Supply Welsh Government Fisheries Enforcement Vessels

Supply Welsh Government Fisheries Enforcement Vessels

The Welsh Government is seeking a fleet of 3 vessels to be used throughout the Welsh Zone including the St George’s Channel and Celtic Deep.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Ships and boats

2016/S 092-164329

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Welsh Government
Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000628864
E-mail: alun.richards@wales.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Replacement of Welsh Government Fisheries Enforcement Vessels.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

34500000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Welsh Government is seeking a fleet of 3 vessels to be used throughout the Welsh Zone including the St George’s Channel and Celtic Deep as well as inshore and intertidal waters. The 3 vessels envisaged will include a vessel not exceeding the 24m load-line length of the MCA Work-boat Code designated Southern Fisheries Patrol Vessel SFPV, a vessel of no greater than 19m length overall designated Northern Fisheries Patrol Vessel NFPV, and a Cabin RIB of about 12m overall length designated C-RIB.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 3
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Southern Fisheries Patrol Vessel (SFPV)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34511100
34510000
34500000
34512000
34521000
34521100
98360000
98362100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

The build process may take place in the successful contractor’s own dockyard, or at a nominated location as agreed by the Client.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The SFPV vessel shall be used in the Welsh Zone but shall be capable of operating, in cooperation with the UK Royal Navy and other EU forces. Predominant area of operations will be the South, South-West and West of Wales with patrols extending out into the Celtic Deep including St George’s Channel. Being a year round activity, there will be unavoidable periods of very severe weather. The primary task for this vessel is to carry out patrol and boarding duties. The patrol and enforcement work would need to take account of weather conditions by planning, both in respect of the capability of the vessel on station but also with respect to RIB boarding possibilities.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 18
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The Client reserves the right to purchase additional parts and maintenance services as required to ensure successful delivery, handover and running of the vessel. These must be included in bidders’ commercial offerings to be provided at ITT stage.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The SFPV shall enforce fisheries and environmental legislation year round for monitoring and prevention of illegal fishing, recover, inspect, stow static and mobile fishing gears to include pots, drift nets, trawl nets; operate a 6,5m RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) with a maximum of four (4) officers in Sea State 3-4, tow vessels up to a similar size.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Northern Fisheries Patrol Vessel (NFPV)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34511100
34500000
34510000
34512000
34521000
34521100
98360000
98362100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

The build process may take place in the successful contractor’s own dockyard, or at a nominated location as agreed by the Client.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The NFPV will be used in the Welsh Zone but capable of operating, in cooperation with the UK Royal Navy and other EU forces. Predominant area of operations will be the North, North-West and West of Wales. Operation in the South West including the Celtic Deep is to be possible. Primary task of the vessel is to carry out patrol and boarding duties via a RIB. Other tasks will include intertidal fisheries, scientific, enforcement work around the coast of Wales. For intertidal work the vessel shall be able to proceed into shallow water and take the ground (predominantly soft sand). The vessel will re-float without damage once the tide returns. Power for operations, including ATV launch and recovery is required whilst the vessel is dry.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 18
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The Client reserves the right to purchase additional parts and maintenance services as required to ensure successful delivery, handover and running of the vessel. These must be included in bidders’ commercial offerings to be provided at ITT stage.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Conduct enforcement tasks year round for monitoring and prevention of illegal fishing: recover, inspect, stow static and mobile fishing gears to include pots, drift nets, trawl nets; operate a 5m RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) with maximum of 3 officers in sea state 3. Tow vessels of a similar size. Beach and operate in sheltered intertidal regions for a period of tide. Deploy up to 2 ATVs.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Cabin RIB (CRIB)

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34511100
98362100
98360000
34521100
34521000
34512000
34510000
34500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

The build process may take place in the successful contractor’s own dockyard, or at a nominated location as agreed by the Client.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The C-RIB shall be used in the Welsh Zone but shall be capable of operating, in cooperation with the UK Royal Navy and other EU forces. Predominant area of operations will be around Aberystwyth in inshore waters 0-12nm and operating typically no further than 20nm offshore but capable of operating up to 60nm from a safe haven in line with Cat 2 coding, providing sustained autonomous operations up to 1 complete day, albeit refuelling after a journey of approximately 200nm may be undertaken.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 9
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The Client reserves the right to purchase additional parts and maintenance services as required to ensure successful delivery, handover and running of the vessel. These must be included in bidders’ commercial offerings to be provided at ITT stage.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

C-RIB will undertake enforcement tasks year round for monitoring and prevention of illegal fishing: recover, inspect, stow static and mobile fishing gears to include pots, drift nets, trawl nets (limited basis). In Sea States up to 3, go alongside, board active fishing vessels (4-30m in length), recover 2 officers to carry out inspections. Tow vessels of a similar size.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 073-126943

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 27/06/2016
Local time: 17:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 15/08/2016

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English, Welsh
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

In addition to the Enforcement tasks the SFPV and NFPV vessels shall have capability to carry out Ancillary tasks as fisheries research, monitoring and scientific data collection involving survey and scientific duties deploying towed or fixed sensors. Most are slow speed duties with operational speeds between 1-6 knots. Typical tasks are: Multi-beam, Side scan sonar, Camera-work, Sampling, Dredging, Scientific trawl, Pot-hauling, Laboratory facilities and Intertidal survey work (NFPV only).

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at:http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=45721

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

— Environmental Measure, such as reduction of waste to landfill and carbon footprint during the build and delivery process for example;

— Supply chain opportunities, namely use of the Sell2Wales sub-contracting portal to open up opportunities wherever possible, and use of meet the buyer events, local media and trade bodies to encourage companies to bid for your business as part of the contract;

— Training and recruitment opportunities for the economically inactive/ disadvantaged groups, including Worklessness (Welsh Government Lift Programme), and/or graduates, under graduates placements and/or trainees, and/or apprenticeships, etc.

Bidders should consider opportunities for recruiting and training the above groups as part of the workforce delivering this contract / agreement:

— Apprenticeships,

— Work experience/placements,

— Retention and training for the existing workforce,

— Promotion of environmental benefits,

— Promotion of social businesses,

— Contributions to education, numeracy, literacy and STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects).

(WA Ref:45721).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Welsh Government
Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000628864Internet address:http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/05/2016

 

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