Services - 428674-2020

11/09/2020    S177

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Technical support services

2020/S 177-428674

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: Marine Scotland, Marine Laboratory, 375 Victoria Road, Torry
Town: Aberdeen
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Postal code: AB11 9DB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Bob McLeod
E-mail: bob.mcleod@gov.scot
Telephone: +44 1312443567
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Technical Support Services for Tendering Design for Compliance and Science Vessels

Reference number: CASE/533871
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71356300 Technical support services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Marine Scotland are intending to have a tendering design developed with a view to procuring a new vessel in the near future and as a result wish to develop a tendering technical specification and its associated plans for the new vessel which will be used as part of the tendering documents for the shipyards.

The project will be split into a number of discreet stages, though an iterative approach to the project will be imperative, for example, as follows:

A. review and development of statements of requirement(s);

B. feasibility study for fuel/powering arrangements;

C. conceptual GA (General Arrangement) drawing;

D. hull design and powering;

E. deck and equipment arrangement;

F. accommodation arrangements;

G. wheelhouse layout;

H. machinery arrangements;

I. displacement calculations;

J. lightship weight estimates;

K. stability calculations;

L. review;

M. resistance, power, sea keeping, environmental noise and maneuvering modelling;

N. development of full technical specification for design and build tender;

O. regulatory and Class assessment and check;

P. estimate of build costs;

Q. preparation of plans, drawings and documents for design and build tender;

R. assist with the evaluation of build bids, including yard visits;

S. design and drawing approval during design and build contract;

T. provision of supervisory staff throughout the build and trials stages at shipyard (working with Marine Scotland Staff).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 250 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1 and Lot 2

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Compliance Vessel

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79415200 Design consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM75 Edinburgh, City of
Main site or place of performance:

Task will be performed in your office in interaction with Marine Scotland staff based in Edinburgh.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The project will be split into a number of discreet stages, though an iterative approach to the project will be imperative, for example, as follows:

A. Review and development of statements of requirement(s);

B. feasibility study for fuel/powering arrangements;

C. conceptual GA (General Arrangement) drawing;

D. hull design and powering;

E. deck and equipment arrangement;

F. accommodation arrangements;

G. wheelhouse layout;

H. machinery arrangements;

I. displacement calculations;

J. lightship weight estimates;

K. stability calculations;

L. review;

M. resistance, power, sea keeping, environmental noise and maneuvering modelling;

N. development of full technical specification for design and build tender;

O. regulatory and Class assessment and check;

P. estimate of build costs;

Q. preparation of plans, drawings and documents for design and build tender;

R. assist with the evaluation of build bids, including yard visits;

S. design and drawing approval during design and build contract;

T. provision of supervisory staff throughout the build and trials stages at shipyard (working with Marine Scotland Staff).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding and delivery of requirements / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Staff capability and task allocation / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Contract management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Risk, quality assurance and health and safety / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Corporate and social responsibilities / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Fair work practices / Weighting: 5
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/03/2027
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will run to 31 March 2022 with the option of an extension until 31 March 2027.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Science Vessel

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79415200 Design consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50 Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire
Main site or place of performance:

Task will be done in your office with interaction with Marine Scotland staff in Aberdeen.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Marine Scotland are intending to have a tendering design developed with a view to procuring a new vessel in the near future and as a result wish to develop a tendering technical specification and its associated plans for the new vessel which will be used as part of the tendering documents for the shipyards.

The project will be split into a number of discreet stages, though an iterative approach to the project will be imperative, for example, as follows:

U. review and development of statement of requirements;

V. feasibility Study for fuel/powering arrangements;

W. conceptual GA (General Arrangement) drawing;

X. hull design and powering;

Y. deck and equipment arrangement;

Z. accommodation arrangements;

AA. wheelhouse layout;

BB. machinery arrangements;

CC. displacement calculations;

DD. lightship weight estimates;

EE. stability calculations;

FF. review;

GG. resistance, power, sea keeping, environmental noise and maneuvering modelling;

HH. development of full technical specification for design and build tender;

II. regulatory and Class assessment and check;

JJ. estimate of build costs;

KK. preparation of plans, drawings and documents for design and build tender;

LL. assist with the evaluation of build bids, including yard visits;

MM. design and drawing approval during design and build contract;

NN. provision of supervisory staff throughout the build and trials stages at shipyard (working with Marine Scotland Staff).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding and delivery of requirements / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Staff capability and task allocation / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Contract management / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Risk, quality management and health and safety / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Corporate and social responsibilities / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Fair work practices / Weighting: 5
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/12/2020
End: 31/03/2027
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will run to 31 March 2022 with the option to extend to 31 March 2027.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

This section covers questions 4B1-6 of the ESPD (Scotland).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

4B1a: Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘specific’ yearly turnover of GBP 1 500 000 for the last 2 years.

In the event that the bidder does not comply with this requirement, they will not be considered any further in this tendering exercise.

As evidence for the ESPD (Scotland) question 4B1a, the Procurement Officer may ask for annual accounts from the bidder.

4B5: It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types of insurance indicated below:

Employers (compulsory) liability insurance = in accordance with the legal obligation for the time being enforced.

Professional indemnity insurance = GBP 10 million.

Public liability insurance = GBP 10 million.

4B6: Bidders must demonstrate a current ratio of greater than 0.8.

Current Ratio will be calculated as follows: net current assets divided by net current liabilities.

Please state whether you have applied IFRS15 to your accounts.

There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the bidders economic and financial standing.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Details of technical facilities, measures for ensuring quality and quality management procedures.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

4C3a: Bidders will be required to provide details of the technical facilities and measures for ensuring quality. Within this response, bidders should include a declaration of relationship with any shipyards or equipment manufacturers, highlight any conflict of interest this may cause and detail how this will be mitigated.

4C7: Bidders will be required to confirm what environmental management measures they will employ.

4C9: Bidders should provide details of relevant tools, plant or technical equipment available to you in relation to this procurement exercise.

4C10: Bidders will be required to confirm that whether they intend to subcontract and if so, for what proportion of the contract.

Quality management procedures

1) The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent).

Or

2) The bidder must have the following:

A documented policy regarding quality management. The policy must set out the responsibilities for quality management demonstrating that the bidder has and continues to implement a quality management policy that is authorised by their chief executive or equivalent and is periodically reviewed at a senior management level. The policy must be relevant to the nature and scale of the work to be undertaken and set out responsibilities for quality management throughout the organisation.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 08/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Aberdeen

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
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 https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=630107

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.

(SC Ref:630107)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=630107

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Sheriff Court House
Postal address: 27 Chambers Street
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH1 1LB
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/09/2020