Tender for Marine Science Research Vessel

Tender for Marine Science Research Vessel

The primary requirement is for a research vessel which offers a stable, safe platform for operation in the area of Swansea Bay (maximum of 26 passengers).

United Kingdom-Swansea: Marine construction works

2015/S 208-377292

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Swansea University
The Purchasing Office, Singleton Park
For the attention of: Sue Davies
SA2 8PP Swansea
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1792295890

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.swansea.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0345

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html

Further information can be obtained from: etenderwales BravoSolution
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: etenderwales BravoSolution
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: etenderwales BravoSolution
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

Tender for Marine Science Research Vessel (SEACAMS2).

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Swansea.

NUTS code UKL18

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 SEACAMS2 project focuses on development of innovative change in the marine and coastal Low Carbon Economy of Wales. SEACAMS2 will boost investment in renewable energy and sustainable resource sectors by facilitating the translation of research to business activity, meeting burgeoning demand for coordinated information, data and modelling of coastal/marine processes. The project is managed through a partnership with Bangor University and part-funded by Welsh Government through the European Regional Development Funds.
The primary requirement is for a research vessel which offers a stable, safe platform for operation in the area of Swansea Bay (maximum of 26 passengers) and the Bristol Channel and Irish Sea (maximum of 12 passengers), with adequate space for the conduct of research and training.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=36048

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45244000, 98360000, 50240000, 63726800, 34513350, 34513550, 73112000, 34930000

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

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

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:

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

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:

The funding for this contract may be provided from a number of different sources including the Welsh Government, UK Government, European Investment Bank Loan or European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government.
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: This tender is being conducted electronically via etenderwales BravoSolution. All correspondence relating to this tender must be conducted via the BravoSolution Message Board and no contact should be attempted with the University departmental staff.
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
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 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:

T103(15)
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

23.11.2015 – 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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23.11.2015 – 12:00

Place:

Swansea University (via etenderwales BravoSolution)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): This project is managed through a partnership with Bangor University and part-funded by Welsh Government through the European Regional Development Funds.

VI.3)Additional information

As part of the tender process, a site visit has been arranged for suppliers, on Tuesday 10.11.2015. This visit will provide an opportunity for companies to gain some insight into the scope of the project and specification as well as to ask questions relating to the tender process.
Those companies wishing to attend should submit their request by 12:00 on Friday 6.11.2015 via the BravoSolution Message Board facility, providing the staff names of those attending (suppliers are respectfully asked to limit attendees to two company representatives only). Details regard start time, duration and site location will be sent via the Message Board, on receipt of visit request.
(WA Ref: 36048).
I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Internet address(es)
Electronic access to information: etenderwales BravoSolution
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:

22.10.2015

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