Modernisation of Scotland’s Inshore Commercial Fishing Fleet Framework

Modernisation of Scotland’s Inshore Commercial Fishing Fleet Framework

Marine Scotland seeks the appropriate and proportionate technology installed on all commercial fishing vessels making up Scotland’s inshore fleet.

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2019/S 171-417210

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Scottish Government
Marine Scotland, Marine Laboratory, 375 Victoria Road
Aberdeen
AB11 9DB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Bob McLeod
Telephone: +44 1312443567
E-mail: bob.mcleod@gov.scot
NUTS code: UKM

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Modernisation of Scotland’s Inshore Commercial Fishing Fleet Framework

Reference number: CASE/208867

II.1.2)Main CPV code

32330000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Marine Scotland seeks the appropriate and proportionate technology installed on all commercial fishing vessels making up Scotland’s inshore fleet and provision of maintenance and support of equipment at ports around Scotland. Marine Scotland also seeks to engage a supplier of project, programme and contract management services to design and deliver this programme of work.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Modernisation of Scotland’s Inshore Commercial Fishing Fleet Framework — Provision, Installation and Maintenance of Equipment

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32330000
92222000
77700000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Around coast of Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Marine Scotland seek the appropriate and proportionate technology installed on all commercial fishing vessels making up Scotland’s inshore fleet. This will also involve the provision of maintenance and support of equipment at ports around Scotland.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Understanding and delivery of requirements / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion – Name: Staff competence, knowledge and experience / Weighting: 35
Quality criterion – Name: Contract management / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Quality assurance and risk management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Corporate and social responsibilities / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Workforce matters / Weighting: 5
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 18/11/2019
End: 31/12/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework can be renewed from 1.1.2021 to 17.11.2023.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Euorpean Maritime Fisheries Fund

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Modernisation of Scotland’s Inshore Commercial Fishing Fleet Framework — Contract Management Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72224000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Around coast of Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Marine Scotland seek to engage a supplier of project, programme and contract management services to design and deliver this programme of work.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Understanding and delivery of requirements / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion – Name: Staff competence, knowledge and experience / Weighting: 35
Quality criterion – Name: Contract management / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Quality assurance and risk management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Corporate and social responsibilities / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Workforce matters / Weighting: 5
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 18/11/2019
End: 31/12/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework can be extended from 1.1.2021 to 17.11.2023.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Euorpean Maritime Fisheries Fund

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

This section covers Questions 4B1-6 of the ESPD (Scotland).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

4B1a: for Lot 1, bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘specific’ yearly turnover of 750 000 GBP for the last 2 years.

For Lot 2, bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘specific’ yearly turnover of 250 000 GBP for the last 2 years.

In the event that the bidder does not comply with this requirement, they will not be considered any further in this tendering exercise.

As evidence for the ESPD (Scotland) Question 4B1a, the procurement officer may ask for annual accounts from the bidder.

4B5: it is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types of insurance indicated below:

— employers (compulsory) liability insurance = in accordance with the legal obligation for the time being enforced,

— professional indemnity insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,

— public liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

4B6: bidders must demonstrate a Current Ratio of greater than 0,8.

Current ratio will be calculated as follows: net current assets divided by net current liabilities.

Please state whether you have applied IFRS15 to your accounts.

There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the bidders economic and financial standing.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Details of technical facilities, measures for ensuring quality and quality management procedures.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

4C1.2: bidders will be required to provide three examples over the last 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in the contract notice or the relevant section of the site notice.

4C2: bidders will be required to provide details of the technicians or technical bodies the bidder can call upon in relation to this procurement exercise.

4C3a: bidders will be required to provide details of the technical facilities and measures for ensuring quality.

4C4: bidders are required to provide a statement of the relevant supply chain management and/or tracking systems used.

4C5. bidder will be requested to provide an opportunity for the bidder to check on technical capacity of the bidder and on their quality measures.

4C7: bidders will be required to confirm what environmental management measures they will employ.

4C9: bidders should provide details of relevant tools, plant or technical equipment available to you in relation to this procurement exercise.

4C10: bidders will be required to confirm that whether they intend to subcontract and if so, for what proportion of the contract.

Quality management procedures:

1) The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent); or

2) The bidder must have the following:

A documented policy regarding quality management. The policy must set out the responsibilities for quality management demonstrating that the bidder has and continues to implement a quality management policy that is authorised by their Chief Executive, or equivalent, and is periodically reviewed at a senior management level. The policy must be relevant to the nature and scale of the work to be undertaken and set out responsibilities for quality management throughout the organisation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 03/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 03/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Aberdeen.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

ESPD will be scored on a pass/fail basis.

Question scoring methodology for award criteria outlined in invitation to tender.

0 — Unacceptable. Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

1 — Poor. Response is partially relevant but generally poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

2 — Acceptable. Response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

3 — Good. Response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.

4 — Excellent. Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=538689

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=596575

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:596575)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=596575

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Scottish Government
Area 3A South, Victoria Quay, The Shore
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 131Internet address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/09/2019