Tender for Hydrodynamic Maintenance Dredging – Ramsgate
Thanet District Council are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified dredging Contractor/s to undertake hydrodynamic (as opposed to mechanical) maintenance water injection dredging.
Thanet District Council (the Employer) are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified dredging Contractor/s to undertake hydrodynamic (as opposed to mechanical) maintenance water injection dredging within the Harbour Limits of the Port of Ramsgate, including the Royal Harbour.
This requirement is split into two lots:
Lot 1. The Royal Harbour, including the marina finger berths and fairways and the approach to the Royal Harbour from the Turning circle of the commercial port – 120m south westwards of the pierheads of the Royal Harbour. This is to be to a maximum target depth of -3.0m Chart datum.
Lot 2. The Turning Circle of the commercial port, the berths within the Turning Circle of the commercial port and up 250m eastwards of the breakwaters of the commercial port. This is to be to a maximum target depth of -7.5m Chart Datum. Suppliers can bid for either Lot 1. or Lot 2. or both.
The Employer shall not guarantee any minimum quantity of work or number of dredging campaigns as a result of entering into this contract, as the volumes for each campaign will be derived through examination of Hydrographical Bathymetry Surveys for the Port of Ramsgate by the Employer, to maintain depths of water for safe navigation.
The Contract is anticipated to commence upon 1 June 2021 for a duration of four years, with an option to extend the contract by a further twelve months at the Employer’s discretion, unless terminated in accordance with the Conditions of the Contract.
Important Information: All procurement documents are attached to this notice and available for suppliers to download and complete according to instructions contained. The procurement process will be undertaken on the basis of formal tenders. Evaluation will be on the basis of criteria and methodology as set out in the Invitation to Tender document.
Any clarifications or questions must be submitted via the Message area of the Kent Business Portal by no later than 15.00hrs on 8 April 2021.
Completed tender documents must be submitted electronically via the Kent Business Portal by no later than 15.00hrs on 15 April 2021
Estimated contract dates
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From 23/03/2021 12:00 to 15/04/2021 15:00