Services - 67745-2018

14/02/2018    S31    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-London: Risk or hazard assessment for construction

2018/S 031-067745

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Transport for London
Palestra, 197 Blackfriars Road
London
SE1 8NJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Carl Osborne
Telephone: +44 2030541496
E-mail: CARLOSBORNE@TFL.GOV.UK
NUTS code: UKI

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://tfl.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://tfl.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/login
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Marine engineering support for the Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf River Crossing

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71313410
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

TfL is seeking to appoint a knowledgeable and experienced marine engineering consultancy to support TfL's negotiations with key stakeholders on design and construction constraints. Additionally, the consultancy will liaise with the environmental consultant and lead on establishing a marine model to simulate different design scenarios which shall include facilitating workshops.

The Consultant will produce Navigational Risk Assessments (NRA) building on the outline NRA that was produced for options appraisal on possible alignments.

A 'near complete' NRA is required to support a single preferred option that will be presented at a second public consultation.

A 'full' NRA and additional work to support the protective provisions and licences will be required for the Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) application. Further support is required through the TWAO determination period and public inquiry to assist in responding to any issues and providing an expert witness.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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)
98360000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

TfL is seeking to appoint a knowledgeable and experienced marine engineering consultancy to support TfL's negotiations with key stakeholders on design and construction constraints. Additionally, the consultancy will liaise with the environmental consultant and lead on establishing a marine model to simulate different design scenarios which shall include facilitating workshops.

The Consultant will produce Navigational Risk Assessments (NRA) building on the outline NRA that was produced for options appraisal on possible alignments.

A 'near complete' NRA is required to support a single preferred option that will be presented at a second public consultation.

A 'full' NRA and additional work to support the protective provisions and licences will be required for the Transport and Works Act Order (TWAO) application. Further support is required through the TWAO determination period and public inquiry to assist in responding to any issues and providing an expert witness.

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
Start: 20/04/2018
End: 30/09/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 19/03/2018
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 19/03/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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 procurement process is being conducted on behalf of Transport for London (TfL). TfL operates as a functional body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London. The services will be provided to TfL and / or its subsidiaries and / or the GLA.

Economic operators should note that this procurement is being undertaken under the Open Procedure as set out in Regulation 27 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

TfL reserves the right to withdraw from the procurement process and may not award a contract at all as a result of this call for competition.

TfL shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidates in considering and / or responding to the procurement process.

TfL may interview none, any or all companies who submit a tender for this work. All discussions and meetings will be conducted in English.

This tender is being conducted via electronic means using the Internet.

Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in Pounds Sterling and all payments made under the contract will be in Pounds Sterling unless otherwise advised.

Further details on contract requirements will be available in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

TfL embraces diversity and welcomes applications from all suitably skilled suppliers of all sizes who can meet the requirements, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability or age of supplier workforce and / or ownership.

To submit a tender, economic operators need to be registered on the TfL e-tendering portal. To register or to check if you are already registered log on to:

https://tfl.gov.uk/info-for/suppliers-and-contractors/.

It is important that economic operators read the instructions carefully on the home page before proceeding with registration.

Economic operators must complete the Capability Assessment detailed in Volume 1 Instructions to Tender as part of the tender submission.

If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, contact the e-tendering help desk, or send a message to the contracting authority via the clarifications area on the e-tendering portal:

https://procontract.due-north.com.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Transport for London
197 Blackfriars Road
London
SE1 8NJ
United Kingdom
E-mail: carlosborne@tfl.gov.uk

Internet address: https://tfl.gov.uk

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:
12/02/2018