Pilot Vessel Tender

Pilot Vessel Tender

The Port of Ayr in Scotland requires a new pilot vessel with a draft of approximately 12 m.

United Kingdom-Ipswich: Marine patrol vessels

2016/S 076-134873

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Associated British Ports
West Bank House, West Bank Terminal, Wherstead Road
For the attention of: Ben Donald
IP2 8NB Ipswich
E-mail: bdonald@abports.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://www.abports.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Port-related activities
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract


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

Pilot Vessel.

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


NUTS code UKM3

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

The Port of Ayr in Scotland requires a new pilot vessel with a draft of approximately 12 m. The vessel is to be of all steel construction of deep V semi-displacement mono hull form. The main operation of the vessel will be for pilot duties but additional activities will include light tug duties, rescue/recovery tasks and occasional survey work. The vessel should have an operational speed of 10-12 knots and bollard pull of a minimum of 5 t. A more detailed specification will be included in the tender package. Associated British Ports may purchase additional vessels of a similar specification during the life of the framework.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34511100, 34513750

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

No deposits are required with requests to participate.
Applicants will be advised of any guarantees, warranties, and parent company guarantees required under the contract within the tender document.

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

The purchase will be wholly financed by Associated British Ports.
Payment provisions, retentions and liquidated damages will be confirmed in the tender document.
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:
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

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are asked to confirm as part of their request to participate in this tender their relevant experience of manufacturing similar vessels.
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

Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents(except for a DPS)

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

29.4.2016 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)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:
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:



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