Servicios - 13834-2018

12/01/2018    S8    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Gourock: Training services

2018/S 008-013834

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
CalMac Ferries Limited
Ferry Terminal
PA19 1QP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mike Belton
Telephone: +44 1475650138
Fax: +44 1475650330
NUTS code: UKM

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Ferry operator (Transport)

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

LNG Training Requirement

Reference number: ITT_21932
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

All seafarers serving on board LNG Fuelled ships should, prior to being assigned shipboard duties, receive appropriate ship and equipment specific familiarisation.

In addition, seafarers employed on LNG Fuelled ships should receive appropriate training on the risks and emergency procedures associated with fuels addressed by the IGF Code, in accordance with their duties and responsibilities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 182 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM82
Main site or place of performance:

Glasgow and surrounding area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

CalMac Ferries Ltd is the UK's largest ferry operator in terms of ships (34) and destinations served (27) and one of the largest transport operators in Scotland.

It is a multi-award winning ferry and port operator and ship management specialist providing essential lifeline services and logistical support to island and remote communities.

CalMac is due to receive 2 new dual fuel vessels in 2017 and 2018 with the first coming into service in the autumn of 2017. The crew on these new vessels will require being trained in the safe handling of the LNG fuel as required by law and a training provider is being sought to undertake this essential training requirement.

All seafarers serving on board LNG Fuelled ships should, prior to being assigned shipboard duties, receive appropriate ship and equipment specific familiarisation.

In addition, seafarers employed on LNG Fuelled ships should receive appropriate training on the risks and emergency procedures associated with fuels addressed by the IGF Code, in accordance with their duties and responsibilities.

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
Value excluding VAT: 182 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract may be extended by up to an additional 24 months.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

1. It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

— employers liability - statutory minimum 5 000 000 GBP, each and every claim,

— public and products liability - minimum 5 000 000 GBP, each and every claim,

— professional indemnity - minimum 1 000 000 GBP, each and every claim.

2.The supplier shall provide copies of all approvals issued by eg MCA and any other approving body, for the delivery of training services to DMLHR and its associated group of companies with respect to LNG training.

3. It is a requirement that all of the LNG training is undertaken in the Glasgow area.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The contractor shall provide evidence that they currently hold MCA accreditation for LNG training. This shall cover all courses required by David MacBrayne HR (UK) Ltd.

The contractor shall maintain all accreditations provided by the MCA for the provision of LNG training and shall report to David MacBrayne HR (UK) Ltd any issues which may affect the delivery of the courses and or the MCA accreditation within 24 hours of an issue being identified.

The contractor accepts that David MacBrayne HR (UK) Ltd requires all training to be undertaken within the Glasgow area.

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.1.1)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: yes
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: 15/02/2018
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/02/2018
Local time: 12:00

Procurement Department.

The Ferry Terminal.


PA19 1QP.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

January 2022.

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:

1— Evidence of your company's insurance certificates detailing the required level of insurance's as per the levels stated within this site notice and as detailed within the invitation to tender document uploaded within the general attachments area in public contract Scotland tender portal.

2— Tenderers are required to submit Appendix A – Form of Tender; Appendix B – Authorised amendments; Appendix C – Departures from invitation to tender document. These documents are contained within the ITT at section 2.3 returnable appendices.

3— Any contract awarded as a result of this tender exercise will be subject to Scots Law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts.

4— Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the public contracts (Scotland) regulations 2015.

5— Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU contract notice or the relevant section of the site notice.

6— Tenderers may be asked to provide details of two reference that confirm the ability of the organisation to successfully undertake the service for this requirement.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 9942. For more information see:

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Applying a consistent approach to the delivery of community benefits has the potential to make a contribution towards the expansion of the economy within our companies’ area of operation. Tenderers are required to review, complete and upload community benefits as part of their tender submission. Submissions will be scored using the scoring methodology noted in the ITT document.

(SC Ref:525207)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
CalMac Ferries Limited
Ferry Terminal
PA19 1QP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1475650252
Fax: +44 1475650330

Internet address:

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: