Works - 228500-2019

Submission deadline has been amended by:  461317-2019
17/05/2019    S95    Works - Prior information notice with call for competition - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Orkney: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

2019/S 095-228500

Prior information notice

This notice is a call for competition


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd
Postal address: Old Academy Business Centre, Back Road, Stromness
Town: Orkney
NUTS code: UKM65
Postal code: KW16 3AW
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1856852060

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
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
Other type: Private Company in receipt of EU funding
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Marine Energy Generation

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

ITEG — Eday Civil Works

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

Contractor’s scope of work shall include but is not to be limited to:

— design for the civil works,

— CAD drawings for the installation work,

— Concrete Plinth — Size TBC (approximately 50 ft by 25 ft),

— utilities trenches,

— safe site walkways,

— pipework trenches.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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: UKM65
Main site or place of performance:

Caldale, Eday, Orkney.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This PIN will follow a 2-stage process, the first stage is aimed to draw interest from the market which will run for a minimum of 35 days. Suppliers are invited to supply information requested below, who will be evaluated on a pass/fail basis to progress onto Stage 2. At the second stage EMEC will provide additional documentation once an NDA has been signed. Stage 2 will run for a minimum of 10 days using the quick quote system on PCS.

Additional info:

— Eday is a remote island location with limited access and amenities along with inclement weather,

— the road to site has an axel weight limit of 20 tonnes,

— all works to conform to construction design management (CDM) regulations,

— need to supply their RAMS (COSHH, Traffic Management, Fire Safety and ATEX compatible zones),

— conform to ISO standard 15916.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
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:


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:

As stated in the PIN document.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 20/06/2019
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

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:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:583969)

Download the ESPD document here:

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd
Postal address: Old Academy Business Centre, Back Road, Stromness
Town: Orkney
Postal code: KW16 3AW
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1856852060

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: