Insurance Tender for Scottish Association for Marine Science

Insurance Tender for Scottish Association for Marine Science

Insurance Tender for SAMS Group.

CONTRACT NOTICE – OFFICIAL JOURNAL

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


Scottish Association for Marine Science (‘SAMS’)

Scottish Marine Institute, Oban

Argyll

PA37 1QA

UK

Finance Department

Liz Campbell

+44 1631559000

+44 1631559001

http://www.sams.ac.uk

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA14563
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I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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Research Institute
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Research in Marine Science
No

Section II: Object of the Contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

Insurance Tender for SAMS Group

II.1.2(a))

Type of works contract

II.1.2(b))

Type of supplies contract

II.1.2(c))

Type of service contract

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II.1.2)

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or performance

SCOTTISH MARINE INSTITUTE, OBAN

UKM

II.1.3)

This notice involves

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II.1.4)

Information on framework agreement (if applicable)

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Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged

Duration of the framework agreement

Justification for a framework agreement the duration of which exceeds four years

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded

II.1.5)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

 

Provision of insurance cover for various activities within the SAMS Group, e.g., Premises Combined, Equipment All Risks, Vessels P&I and H&M, Professional Indemnity, Combined Liability and Medical Malpractice, Group Business Travel, Group Personal Accident etc

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=235476.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=235476.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

II.1.6)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

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II.1.7)

Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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II.1.8)

Division into lots

No

II.1.9)

Will variants be accepted

No

II.2)

Quantity or Scope of the Contract

II.2.1)

Total quantity or scope

3 year initial contract with option to continue

300000
GBP

II.2.2)

Options

Provisional timetable for recourse to these options

Number of possible renewals

In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated time frame for subsequent contracts

II.3)

Duration of the contract or limit for completion

36

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 Terms of financing and payment and/or reference to the relevant provisions

III.1.3)

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is to be awarded

III.1.4)

Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject

III.2)

Conditions for Participation

III.2.1)

Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers


 

(1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.

(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.

(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.

(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.

(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.

(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.

(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.

(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established

(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)

Economic and financial capacity


(1) All candidates will be required to provide a reference from their bank.

(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.

(3) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.

(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.

III.2.3)

Technical capacity


(1) All candidates will be required to provide certification drawn up by an independent body attesting the compliance of the economic operator with quality assurance standards based on the relevant European standards.

(2) Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.

III.2.4)

Reserved contracts

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III.3)

Conditions Specific to Service Contracts

III.3.1)

Is provision of the service reserved to a specific profession?

Yes
Registration with the relevant EU Financial Services Regulator

III.3.2)

Will legal entities be required to state the names and professional qualifications of the personnel responsible for the execution of the service?

Yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of Procedure

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Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure

IV.1.1)

Have candidates already been selected?

No

IV.1.2)

Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

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Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

 

* Location of SAMS

* Wide variety of SAMS activities

* Worldwide requirements

IV.1.3)

Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

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IV.2)

Award Criteria

Yes
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IV.2.2)

An electronic auction will be used

No

IV.3 Administrative Information

IV.3.1)

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

S04_12-13

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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Other previous publications

IV.3.3)

Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

 

IV.3.4)

Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24-01-2013  12:00

IV.3.5)

Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

 07-02-2013

IV.3.6)

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

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Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)

Conditions for opening tenders

 


Section VI: Other Information

VI.1)

Indicate whether this procurement is a recurrent one and the Estimated timing for further notices to be published

Possibly in 3 years time

VI.2)

Does the contract relate to a Project/Programme financed by Community Funds?

No

VI.3)

Additional Information

 

(SC Ref:235476)

VI.4)

Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures


Director

Scottish Marine Institute

Oban

PA37 1QA

UK

Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.2)

Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained


Liz Campbell

Scottish Marine Institute

Oban

PA37 1QA

UK

VI.5)

Dispatch date of this Notice

10-01-2013

ANNEX A

Additional Addresses and Contact Points

I)

Address and contact points from which further information can be obtained


Scottish Association for Marine Science (‘SAMS’)

Scottish Marine Institute, Oban

Argyll

PA37 1QA

UK

Finance Dept

Liz Campbell

+44 1631559000

+44 1631559001
http://www.sams.ac.uk

II)

Address and contact points from which specifications and additional documentation may be obtained


Scottish Association for Marine Science (‘SAMS’)

Scottish Marine Institute, Oban

Argyll

PA37 1QA

UK

Finance Dept

Liz Campbell

+44 1631559000

+44 1631559001
http://www.sams.ac.uk

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