Works - 225708-2019

15/05/2019    S93    - - Works - Qualification system with call for competition - Not applicable 

Denmark-Fredericia: Construction work for pipelines, communication and power lines

2019/S 093-225708

Qualification system – utilities

This notice is a call for competition

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Energinet Forretningsservice A/S
39314797
Tonne Kjærsvej 65
Fredericia
7000
Denmark
Contact person: Helle Barløse
Telephone: +45 70102244
E-mail: procurement@energinet.dk
NUTS code: DK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://eu.eu-supply.com/ctm/supplier/publictenders?B=ENERGINET

Address of the buyer profile: https://eu.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/228008

I.1)Name and addresses
Energinet Gas TSO A/S
39315084
Tonne Kjærsvej 65
Fredericia
7000
Denmark
Contact person: Helle Barløse
Telephone: +45 70102244
E-mail: procurement@energinet.dk
NUTS code: DK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://eu.eu-supply.com/ctm/supplier/publictenders?B=ENERGINET

Address of the buyer profile: https://eu.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/228008

I.1)Name and addresses
Energinet Teknik og Anlæg A/S
37930393
Tonne Kjærsvej 65
Fredericia
7000
Denmark
Contact person: Helle Barløse
Telephone: +45 70102244
E-mail: procurement@energinet.dk
NUTS code: DK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://eu.eu-supply.com/ctm/supplier/publictenders?B=ENERGINET

Address of the buyer profile: https://eu.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/228008

I.1)Name and addresses
Energinet
28980671
Tonne Kjærsvej 65
Fredericia
7000
Denmark
Contact person: Helle Barløse
Telephone: +45 70102244
E-mail: procurement@energinet.dk
NUTS code: DK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://eu.eu-supply.com/ctm/supplier/publictenders?B=ENERGINET

Address of the buyer profile: https://eu.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/228008

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://eu.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=240426&B=ENERGINET
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://eu.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=240426&B=ENERGINET
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat

Section II: Object

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

Supplier Qualification System (“SQS”) — Contractors for Onshore Pipeline Construction Projects

Reference number: 19/04659
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45231000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45231200
45231220
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DK
Main site or place of performance:

Denmark.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Energinet intends to establish a Supplier Qualification System (“SQS”) for the procurement of contractors for Onshore pipeline Construction projects. The scope of work for construction contracts to be tendered under this SQS, may include construction of the following gas transmission pipeline items:

— 80-163 bar DN800-1000 steel gas transmission. Standard pipe length is 18 metres with wall thicknesses between 13 and 32 mm,

— application of external coatings onsite, PE/GRP,

— construction of line valve stations and scraper facilities serving 80-163 bar steel gas transmission pipeline,

— fabrication of tie-in spool for tie-in to the existing pipeline,

— tie-in works for tie-in to the existing pipeline (tie-in to buried piping, DN600 and DN750),

— horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and tunnelling, for crossing of roads, railways, water streams and wetland areas,

— open-cut crossings of roads and watercourses.

The SQS is intended for the procurement of contractors for Onshore pipeline construction projects such as the Baltic Pipe project, as well as for other projects on the Danish transmission system. The SQS may be used for the award of both contracts and framework-agreements. Energinet is not obligated to purchase solely from the SQS, and may in connection with single-standing purchases choose to tender these independently.

The scope of the SQS is the supply of contractors for Onshore pipeline construction projects which interested companies have to document competences, experiences and references within.

The SQS consists of 1 main category.

Category 1) Contractors for Onshore pipeline construction projects.

For further details on the scope of the SQS please refer to the document — Guide to SQS — on EU-Supply.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.8)Duration of the qualification system
Indefinite duration
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

The Baltic Pipe Project is an European PCI-Project (Project of Common Interest)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.9)Qualification for the system
Conditions to be fulfilled by economic operators in view of their qualification:

Applicants must submit the ESPD.

Applicants may not be subject to the mandatory grounds for exclusion, cf. the Danish Public Procurement Act (udbudsloven) Section 135 (1-3) and 136.

The applicant must meet the minimum requirements concerning Economic and financial standing. The information must be submitted in the ESPD Part IV.A.

The applicants must meet the minimum requirements concerning technical and professional ability for references. The applicant must in this respect submit references.

The applicants must meet the minimum requirements concerning technical and professional ability for standards. In the ESPD Part IV.D, the applicant must provide information about certificates and/or de-scriptions of standards concerning QA and HSE.

Methods according to which each of those conditions will be verified:

Energinet is obligated to verify that the applicants are not subject to the mandatory grounds for exclu-sion. Further Energinet is obligated to ensure that all minimum requirements are fulfilled. Energinet will do so based on the information submitted in the ESPD and the documentation which will be requested on the basis of the ESPD.

For further elaboration please see the Guide to SQS which can be found on the EU-Supply platform.

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.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

1) Concerning Economic and financial standing, cf. Section III.1.9) the applicant must in this respect, in the latest annual report, meet the following requirements: the equity (total equity incl. share capital, reserves, revaluation, retained earning, etc.) must be at least 20 000 000 EUR and the equity ratio (equity/total assets) must be at least 20 %. If the equity ratio is between 15 % and 20 % the applicant can only be accepted, if Equity exceeds 60 000 000 EUR.

2) Concerning references, cf. Section III.1.9) the applicant must include the up to 10 most comparable and relevant references undertaken in the past ten (10) years as part of the application. The references must be stated in the ESPD Part IV.C: “Technical and professional ability”. Undertaken in the past ten (10) years implies that the reference must not have been completed prior to the date reached when counting ten (10) years backwards from the submission date for application.

All references should include:

A specific description of the work performed for each reference, including:

— specific responsibilities for the applicant,

— client and location of project,

— contract value (if possible),

— volume (kilometer and tons of line pipes installed by the applicant),

— diameter, steel grade, wall thickness, internal/external coating,

— soil conditions at the construction site where Applicant performed work,

— date of initiation and final delivery for work performed by the Applicant (day, month, year),

— contact information for the entity in question (including contact person).

Certificates of satisfactory performance by the entity (if issued) should also be submitted as a supplement to the ESPD.

Any ambiguities and/or incomprehensibilities concerning the above information may have a negative effect on the evaluation of the candidate’s suitability. Please note the “description” box can contain more text than is visible. I.e. it is possible to copy paste text into the box.

The Contracting Authority expects to use the data and descriptions of the references in the ESPD as an important objective criterion when selecting suppliers for future tenders. Thus, it’s of significant im-portance that the applicants fill in the reference descriptions as detailed as possible.

Minimum requirements concerning references:

For admittance to the category of the SQS, the applicant must meet the following minimum requirements related to references:

— in at least 2 out of 10 references it must be shown that the applicant has proven experience as main contractor (this includes being main contractor as part of a joint venture/consortia) with onshore construction of steel line pipes at a minimum length of 35 km and with a diameter of minimum 24’’ OD,

— in at least 1 out of 10 references it must be shown that the applicant has proven experience as main contractor (this includes being main contractor as part of a Joint venture/consortia) with onshore construction of steel line pipes in soil conditions similar to the conditions described in Section 2.3 of the Guide to SQS which can be found on the EU-Supply platform.

3) Concerning Standards, cf. Section III.1.9) the applicant must meet the following minimum requirements concerning:

— contractor shall have implemented and maintained quality assurance standards or QA/QC programs in compliance with ISO9001 (or equivalent) for the duration of the SQS,

— contractor shall have implemented and maintained health, safety and environment management systems in compliance with ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS 18001:2007/ISO 45001:2018 or equivalent for the duration of the SQS.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Klagenævntet for Udbud
Nævnenes Hus, Toldboden 2
Viborg
8800
Denmark
Telephone: +45 72405708
E-mail: klfu@naevneneshus.dk

Internet address: https://erhvervsstyrelsen.dk/klagenaevnet-for-udbud

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Complaints regarding a candidate not being pre-qualified must be filed with The Complaints Board for Public Procurement within 20 calendar days starting the day after the Contracting Authority has sent notification to the candidates involved, provided that the notification includes a short account of the relevant reasons for the decision.

Other complaints must be filed with The Complaints Board for Public Procurement within:

1) 45 calendar days after the Contracting Authority has published a contract award notice in the Official Journal of the European Union (with effect from the day following the publication date);

2) 30 calendar days starting the day after the Contracting Authority has informed the tenderers in question, that the Contracting Authority has entered into a contract based on a Framework Agreement through reopening of competition or a dynamic purchasing system, provided that the notification includes a short account of the relevant reasons for the decision;

3) 6 months starting the day after the Contracting Authority has sent notification to the candidates/tenderers involved that the Contracting Authority has entered into the Framework Agreement, provided that the notification included a short account of the relevant reasons for the decision.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Konkurrence- og Forbrugerstyrelsen
Carl Jacobsen Vej 35
Valby
2500
Denmark
Telephone: +45 41715000
E-mail: kfst@kfst.dk

Internet address: http://www.kfst.dk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/05/2019