Tender for Detection and Analysis Machines
Supply of Machines for Screening Liquids and Gels in Bottles. Birmingham Airport.
UK-Birmingham: Detection and analysis apparatus
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Supply of Machines for Screening Liquids and Gels in Bottles.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKG31
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):
The European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) has identified four standards for the screening of liquids and gels contained within bottles.
Civil airports within the United Kingdom are required to inform the Department for Transport by the end of June 2013 of their intentions for the screening liquids and gels contained within bottles. These proposals then have to be put into operation by January 2014.
Birmingham Airport has identified the Type B solution (where individual bottles are screened) as classified by the ECAC as being suitable for the Airport.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Information about 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:
See tender documentation.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
See tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
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
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In support of the requirements of Article 45 and 46 of the Directive 2004/18EC which are contained in Regulation 26 of the Utilities Contract Regulations 2006 conviction for criminal offences in the course of business (corruption, conspiracy, bribery, fraud and money laundering) will disqualify individuals from further participation in the procurement process.
Those organsiations which are in administration, bankrupt, being wound up or which have not paid taxes or contributions to social security will also be disqualified from further participation in the procurement process.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender documentation.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See pre-qualification document.
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
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 21.1.2013 – 11:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
21.1.2013 – 11:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)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
Birmingham Airport will not be liable for expenses and costs incurred by organisations in respect of the preparation and submission of expressions of interest and tender documentation.
Birmingham Airport reserves the right to modify or cancel this procurement exercise at any time. In such an event Birmingham Airport will not be liable for expenses and costs incurred by suppliers in respect of the preparation and submission of expressions of interest and tender bids.
Pre-qualification questionnaires are to be accessed at: http://www.birminghamairport.co.uk/bottlescreening
Expressions of interest are to submitted by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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:13.12.2012