Contract for the Supply of Aircraft, Pilots and Associated Services

Contract for the Supply of Aircraft, Pilots and Associated Services

The Environment Agency is seeking to appoint a high quality, proactive supplier for all its aircraft, pilot and ancillary services requirements.

United Kingdom-Exeter: Piloted aircraft

2018/S 001-000485

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Environment Agency
Manley House
Exeter
EX2 7LQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Robin Browne
Telephone: +44 2030252457
E-mail: robin.browne@environment-agency.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://defra.bravosolution.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://defra.bravosolution.gov.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Contract for the supply of aircraft, pilots and associated services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

34711300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Environment Agency is seeking to appoint a high quality, proactive supplier for all its aircraft, pilot and ancillary services requirements.

We seek an innovative aircraft partner able to provide 2 suitably modified aircraft and all support requirements on a 24/7 basis to support our survey and incident management needs.

We need an experienced operator of survey or similar aircraft, able to plan, resource and operate aircraft to deliver a challenging programme of survey and incident response.

The survey we perform involves risk at many levels and we seek a partner able to foresee, mitigate and share in that risk. Our survey is best in class for operational remote sensing and we seek an aircraft partner who aspires to similar levels of performance.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We require 2 aircraft & pilots on call 24×7 basis.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

We may extend for a further 24 months. The values stated in this notice are for the maximum contract period of 60 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated

IV.1.5)Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 182-372638

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 23/03/2018
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 31/07/2018
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

5 years time.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Environment Agency
Exeter
EX27LQ
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/12/2017

 

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