Salvage of the Wreck MV ELLA

Salvage of the Wreck MV ELLA

Trinity House is looking to appoint a contractor to complete salvage and probable disposal works for the wreck MV ELLA.

United Kingdom-London: Salvage and refloating services

2017/S 161-332565

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Corporation of Trinity House
Tower Hill
United Kingdom
Contact person: Beth Davis
Telephone: +44 01255245112
NUTS code: UKH
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement


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

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Salvage of the Wreck MV ELLA.

Reference number: T0372

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Trinity House is looking to appoint a contractor to complete salvage and probable disposal works for the wreck MV ELLA, currently situated SE of Lowestoft, UK.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH
Main site or place of performance:

East of England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Trinity House is looking to appoint a contractor to complete salvage and probable disposal works of the wreck MV ELLA currently situated SE of Lowestoft, UK.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 1
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: 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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As detailed in the procurement documents.

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.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
Accelerated procedure

The wreck MV ELLA has sunk SE of Lowestoft in a position which poses significant risks to navigation, the environment and life. Any delay in removing the wreck would cause further risks to the costs of salvaging the vessel due to the growing sandbank enveloping the wreck.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: no
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: 07/09/2017
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:


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

Tender must be valid until: 31/12/2017

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/09/2017
Local time: 13:00

Trinity House, Harwich.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Procurement Team Members.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2017823-PRO-10884275.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Trinity House
The Quay
CO12 3JW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1255245112Internet
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:



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