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Works - 22409-2019

16/01/2019    S11

France-Paris: Construction work for electricity power lines

2019/S 011-022409

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: RTE — Réseau de Transport d'Electricité
Postal address: Immeuble Window — 7C Place du Dome
Town: Paris La Défense
NUTS code: FR10 Ile-de-France
Postal code: 92073
Country: France
Contact person: Elise Chari
E-mail: elise.chari@rte-france.com
Telephone: +33 179248603
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://rte-france.bravosolution.com/fr/login.html
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://rte-france.bravosolution.com/fr/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://rte-france.bravosolution.com/fr/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Electricity

Section II: Object

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

EOLMED — Gruissan Floating Offshore Windfarm — Supply and Installation of 33 kV or 66 kV Submarine and Undergound Power Cables

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45231400 Construction work for electricity power lines
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this notice is to achieve:

— an EPCI including the survey, design, engineering and compliance testing, procurement, manufacturing, supply, construction, installation, laying, burial and protection, completion, on-site testing, pre-commissioning, trial operation, spares provision and other services for: underground export cable and optical fiber cable (only supply and mounting), landfall transition joint, submarine export cable (static and dynamic, optical fiber included), subsea accessories and associated equipment and services,

— an Inspection Maintenance and Repair (IMR) contract.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
76522000 Offshore supply-vessel services
45314310 Installation of cable laying
76521000 Offshore installation services
31321300 High-voltage cable
31321500 Submarine cable
44321000 Cable
51112100 Installation services of electricity distribution equipment
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: FRJ1 Languedoc-Roussillon
Main site or place of performance:

Gruissan.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Estimated quantities and associated works for cable supply and installation:

— 1 submarine (static and dynamic) export cable (24,5 km) and associated equipment and services,

— 1 underground export cable (2,7 km) and associated equipment and services (mounting) but excluding the civil work and cable laying,

— 1 underground optical fiber (2,7 km) and associated equipment and services (mounting) but excluding the civil work and cable laying.

Associated equipment and services include but are not limited to:

— landfall transition joint (including the joint pit),

— ancillaries equipment dedicated to underground export cable, including joints,

— electrical cable termination and jointing works,

— ancillaries equipment dedicated to submarine export cable, especially those that may be required for its dynamic part such as bend stiffener, buoyancy modules, etc.,

— power cable monitoring system.

All power cables and associated equipment detailed above shall be designed for a nominal voltage of 33 kV or 66 kV. The nominal voltage will be confirmed at a later stage.

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: 20/04/2020
End: 31/12/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 4
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

If applicable, will be described in ITT documentation.

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

If the applicant is a JV/consortium or a single company/group, the entity responsible for installing the submarine cable system as well as the entity responsible for manufacturing the submarine cable system (static and dynamic) will be expected to have a direct contractual relationship with RTE.

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:

Information and formalities necessary to evaluate if the requirements are met are prescribed within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). RTE reserve the right to review it at any given point in time.

The PQQ is a questionnaire divided into general questions regarding the applicants and more specific questions regarding the applicants experience relevant to the scope of the project as well as health, safety and environment policies and experience. Full details about the PQQ process will be described within the PQQ documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Information and formalities necessary to evaluate if the requirements are met are prescribed within the PQQ. RTE reserve the right to review it at any given point in time.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Information and formalities necessary to evaluate if the requirements are met are prescribed within the PQQ. RTE reserve the right to review it at any given point in time.

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

If applicable, will be described in ITT documentation.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

If applicable, will be described in ITT documentation.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Applicants may submit bids as:

(i) single company/group or

(ii) a JV/consortium.

In the case of JV/consortium, PQQ responses will be accepted from applicants provided that at least 1 entity involved in the JV/consortium has registered interest before the closing date stated within the Contract Notice. All JV/consortium members will be required to sign non-disclosure agreements with RTE.

PQQ responses will be required for all JV/consortium members.

RTE reserves the right to ask all the JV/consortium members to be jointly and severally liable in case of attribution.

An applicant who submit an offer as part of a JV/consortium shall not submit an offer as single/group company or with another JV/consortium.

An applicant who submit an offer as a single company/group shall not submit an offer as member of a JV/consortium.

Additional conditions may be added in the ITT documentation.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 04/02/2019
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 18/04/2019
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)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

The different steps of this RFI are:

1) Applicants must request to participate to the PQQ process through the e-sourcing portal BravoSolution before the closing date detailed in section IV.2.2);

2) After expression your interest in participating in this public notice on the BravoSolution portal and after the closure date of this public notice, an NDA will be issued and should be returned by the Applicant within 2 working days of receipt;

3) Once the NDA is signed by the Applicant, the PQQ will be sent out. The PQQ and subsequent ITT will be run through the “BravoSolution” portal.

RTE reserves the right to exclude JV/consortium applicants who change the JV/consortium organisation through the process.

RTE reserves the right to request from the applicant, at any time, evidence to the legal position of the JV/consortium.

Applicants should note that for certain aspects of the work (such as but not limited to underground cable supply and mounting), they may be required to select subcontractors from existing RTE qualification systems and/or to use pre-approved subcontractors. Details will be provided in the PQQ and/or ITT or during the tender process.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Tribunal de grande instance de Nanterre
Postal address: 179-191 avenue Joliot-Curie
Town: Nanterre
Postal code: 92020
Country: France
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Tribunal de grande instance de Nanterre
Postal address: 179-191 avenue Joliot-Curie
Town: Nanterre
Postal code: 92020
Country: France
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/01/2019