Consultancy Support Framework for Marine Services

Consultancy Support Framework for Marine Services

Procure and manage (including offshore client representation) on behalf of Interconnector Services Ltd (ISL) the Marine Survey Contracts placed between ISL and third parties in respect to survey the Moyle Interconnector, the Scotland to Northern Ireland gas transmission pipeline and the Belfast and Larne Lough Crossing gas transmission pipelines.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Offshore supply-vessel services

2013/S 132-229326

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Interconnector Services Limited
First Floor The Arena Building, 85 Ormeau Road
BT7 1SH Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890437580
Fax: +44 2890459673

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.mutual-energy.com

Further information can be obtained from: URS Infrastructure & Environment UK Ltd
Beechill House Beechill Road
For the attention of: The Project Manager
BT8 7RP Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890705111
E-mail: mutual.energy@urs.com
Fax: +44 2890795651
Internet address: http://www.ursglobal.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: URS Infrastructure & Environment UK Ltd
Beechill House Beechill Road
For the attention of: The Project Manager
BT8 7RP Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890705111
E-mail: mutual.energy@urs.com
Fax: +44 2890795651
Internet address: http://www.ursglobal.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: URS Infrastructure & Environment UK Ltd
Beechill House Beechill Road
For the attention of: The Project Manager
BT8 7RP Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890705111
E-mail: mutual.energy@urs.com
Fax: +44 2890795651
Internet address: http://www.ursglobal.com

I.2)Main activity

Other: Marine Services in respect of Gas Transmission Pipeline & Electricity Cables
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

Consultancy Support Framework for Marine Services.
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
NUTS code UKN0,UKM3

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: 300 000 EUR

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

The Consultant will be required to:
— Procure and manage (including offshore client representation) on behalf of Interconnector Services Ltd (ISL) the Marine Survey Contracts placed between ISL and third parties in respect to survey the Moyle Interconnector, the Scotland to Northern Ireland gas transmission pipeline and the Belfast and Larne Lough Crossing gas transmission pipelines.
— Provide technical advice to ISL in respect of the said surveys and any remedial works that should be required as a result of the survey.
— Organise emergency exercises to test the effectiveness of the Offshore Emergency Repair Plans, appraise the response and, if appropriate, recommend improvements.
— In the event that an actual incident or emergency occurs on the assets through the period, procure and manage (including offshore client representation) emergency offshore client representation or pinpoint faults or execute repair to either of the subsea cable or gas pipeline assets.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

76522000, 71336000

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:

The Consultant will be required to:
— Procure and manage (including offshore client representation) on behalf of Interconnector Services Ltd (ISL) the Marine Survey Contracts placed between ISL and third parties in respect to survey the Moyle Interconnector, the Scotland to Northern Ireland gas transmission pipeline and the Belfast and Larne Lough Crossing gas transmission pipelines.
— Provide technical advice to ISL in respect of the said surveys and any remedial works that should be required as a result of the survey.
— Organise emergency exercises to test the effectiveness of the Offshore Emergency Repair Plans, appraise the response and, if appropriate, recommend improvements.
— In the event that an actual incident or emergency occurs on the assets through the period, procure and manage (including offshore client representation) emergency offshore client representation or pinpoint faults or execute repair to either of the subsea cable or gas pipeline assets.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 300 000 GBP
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

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:

None.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Refer to PQQ/Tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Refer to PQQ/Tender documentation.
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: Refer to PQQ/Tender documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to PQQ/Tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to PQQ/Tender documentation.
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

Restricted
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

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)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:

47065243
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 9.8.2013 – 16:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.8.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Refer to PQQ/Tender documentation.
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Refer to PQQ/Tender documentation.
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Refer to PQQ/Tender documentation.
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

5.7.2013