Joint-GLA Battery Framework Agreement

Joint-GLA Battery Framework Agreement

The Supply of Flooded Lead-Acid, GEL (VRLA) and AGM (VRLA) batteries to the Corporation of Trinity House, the Northern Lighthouse Board and the Commissioners of Irish Lights.

United Kingdom-London: Batteries

2014/S 241-423730

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Corporation of Trinity House
Trinity Square, Tower Hill
For the attention of: Barry Messenger
EC3N 4DH London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1255245050
E-mail: barry.messenger@trinityhouse.co.uk
Fax: +44 1255241258

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.trinityhouse.co.uk

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

Further information can be obtained from: The Corporation of Trinity House
The Quay
For the attention of: Barry Messenger
CO12 3JW Harwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1255245050
E-mail: barry.messenger@trinityhouse.co.uk
Fax: +44 1255241258
Internet address: www.trinityhouse.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The Corporation of Trinity House
The Quay
For the attention of: Barry Messenger
CO12 3JW Harwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1255245050
E-mail: barry.messenger@trinityhouse.co.uk
Fax: +44 1255241258
Internet address: www.trinityhouse.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The Corporation of Trinity House
The Quay
For the attention of: Barry Messenger
CO12 3JW Harwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1255245050
E-mail: etender@trinityhouse.co.uk
Fax: +44 1255241258
Internet address: www.trinityhouse.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: maritime navigation and safety

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Northern Lighthouse Board
George Street
EH2 3DA Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM

The Commissioners of Irish Lights
Harbour Road
Dun Laoghaire
IRELAND

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Joint-GLA Battery Framework Agreement.

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

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 700 000 and 900 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Batteries. The Supply of Flooded Lead-Acid, GEL (VRLA) and AGM (VRLA) batteries to the Corporation of Trinity House, the Northern Lighthouse Board and the Commissioners of Irish Lights.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31440000

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: 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:

The Supply of Flooded Lead-Acid, GEL (VRLA) and AGM (VRLA) batteries to the Corporation of Trinity House, the Northern Lighthouse Board and the Commissioners of Irish Lights. Lot 1 is for the supply of 2 different battery types for use across the three GLAs, for use on navigation buoys. Lot 2 is for the supply of a wider range of batteries to Trinity House only for use on Lighthouses.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Buoy Batteries — All GLAs

1)Short description

The supply of 2 different battery types to all 3 General Lighthouse Authorities, for use on navigational buoyage.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31440000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Lighthouse Batteries (Trinity House Only)

1)Short description

The supply of a variety of lead-acid and lead-gel batteries to Trinity House for lighthouse applications.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31440000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
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:

None.

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

None.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
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
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

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:

T0256

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 173-306051 of 10.9.2014

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: 16.1.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

19.1.2015 – 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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)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: 4 years.

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 contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=122844181

GO Reference: GO-20141210-PRO-6219198.

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:

10.12.2014

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