Procurement of New Vessels for the Woolwich Ferry
This is a supply contract for; — 2 new vessels, to be built simultaneously and delivered to Woolwich within 2 weeks of each other having completed performance tests and category D water trials.
United Kingdom-London: Ferry boats
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Transport for London — Surface Transport
Palestra 197 Blackfriars Road
Contact point(s): Transport for London — Commercial Surface
For the attention of: Roger Tedder
SE1 8NJ London
Telephone: +44 30544265
General address of the contracting authority: www.tfl.gov.uk
Electronic access to information: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
— 2 new vessels, to be built simultaneously and delivered to Woolwich within two weeks of each other having completed performance tests and trials satisfactorily,
— design engineering and approval from Class and Statutory Bodies (LR and MCA),
— vessels will be delivered with sufficient spares for 12 months operation,
— vessels will be delivered with a guarantee, typically 12 months although longer if possible,
— OEM software updates and strategic spares.
To be supplied through a single service provider who has the skills, experience and capability, as well as offering commercial terms that are considered to represent value for money for TfL.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 20 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: To be advised in the Invitation to Tender.
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To express an interest in this Invitation to Negotiate (ITN), the company needs to be registered on the TfL etendering portal. To register or to check if you are already registered log on to https://tfl.gov.uk/eprocurement
It is important that suppliers read the instructions carefully on the home page before proceeding with a registration. To be considered for this opportunity the company must first complete the PQQ (eligibility criteria) condition of participation. A supplier guidance document is attached within the ‘opportunity documents’ section, this will give instructions to facilitate the submission. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, contact the e-tendering help desk or send a message to the contracting authority via the clarifications area on the e-tendering portal.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Interested parties will be required to undergo assessment via a pre-qualification questionnaire and ITT if invited at a later stage.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures) no
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Detailed in PQQ documents.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The procurement process is being conducted on behalf of TfL. TfL is a complex organisation operating both as a Functional Body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London and as a provider of transport services. The services supplies or works may be provided to TfL and/or its subsidiaries and/or the GLA or any other authority that is subject to the requirements of either EU directive 2004/17/EC or2004/18/EC. It is anticipated that a contract(s) will be awarded by TfL. The Awarding Authority reserves the right to withdraw from the procurement process and may award a contract(s) in whole, in part, or not at all as a result of the competition called for by this notice and the Awarding Authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidates in considering and/or responding to the procurement process. All discussions and meetings will be conducted in English. Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments made under the contract will be in sterling. TfL and/or any subsidiary of TfL or the GLA may interview any or all companies who express an interest for tendering for this work. If and when this requirement is offered to tender, it may be done in whole or in part via electronic means using the Internet. TfL strongly supports and implements the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy. Details about the policy can be found on www.london.gov.uk/rpFurther details as to the application of the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy to this procurement will be set out in the tender documents .Data Transparency: The UK government promotes its commitment to greater data transparency. Accordingly TfL reserves the right to publish its tender documents, contracts and data from invoices received. In so doing TfL may at its absolute discretion take account of the exemptions that would be available under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Utilities Regulations 2006 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the settling aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: