Tank Inspection Service Contract

Tank Inspection Service Contract

The requirement of this Procurement exercise is to procure a suitable Contractor to execute works required for bulk fuel tank inspections.

United Kingdom-Warrington: Technical inspection services of engineering structures

2013/S 241-419623

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: 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/OM037

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.gleedsspace.com/tender/OM037

Electronic access to information: http://www.gleedsspace.com/tender/OM037

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.gleedsspace.com/tender/OM037

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more 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:
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:
— Preparation of surfaces for internal inspection;
— 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.
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: 1 Lot title: Cambletown

1)Short description
Bulk Fuel Tank Inspection Services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71631400, 76600000, 71731000

3)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:
— Preparation of surfaces for internal inspection;
— 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.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
The Oil and Pipelines Agency will award a single framework for a Lot or have the option to award multiple frameworks for one or more of the Lots.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Garelochead
1)Short description
Bulk Fuel Tank Inspection Services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71631400, 76600000, 71731000

3)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:
— Preparation of surfaces for internal inspection;
— 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.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
The Oil and Pipelines Agency will award a single framework for a Lot or have the option to award multiple frameworks for one or more of the Lots.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Loch EWE
1)Short description
Bulk Fuel Tank Inspection Services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71631400, 76600000, 71731000

3)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:
— Preparation of surfaces for internal inspection;
— 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.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
The Oil and Pipelines Agency will award a single framework for a Lot or have the option to award multiple frameworks for one or more of the Lots.
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Loch Striven
1)Short description
Bulk Fuel Tank Inspection Services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71631400, 76600000, 71731000

3)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:
— Preparation of surfaces for internal inspection;
— 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.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
The Oil and Pipelines Agency will award a single framework for a Lot or have the option to award multiple frameworks for one or more of the Lots.
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Tanckes and Gosport
1)Short description
Bulk Fuel Tank Inspection Services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71631400, 76600000, 71731000

3)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:
— Preparation of surfaces for internal inspection;
— 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.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
The Oil and Pipelines Agency will award a single framework for a Lot or have the option to award multiple frameworks for one or more of the 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
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 Prequalification Questionnaire Reference OM037a
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Prequalification Questionnaire Reference OM037a
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See Prequalification Questionnaire Reference OM037a
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Prequalification Questionnaire Reference OM037a
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See Prequalification Questionnaire Reference OM037a
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
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: 23.12.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
13.1.2014
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
3.2.2014
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:11.12.2013

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