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Germany-Bayreuth: Hire of vessels with crew
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
Section II: Object
Provision of Crew Transfer Vessels
The scope covers the provision of CTVs and the respective crews for transporting industrial personnel and small cargo from nominated harbours to nominated TenneT offshore platforms in the Dutch and German North Sea. The CTV will be working in close vicinity of the platform. Main duties are to ensure a safe transport and step over to and from the offshore platform.
CTV 24 Knots and Min. 12 PAX for Dutch Waters
Dutch North Sea.
Lot 1 covers the transport of industrial personnel and small cargo from/to Dutch harbours to/from offshore platforms in the Dutch North Sea via CTVs with a minimum economic speed of 24 knots (at 85 % engine power) and minimum 12 PAX capacity.
TenneT intends to conclude one framework agreement for the duration of 2 years.
The contract expires after 24 months, unless the client requests an extension of the contract, latest 3 months before expiration. The contract can be prolonged twice, each time by 1 year.
See above award criteria.
Reg. II 2.9: client reserves the right to negotiate with max. 3 candidates for this lot. Selection of candidates for negotiations after submission of offers will be based on the award criteria acc. section II.2.5).
Pre-submission of the application documents by email, post and fax is not permitted and may lead to an exclusion. All documents to be uploaded via Negometrix only.
CTV 20 Knots and 24 PAX (German Waters)
North Sea: German bight.
Lot 2 covers the transport of industrial personnel and small cargo from/to German harbours to/from offshore platforms in the German North Sea via CTVs with a minimum economic speed of 20 knots (at 85 % engine power) and 24 PAX capacity.
TenneT intends to conclude framework agreements with three contractors who are to compete in so-called mini competitions for each actual requirement. A contractor will be awarded based on vessel availability during the tendered time frame and the pricing offered in the mini competition.
Reg. II 2.9: client reserves the right to negotiate with max. six candidates for this lot. Selection of candidates for negotiations after submission of offers will be based on the award criteria acc. section II.2.5).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Lot 1: https://platform.negometrix.com/DocumentViewer/DocumentViewer.aspx?documentGuid=ab408912-9527-4f19-9d08-daecd1f20988
Lot 2: https://platform.negometrix.com/DocumentViewer/DocumentViewer.aspx?documentGuid=af1571dd-a77d-41ce-8cb9-579ac23ef3a6
In the event that different bidders join together to form a consortium, the contracting entity will only accept a joint liability of the consortium.
A statement has to be made stating that all members of the bidding consortium are jointly liable.
Furthermore, a clear consortia leader must be appointed. Moreover, the exact bidder constellation has to be explained and the legal construction needs to be visualised. The consortium structure shown in the pre-qualification phase is considered as fixed and may not be changed in the further proceedings.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
On the basis of legitimate confidentiality interests, the client will make the tender documents available to the tenderer only after receipt of the confidentiality agreement signed by the tenderer. The NDA can be downloaded via Negometrix under the following link:
Lot 1: https://platform.negometrix.com/doc/f18c6baa-cc33-49c6-822a-684dc7933e84/NDA-CTV-Lot1.docx?type=saveas
Lot 2: https://platform.negometrix.com/doc/4a6f3814-63d6-4a3e-80cc-08ba7e762dd9/NDA-CTV-Lot2.docx?type=saveas
Please carefully read the ‘procedural guide’ made available on Negometrix and follow the given instructions.
The bidder can apply for lot 1, lot 2 or both lots. For each lot, a separate call for competition has to be completed by submission of the complete set of documents required per lot. Hence, a bidder applying for both lots has to submit two separate sets of documents.
The application for participation must be submitted electronically (in a standardized data format, such as PDF and MS Office format) via the Negometrix eTendering Platform, including all required information and supporting documents.
Pre-submission of the application documents by email/post/fax is not permitted and may lead to exclusion from the tender process.
The requests to participate must be submitted In Due Time and Complete by the deadline (see section IV.2.2)).
Late submissions cannot be considered.
Incomplete sets of documents may lead to exclusion.
All documents referred to in point III.1) ‘Conditions of participation’ in this call for tender have to be submitted.
All attachments have to be submitted exclusively via Negometrix only. Please use the templates made available on Negometrix.
In the case of a consortium, all parties of the consortium have to hand in the same documents mentioned in section III.1) ‘Conditions for participation’.
The client is entitled to transfer the rights and obligations of the subject matter of the contract to a special purpose vehicle (NewCo), irrespective of whether third parties have already participated as shareholders in this project company or only after any transfer of this master agreement to such a project participate.
§57 SektVO entitles the client to discontinue the award procedure at any time.
The period of §160 Abs. 3 No 4 GWB is explicitly pointed out.
The contract(s) will be concluded without guaranteed minimum purchase quantities.
Authorised to call for this framework agreement are also companies affiliated with the client within the meaning of §§ 15 ff. AktG.
Hence, call-offs under this contract can be made by the client (TenneT Offshore GmbH) and/or one of the following authorised entities:
— TenneT TSO GmbH,
— TenneT Offshore 1. Beteiligungsges. mbH,
— TenneT Offshore 9. Beteiligungsges. mbH,
— TenneT Offshore DolWin3 GmbH and Co. KG,
— DC Nordseekabel GmbH and Co. KG,
— TenneT TSO B.V..
For both lots 1 + 2, provision of CTV vessels, TenneT will only place call-off orders w.r.t. to this contract as soon and as long TenneT is in the full responsibility to purchase those demands. In cases of joined projects for which TenneT is not in full charge of provision of such vessels, the contractor is not entitled to claim for providing such vessel services to TenneT.
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Reference is made to the deadline under § 160 (3) No 4 of the Act against Restraints of Competition (GWB –Gesetz gegen Wettbewerbsbeschraenkung). Accordingly, a request for the initiation of a review procedure is prohibited if more than 15 calendar days have passed after receipt of the notification from the client that they do not wish to remedy a complaint.