Analytical Support Services for Nuclear Power Industry

Analytical Support Services for Nuclear Power Industry

Provision of Analytical Support Services to CNS Ltd on an ad-hoc basis.

United Kingdom-Chester: Analysis services

2013/S 155-270865

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Capenhurst Nuclear Services Ltd
Capenhurst Lane, Capenhurst, Nr Chester, Cheshire.
For the attention of: Matt Earp, Bob Betts
CH1 6ER Nr. Chester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1513473618/411
E-mail: matt.earp@cns.uk.net, bob.betts@cns.uk.net
Fax: +44 1513473001

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

Other: Uranic Storage, Decommissioning and Recycling
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:

Analytical Support Services, Reference: CNS00018
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: At Contractors Works
NUTS code UKD22

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 600 000 and 1 500 000 GBP

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

Provision of Analytical Support Services to CNS Ltd on an ad-hoc basis.
The Supplier will provide a complete package covering:
a) Acceptance, preparation and analysis of samples
b) Reporting results within agreed timescales
c) Return of unused sample (if required)
d) Disposal of waste arising from the analysis of samples
The Contractor must have the capability to accept, store and process within licensed MBq limits of up to 50MBq.
This is a two stage process under ‘Restricted’ and this stage is the Request for Information.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71620000, 09343000

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:
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

Starting 1.4.2014. Completion 30.3.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent Company Guarantees may be required at Capenhurst Nuclear Services Ltd’s discretion.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payment Terms will be as stated in Capenhurst Nuclear Services Ltd’s RFQ documents.
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 event of a group of contractors submitting and acceptable offer (at RFQ stage), it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each Company of Firm will be jointly and severally responsible for the due performance of the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: All documents and information required at Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) stage shall be sent via e-mail to the contact points in I.1.
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: All documents and information required at Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) stage shall be sent via e-mail to the contact points in I.1.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All documents and information required at Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) stage shall be sent via e-mail to the contact points in I.1.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All documents and information required at Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) stage shall be sent via e-mail to the contact points in I.1.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The Contractor must have the capability to accept, store and process within licensed MBq limits of up to 50MBq; this is a ‘Barrier’ question in the RFI.
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: RFI Part Evaluation Criteria Weighting A) Part A – General Information 0 % Part B to G – Weighted Criteria (as below) B) Commercial & Financial Standing 15 % C) Environment, Health & Safety 10 % D) Quality 20 % E) Technical Capability 55 %
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:

CNS00018
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.9.2013 – 15:00
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

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

Capenhurst Nuclear Services Ltd
Capenhurst Works, Capenhurst Nr Chester CH1 6ER
CH1 6ER Chester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: bob.betts@cns.uk.net
Telephone: +44 1513473411
Fax: +44 1513473001

Body responsible for mediation procedures

The International Chamber of Commerce.
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The deadline for lodging an appeal shall be in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

As VI.4.1

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

8.8.2013