Land Management Services for Port of London Authority

Land Management Services for Port of London Authority

Operator for the Rainham and Wennington Silt Lagoons under a Waste Management Licence for the Disposal of Dredging Spoil and Arisings at Rainham and Wennington Marshes, Coldharbour Lane, Rainham, Essex, England.

United Kingdom-Gravesend: Land management services

2014/S 212-376255

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Port of London Authority
London River House, Royal Pier Road
For the attention of: John Ball or Denise Rowley
DA12 2BG Gravesend
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1474562358
E-mail: john.ball@pla.co.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: http://www.pla.co.uk — silt lagoons

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:

Operator for the Rainham and Wennington Silt Lagoons under a Waste Management Licence for the Disposal of Dredging Spoil and Arisings at Rainham and Wennington Marshes, Coldharbour Lane, Rainham, Essex, England.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UKI 21.
NUTS code
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):

Contractors are invited to submit an expression of interest with regard to operating the facility which is held on lease by the Port of London Authority. There is an unexpired term of 39 years and Authority are seeking to appoint a competent operator for an initial term of 10 years.
A Waste Management Licence is currently in place (WML80558) and the operation must be in accordance with this, Natural England guidelines and all relevant legislation.
All dredging and arisings brought on to the site must be from within the Port of London Authority’s statutory limits as defined by the Port of London Act 1968.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70332100

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Appointed Operator will be awarded an initial 10 year contract to manage and operate the facility.
The current capacity available is approximately 1 000 000 cubic metres (NB The applicant will need to satisfy themselves as to the potential capacity available).

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: 120 (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:

May be required depending upon the Applicant’s current financial status.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The Port of London Authority will be seeking an annual basis payment indexed linked, plus a royalties payment based upon the annual tonnage throughput. (Joint Ventures will be considered).

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

English Law applies.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Waste Management Licence (WML 80558) dated 1.12.2005 and modified on the 29.3.2007.
In accordance Natural England guidelines and all relevant legislation.
Details of the Technically Competent Person as defined by Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
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: Details of relevant experience and current fields of operation.
Details of ability to operate within this environment.
Company’s Heath and Safety Policy.
Company’s Environmental Policy.
Details of Membership of Professional Organisations.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Last three years audited Accounts.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Health and Safety policy.
Disclosure of any fines incurred as a result of any Environment / Health and Safety convictions or fines within the last 5 years or pending.
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Relevant Experience in Specific Field . Weighting 30

2. Financial Proposal. Weighting 25

3. Financial ability to discharge/ manage the contract . Weighting 15

4. Ability/Equipment to operate and maintain the facility . Weighting 10

5. Competent employees to operate the facility . Weighting 10

6. Quality of Tender . Weighting 10

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:

LE/2/1/221

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: 27.11.2014
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

19.1.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
Other: English only.
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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 119.

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:

Open Days to be held for selected tenderers at the Port of London Office, Gravesend and on site.
Following is available on application:
1. Copy of the Waste Management Licence.
2. Advice note from Natural England.
3. Copy of the Rainham Lagoons Operation Plan 2006 (subject to revision).
4. Copy of a Land Survey.
5. Aerial Photographs.
6. Copy of the Relevant Navigational Chart in connection with the pump-ashore pipeline.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Port of London Authority
London River House, Royal Pier Road, Gravesend
DA12 2BG
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: john.ball@pla.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1474562358
Internet address: www.pla.co.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Appeals must be received before the standstill period of Contract Award is notified on OJEU.

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

Port of London Authority

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31.10.2014