Repair of Water Pumping Equipment for Ministry of Defence

Repair of Water Pumping Equipment for Ministry of Defence

The requirement is for the Repair and Refurbishment of the Pumps Units to full operation standard in accordance with the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) specification of the Build Standard of the equipment.

United Kingdom-Telford: Water pumps

2014/S 075-130107

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

DSG Land supply
Building B15, MOD Donnington
For the attention of: Farida Mansurali
TF2 8JT Telford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1952673950
E-mail: farida.mansurali@dsg.mod.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and 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)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Defence
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:

Repair of operational infrastructure equipment – water pumping equipment.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
NUTS code UKG21

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)

Water pumps. The Authority has a potential requirement for the Repair of Operational Infrastructure Equipments on an as required basis. At present the possible future requirement covers, but is not limited to, the following:
Repair of NSN 4320-99-334-0076 – Pump Pressurisation Unit, Air Portable
Repair of NSN 4320-99-261-5479 – Pump Pressurisation Unit, Walk-In Type
The requirement is for the Repair and Refurbishment of the Pumps Units to full operation standard in accordance with the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) specification of the Build Standard of the equipment.
Any potential Supplier wishing to undertake the work will be held responsible for the procurement of all associated spare parts required to support any repair activity. Furthermore, the Authority advises potential Suppliers that there are no drawings or associated specifications available to issue as part of any eventual Invitation to Tender.
The Repair/Refurbishment will include the following and must be safe and serviceable, but not limited to:
— Exterior: Full Inspection and Repair to the condition, safety and cosmetic presentation of the equipment.
— Component Parts: All faulty, damaged or missing components required to repair the equipment shall be replaced using the current OEM or genuine manufacturer’s parts, as appropriate.
– Replacement parts: The Contractor shall be responsible for the procurement of all replacement parts within the terms and conditions of the contract. All parts shall meet the OEM specification or are to be the equivalent manufacturer’s part, purchased from an approved supplier. When replacement parts are used because OEM parts are no longer available, then Certificates of Conformity are required for all parts which may affect the reliability of the equipment. These certificates shall be made available to the Authority upon request. Any concessions shall be dealt with in accordance with Def-Stan 05-61 Part1, Issue 5.
— Test & Certification: After repair the equipment is to be to operated and proved to be working satisfactorily. Statutory Container inspections and Electrical Safety inspections must be carried out and certified.
— The contractor is to keep records of all visits/survey reports, repair approvals, certificates and costs incurred in the repairs to these equipments. These records must be made available to the Authority as requested.
QA Standards or equivalent: The Contractor shall hold and maintain a certification to BS EN ISO 9001:2000/2008, issued by an accredited certification body.
Expressions of Interest will be via the Dynamic Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (DPQQ) linked to this Contract Notice. Only those expressions of interest that fully meet the above criteria and DPQQ shall be considered for Invitation to Tender.
The announcement of a possible future requirement is not to be construed as confirmation that a tender/contract will subsequently be issued. The issue of a possible future requirement, or the issue of an Invitation to Tender, is not to be construed as a commitment by the Authority to place an order as a result of the tendering stage or at a later stage. Any expenditure, work or effort prior to any contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of the potential supplier.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42122130

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The Contract duration may be extended for up to a further 2 years, in 1 year increments.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (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:

Potential Providers may be required to provide either a parent company or bankers guarantee during the procurement process if it is deemed that the Potential Provider does not meet the required standard in respect of Economic and Financial standing. This is calculated on the basis of the requirement’s annual estimated value representing greater than 25 % of a Potential Provider’s annual turnover.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payments under any resultant Contract will be made on completion of individual repair tasks to the satisfaction of the Authority. It is the intention to implement P2P (Purchase to Payment) as the payment mechanism for any eventual Contract.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

If a group of economic operators submit a bid, the group must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the Authority. The Authority shall require the group to form a legal entity before enering into the Contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#dspr

Candidates will be required to sign a declaration confirming whether they do or do not have any of the listed criteria as part of the pre-qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct.
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work.
(e) Where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate.
(i) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 7
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Yes. A Reverse Auction, conducted using electronic means, may be used as part of the procurement process for this requirement. Specific relevant information on Reverse Auction usage will be given in the Invitation to Tender.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

LSBU7/0187
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

11.5.2014 – 18:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk. The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

From 2 April 2014 the Government is introducing its new Government Security Classifications Policy (GSC) to replace the current Government Protective Marking Scheme. A key aspect of this is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All suppliers to the Department are encouraged to make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact on this Requirement. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the new GSC.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise.
Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
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GO Reference: GO-2014411-DCB-5599596

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

DSG
Building B15, MOD Donnington
TF2 8JT Telford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1952673950

Body responsible for mediation procedures

DSG

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

DSG, DSG

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11.4.2014