Supply of Barometers to Met Office

Supply of Barometers to Met Office

Provision of barometers for meteorological use.

United Kingdom-Exeter: Navigational and meteorological instruments

2015/S 156-286540

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Met Office
Fitzroy Road
For the attention of: Mrs Elizabeth Barry
EX1 3PB Exeter
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1392885070
E-mail: elizabeth.barry@metoffice.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/about-us/contracts

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/about-us/contracts

Further information can be obtained from: Met Office
Fitzroy Road
For the attention of: Mrs Elizabeth Barry
EX1 3PB Exeter
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1392885070
E-mail: elizabeth.barry@metoffice.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Met Office
Fitzroy Road
For the attention of: Mrs Elizabeth Barry
EX1 3PB Exeter
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1392885070
E-mail: elizabeth.barry@metoffice.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Met Office
Fitzroy Road
For the attention of: Mrs Elizabeth Barry
EX1 3PB Exeter
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1392885070
E-mail: elizabeth.barry@metoffice.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

Other: National Meteorological Service

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:

Provision of Barometers.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKK4

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 several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: — Value for money and stability of measurement network,
— Evaluation of market and technological development versus cost of replacing sensor networks,
— Competing within 4 years not considered to provide value for money and would incur excessive cost and risk to the Met Office pressure measurement networks.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 750 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Contract-9YFB-TKI8MQ — provision of barometers for meteorological use.
Framework agreement covering 5 lots to supply barometers for use in different operational environments.
For full details and to participate in the tender please go to:
a. First time users:

https://tenders.metoffice.gov.uk/procontract/metoffice/supplier.nsf/frm_supplier_registration_wizard_introduction?openform

b. Existing supplier login:

https://tenders.metoffice.gov.uk/procontract/metoffice/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38100000, 38122000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots

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:

Contract-9YFB-TKI8MQ — provision of barometers:
1. Lot 1 — Precision digital barometer for automatic weather monitoring network,
2. Lot 2 — Travelling Standard barometer — portable reference instrument,
3. Lot 3 — Barometer with display for aviation, marine and business continuity purposes,
4. Lot 4 — Barometer with display for marine environment (indoor, on board ship),
5. Lot 5 — Barometer for marine — moored and drifting boys, ship automatic weather stations (open air environment).

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

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Precision digital barometer

1)Short description

Precision digital barometer for use in the Met Office automated weather monitoring network.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38122000

3)Quantity or scope

Precision digital barometer required for use in the Met Office Meteorological Monitoring System. Information regarding the specification can be accessed in the Tender Pack for this competition.
In the region of 200 units will be required over the course of the 5 year framework agreement.
The agreement will be awarded to a single supplier.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Travelling Standard Barometer

1)Short description

A high quality portable reference barometer required for use in the field.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38120000

3)Quantity or scope

A high quality portable reference barometer is required for use by Met Office engineers and Port Met Officers amongst others. Information regarding the specification can be access in the Tender Pack for this competition.
In the region of 40 units are expected to be required over the course of the 5 year framework agreement.
The agreement will be awarded to a single supplier.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Barometer with display for aviation, marine and business continuity use.

1)Short description

A barometer with display is required for use in the aviation and marine environments and for business continuity purposes.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38122000

3)Quantity or scope

A barometer with display is required for use in the aviation and marine environments and for business continuity purposes. Information regarding the specification can be access in the Tender Pack for this competition.
In the region of 200 units are expected to be required over the course of the 5 year framework agreement.
The agreement will be awarded to a single supplier.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4Lot title: Barometer with display for use in marine environment

1)Short description

Barometer with display for use in the marine environment on board the Voluntary Observing Fleet.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38122000

3)Quantity or scope

A barometer with display is required for use in the marine environment. Information regarding the specification can be access in the Tender Pack for this competition.
In the region of 50 units are expected to be required over the course of the 5 year framework agreement.
The agreement will be awarded to a single supplier.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5Lot title: Barometer for use in open air marine environment

1)Short description

Barometer for use in predominantly open air marine environment — moored and drifting boys, ship automatic weather stations.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38122000

3)Quantity or scope

Barometer for use in predominantly open air marine environment — moored and drifting boys, ship automatic weather stations. Information regarding the specification can be access in the Tender Pack for this competition.
In the region of 200 units are expected to be required over the course of the 5 year framework agreement.
The agreement will be awarded to a single supplier.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
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:

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
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

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

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

9YFB-TKI8MQ-provision of barometers
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

25.9.2015 – 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 of tenders

Date: 25.9.2015 – 12:00
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
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:

10.8.2015

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