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United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Harbour construction works
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
Main address: www.doigandsmith.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.aberdeen-harbour.co.uk
Main address: www.doigandsmith.co.u
Section II: Object
Aberdeen South Harbour - Dredging, Disposal, Caisson Bediing and Revetment Works.
Construction of Aberdeen South Harbour has commenced. This tender is for the completion of works to form a new revetment, dredging between existing piles, complete soft dredging operations and excavate, dredging and dispose of rock in a marine environment and placement of bedding and levelling materials for concrete caisson units.
Aberdeen South Harbour has been partially constructed. This procurement is for works that are required to complete specific elements of the outstanding works described in in this notice and prevent coastal erosion impacting on local infrastructure and loss of partially constructed works and associated potential impact on the marine environment.
Removal of rock through blasting has been used previously on the project. The process experienced considerable delays due to marine and environmental conditions.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Tendering parties will require to be a member of the European Dredging Association or other equivalent recognised trade body for dredging organisations.
Bidders will require to have an average yearly turnover of a minimum of 30 million GBP in the business area covered by the contract for the last 3 years. (ESPD Q4B1.2)
Bidders will be required to state the values for the following financial
Current Ratio = Current Assets/Current Liabilities.
An acceptable range will be 1.3 to 3
Solvency Ratio = After Tax Profit + Depreciation/Total Liabilities.
Minimum Value is O.2 (or 20 %)
Technical Capability Questions are included within the ESPD. A total of 100 points are available.
Previous Experience 60 %
Environmental Management 15 %
Average annual manpower for the last three years 10 %
Relevant tools, plant or technical equipment available to you in relation to this procurement exercise 15 %
Only bidders whose scores which achieve 80 % or higher of the highest scoring bidder will be reviewed further for the tender stage.
Quality/Technical – 75 %
Cost/Price – 25 %
As described more fully in the Invitation to Tender
Availability of suitable plant, equipment and resources to meet Contract dates must be demonstrated and other criteria as set out in the procurement documents.
The appointed bidder will require the following insurances to be in place at contract award:
Employers Liability - Cover of not less than 20 million GBP for any one event.
Professional Indemnity - Cover of not less than 10 million GBP for any one event.
Protection and Indemnity - Dredging and Marine Insurance - Cover of not less than 25 million GBP for any one event.
Interim Payments based on agreed Contract Activity Schedule.
Details are provided within the tender information. Key aspects will include
— Ability to mobilise and commence works quickly,
— Nature of specialist equipment proposed and environmental benefits of such methodology and demonstration of effectiveness,
— Programme of works to substantial completion of rock removal by August 2020 and completion of all works prior to onset of winter season 2020.
Section IV: Procedure
Files will be unlocked by Public Contract Scotland tender portal.
Files will be opened in the presence of Aberdeen Harbour Board Engineering Department and Doig and Smith Representatives.
Section VI: Complementary information
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.
If a bidder is not able to provide the requested ESPD supporting documents, or withholds or misrepresents such information, this is a discretionary ground for exclusion
Opportunity is for immediate work requirements to safeguard the project Further tendering opportunities may be published in due course.
The Procurement is an Open procedure - Accelerated.
The Harbour has been partially constructed to date. Revetment works remain incomplete with uncertainty regarding the stability of the remaining structure. Without substantial works being undertaken there is a significant risk that erosion of the existing works will lead to further land slippage and risk to the adjacent roads infrastructure.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=621860.
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.
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.
The Contracting Authority does not intend to include any community benefit requirements in this contract for the following reason:
The works will have a very limited duration and nature of the works will provide little opportunity for community benefits. The works are part of a wider project where community benefits are incorporated.