Tender for Hydrographic Survey Services

Tender for Hydrographic Survey Services

Civil Hydrography Programme Medium Water Survey.

United Kingdom-Southampton: Hydrographic surveying services

2020/S 209-511806

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department for Transport — Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Town: Southampton
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: contracts@mcga.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://dft.app.jaggaer.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://dft.app.jaggaer.com/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Maritime Safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Civil Hydrography Programme Medium Water Survey


Reference number: TCA 3/7/1167

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71353100 Hydrographic surveying services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Hydrographic survey services: provision of hydrographic survey services for commencement Spring 2021, the work will cover hydrographic survey operations, to IHO standards, in Medium Water depths (0-200m). Applicants are invited to bid on an indicative programme.


II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.3)Place of performance


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. The tender shall be based on the indicative Programme in the Specification. The undertaking will include a number of hydrographic surveys which will cover a wide area around the UK for the updating of UK nautical charts and publications. Other associated ancillary observations may be required. The applicants will be asked to bid on each indicative area within the programme. The indicative programme will be detailed together with a payment methodology designed by the MCA. The authority reserves the right to call-off other surveys of a similar or related nature as required throughout the contract. Minimum standards for the surveys shall be those described in the latest edition of the document ‘International Hydrographic Organization Standards for Hydrographic Surveys’ (Special Publication No 44.)


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

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.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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: no
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
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

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

Date: 23/11/2020
Local time: 11:00
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:


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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/11/2020
Local time: 11:00

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: Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Town: Southampton
Postal code: SO15 1EG
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: