Tradesmen and Labour Resource Framework

Tradesmen and Labour Resource Framework

The type of trades required includes: labourers, pipe fitters, platers.

United Kingdom-Port Glasgow: Engineering support services

2020/S 097-232250

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Ferguson Marine (Port Glasgow) Ltd
National registration number: SC638457
Postal address: Newark Works, Castle Road
Town: Port Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM83
Postal code: PA14 5NG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Thomas Traynor
Telephone: +44 1475742433
I.2)Information about joint procurement


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Shipbuilding

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Tradesmen and Labour Resource

Reference number: FMPG/2020/006

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This framework agreement is for the supply of tradesmen and labour resource. The framework will be for a maximum period of 48 months.

The type of trades required includes:

— labourers

— pipe fitters

— platers

— scaffolders

— ship wrights

— welders.

This list of trades is not exhaustive and FMPG may require other temporary staff.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM83

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This framework agreement is for the supply of tradesmen and labour resource. The framework will be for a maximum period of 48 months.

The type of trades required includes:

— labourers

— pipe fitters

— platers

— scaffolders

— ship wrights

— welders.

This list of trades is not exhaustive and FMPG may require other temporary staff.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 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:

Within 3-6 months of the end of this framework.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Bidders must demonstrate a current ratio of 0.8 or greater. See question 4B.6 of the ESPD.

Current ratio will be calculated as follows: net current assets divided by net current liabilities.

There must be no qualification of contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the bidders economic and financial standing.

In the event that the bidder does not meet the financial criteria for consideration but has a parent company that does, the tenderer may still be eligible for consideration where the Tender submission is supported by a Parent Company Guarantee.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

It is a requirement of this framework that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer’s liability insurance in accordance with any legal obligation before in force.

Public liability insurance = GBP 1 Million. See question 4B.5.2 of the ESPD.

Professional indemnity insurance = GBP 1 Million. See question 4B.5.2 of the ESPD.

Bidders must provide a separate ESPD response from entities upon whose capability/capacity they rely on in order to meet any selection criteria including economic and financial standing.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
Accelerated procedure

An accelerated procedure is being used for this framework agreement to help eliminate the chance of any delays to hull numbers 801 and 802.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: yes
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: 01/06/2020
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:


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: 01/06/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Within 3-6 months before the end of this framework.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Award criteria questions can be found in the ITT together with the weightings.

Technical envelope — tenderers who provide a ‘No’ answer to questions 1.1 or 1.2 or fail to achieve a moderated average score of ‘2’ or more against questions 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8 and 1.9 will result in their tender not being considered further and will not be included in the price/quality ratio calculation.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

A subcontract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see:

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

The contractor will be required, where practical, to:

— consider relevant opportunities for community benefits;

— consider opportunities for the involvement of SMEs and/or third sector organisations in delivery of this framework;

— provide assurance regarding workforce matters.

This may include schemes such as:

— providing training opportunities and support to achieve qualifications;

— supporting local communities e.g. sponsorship of local clubs, etc.;

— using social enterprises to support delivery of services.

(SC Ref:619900)

(SC Ref:621418)

Download the ESPD document here:

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Greenock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Postal address: Sheriff Court House, 1 Nelson Street
Town: Greenock
Postal code: PA15 1TR
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1475787073Internet address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: