Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Felixstowe Dock and Railway Company
Tomline House, The Dock
For the attention of: Ken Nixon
IP11 3SY Felixstowe
Telephone: +44 1394602630
Fax: +44 1394604809
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.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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Purchase of up to 3 ship to shore gantry cranes
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UKH14.
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
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 18 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Purchase of up to 3 ship to shore gantry cranes.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Purchase of up to 3 ship to shore gantry cranes.
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
Duration in months: 18 (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:
Retention of part of the purchase price.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
The purchase is privately financed and payments will be made in accordance with the purchase contract.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
No particular legal form is prescribed.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Terms of Purchase.
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: Certificates of incorporation and published annual returns for the last five years (if applicable).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Audited accounts of the company partnership or group and their respective parent companies for the last three years. A bank statement showing that the company / partnership is in a suitable financial state to fulfill the contract.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Relevant evidence of similar contracts within the last six years including value and location of each contract. A list of any sub-contractors to be used for the contract.
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
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 25.1.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Utilities Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended by the Utilities Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained