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Services - 467534-2019

04/10/2019    S192

Germany-Aachen: Offshore fabrication work

2019/S 192-467534

Contract notice – utilities


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH and Co. KG
Postal address: Krefelder Straße 203
Town: Aachen
NUTS code: DEA2 Köln
Postal code: 52070
Country: Germany
Contact person: Sandra Öztepe
Telephone: +49 404600179242
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH and Co. KG
Postal address: Zirkusweg 2
Town: Hamburg
NUTS code: DE600 Hamburg
Postal code: 20359
Country: Germany
Contact person: Sandra Öztepe
Telephone: +49 404600179242
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.6)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Reference number: 01102019-TWBI-SMA-LCM
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45255410 Offshore fabrication work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Service contract for corrective maintenance works in the German Exclusive Economic Zone of the North Sea, north of the Island of Borkum. NUTS code: DE94C.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45251160 Wind-power installation works
76520000 Offshore services
76521000 Offshore installation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DE94C Leer
Main site or place of performance:

German Exclusive Economic Zone.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Subject of the contract covers the corrective maintenance and optional repair/refurbishment of major components such as gearbox, generator, blade set, rotor hub, MV converter, MV switchboard, main transformer, blade bearing, YAW bearing and rotor bearing for 40 AD5-116 (formerly Areva M5000) wind energy converters on tripod foundations with a nominal output of 5 (five) MW each in the German Exclusive Economic Zone of the North Sea, north of the Island of Borkum. Logistics to be provided by the tenderer.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Reaction time / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Liability/warranty / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 17/12/2020
End: 17/12/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract is set out as being 5 or 10 years. A decision on the duration of the contract is taken during the award procedure before querying final offer.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Relevant selection criteria is the experience in repair, commissioning and maintenance with:

— exchange of Major components (large corrective campaign) of AD5-116 (formerly Areva M5000) offshore wind turbine generators (weighting 50),

— exchange of major components (large corrective campaign) of offshore wind turbine generators (weighting 25).

The up to 5 tenderers with the highest points from the scale above will be invited to the negotiated procedure.

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

Refurbishing of major components.

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

The interested parties must submit the following information/documents:

1) Excerpt from the trade register or a register which is similar if applicable (entities which do not have to be registered are not required to provide an excerpt);

2) Company presentation including ownership structure, scope of services, manning level;

3) Declaration about the non-fulfilment of competition exclusion reasons in order to §§ 123 (1) and (4), 124 of the Act against Restraints on Competition (Kartellgesetz - GWB).

If a group of tenderers/consortium is established, all its members must submit the abovementioned information.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The interested parties must submit the following documents:

1) Companys turnover during the last 3 financial years;

2) Annual financial statements for a German tenderer/comparable documents for a foreign tenderer.

At the very last, the annual financial statements/financial reports/balance sheet must be provided. In case a group of tenderers/consortium, all members must supply these information/documents.

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

The interested parties must submit a declaration stating and demonstrating the tenderers/consortiums experience in the repair and maintenance with:

(a) troubleshooting of offshore wind turbine generators;

(b) maintenance of offshore wind turbine generators;

(c) troubleshooting of AD5-116 (formerly Areva M5000) offshore wind turbine generators;

(d) maintenance of AD5-116 (formerly Areva M5000) offshore wind turbine generators;

(e) exchange of Major components of offshore wind turbine generators (large corrective campaign).

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

If a group of tenderers is established, it will be obliged to submit a legally binding declaration signed by all of its members together with the request to participate (the form is contained in the tender documents). The form must contain:

— a declaration from the members that they will establish a consortium if their tender is successful,

— a list of all members and the name of one member who will act as the authorised representative of the others for the purpose of concluding and implementing the contracts,

— a confirmation that the authorised representative is the legal representative of all of the tenderers/consortium members in relation to the contracting entity,

— an undertaking that all of the members will be jointly and severally liable for the performance of the contract,

— details of the services to be performed by each individual member.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 11/11/2019
Local time: 22:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 29/11/2019
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
German, English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 04/05/2020

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:

The tenderer reserves the right to withdrawal the tender if the tender subject will be fulfilled by the original SMA service provider or a legal successor to this contract.

Bekanntmachungs-ID: CXP4YC7D6N5

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Vergabekammer Rheinland
Postal address: Zeughausstraße 2-10
Town: Köln
Postal code: 50667
Country: Germany
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: