Purchase of Dredger Barge and a Tug Boat

Purchase of Dredger Barge and a Tug Boat

River Thames (Upper) Tug and Trimmer’s Barge.

United Kingdom-Reading: Specialised boats

2016/S 015-021546

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Environment Agency
Kings Meadow House, Kings Meadow Road
For the attention of: Mr Ben Rawlings
RG1 8DQ Reading
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1189535607
E-mail: ben.rawlings@environment-agency.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: www.sell2ea.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.sell2ea.com

Further information can be obtained from: Environment Agency
Kings Meadow House, Kings Meadow Road
For the attention of: Mr Ben Rawlings
RG1 8DQ Reading
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1189535607
E-mail: ben.rawlings@environment-agency.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Environment Agency
Kings Meadow House, Kings Meadow Road
For the attention of: Mr Ben Rawlings
RG1 8DQ Reading
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1189535607
E-mail: ben.rawlings@environment-agency.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Environment Agency
Kings Meadow House, Kings Meadow Road
For the attention of: Mr Ben Rawlings
RG1 8DQ Reading
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1189535607
E-mail: ben.rawlings@environment-agency.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: environment agency

I.3)Main activity

Environment

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:

River Thames (Upper) Tug and Trimmer’s Barge.

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UK

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)

This is a new requirement for the purchase of a dredger barge and a tug boat. The dredger is a 12m steel barge which has a boom crane with various attachments that allow debris to be removed from watercourses. It also has hydraulically operated legs which can be lowered to give extra stability when lifting. The hydraulics are powered by a diesel engine but the vessel is not powered. The tug boat is designed to power the dredger barge via a hydraulic latching device. They essentially become 1 vessel when attached. The tug is powered by a diesel engine which has been specified for its physical size and power output.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34521000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)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:

This is a new requirement for the purchase of a dredger barge and a tug boat. The dredger is a 12m steel barge which has a boom crane with various attachments that allow debris to be removed from watercourses. It also has hydraulically operated legs which can be lowered to give extra stability when lifting. The hydraulics are powered by a diesel engine but the vessel is not powered. The tug boat is designed to power the dredger barge via a hydraulic latching device. They essentially become 1 vessel when attached. The tug is powered by a diesel engine which has been specified for its physical size and power output.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 550 000 and 650 000 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

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
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

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

A4RJ-BWXZQ6
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

17.2.2016 – 17:00

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

20.1.2016

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

Date: 24.2.2016 – 14:00
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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Environment Agency
Kings Meadow House, Kings Meadow Road
RG1 8DQ Reading
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ben.rawlings@environment-agency.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1189535607

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:

20.1.2016

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