Supply of New Generation Nuclear Flask Carriers

Supply of New Generation Nuclear Flask Carriers

Manufacture and Supply of 5-off New Generation Nuclear Flask Carriers for operation on the UK rail network.

United Kingdom-Moor Row: Railway and tramway locomotives and rolling stock and associated parts

2015/S 215-392146

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
Herdus House Westlakes Science and Technology Park
For the attention of: Chris Jennings — Procurement Manager
CA24 3HU Moor Row
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: chris.jennings@nda.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://directrailservices.com

Further information can be obtained from: Direct Rail Services Ltd
Kingmoor TMD, Etterby Road
Contact point(s): Iain Dudley — Procurement Manager
CA3 9NZ Carlisle
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@drsl.co.uk
Internet address: http://www.directrailservices.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Direct Rail Services Ltd
Kingmoor TMD, Etterby Road
Contact point(s): Iain Dudley — Procurement Manager
CA3 9NZ Carlisle
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@drsl.co.uk
Internet address: http://www.directrailservices.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Direct Rail Services Ltd
Kingmoor TMD, Etterby Road
Contact point(s): Iain Dudley — Procurement Manager
CA3 9NZ Carlisle
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@drsl.co.uk
Internet address: http://www.directrailservices.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: nuclear decommissioning

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:

Manufacture and Supply of 5-off New Generation Nuclear Flask Carriers for operation on the UK rail network.

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

Supplies

NUTS code UK

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)

Manufacture and Supply of 5-off New Generation Nuclear Flask Carriers for operation on the UK rail network.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34600000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)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:

Manufacture and Supply of 5-off New Generation Nuclear Flask Carriers for operation on the UK rail network. On completion, the vehicles are to be made available for collection by rail at a mainland UK location to be discussed and agreed.
Vehicles are to be certified/homologated in accordance with the Freight Wagon Technical Specification for Interoperability (T.S.I.)/UK Notified National Technical Rules (NNTR’s) for use on the UK Rail Network Infrastructure.
DRS are a wholly owned subsidiary of the NDA who operate and maintain the existing fleet on behalf of the NDA. DRS act as Design Authority and are the legally nominated entity responsible for the maintenance of the existing fleet under the Private Rail Wagon Agreement (PRWA). DRS are therefore acting as project manager for this particular tender on behalf of the NDA. The ultimate contract will be placed between the successful contractor and the NDA.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 700 000 and 1 200 000 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: 9 (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:

I) The Supplier shall maintain in force the following insurances with a reputable insurance company:
a) for the duration of the Contract and for a period of 6 years thereafter, public and products liability insurance with a limit of at least GBP 10 000 000 (ten million pounds sterling) per claim in respect of public liability and at least GBP 10 000 000 (ten million pounds sterling) in the aggregate in respect of products liability; and
b) ‘all risks’ insurance covering physical loss of or damage in the joint names of NDA and the Supplier for the full replacement value of the Rail Vehicles from the date that NDA makes its first payment to the Supplier to the date that the Rail Vehicles are handed over.
(II) The public and products liability insurance is to incorporate an indemnity to principals clause providing that NDA and Direct Rail Services is indemnified by the Supplier’s insurers in respect of any claims brought against NDA and Direct Rail Services caused by the Supplier’s negligence or breach of statutory duty.
(III) On NDA’s request the Supplier shall produce insurance certificates giving details of cover and the receipt for the current year’s premium in respect of each insurance.
(Iv) The Supplier’s liabilities under this Contract shall not be deemed to be released or limited by the Supplier taking out the insurance policies referred to in (I).

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

2 year’s audited accounts (most recent) to be provided separately with your tender submission in electronic format.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No legal form is required but, in the case of a group of companies submitting an acceptable offer, it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each company or firm will be jointly or severally responsible for the due performance of the contract.
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

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 2 year’s audited accounts (most recent) to be provided separately to the tender document in electronic format.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The financial information provided by the Potential Provider provides evidence that there has been no qualification of audited accounts in the past 2 consecutive years (or, where the Potential Provider is a Consortium, that no member of the Consortium has accounts that are qualified); and shows that the financial standing of the Potential Provider is such that a Dun and Bradstreet Risk Indicator rating of 1 or 2 would be achieved (or in the case of a Consortium, the financial information submitted by any member of the Consortium shows that each member would achieve a Risk Indicator rating of 1 or 2) or, if the Risk Indicator rating would be greater than 2, the Potential Provider has presented evidence of mitigating circumstances that in NDA’s sole discretion demonstrates that the Potential Provider is sufficiently financially robust to deliver the requirement.
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

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
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Technical and Quality. Weighting 70

2. Commercial. Weighting 30

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:

CJ000211

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 248-410572 of 27.12.2012

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: 12.11.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

17.11.2015 – 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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

This tender is being project managed by Direct Rail Services on behalf of the NDA — tender documents should be requested from DRS, not NDA.
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:

3.11.2015

Enjoyed this post? Share it!