Housing Transfer Environmental Liability Insurance Tender

Housing Transfer Environmental Liability Insurance Tender

One whole stock transfer environmental liability insurance contract for 4-10 years, for a one-off, up-front premium.

United Kingdom-Peterborough: Damage or loss insurance services

2015/S 166-303099

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Peterborough City Council
Town Hall, Bridge Street
Contact point(s): Commercial Group
For the attention of: Andy Cox
PE1 1HQ Peterborough
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1733452465
E-mail: andy.cox@peterborough.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.peterborough.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://peterborough.g2b.info

Electronic access to information: https://www.delta-esourcing.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.delta-esourcing.com

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

Regional or local authority

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:

Housing Transfer Environmental Liability Insurance.

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

Services
Service category No 6: Financial services a) Insurances services b) Banking and investment services

NUTS code UKH11

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)

Damage or loss insurance services. Property insurance services. Liability insurance services. Insurance services. Housing transfer environmental liability insurance policy for Peterborough City Council only, to run from 4.10.2015 for 4-14 years.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66515000, 66515200, 66516000, 66510000

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

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

One whole stock transfer environmental liability insurance contract for 4-10 years, for a one-off, up-front premium, with the option to extend the contract to 14 years for additional premium.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 80 000 and 300 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Insurance Contract Periods: 4 years; 5 years; 10 years and any facility / mechanism to extend to 14 years.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

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

Starting 4.10.2015. Completion 3.10.2029

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

If required these will be set out in the contract documents.

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

If required these will be set out 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:

If required these will be set out in the contract documents.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: These will be set out in the contract documents.
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: Insurance companies authorised under the Insurance Companies Act 1982, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, or authorised and regulated by member states’ equivalent legislation, and to be able to write the classes of business set out in this notice.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Confirmation of the latest relevant Standard & Poor’s (or equivalent) credit and financial strength ratings, and the availability of the last 2 years reports and accounts.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Insurance companies authorised under the Insurance Companies Act 1982, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, or authorised and regulated by member states equivalent legislation, and to be able to write the classes of business set out in this notice.
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

Accelerated restricted

Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: The Accelerated Open Procedure (Not the Accelerated Restricted Procedure) is being used by the contracting authority, because for reasons beyond its control it is in imminent danger of there being a gap in insurance cover in this major area of risk. There is therefore a state of urgency which renders impracticable the time limits laid down in the regulations. The Initial Descriptive Document / Draft Invitation to Tender and Non-Disclosure Agreement are available to download at https://www.delta-esourcing.com Access Code 942JZZ4WH4. For reasons of commercial confidentiality additional information will be made available immediately on request by prospective tenderers who meet the financial criteria set out in this Contract Notice i.e. duly authorised by a member country as an insurer, capable of writing this insurance, credit / financial strength rating of at least Standard & Poor’s ‘A’ or equivalent, and provide the duly signed Non-Disclosure Agreement. The contracting authority reserves the rights to not to proceed with the process preparatory to the award of the contract set out in this notice; and not to award the contract set out in this notice. All dates, except those that are subject to mandatory timetable, are advisory and the contracting authority reserves the right to vary these as required.

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. Extent of Insurance Cover. Weighting 33

2. Site Specific Exclusions / Restrictions of Cover. Weighting 33

3. Price / Premium. Weighting 34

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:

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

no

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 4.9.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

10.9.2015 – 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
IV.3.8)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

The Accelerated Open Procedure (Not the Accelerated Restricted Procedure) is being used by the contracting authority, because for reasons beyond its control it is in imminent danger of there being a gap in insurance cover in this major area of risk. There is therefore a state of urgency which renders impracticable the time limits laid down in the regulations. The Initial Descriptive Document / Draft Invitation to Tender and Non-Disclosure Agreement are available to download at https://www.delta-esourcing.com Access Code 942JZZ4WH4. For reasons of commercial confidentiality additional information will be made available immediately on request by prospective tenderers who meet the financial criteria set out in this Contract Notice i.e. duly authorised by a member country as an insurer, capable of writing this insurance, credit / financial strength rating of at least Standard & Poor’s ‘A’ or equivalent, and provide the duly signed Non-Disclosure Agreement. The contracting authority reserves the rights to not to proceed with the process preparatory to the award of the contract set out in this notice; and not to award the contract set out in this notice. All dates, except those that are subject to mandatory timetable, are advisory and the contracting authority reserves the right to vary these as required.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Peterborough:-Damage-or-loss-insurance-services./942JZZ4WH4

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/942JZZ4WH4

GO Reference: GO-2015825-PRO-6976877.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25.8.2015

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