Invitation to Tender for the Supply of Tanks and Vessels

Invitation to Tender for the Supply of Tanks and Vessels

The supply of these Tanks and Vessels to time, cost and quality will enable Sellafield Ltd’s Major Projects and Decommissioning portfolios.

United Kingdom-Seascale: Pressure vessels

2015/S 144-265582

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Sellafield Ltd
01002607
Calder Bridge
For the attention of: Stephanie Atkinson
CA20 1PG Seascale
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1946781211
E-mail: stephanie.atkinson@sellafieldsites.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.sellafieldsites.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/3510

Electronic access to information: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=8411&B=SELLAFIELD

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=8411&B=SELLAFIELD

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: nuclear decommissioning

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:

Category Management – Invitation to Tender for the Supply of Tanks and Vessels.

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Seascale.

NUTS code UKD11

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)

Sellafield Ltd wishes to procure a number of Tanks and Vessels. The supply of these Tanks and Vessels to time, cost and quality will enable Sellafield Ltd’s Major Projects and Decommissioning portfolios. This is the third procurement to be tendered by Sellafield Ltd using the principles of Category Management.
Sellafield Ltd intends to place three separate Contracts one for each lot. The Contract(s) will be in place for 10 years and the indicative value of each is:
Lot 1- High Integrity In Cell Tanks and Vessels
Lot 2 — Medium Integrity In Cell and High Integrity Out Cell Tanks and Vessels
Lot 3 — Commercial Tanks and Vessels.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44615000, 44610000, 44615100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Category Management — Supply of Tanks and Vessels.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 80 000 000 and 100 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

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: 120 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Category Management — Invitation to Tender for the Supply of Tanks and Vessels

1)Short description

Supply of High Integrity/Specialist In cells tanks and vessels — to build level 1 and 2.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44615000, 44610000, 44615100

3)Quantity or scope

Scope will include but is not limited to condensors, evaporators and heat exchangers.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 40 000 000 and 45 000 000 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Category Management — Invitation to Tender for the Supply of Tanks and Vessels

1)Short description

Supply of Medium in cell vessels and high integrity out cell vessels — to buid levels 2 & 3.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44615000, 44610000, 44615100

3)Quantity or scope

Scope includes but not limited to breakpots, vessels and sumps.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 30 000 000 and 40 000 000 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Category Management — Invitation to Tender for the Supply of Tanks and Vessels

1)Short description

Supply of Commercial Vessels — non radiological vessel build level 4.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44615000, 44610000, 44615100

3)Quantity or scope

Scope includes but is not limited to water tanks, vessels and air receivers.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 15 000 000 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent company guarantees and/or bonds may be required at Sellafield Ltd’s discretion.

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

Payment terms will be as stated in Sellafield’s tender documents.

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

No legal form is required, but in the event of a group of contractors submitting an acceptable offer, it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each company or firm will be jointly and severally responsible for the due performance of the contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd’s CTM system or via the nominated Sellafield Ltd representative, details of which are set out at section I.1 of this notice. These details are a mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in the tender.
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: Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd’s CTM system or via the nominated Sellafield Ltd representative, details of which are set out at section I.1 of this notice. These details are a mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in the tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd’s CTM system or via the nominated Sellafield Ltd representative, details of which are set out at section I.1 of this notice. These details are a mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in the tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: CTM system or via the nominated Sellafield Ltd representative, details of which are set out at section I.1 of this notice. These details are a mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in the tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd’s CTM system or via the nominated Sellafield Ltd representative, details of which are set out at section I.1 of this notice. These details are a mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in the tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
CTM system or via the nominated Sellafield Ltd representative, details of which are set out at section I.1 of this notice. These details are a mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in the tender.
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: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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:

4889

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 30-050174 of 12.2.2015

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 84-149127 of 27.4.2015

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

Payable documents: no

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

1.10.2015 – 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

Duration in months: 006 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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 successful tenderer may be required to actively participate in the achievement of socio and/or economic policy objectives relating to employment, training and/ or supply chain initiatives. Accordingly the selection criteria, award criteria and/ or contract conditions may relate to those issues. Further details can be found in the ITT in that respect.
Sellafield Ltd undertook a limited pre-market engagement exercise in relation to potential industry standard specifications, the input/output of which was shared at the event following issue of PIN reference 2015/S 030-050174 and the subsequent industry days held on 17.3.2015 and 16.6.2015. All pre market engagement undertaken by Sellafield Ltd is available electronically as part of this tender (https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=8411&B=SELLAFIELD).
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:

24.7.2015

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