Services - 109406-2016

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31/03/2016    S63    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Bristol: Repair and maintenance services of ships

2016/S 063-109406

Prior information notice for contracts in the field of defence and security


Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Ministry of Defence, Ships, Maritime Combat Systems (MCS) Team
MCS Commercial, DE&S MoD Abbey Wood, Stoke Gifford
Contact point(s): Richard Sheehan
BS348JH Bristol
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3067939367

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities
The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:
Ships Protection Systems.
II.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and scope of works or nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Communications and Situational Awareness (CSA) section, within the Maritime Combat Systems Team has a potential requirement for provision of in-service support to ships protective systems.
Ships Protective Systems is a new contract combining the in-service support requirements for Cathodic Protection (CP), Degaussing Control (DGC), and Shaft Grounding (SG) systems (both active and passive) currently fitted to a number of in service MOD platforms, with scope to include future platforms including the Queen Elizabeth Class.
The contractor may be required to provide, for example, the following services:
— In service support (including obsolescence management, document management, post design services etc.);
— Provision of spares;
— Repair services.
It is anticipated that the support contract will be for awarded in FY 16/17, for a period of up to 5 years, with an option to extend up to 7 years.
This PIN is to alert the market to the potential future requirement and is not a formal request for Expressions of Interest (EOI). A Contract Notice and Dynamic PQQ shall be issued in due course to request EOIs which shall reference this PIN.


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50241000 - FB13, 50241000 - FB13, 31720000 - FB13

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 3.4.2017
II.7)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
GO Reference: GO-2016329-DCB-7990131.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: