Tank Inspection Service Contract

Tank Inspection Service Contract

Inspection of the OFD storage tanks shall generally be time based at the recommended intervals, inspection of the vessels the primary means of confirming that a tank is for return to service, for a defined period of time.

United Kingdom-Warrington: Technical inspection services of engineering structures

2014/S 250-444767

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Oil and Pipelines Agency
The Genesis Centre, Science Park South
For the attention of: Mr Leslie Coughlin
WA3 7BH Warrington
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: leslie.coughlin@gleeds.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.gleedsspace.com/tender/OM039

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.gleedsspace.com/tender/OM039

Electronic access to information: http://www.gleedsspace.com/tender/OM039

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.gleedsspace.com/tender/OM039

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

Body governed by public law

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:

Tank Inspection Service Contract.

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

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cambletown/Garelochead/Loch Ewe/Loch Striven/Thanckes.
NUTS code UKM61,UKK41,UKM63
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

Bulk Fuel Tank Inspection Services.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71631400, 76600000, 71731000

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:

The Oil and Pipelines Agency (OPA) is a public corporation, formed in 1986 by virtue of the Oil and Pipelines Act 1985 to operate and maintain the Government Pipeline and Storage System (GPSS) on behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
There are 6 Oil Fuel Depots (OFD’s) in the UK owned by the MoD but operated and managed by OPA. The OFD’s principle role is to receive, store and issue middle distillate fuels to support Naval Command.
The two OFD’s located in Southern England at Gosport and Thanckes support the adjacent HM Naval Bases namely Portsmouth and Devonport. The Scottish site at Garelochhead supports Faslane Naval Base, whilst OFD’s at Loch Striven, Loch Ewe and Campbeltown provide bulk storage and regional support to visiting Royal Fleet Auxiliary tankers and warships. All sites are supplied by sea.
The requirement of this Procurement exercise is to procure a suitable Contractor to execute works required for bulk fuel tank inspections
Inspection of the OFD storage tanks shall generally be time based at the recommended intervals, inspection of the vessels the primary means of confirming that a tank is for return to service, for a defined period of time. It allows the condition of the tank and its ancillaries to be assessed, measuring how they have performed under service conditions since the previous out of work inspection, and also detail the works necessary to bring the tank back to an acceptable condition to enable return to service.
In summary the works are identified as:
— Review of previous inspection reports/data,
— Internal lining inspection (including visual and spark test),
— Inspection of floor plates (scanned),
— Ultrasonic testing of tank shell,
— Inspection of all visible welds,
— Visual inspection of tank roof and nozzles,
— Provide a detailed report of the inspection.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: Range: between 1 and 5

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (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: See Pre-qualification Questionnaire Reference OM039.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Pre-qualification Questionnaire Reference OM039.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See Pre-qualification Questionnaire Reference OM039.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Pre-qualification Questionnaire Reference OM039.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See Pre-qualification Questionnaire Reference OM039.
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: yes

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 5: and maximum number 10
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:

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: 21.1.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

21.1.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

2.2.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

Other: English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the 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

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:

24.12.2014

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