Supply, Installation and Technical Support of Airbridges

Supply, Installation and Technical Support of Airbridges

Passenger boarding bridges for aircraft. GAL has forecasted the need to procure approximately 25no. new Aircraft Passenger Boarding Bridges (APBB) over the next 4 years and wishes to enter a framework agreement with a panel of contractors to supply and install each Aircraft Passenger Boarding Bridge or batch of bridges.

UK-Gatwick: passenger boarding bridges for aircraft

2012/S 216-356238

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Gatwick Airport Limited
5th Floor Destinations Place, Gatwick Airport
RH6 0NP Gatwick
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8456050774

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

Other: Airport
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Social protection
Recreation, culture and religion
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:

Supply, Installation and Technical Support of Airbridges.
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 contracting authorities
NUTS code UKJ24

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 15 000 000 and 50 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Passenger boarding bridges for aircraft. Passenger boarding bridges for aircraft. GAL has forecasted the need to procure approximately 25no. new Aircraft Passenger Boarding Bridges (APBB) over the next 4 years and wishes to enter a framework agreement with a panel of contractors to supply and install each Aircraft Passenger Boarding Bridge or batch of bridges as the exact scope is defined through the GAL design process and RFPs for each requirement issued. The framework will cover multi section apron drive and nose loaders; including cabin, tunnels, horizontal and vertical drive components.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

34969100

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:

The scope of the framework will be for the design, fabrication, supply, installation directly or via and commissioning for each APBB in addition to technical support to GAL’s maintenance team.
It is expected that each RFP will include for an extended manufacturer warranty for a minimum of 2 years and an associated on-call technical service with a requirement for supply of all parts and services within an agreed service level such as 48 hours of request. Full requirements for this will be included in any RFP.
GAL shall be responsible for the supply of;
— Specific design parameters such as passenger loading and aircraft type to be serviced.
— Full technical specification – GAL Standards.
— Foundation design and construction as per contractor’s loading and fixing details.
— Interface design with main terminal / node structure.
— Connection points for service provision.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 15 000 000 and 50 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (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:

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

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

To be detailed in the RFP.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
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.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: There will be no limitation on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or participate. GAL envisages awarding a framework agreement to a maximum of five candidates. GAL shall use the objective criteria as set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ for choosing the limited number of candidates who shall proceed to the request for proposal (RFP) stage). Interested parties must read through this set of instructions and follow the process as set out in the PQQ in order to be able to participate in this opportunity.
The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. you must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password.

Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage. You must log in, to your response manager and add the following access code: V8BB4W6699. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here. The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 12:00 hours GMT 7.12.2012. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invitation prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call +44 8452707050 or e-mail helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

20000-XX-P-XXX-TEN-000018
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 126-208555 of 4.7.2012

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 162-269125 of 24.8.2012

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: 6.12.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

7.12.2012 – 12:00
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 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: no
VI.3)Additional information

The Negotiated Procedure shall rely on the Regulation exemption in respect of electronic issue by reducing the time for the receipt of the Expression of Interest and completed PQQ to 30 days. The planned dates are:
Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) issued to OJEU by 7.11.2012;
PQQ responses to be submitted by interested parties by 7.12.2012;
Tenderers advised of results of PQQ evaluation by 14.1.2013;
Request for Proposal (RFP) to be issued by 18.1.2013;
RFP closure date 21.2.2013.
You must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity. The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage. Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: V8BB4W6699. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here. The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 7.12.2012, no later than 1200 GMT. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invitation prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call +44 8452707050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com. GO Reference: GO-2012117-PRO-4370813.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.11.2012