Offshore Energy Consultancy Services

Offshore Energy Consultancy Services

ORE Catapult has a requirement for a Consultancy Service Framework to provide technical assistance and support.
The Service will be utilised as and when required, on a call-off basis by ORE Catapult in Glasgow and Blyth.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2014/S 125-222814

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Inovo, 121 George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Sheena Thomson
G1 1RD Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3330041400
E-mail: procurement@ore.catapult.org.uk
Fax: +44 3330041399

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ore.catapult.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA20484

Further information can be obtained from: Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
INOVO, 121 George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Sheena Thomson
G1 1RD Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3330041400
E-mail: procurement@ore.catapult.org.uk
Fax: +44 3330041399
Internet address: http://www.ore.catapult.org.uk

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: Offshore Renewable Energy

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:

Consultancy Services Framework.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Glasgow.

NUTS code UKM

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 several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2

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

ORE Catapult has a requirement for a Consultancy Service Framework to provide technical assistance and support.
The Service will be utilised as and when required, on a call-off basis by ORE Catapult in Glasgow and Blyth.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=310522

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

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.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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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 one or more 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:

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: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: General Engineering

1)Short description

To provide a general engineering service inclusive of advice, consultancy, reporting and assessment associated with the scope, design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, performance, operations, maintenance and decommissioning of all required equipment and services associated with off-shore (wind, wave and tidal) power projects.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

Mechanical Engineering;
Electrical Engineering;
C & I Engineering;
Process Engineering;
Research & report writing, checking and approval per contracted arrangements;
Alerting ORE Catapult to relevant emerging laws, rules and regulations;
Attendance at events & conferences on behalf of ORE Catapult;
Representing ORE Catapult on professional panels, steering groups, forums etc.;
Mentoring and coaching ORE Catapult personnel as required;
Technical, strategic, environmental consulting, knowledge creation and problem resolution;
Software creation, compilation, modification and adaption;
Intellectual property advise and documentation creation.

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

As per PQQ documentation.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Engineering

1)Short description

To provide an expert engineering service inclusive of advice, consultancy, reporting and assessment associated with the scope, design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, performance, operations, maintenance and decommissioning of all required equipment and services associated with off-shore (wind, wave and tidal) power projects.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

C & I Engineering;
Civil/geotechnical and foundations engineering;
Construction;
Commissioning;
Sea and shore logistics;
Acoustics and vibration;
Operations and maintenance;
Performance and yield assessment;
Metallurgy and materials assessment and analysis.

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

As per PQQ documentation.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Project Services

1)Short description

To provide project service inclusive of management, direction, advice, consultancy, reporting and assessment associated with the scope, design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, performance, operations, maintenance and decommissioning of all required equipment and services associated with off-shore (wind, wave and tidal) power projects.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

Business Planning;
Technology and Development Planning;
Strategy and Marketing Development;
Public Sector Funding.

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

As per PQQ documentation.

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Contract & Commercial Administration

1)Short description

To provide contract, commercial and administration project services inclusive of management, direction, advice, consultancy, reporting and assessment associated with the scope, design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, performance, operations, maintenance and decommissioning of all required equipment and services associated with off-shore (wind, wave and tidal) power projects.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

Programme Management;
Project Management;
Project controls;
Programming and scheduling;
Cost control and analysis;
Asset assessment;
Meteorological analysis and Assessment;
Risk and issue Management;
Change Management;
Document Control;
Resource Management;
Quantity Surveying and estimating;
Hydrological Analysis and Assessment;
Ecological Analysis and Assessment;
Site selection and assessment;
Environmental Impact Assessment;
Air Quality Analysis and Assessment.

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

As per PQQ documentation.

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Technical Development & Commercialisation Support

1)Short description

To provide expert technical opinion against proposals for ORE Catapult support from external 3rd parties. Thereafter, with successful proposals provide technical and specialist developmental support to assist such successful proposals to reach commercialisation.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

Risk Management;
Due Diligence – Technical;
Project Valuations;
Life Cycle Cost Analysis;
ITC Management and Delivery.

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

As per PQQ documentation.

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality (SHEQ)

1)Short description

Provision of SHEQ support inclusive of management, direction, advice, consultancy, reporting and assessment associated with the scope, design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, performance, operations, maintenance and decommissioning of all required equipment and services associated with off-shore (wind, wave and tidal) power projects.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

Provide and promote a safe working environment without risk to health;
Adherence to relevant regulations (Fire, COSHH etc.);
HSE advice and carry out regular audits and inspections and instigate improvements as required;
Risk Assessment;
Incident prevention and management;
Registration to OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001;
Environmental protection and sustainability;
Internal/external SHEQ management System/Process Auditing;
Quality Control and Assurance;
Health, Safety and Environment;
KPI’s and Service Level Agreements;
Staff Training.

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

As per PQQ documentation.

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Other/Misc

1)Short description

To provide specialist services inclusive of management, SME engagement, direction, advice, consultancy, reporting and assessment associated with the scope, design, manufacture, installation, commissioning, performance, operations, maintenance and decommissioning of all required equipment and services associated with off-shore (wind, wave and tidal) power projects

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

Project organisation and structuring;
Stakeholder engagement;
Economic Research;
Market Research;
Strategy and Change Management;
SME Engagement.

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

As per PQQ documentation.

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 financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide certification from an independent body attesting conformity to environmental management standards in accordance with the Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS); or the European standard BS EN ISO 14001.
(3) 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.
(4) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Minimum of 5 candidates to be shortlisted for each lot.
Professional & Technical Skills.
Previous Experience & References.
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:

CT/14/18

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 119-212031 of 25.6.2014

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: 24.7.2014

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

31.7.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

19.8.2014

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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Candidates are asked to read the complete PQQ document thoroughly and ask all questions via the e-procurement facility.
(SC Ref:310522)
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:

30.6.2014

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