Marine construction works Milford Haven Port Authority

Marine construction works Milford Haven Port Authority

Milford dock lock project – construction contractor. UK-Milford Haven: marine construction works

2012/S 65-105833

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Milford Haven Port Authority
Gorsewood Drive, Pembrokeshire
For the attention of: Faye Ryan
SA73 3ER Milford Haven
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1646696125

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://mhpa.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Suppliers interested in submitting a pre-qualification questionnaire for this opportunity will need to register on https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk where the pre-qualification questionnaire can be downloaded from 3.4.2012

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Trust Port – an independent, commercially run organisation that has statutory responsibilities
I.3)Main activity

Other: To maintain and improve navigation and the provision of Port and Harbour services and facilities.
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

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:

Milford dock lock project – construction contractor.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the successful tenderer
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Milford Haven Docks.
NUTS code UKL1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The main aspects of the constructed scheme will include:
— The provision of new mitre gates,
— The provision of support infrastructure for the new lock gates,
— The provision of control mechanism for the gates,
— The provision of berthing pontoons in the shortened lock,
— The provision of a new pierhead control building,
— Repairs to the existing infrastructure to support the new lock feature,
— Any other works required to support the installation of the new gates.
The project will have to be designed and implemented in such a way that the existing Dock/Marina operations are subject to the least disruption.
The grant conditions direct that the new lock gates should be installed / commissioned, and all expenditure relevant to the grant is to be expended before 31.12.2013.
Atkins Ltd have been appointed as designer and Project Manager for the scheme and are working together with Ken Grubb Associates Ltd for the specialist design of the gates.
Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) maybe sought for this project, in order to achieve best value through management of risk and production of practical design solutions.
Community benefits do not apply to this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45244000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)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:

All construction works required to completion of project.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 400 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.10.2012. Completion 30.11.2012

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Terms and conditions as stated in tender documents.
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: Please see pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see pre-qualification questionnaire.
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

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 6: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please see pre-qualification questionnaire.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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 authority:

MHPA 1103D
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 3.5.2012 – 14:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.5.2012 – 14:00
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.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): This project forms part of the West Wales and the Valleys Convergence ERDF Programme 2007 – 2013.
Visit Wales’ Coastal Tourism Project – Pembrokeshire Coastal Tourism Centre of Excellence.
VI.3)Additional information

Buy4Wales Reference Number: 29829.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Milford Haven Port Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be required from Faye Ryan Procurment Manager contact address as in part I.1.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Utilities Contracts Regulations (SI 2005 No 6) 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). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages. [The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into].
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:29.3.2012