IAEA SSR-6 Compliant Testing Services – Market Engagement

IAEA SSR-6 Compliant Testing Services – Market Engagement

INS is looking to secure testing services for thermal, impact, leak and seal and metrology.

United Kingdom-Birchwood: Technical testing services

2020/S 167-406021

Prior information notice

This notice is a call for competition

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: International Nuclear Services
National registration number: 1144352
Postal address: Hinton House
Town: Birchwood
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: WA3 6GR
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Christina Colgan
E-mail: Christina.colgan@innuserv.com
Telephone: +44 1925802641
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=12882&B=SELLAFIELD
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=12882&B=SELLAFIELD
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Nuclear transport services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

The Provision for IAEA SSR-6 Compliant Testing Services

 

Reference number: CC25082020

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71632000 Technical testing services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The provision for IAEA SSR-6 Compliant testing services.

International Nuclear Services (INS) engineering team is responsible for the design and substantiation of new transport packages and the re-substantiation of existing transport packages for other uses. In conjunction with supporting calculations and computer models we require physical test regimes to support the design and substantiation process. The tests are explicitly set out in IAEA SSR-6.

INS is looking to secure testing services for thermal, impact, leak and seal and metrology.

The service provision will be to provide facilities and quality assurance processes to complete and report on IAEA compliant tests for SSR-6 transport packages.

We want to canvass the opinion and understanding of the market to ensure that we offer an opportunity that is of interest and one that you feel you could bid for in the future.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

The Provision for IAEA SSR-6 Compliant Testing Services

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71600000 Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services
71630000 Technical inspection and testing services
71631430 Leak-testing services
71632200 Non-destructive testing services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

UK, Cheshire.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The provision for IAEA SSR-6 Compliant testing services.

International Nuclear Services (INS) engineering team is responsible for the design and substantiation of new transport packages and the re-substantiation of existing transport packages for other uses. In conjunction with supporting calculations and computer models we require physical test regimes to support the design and substantiation process. The tests are explicitly set out in IAEA SSR-6.

INS is looking to secure testing services for thermal, impact, leak and seal and metrology.

The service provision will be to provide facilities and quality assurance processes to complete and report on IAEA compliant tests for SSR-6 transport packages.

We want to canvass the opinion and understanding of the market to ensure that we offer an opportunity that is of interest and one that you feel you could bid for in the future.

This process is to test our own assumptions and understanding to determine the supply markets capability and enable us to determine the appropriate rout to market.

If you wish to view the draft scope of works and express your interest and partake in this engagement event please register your details on the CTM portal, link provided.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 25/09/2020
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

 

The purpose of this market engagement is to canvass the opinion and understanding of the market to ensure that we offer an opportunity that is of interest and one that you feel you could bid for in the future.

This process is to test our own assumptions and understanding to determine the supply markets capability and enable us to determine the appropriate route to market.

During this engagement the authority may at its sole discretion invite a cross selection of suppliers to explore the feedback in more detail.

If you wish to express your interest and partake in this engagement event please register your details on the CTM portal to access the documents.

Participation in this RFI exercise is not a pre-requisite for the future procurement process nor does it guarantee selection in a future procurement process.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United KingdomInternet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United KingdomInternet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any appeals should be promptly brought to the attention of the contact specified in section I) above and will be dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any appeals must be brought within the timescales specified by the applicable law, including without limitation, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the contracting authority will also incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period from the date information on award of contract is communicated to tenderers.

 

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/08/2020