Supply of Helicopter Services to Forestry Commission

Supply of Helicopter Services to Forestry Commission

Helicopter Services for Aerial Surveillance in Support of Plant Health Operations.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Hire of helicopters with crew

2016/S 185-331901

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Forestry Commission
620 Bristol Business Park, Coldharbour Lane
Bristol
BS16 1EJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Katie Blain
Telephone: +44 3000674000
E-mail: katie.blain@forestry.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.forestry.gov.uk/selltous
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Hire-of-helicopters-with-crew./747R739324
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/747R739324
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: forestry

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Helicopter Services for Aerial Surveillance in Support of Plant Health Operations.

Reference number: FCE/0345

II.1.2)Main CPV code

60424120

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Supply of helicopter services for aerial surveillance and photography for plant health purposes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A framework agreement for the supply of helicopter services for aerial surveillance and photography for plant health purposes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 31/10/2016
Local time: 09:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 31/10/2016
Local time: 09:00
Place:

Bristol.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

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.

To gain full access to the tender documentation you need to log in to our e-sourcing system. This can be done by using existing Delta eSourcing registration details or by registering via www.forestry.gov.uk/selltous if you have not registered before. Registration is free. The access code is:747R739324

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://forestrycommission.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Hire-of-helicopters-with-crew./747R739324

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://forestrycommission.delta-esourcing.com/respond/747R739324

GO Reference: GO-2016920-PRO-8819272.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Forestry Commission Procurement
620 Bristol Business Park
Bristol
BS16 1EJ
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Bloomsbury Square
London
WC1A 2LP
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/09/2016

 

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