regulated activities (i.e. not for the exploitation of the Port’s redline area for the purpose of providing port and terminal facilities). Any such services are not subject to the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 and are therefore not included in the estimated framework values included within this OJEU notice.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71311000, 71333000, 71334000, 71000000, 71210000, 71541000, 72224000, 71324000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The separate values for each lot are detailed in Annex B to this OJEU notice. These are estimated values only, the actual value of each lot will depend upon the demand and requirements of BHC throughout the term of the framework.
II.2.2)Information about options

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: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Civil and Structural Engineer

1)Short description:

Further details will be provided in the PQQ.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71311000

3)Quantity or scope:

The anticipated annual value of this lot is 200 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 800 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Lot No: 2Lot title: Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Consultancy Services

1)Short description:

Further information will be provided in the PQQ.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71333000, 71334000

3)Quantity or scope:

The anticipated annual value of this lot is 60 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 240 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots:

This lot has been voluntarily advertised and is not covered by the scope of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006.

Lot No: 3Lot title: Architect

1)Short description:

Further information will be provided in the PQQ.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71210000

3)Quantity or scope:

The anticipated annual value for this lot is 50 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots:

This lot has been voluntarily advertised and is not covered by the scope of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006.

Lot No: 4Lot title: Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor

1)Short description:

Further information will be provided in the PQQ.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71311000, 71333000, 71334000, 71000000, 71210000, 71541000, 72224000, 71324000

3)Quantity or scope:

The anticipated annual value for this lot is 50 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots:

This lot has been voluntarily advertised and is not covered by the scope of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Further information will be provided in the contract documents.

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

Further information will be provided in the contract documents.

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

BHC reserves the right to require groupings of entities to take a particular form, or to require one party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
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: Further information will be provided in the tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further information will be provided in the tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further information will be provided in the 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

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

Payable documents: no

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

23.1.2015 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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:

BHC is not liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering for this contract opportunity. BHC reserve the right to terminate this procurement process (or any part of it), to change the basis of the procedures for the procurement process at any time, or to procure the contract by alternative means if it appears that the contract can be more advantageously procured by alternative means.
No contract will be created between BHC and any party until a contract is executed between BHC and the winning bidders.
This is a voluntary OJEU notice for all lots except for Lot 1 Civil and Structural Engineer. For the avoidance of any doubt the procurement processes for lots 2-4 do not fall within the scope of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006.
Each consultant appointed to the framework will be required to obtain professional indemnity insurance cover for £10 million, further information will be provided in the pre-qualification questionnaire (“PQQ”). BHC anticipate that PQQs will be released to all parties that have expressed an interest by mid January 2015. The deadline for receipt of completed responses will be detailed within the PQQ.
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: See contact at 1.1 of this notice.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29.12.2014

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