Supply of Airfield Runway Markers

Supply of Airfield Runway Markers

The Department has a requirement for tubular reflective markers to mark the edges of taxiways and roads at airfields. The markers are to provide daytime delineation of the operational areas and can be used to supplement edge lighting systems.

UK-Bristol: markers

2012/S 165-273921

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Air Commodities (AC), DE&S
Walnut 3c, #1335, MOD Abbey Wood
For the attention of: Frances Wicks
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3067981950
E-mail: desas-accomm2c@mod.uk
Fax: +44 1179135941

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
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 of Airfield Runway Markers.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKK11
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 120 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Markers. Airfield Runway Markers. The Department has a requirement for tubular reflective markers to mark the edges of taxiways and roads at airfields. The markers are to provide daytime delineation of the operational areas and can be used to supplement edge lighting systems. The markers shall be easy to install, require no power and minimal maintenance. The post colours provide a 360 degree day and night time visibility.
The markers shall be designed to be frangible, plastic in construction, highly visible and between 350mm – 1 metre high. They shall comply with the following Specifications:
International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Annex 14 Chapter 5 Visual Aids for Navigation.
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) CAP 168.
Federal Aviation Authority AC No 150/5345.
An estimated 700 markers per year may be required over a 5 year contracted period.
Expressions of Interest are required from suitable qualified companies who hold ISO 9001:2008 certification or an internationally recognised equivalent. Alternatively expressions of interest are invited from companies who meet the requirements of AQAP 2110 and can submit a draft Quality Plan which meets the requirements of AQAP2105. A statement illustrating the company’s work should also accompany the Expression of Interest.
Companies should also include:
A statement of turnover for the last 3 years including copies of annual reports.
Details of any current or previous contracts with the Ministry of Defence.
Companies may be required to complete a Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) to assist the tendering process.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30192125

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:
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
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.contracts.mod.uk/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#dspr.

Candidates will be required to sign a declaration confirming whether they do or do not have any of the listed criteria as part of the pre-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
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
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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 2
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Yes. A Reverse Auction, conducted using electronic means, may be used as part of the procurement process for this requirement. Specific relevant information on Reverse Auction usage will be given in the Invitation to Tender.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
ACCOMM2A/7026
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
28.9.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
1.11.2012
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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.Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk. The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-2012824-DCB-4184433.

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

Air Commodities (AC), DE&S

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Air Commodities (AC), DE&S

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

Air Commodities (AC), DE&S

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24.8.2012

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