Translations and Interpreting Services for the UKHO

Translations and Interpreting Services for the UKHO

This is for the provision of translations and Interpreting services for the UK Hydrographic Office.

United Kingdom-Taunton: Translation services

2020/S 101-245092

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Postal address: Admiralty Way
Town: Taunton
NUTS code: UKK23
Postal code: TA1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Stuart Speer
E-mail: stuart.speer@ukho.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 182483865
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.ukho.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Taunton:-Translation-services./N545S2V48P
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/N545S2V48P
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Translations and Interpreting Services for the UKHO

Reference number: 495838588

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79530000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This is for the provision of translations and Interpreting services for the UK Hydrographic Office. This is a 3-year contract with an option to extend by up to a further year.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 240 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK23
Main site or place of performance:

Somerset.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Translations and interpreting services for the UKHO.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Real-time translations trials / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion – Name: Technical compliance / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Quality procedures / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Technical/operational support / Weighting: 10
Cost criterion – Name: Pricing / Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 240 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewals required by October 2023 unless the UKHO invokes the option year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The UKHO reserves the right to extend the contract by up to a further option year, during the contract period.

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:

See details within the ITT documents, including the ITT questionnaire.

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.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:

See details in the ITT documents.

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

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: no
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: 30/06/2020
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:

English

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

Tender must be valid until: 30/09/2020

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/06/2020
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Taunton.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenders are opened online via seal being removed by a UKHO procurement team member.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

May 2023.

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:

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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://ukho.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Taunton:-Translation-services./N545S2V48P

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://ukho.delta-esourcing.com/respond/N545S2V48P

Go reference: GO-2020521-PRO-16598083

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Postal address: Admiralty Way
Town: Taunton
Postal code: TA1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: stuart.speer@ukho.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1823483865Internet address: https://www.ukho.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Town: Taunton
Postal code: TA1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: stuart.speer@ukho.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1823483865
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Postal address: Admiralty Way
Town: Taunton
Postal code: TA1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: stuart.speer@ukho.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1823483865

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21/05/2020