Supply Underwater Hand Warming Systems to Ministry of Defence

Supply Underwater Hand Warming Systems to Ministry of Defence

A hand warming system (wet or dry) is required to minimise the risk of non-freezing cold injury in water less than 5 ºC during extended dives.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Diving wear

2020/S 125-307288

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Ships, Underwater and Electronic Warfare
Postal address: MOD Abbeywood
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UKK1 Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: molly.savage103@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3001512980
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/defence-equipment-and-support
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/defence-equipment-and-support
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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

Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

UEW/020 — Underwater Hand Warming Systems

Reference number: UEW/020

II.1.2)Main CPV code

37412242 Diving wear

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

A hand warming system (wet or dry) is required to minimise the risk of non-freezing cold injury in water less than 5 ºC during extended dives of up to 4 hours minimum 30 minutes. If a battery is required it should be autonomous for a minimum of 1 hour and should be adaptable to be charged at different voltages to enable it to be used worldwide.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 160 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

37412242 Diving wear

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK1 Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area
Main site or place of performance:

Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A hand warming system (wet or dry) is required to minimise the risk of non-freezing cold injury in water less than 5 ºC during extended dives of up to 4 hours minimum 30 minutes.

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

Value excluding VAT: 160 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Competitive procedure with negotiation
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.1.5)Information about negotiation
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: 04/09/2020
Local time: 00:00
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

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.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. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Ships, Underwater and Electronic Warfare
Town: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: molly.savage103@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3001512980

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Ministry of Defence
Town: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: molly.savage103@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3001512980
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Ministry of Defence
Town: Bristol
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: molly.savage103@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3001512980

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/06/2020