Tender for Emergency Laboratory Analysis Provision

Tender for Emergency Laboratory Analysis Provision

The contract is for the provision of backup analysis (including the supply of prepared sample bottles) and if required the collection and delivery of samples.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Bacteriological analysis services

2020/S 218-536630

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NI Water and its subsidiaries
Postal address: Westland House
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT14 6TE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: alan.mcconnellniwater.com
E-mail: sourcing@niwater.com
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

C1024 Emergency Laboratory Analysis Provision

 

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85111820 Bacteriological analysis services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The contract is for the provision of backup analysis (including the supply of prepared sample bottles) and if required the collection and delivery of samples, in order to provide contingency measures in the event that there is a failure to supply any or all of an analytical service from one or both of NI Water’s laboratories. We are required under the clean and waste water regulations to provide timely and accredited results to our regulators, for compliance and operational purposes alongside during major incidents. In addition to any ad hoc backup analysis requirement, there will be a quantum of planned analysis to be carried out at regular intervals during the life of the contract.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 720 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 3
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 — Clean Water MIP

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71620000 Analysis services
71610000 Composition and purity testing and analysis services
79723000 Waste analysis services
72316000 Data analysis services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
NUTS code: 00 Not specified

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract is for the provision of backup analysis (including the supply of prepared sample bottles) and if required the collection and delivery of samples, in order to provide contingency measures in the event that there is a failure to supply any or all of an analytical service from one or both of NI Water’s laboratories. We are required under the Clean and Waste Water Regulations to provide timely and accredited results to our regulators, for compliance and operational purposes alongside during major incidents. In addition to any ad hoc backup analysis requirement, there will be a quantum of planned analysis to be carried out at regular intervals during the life of the contract.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Price

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 720 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 options to extend the contract for further periods of 12 months.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

N/a

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 — Waste Water MIP

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71620000 Analysis services
71610000 Composition and purity testing and analysis services
79723000 Waste analysis services
72316000 Data analysis services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
NUTS code: 00 Not specified

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract is for the provision of backup analysis (including the supply of prepared sample bottles) and if required the collection and delivery of samples, in order to provide contingency measures in the event that there is a failure to supply any or all of an analytical service from one or both of NI Water’s laboratories. We are required under the clean and waste water regulations to provide timely and accredited results to our regulators, for compliance and operational purposes alongside during major incidents. In addition to any ad hoc backup analysis requirement, there will be a quantum of planned analysis to be carried out at regular intervals during the life of the contract.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Price

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 720 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

5 further options to extend the contract for periods of up to 12 months.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

N/A

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 — Clean Water and Waste Water Other Operationally Significant Parameters

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71620000 Analysis services
71610000 Composition and purity testing and analysis services
79723000 Waste analysis services
72316000 Data analysis services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
NUTS code: 00 Not specified

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract is for the provision of backup analysis (including the supply of prepared sample bottles) and if required the collection and delivery of samples, in order to provide contingency measures in the event that there is a failure to supply any or all of an analytical service from one or both of NI Water’s laboratories. We are required under the clean and waste water regulations to provide timely and accredited results to our regulators, for compliance and operational purposes alongside during major incidents. In addition to any ad hoc backup analysis requirement, there will be a quantum of planned analysis to be carried out at regular intervals during the life of the contract.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Price

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 720 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 options to extend the contract for further periods of 12 months.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

N/A

 

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

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

Date: 08/12/2020
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:

English

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

Tender must be valid until: 08/03/2021

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/12/2020
Local time: 12:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Northern Ireland Water
Town: Belfast
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

04/11/2020