Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

Supply of Personal Protective Equipment

The supply of industrial PPE to include Hi-viz and non Hi-viz garments, footware, a range of gloves and a range of additional items. 

United Kingdom-Felixstowe: Occupational clothing

2014/S 139-250305

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Hutchison Ports (UK) Limited
Tomline House, The Dock, Suffolk
IP11 3SY Felixstowe

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Port-related activities

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract


II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

Supply of Personal Protective Equipment TC0838.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Port of Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 3SY.

NUTS code UKH14

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):

The supply of Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”) and the transfer of current PPE stock held by the contracting entity to the successful contractor to hold on behalf of the contracting entity.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

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

II.1.8)Information about 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:

The supply of industrial (Port related) PPE (personal protective equipment) to include Hi-viz and non Hi-viz garments, footware, a range of gloves and a range of additional items. The Contractor will be required to maintain a minimum holding quanitity to accommodate just in time deliveries to the Port of Felixstowe, Suffolk, Harwich International Port, Essex and London Thamesport, Isle of Grain. NOTE: The contracting entity currently holds a stock of PPE which is required to be transferred to the contractor and which the contractor will be required to hold until call-off by the contracting entity.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 1 250 000 and 1 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (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:

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

Privately financed and payments will be made in accordance with the supply contract.
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 of supply contract.
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: To be eligible, the tenderers must have the economic and financial capacity as well as the technical and professional capacity to perform the tasks required in this call for tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Audited accounts of the company and their respective companies for the last three years. A current bank statement showing the company is in a suitable financial condition to fulfil the contract. *

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Relative evidence of similar contracts (currently held or held within the last three years). The completion of a pre-qualification questionnaire will be required. *
*The contractor must be technically and financially capable of holding the contracting entity’s current stock holding pending call-off.
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

Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:


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

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.8.2014 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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:
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: The Contracting Entity will incorporate a minimum ten calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to Tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Utilities Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended by the Utilities Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009) 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).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: