Services - 237700-2014

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12/07/2014    S132

Norway-Bodø: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2014/S 132-237700

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Statens vegvesen Region nord
National registration number: 971032081
Postal address: Dreyfushammarn 31/33
Town: Bodø
Postal code: 8002
Country: Norway
Contact person: Midtre Hålogaland
For the attention of: Kristoffer Angell
Telephone: +47 90720995

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
The purchase of advisory services, fees paid according to the number of hours worked. Fire Protection Manager.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Midtre Hålogaland.

NUTS code NO071 Nordland

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The assignment includes fire-protection management issues for road tunnels for the Middle Hålogaland Dept. of Highways.
A fire protection manager is designated as directed in the Regulations On Fire Prevention Measures And Supervision, Section 3.2. The Regional Road Director retains the formal responsibility for ensuring that tunnels comply with regulatory standards.
The Fire Protection Manager reports to the Tunnel Manager for the road department/region and, otherwise in line with the organizational location of the position.
The fire protection manager shall have knowledge of the following laws and regulations etc.:
— The Fire Protection Act.
— Regulations on Fire Prevention Measures and Inspection (FOBTOT).
— Internal Control Regulations.
— Public Road Administration's Hb 269 and 021.
— Fire-technical documentation requirements.
Furthermore, he or she should have knowledge of:
1. the Act Regarding Flammable Liquids and Gases Under Pressure
2. Fire-protection regulations.
The fire protection manager shall further:
1. Ensure that inspections/inspections are conducted regularly and oversee the maintenance of fire safety installations, technical equipment, etc.
2. Ensure regular checks according to the in-house controls of the fire safety documentation.
3. Ensure that the tunnel's operation and organization is – at any given time – in accordance with Chapter 2 of the Regulations on Fire Prevention Measures and Supervision with Guidance.
4. Participate in fire inspections, be responsible for the correspondence with fire departments and draft orders given by the fire authorities.
5. Be responsible for planning, and conducting fire drills and reporting their results.
6. Ensure that all maintenance work and structural changes are carried out in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations as well as The Norwegian Public Roads Administration's internal requirements.
7. Have the authority to order the necessary work/material for fire and personal safety in the tunnel.
8. Ensure that fire instructions, escape plans and information signs, where such exist, are intact, updated and made known to all who work where fire is possible.
9. In consultation with the tunnel manager, update the fire safety documentation, and provide this during fire inspection.
The fire protection manager shall, in addition, take part in the Department's other work on contingency plans and emergency response exercises.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The scope of the work is estimated to about 3000 hours in total, including the extension options. The allocated hours are 1200 hours and 800 hours for the first two years of the contract period, respectively, and 500 hours for each of the years in the option - periods.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
See the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See the tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Requirement to submit Tax Certificate for VAT (national requirement).
Requirement to submit Tax Certificate for tax (national requirement).
Requirement to submit a declaration in accordance with Regulations Attachment 2 on HSE.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
2014 039956
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
19.8.2014 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Other: Norwegian
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
until: 6.10.2014
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: