Tender for Transportation and Disposal of Pyrotechnics

Tender for Transportation and Disposal of Pyrotechnics

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is looking for a suitable contractor to provide a compliant transportation and disposal service for time expired pyrotechnics from currently 18 designated locations across the UK, including remote areas and offshore islands.

UK-Southampton: Pyrotechnics

2013/S 088-149992

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Spring Place, 105 Commercial Road
For the attention of: Richard Skeats
SO15 1EG Southampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2380329275
E-mail: contracts@mcga.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2380329388

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.dft.gov.uk/mca/

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and 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)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Social protection
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

RNLI
West Quay Road
BH15 1HZ Poole
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Collection , transportation and disposal service for ‘Time Expired Pyrotechnics’ from MCA designated locations.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Pyrotechnics. Toxic waste disposal services except radioactive waste and contaminated soil. Refuse transport services. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is looking for a suitable contractor to provide a compliant transportation and disposal service for time expired pyrotechnics from currently 18 designated locations across the UK, including remote areas and offshore islands.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39225500, 90523000, 90512000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is looking for a suitable contractor to provide a compliant transportation and disposal service for time expired pyrotechnics from currently 18 designated locations across the UK, including remote areas and offshore islands. The existing storage facilities are required to remain licensed to hold up to 74kg’s net explosive content of mixed maritime time expired pyrotechnics. The contractor will be responsible for the maintenance of all components of the service throughout the life of the contract. The contractors will also be required to provide fully approved replacement transport boxes for the transportation of mixed maritime timed expired pyrotechnics of less than 5kg. The contractor will be required to maintain a manifest of all items removed from MCA locations and proof of destruction of these items. The contract will be initially for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 1 year. This contract will be let on a call off basis for third parties. The service offered must be compliant with the UK Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005 and the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and use of the Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2005.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 450 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 8.12.2013. Completion 6.12.2016

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:
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: The service offered must be compliant with the UK Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005 and the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and use of the Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2005.
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender. A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at
http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists. Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so. Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority. Supporting documents will be required at the Pre-Qualifying stage.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct.
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator.
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work.
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities.
(e) Where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate.
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work.
(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract.
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Evaluation criteria for both PPQ and Tender stage will be contained within those documents.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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 authority:

TCA 3/7/896
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 30.5.2013 – 14:30
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.6.2013 – 11:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

5.6.2013
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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

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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
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GO Reference: GO-201353-PRO-4779933

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Spring Place
SO15 1EG Southampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2380329471

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

3.5.2013