Supply of Digital Printing and Finishing Equipment

Supply of Digital Printing and Finishing Equipment

Supply and Implementation of Digital Printing and Finishing Equipment and associated Training and Support Services.

UK-Taunton: printing press

2012/S 148-247340

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

UKHO
Procurement, UK Hydrographic Office, Admiralty Way
For the attention of: Mr Terry Henery
TA1 2DN Taunton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1823723316
E-mail: terry.henery@ukho.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1823326885

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://ukhocontracts.ukho.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
Defence
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:
Supply and Implementation of Digital Printing and Finishing Equipment and associated Training and Support Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Somerset.
NUTS code UKK23
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)

The Authority wishes to procure, via a Prime Contractor, inline digital print-from-order and automated finishing equipment; predominantly for the UKHO’s commercial navigational chart product series. The Procurement will cover the purchase of digital printing press(es), finishing equipment such as sheeting, folding, stacking and collation equipment, on going equipment support and printing consumables. A full description of the UKHO’s requirement is included in the Pre Qualification Documentation under PQQ Descriptive Document, which can be accessed at https://ukhocontracts.ukho.gov.uk.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42962200, 42991000, 22600000

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The estimated value of the contract is around £12 000 000 over a potential 10 years of the contract. This will include the provision of the inline digital print and finishing equipment, support and consumables.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Initial agreement will be for up to 4 years, with an option to extend annually for up to a further 6 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 120 (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:
Parent company guarantee(s) and/or performance bonds(s) may be required as a condition of award of contract.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As stated in ITT.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
No special legal form is required but one member of a consortium may be required to accept prime contractor responsibility for the other member(s), and a consortium may be required to form a legal entity with appropriate parent company guarantees as a condition of award.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As stated in ITT.
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
As stated in PQQ.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As Stated in Pqq.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As stated in PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As Stated in PQQ.
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 3: and maximum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As stated in PQQ.
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:
DNWD-8WPHH9I
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: 17.9.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
17.9.2012 – 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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
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

Tenderers interested in this opportunity should register on the Authority’s e tendering portal at https://unkhocontracts.ukho.gov.uk for further information and documentation.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO),
Admiralty Way
TA1 2DN Taunton
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: terry.henery@ukho.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1823723316
Fax: +44 1823326885

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO),
Admiralty Way
TA1 2DN Taunton
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: terry.henery@ukho.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1823723316
Fax: +44 1823326885

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:1.8.2012

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