Container Cranes Associated British Ports

Container Cranes Associated British Ports

Design, manufacture, delivery and commissioning of 4 no. Rail mounted container handling ship-to-shore cranes and associated equipment.

UK-Southampton: container cranes

2012/S 90-148960

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Associated British Ports
Ocean Gate, Atlantic Way
For the attention of: Dave Herrod
Southampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 23804886763
E-mail: dherrod@abports.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://abports.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Port-related activities
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:

Design, manufacture, delivery and commissioning of 4 no. Rail mounted container handling ship-to-shore cranes and associated equipment.
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: Port of Southampton.
NUTS code UKJ32

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):

Design, manufacture, delivery and commissioning of 4 no. Rail mounted container handling ship-to-shore cranes and associated equipment, Port of Southampton.
Outline specification (precise details to be provided in the invitation to tender following pre-qualification);
— 80 tonnes SWL under hook,
— 65 tonnes SWL under spreader in twin-20 mode,
— 40 tonnes SWL under spreader in single lift mode,
— Maximum wheel loadings 65 tonnes/metre front, 115 tonnes/metre rear,
— 35m rail gauge,
— Outreach capable of discharging/loading 24 container wide vessel,
— 30m back-reach,
— 47.5m lift above quay level,
— 21m lift below quay level,
— Min loaded hoist speed 90 m/min,
— Min unloaded hoist speed 180 m/min,
— Min trolley travel speed 240 m/min,
— Min gantry travel speed 45 m/min,
— Max boom raise/lower time 5 mins.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42414140

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:

Design, manufacture, delivery and commissioning of 4 no. rail mounted container handling ship-to-shore cranes and associated equipment.
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:

No deposits are required with requests to participate. Details of guarantees, warranties and parent company guarantees required under the Contract will be advised in the Tender Documents or at the pre-qualification stage. A 10 % performance bond, insurances and parent company guarantee will be required from the successful tenderer immediately following award of contract.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The works are to be wholly financed by Associated British Ports. Provision for payments, retentions, warranties and liquidated damages will be detailed in the conditions of contract.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The contract will be awarded to a single contracting entity.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The form of contract shall be the FIDIC Conditions of contract for plant and design build, for electrical and mechanical plant, and for building and engineering works, designed by the contractor, as modified by ABP particular conditions of contract.
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: The applicant must demonstrate extensive previous experience and strong technical ability relating to projects of this nature. The applicant’s financial position and history must be strong and the applicant must accept the form of contract in III1.4 above. Designers must hold appropriate professional qualifications.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The applicant must demonstrate a strong financial position. The following information must be submitted with the request to participate.
a) Statements and references from the applicants bankers;
b) Statements of the applicants overall turnover on similar works for the preceding 3 financial years;
c) The applicant’s full audited accounts for the preceding 3 financial years;
d) The applicants company registration number and details;
e) Details of the applicant’s insurance provisions and current copy certificates;
f) Details of any litigation or claims against the applicant in the last 3 years.
Information relating to parent companies is also required for items a) and c) above.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: a) The applicant must provide precise details of similar projects satisfactorily undertaken in the last 5 years including the applicants contract value and client. Details must clearly state the scope of the works and degree of responsibility of the applicant;
b) The applicant must provide precise details of its organisation structure, evidence of adequacy of resource and details of the qualifications and experience of key management and other personnel proposed for involvement in the project;
c) The applicant must provide copies of all policy and systems documentation demonstrating the applicant’s management of health, safety, environment and quality issues and regulation. This must also include details of HSEQ performance statistics and any notices or actions served on the applicant during the preceding 3 years.
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.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:

Design, Manufacture, Delivery and Commissioning of 4 no. Rail Mounted Container Handling Ship-to-Shore Cranes and Associated Equipmen
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

11.6.2012 – 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 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:

This is a pre-qualification exercise – applicants must submit requests to participate containing the information and documents requested above, following which a tender list will be prepared and documents issued to those applicants who have successfully pre-qualified.
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:10.5.2012