Services - 452684-2020

25/09/2020    S187

Norway-Bergen: Hire of boats with crew

2020/S 187-452684

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

20/01221 — Contract for the Annual Hire of a Vessel for Marking Mackerels 2021-2024

Reference number: 20/01221
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 wishes to hire a purse seine vessel for marking and biological sampling of mackerels on the spawning grounds west of Ireland/the Hebrides/Shetland for approximately 30 days a year in the period 2021-2022, possibly up to and including 2024.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 200 000.00 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 spawning ground west of Ireland/the Hebrides/Shetland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The institute of marine research shall carry out cruises on the spawning grounds west of Ireland/the Hebrides/Shetland/for marking a significant number of mackerels and biological sampling in the above-mentioned period, to a total of approx. 30 days per year, in the period from the first week of May to the second week of June. The actual catch of the mackerels takes place by using hand line machines and catching and marking takes place continuously (except during transport) in the period from 6.00-22.00 every day, with guard systems distributed to tenants and ship owners' personnel for a total of 12 working hours per day.

The cruise starts and ends in Bergen.

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: 7 200 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/01/2021
End: 31/12/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The hirer must have an option for 2 years extension, for 2023 and 2024.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The hirer must have an option for 2 years extension, for 2023 and 2024.

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: 12:30

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.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The complaints and enforcement system in Norway is based on private initiative, typically from a supplier that was not awarded the contract. If the tenderer wants a binding decision, the case must be brought before a court of law. The judicial review is supplemented by a separate Appeals Board for Public Procurement (KOFA). KOFA has the authority to impose a violation fee for illegal direct procurements and to provide advisory opinions on other violations of the procurement regulations.

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: