Services - 452675-2020

25/09/2020    S187

Norway-Bergen: Hire of boats with crew

2020/S 187-452675

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Havforskningsinstituttet
National registration number: 971349077
Postal address: Postboks 1870 Nordnes
Town: Bergen
Postal code: 5817
Country: Norway
Contact person: Jan Trygve Nybø
Telephone: +47 97607849
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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
Other activity: Government Institute

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

20/01206 — Contract for the Annual Hire of 2 Ring Nets/Trawl Vessel for Mackerel-eco System Missions in the Norwegian Sea in the Period 2021-2024

Reference number: 20/01206
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60653000 Hire of boats with crew
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Institute of Marine Research (the Contracting Authority) would like to hire two combined ring nets/trawl vessels for comprehensive annual estimations of the number of mackerel, blue whiting and Norwegian spring spawning herring in the Norwegian Sea and adjoining seas and coastal areas within the period 2021-2024.

Tenderers must have a quota for mackerel, Norwegian spring spawning herring and blue whiting. The required quota per hired vessel for each mission with comprehensive pelagic trawling with Multpelt 832 will be 150 tonnes mackerel, 50 tonnes Norwegian spring spawning herring, and 10 tonnes blue whiting.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO051 Hordaland
Main site or place of performance:

The Norwegian Sea and along the Norwegian coast.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The mackerel stock will be estimated with systematic pelagic trawling (swept area) in the upper water layer (depth of 0-35 m), by using the international standardised Multpelt 832 trawl. The procurement also includes acoustic measurements of the number of Norwegian spring spawning herring and blue whiting by trawling acoustic registrations at various depths. In addition, there will also be scientific focus on other fish species such as horse mackerel, salmon, lumpfish, and bluefin tuna within the mapped sea and coastal areas. The procurement is also for systematic mapping of the temperature and salt content (depths of 0-1 000 m), plankton sample taking (depths of 0-200 m), and sea mammal observations for ecological and eco-system based studies.

The international mackerel eco-system mission (IESSNS) will take place in the north eastern Atlantic Sea, and the two hired vessels will primarily operate within the Norwegian Sea and along the Norwegian coast.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/01/2021
End: 31/12/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

See the tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See the tender documentation.

Section IV: Procedure

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: 23/10/2020
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 23/10/2020
Local time: 12:00

The Norwegian Institute of Marine Research, the Procurement Section.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Only internal.

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 invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Bergen Tingrett
Postal address: Tårnplassen 2
Town: Bergen
Postal code: 5012
Country: Norway
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Bergen Tingrett
Town: Bergen
Country: Norway
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Klagenemnda for offentlige anskaffelser (KOFA)
Postal address: Postboks 511 sentrum
Town: Bergen
Postal code: 5805
Country: Norway
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: