Rotary aviation technical specialist support

Rotary aviation technical specialist support

Rotary aviation technical specialist support supporting the GLAs helicopter services requirements and operations.

UK-Edinburgh: technical support services

2012/S 234-385206

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses
Operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board, 84 George Street
For the attention of: Fiona Lynch, Commercial Manager
EH2 3DA Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1314733131
E-mail: procurement@nlb.org.uk
Fax: +44 1314732436

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.nlb.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://nlb.g2b.info

Electronic access to information: http://nlb.g2b.info

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
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Other: Provision of Aids to Navigation
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

The Commissioners of Irish Lights
Harbour Road, Dun Laoghaire
County Dublin
IRELAND

The Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond
Trinity House, Tower Hill
EC3N 4DH London
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Rotary aviation technical specialist support.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 3: Air transport services of passengers and freight, except transport of mail
NUTS code
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)
Technical support services. Rotary aviation technical specialist support supporting the GLAs helicopter services requirements and operations. This includes audit and verification of helicopter service providers, providing advice on helicopter operations, helicopter commercial/business and technical matters.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71356300

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
This is fully detailed within the invitation to tender but includes reviewing current practice and procedures, risk review, independent verification, industry information, technical information and review.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Options to extend the period of the contract by a further 24 months.
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: 96 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Northern lighthouse board technical support

1)Short description
Audit and verification of the Northern Lighthouse Board’s current helicopter services contract which ends 30.11.2015.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71356300

3)Quantity or scope
4 working days per annum approximately until 30.11.2015.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Completion 30.11.2015
5)Additional information about lots
This is for the Northern Lighthouse Board only.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: GLA technical specialist support
1)Short description
Rotary aviation technical specialist support supporting the GLAs’ helicopter services collaborative requirements and future arrangements.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71356300

3)Quantity or scope
Up to 25 working days per annum approximately.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 96 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

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:
Any contract resulting from the procurement exercise will be subject to Scots Law and the jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts. No special legal form is required however each supplier will be required to become jointly and severally responsible for the contract before acceptance. If a group bid is accepted, the group must form itself into one single legally operating entity on acceptance.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The terms and conditions of business are fully detailed within the tender documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
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: Detailed within the tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Detailed within the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Detailed within the tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
Detailed within the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Detailed within the tender documents.
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: yes

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
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:
GLA/CONS/0856
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
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: 18.1.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
21.1.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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
in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21.1.2013 – 14:30
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Director of Finance and Commercial Manager or their nominated representatives.

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
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Northern Lighthouse Board is the lead general lighthouse authority on this collaborative procurement project.
Tender documents can be downloaded from our Buyer Profile http://nlb.g2b.info GO Reference: GO-20121130-PRO-4423933.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Northern Lighthouse Board will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such information should be required from the person named at I.1.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (SI 2009/2992) provides 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) and the sheriff court, the Court of Session (Scotland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
30.11.2012

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