CSS Boats Defence Equipment and Support

CSS Boats Defence Equipment and Support

To provide support to enable the CSS boats team to maintain worldwide delivery of the capability.

UK-Bristol: boats

2012/S 124-205576

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Commercially Supported Shipping (CSS) Team,
Defence, Equipment & Support (DE&S), Ash 2a #3203, MoD Abbey Wood (South)
For the attention of: Mr Simon Randy
BS34 8JH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3067937486
E-mail: DESShipsComrcl-CSS-3b1@mod.uk

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Defence
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

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:

To provide support to enable the CSS boats team to maintain worldwide delivery of the capability.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
NUTS code UKK11

II.1.3)Information on framework agreement

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

Framework agreement with several operators
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 50 000 000 and 60 000 000 GBP

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

Boats. Boats. The Authority has a requirement for contractors to provide support to enable the CSS boats team to maintain worldwide delivery of the capability. The scope of support shall include inter alia maintenance, upkeep, repair, chartering, supply of spares, transport, storage, technical support, post design services, modifications, upgrades and re-provisioning of boats, vessels, craft & pontoons up to 50m, training ships (excluding upkeep) and ancillary equipment.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34520000 – IA23

II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

The tenderer has to indicate in the tender any share of the contract it may intend to subcontract to third parties and any proposed subcontractor, as well as the subject-matter of the subcontracts for which they are proposed
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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: yes
Description of these options: The Contracting Authority intends to enter into a three (3) year contract with potential to extend on yearly options for a further two (2) years. Exercise of any option shall be at the Contracting Authority’s sole discretion.
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 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2016

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Nominated Class

1)Short description

Defined as any boat including but not limited to Pacific 22, Pacific 24, Pacific 28, Arctic RIBs, Seariders, Inflatables, Mexeflote Pontoon, Army Assault Boat, Combat Support Boat, 12m Diving Training Boat, 14.2m Dive Launch, Island Class Police Launch, Offshore Raiding Craft, P2000 (Archer Class) and Hard Hulled Riverine Craft for which the Authority has established discreet work packages (Tariff List).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34520000 – IA23

3)Quantity or scope

The scope of support for each Nominated Class shall include inter alia maintenance, upkeep, repair, chartering, supply of spares, transport, storage, technical support, post design services, modifications, upgrades and re-provisioning.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

For Nominated Classes: primary, secondary and tertiary contract status will be awarded. Primary status will be awarded to the contractor who quotes the lowest, compliant prices in respect of a given Class, secondary status will be awarded to the contractor who quotes the next lowest, compliant prices in respect of a given Class and tertiary status will be awarded to the contractor who quotes the third lowest, compliant prices in respect of a given Class. In the event that the primary status contractor is unable to undertake the work due to a capacity or quality issue then the work will be allocated to the secondary status contractor. In the event that both the primary and secondary status contractors are unable to undertake the work due to capacity or quality issues then the work will be allocated to the tertiary status contractor.
By receiving primary status the contractor will also be given the initial option to complete new emergent work not included on the Tariff List. In addition, the primary status contractor will also be responsible for providing any codified spares to the Authority as well as the resupply of any current in-service craft. Post contract award allocation of work for this lot will be awarded on the basis of call off criteria to be published in the ITT.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Non-nominated Class

1)Short description

Defined as any boat including but not limited to Marine Salvage Unit, 10.5m Motor Survey Boat, LCVP MK IV, Ramp Class Logistic, Rigid Raiding Craft MK I, Rigid Raiding Craft MK III, 11m Workboat, Fast Motor Launch, RTK Workboat, Condor, DUKW, LCAC (L), Redbay, Motorised Skua Canoe, Army Workboat, 10m Range Safety Craft, 6m Cadet Training Boat, 8.5m Motor Whaler, 8m Ferry Boat, Challenger Yacht 67, Cheverton Motor Boat MK II, Contessa 38 Yacht, Dehler 34, Halberg Rassay Yacht, NIC 55 Yacht, Ohlson 35 Yacht, Westerley Typhoon, Static Afloat Training Vessels and Scimitar.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34520000 – IA23

3)Quantity or scope

The scope of support for a non-nominated class shall include inter alia maintenance, upkeep, repair, chartering, supply of spares, transport, storage, technical support, post design services, modifications, upgrades and reprovisioning.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Contracts to support a Non-nominated Class will be awarded on a regional basis. For each region a primary and secondary contractor will be selected. The contractor receiving primary and secondary status will also be responsible for providing any codified spares to the Authority as well as the resupply of any current in-service craft. Post contract award; allocation of work for this lot will be awarded on the basis of call off criteria to be published in the ITT.

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:
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 to which the performance of the contract is subject, in particular with regard to security of supply and security of information:
III.1.5)Information about security clearance:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation

Criteria regarding the personal situation of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion) including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 39(1) of Directive 2009/81/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations (DSPCR) 2011 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 39(2) of Directive 2009/81/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the DSPCR 2011) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#dspr.

Candidates will be required to sign a declaration confirming whether they do or do not have any of the listed criteria as part of the pre-qualification process.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 39(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest (including defence and security factors) for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 39(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical and/or professional capacity
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 3
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CSS/0006
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

2.8.2012 – 16:00
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.

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:

Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk. The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-2012626-DCB-4021583.

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:

26.6.2012