Software Hosting and Monitoring Contract

Software Hosting and Monitoring Contract

Hosting and Monitoring of ALDIS. Hosting of the ALDIS light dues collection software service, together with associated monitoring, on behalf of the General Lighthouse Authorities for the United Kingdom and Ireland.

UK-London: information systems and servers

2012/S 83-136346

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Corporation of Trinity House
Trinity Square, Tower Hill
For the attention of: Barry Messenger
EC3N 4DH London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1255245050
E-mail: barry.messenger@thls.org
Fax: +44 1255241258

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.trinityhouse.co.uk

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

Further information can be obtained from: The Corporation of Trinity House
The Quay
For the attention of: Barry Messenger
CO12 3JW Harwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1255245050
E-mail: barry.messenger@thls.org
Fax: +44 1255241258
Internet address: www.trinityhouse.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The Corporation of Trinity House
The Quay
For the attention of: Barry Messenger
CO12 3JW Harwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1255245050
E-mail: barry.messenger@thls.org
Fax: +44 1255241258
Internet address: www.trinityhouse.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The Corporation of Trinity House
The Quay
For the attention of: Barry Messenger
CO12 3JW Harwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1255245050
E-mail: etender@thls.org
Fax: +44 1255241258
Internet address: www.trinityhouse.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Other: Maritime Navigation Authority
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:
Hosting and Monitoring of ALDIS.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
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)
Information systems and servers. Hosting of the ALDIS light dues collection software service, together with associated monitoring, on behalf of the General Lighthouse Authorities for the United Kingdom and Ireland.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48800000

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: no
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:
The ALDIS system is internet based and used by Light Dues Collectors to issue certificates which trigger the appropriate charging and accounting records. In addition the system raises invoices annually for period charges to fishing vessels and tugs registered in the UK. The solution to be hosted is currently made up of a tandem production system on one secure site with appropriate physical security, virtual security and firewalls.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 350 000 and 550 000 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
Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
N/A.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
N/A.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
N/A.
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
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr.

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past 5 years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past 3 years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(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.
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
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Pre-qualification process, open to all parties who express interest in the process.
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:
T0190
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: 30.5.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
31.5.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
2.7.2012
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

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
GO Reference: GO-2012423-PRO-3875153.
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:23.4.2012

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