Helicopter Support Services Framework for Natural Resources Wales

Helicopter Support Services Framework for Natural Resources Wales

NRW is seeking to award a framework for the supply of helicopter support services for firefighting.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Hire of helicopters with crew

2018/S 231-528029

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Natural Resources Wales
Ty Cambria House, 29 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0TP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000653000
E-mail: procurement.ns@naturalresourceswales.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Helicopter Support Services Framework

Reference number: 70414

II.1.2)Main CPV code

60424120

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NRW is seeking to award a framework for the supply of helicopter support services for firefighting, reconnaissance during fires and post fire damage assessment, and to assist flooding incidents. The principle purpose of the requirement is to support the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) in tackling grassland, moorland and forest fires. Where a fire has become well established and/or is out of control on the land we manage or neighbouring land where conditions pose a threat to our land,and when authorised by NRW other areas of similar countryside manged by third parties. A secondary purpose of this requirement will be on an ad-hoc basis to provide support to departments within NRW for other operations such as lifting sandbags or stone for flood defence work or mountain footpath repair.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 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)

60442000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NRW is seeking to award a framework for the supply of helicopter support services for firefighting, reconnaissance during fires and post fire damage assessment, and to assist flooding incidents.

The principle purpose of the requirement is to support the Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) in tackling grassland, moorland and forest fires. Where a fire has become well established and/or is out of control on the land we manage or neighbouring land where conditions pose a threat to our land, and when authorised by NRW other areas of similar countryside manged by third parties. A secondary purpose of this requirement will be on an ad-hoc basis to provide support to departments within NRW for other operations such as lifting sandbags or stone for flood defence work or mountain footpath repair.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion – Name: Cost / Weighting: 40

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 11/01/2019
Local time: 14:00
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

Duration in months: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/01/2019
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Instructions for submitting an expression of interest/completing the ITT

(i) suppliers should register on the eTendering portal https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

(ii) Once registered, suppliers must express their interest as follows:

(a) login to the eTendering portal;

(b) select “ITT“;

(c) select “ITTs Open To All Suppliers”;

(d) access the listing relating to the contract (itt_70414 — Helicopter Support Services Framework) and view details;

(e) click on “Express Interest” button in the “actions” box on the left hand side of the page.

(iii) once you have expressed interest, the ITT will move to “My ITTs”, where you can view documwhere you can download and where you can construct your reply as instructed. You must then publish your reply using the publish button.

iv) for any support in submitting your expression of interest, please contact the eTendering helpdesk on 0800 0112470 or at help@bravosolution.co.uk.

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=87498

(WA Ref:87498)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Natural Resources Wales
Ty Cambria House, 29 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0TP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000653000Internet address: http://naturalresourceswales.gov.uk
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:

26/11/2018

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