United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Ballast construction works
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482
Section II: Object
Ballast Water Treatment System.
The Scottish Ministers wish to purchase a ballast water management system (BWMS) suitable for implementation of IMO Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) 2004 on MRV Scotia belonging to Marine Scotland.
Manufacturers premises for construction but shipped to refit yard for fitting. Refit yard as yet unknown.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
This section refers to Section B of Part IV of the ESPD (Scotland) and covers questions 4B.2-6 of the ESPD (Scotland).
4B.1.1: Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘specific’ yearly turnover of 160 000 GBP for the last two years.
As evidence for the ESPD (Scotland) question 4B.1.1, the Procurement Officer may ask for annual accounts from the bidder.
4B.3: Where turnover information is not available for the time period requested, the bidder will be required to state the date which they were set up/started trading, a parent company guarantee may be requested.
4B.4: Bidders must demonstrate a Current Ratio of greater than 0.8.
Current Ratio will be calculated as follows: net current assets divided by net current liabilities.
There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the bidders economic and financial standing.
4B.5: It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types of insurance indicated below:
Employers (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP
Public Liability Insurance = 10 000 000 GBP
Professional indemnity Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.
Details of technical facilities, measures for ensuring quality and quality management procedures.
4C.1.2: Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in the Contract Notice or the relevant section of the site notice.
4C.2: Bidders will be required to provide details of the technicians or technical bodies the bidder can call upon, especially those responsible for quality control in relation to this procurement exercise.
4C.3: Bidders will be required to provide details of the technical facilities and measures for ensuring quality and the study and research facilities used.
4C.4: Bidders are required to provide a statement of the relevant supply chain management and/or tracking systems used.
4C.7: Bidders will be required to confirm that they will employ environmental management measures as detailed in 4C.12.
4C.9: Bidders should provide details of relevant tools, plant or technical equipment available to you in relation to this procurement exercise.
4C.10: Bidders will be required to confirm that whether they intend to subcontract and if so, for what proportion of the contract.
Quality Management Procedures
1. The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent).
2. The bidder must have the following:
A documented policy regarding quality management. The policy must set out the responsibilities for quality management demonstrating that the bidder has and continues to implement a quality management policy that is authorised by their Chief Executive, or equivalent, and is periodically reviewed at a senior management level. The policy must be relevant to the nature and scale of the work to be undertaken and set out responsibilities for quality management throughout the organisation.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Service type not appropriate for lotting
ESPD will be scored on a pass/fail basis.
Question scoring methodology for Award Criteria outlined in Invitation to Tender.
0 — Unacceptable. Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.
1 — Poor. Response is partially relevant but generally poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.
2 — Acceptable. Response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.
3 — Good. Response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.
4 — Excellent. Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=503549.
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.
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.
Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=503549
An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015 No 446) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).