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United Kingdom-Belfast: Ferry repair services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Section II: Object
DfI Strangford Lough Ferry Service — MV Portaferry II Hull Strengthening and Repair Project 2019
The Department for Infrastructure is seeking an experienced ship repair contractor to carry out structural repairs, strengthening and application of protective coatings to the MV Portaferry II ferry during autumn 2019. This work will require either the use of a dry dock facility or a similar alternative. All works must be completed in accordance with IACS REC No 47 and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of Lloyds Register of Shipping. Work will be subject to survey by the MCA.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The Department's particular requirements will be set out in the contract documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Department for Infrastructure, Clarence Court, 10-18 Adelaide Street, Belfast, BT2 8GB.
Only DfI Procurement Staff with access to the project on eTendersNI.
Section VI: Complementary information
DfI is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with tenderers. Accordingly, it is intended that all communications with DfI including the accessing and submission of tender responses will be conducted via https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.do
The successful contractor's performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in the Department for Infrastructure for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified. period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a certificate of unsatisfactory performance and the contract may be terminated. The issue of a certificate of unsatisfactory performance will result in the contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Centres of Procurement Expertise on behalf of bodies covered. by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a period of 12 months from the date of issue of the certificate.