Services - 486410-2020

14/10/2020    S200

Ireland-Dublin: Engineering studies

2020/S 200-486410

Contract notice – utilities


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: SSE Renewables Offshore Ltd
National registration number: 339054
Postal address: Red Oak South, South County Business Park, Leopardstown
Town: Dublin
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Louise Emmett
Telephone: +44 7778375020
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 the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase 2 — Offshore WTG Substructure FEED and Detailed Design

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71335000 Engineering studies - IA21
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The employer has developed a substructure design under a separate concept design scope. this progressed substructure concept is a monopile (with transition piece) and this concept shall provide the basis for commencing the FEED scope of works.

The Consultant shall perform all FEED activities included within the main scope of work and the employer’s technical requirements, both of which shall be issued as part of the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:

Arklow Wind Bank Farm.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Consultant shall be responsible for the maintenance and regular issue of their design management documents, including regular substructure weight report updates, a design decision log and designer’s risk assessments. These documents shall be maintained throughout the scope and shall be updated for relevant decision actions and interfaces with third parties and updated site information.

The final substructure designs shall be certified by an independent certification body appointed by the employer. To this end, the FEED and detailed design deliverables shall be provided to the certification body for their review and comment with sufficient time to enable certification to be completed prior to fabrication activities. The certification body will have been appointed during FEED and shall continue to provide certification services up to the completion of detailed design.

The consultant shall undertake the design taking full cognisance of the safety, health and welfare at work (Construction) Regulations (2013) and shall demonstrate risks have been reduced to as low as reasonably practical. As part of this process the consultant shall participate in HAZID workshops managed either by the employer or on behalf of the employer by a third-party risk consultant. The consultant shall provide support to close out the HAZID actions related to the substructure design.

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: 4 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 03/05/2021
End: 31/12/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Maximum number: 5
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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Please see the PQQ and Scope which advises this.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

This pre-qualification questionnaire (‘PQQ’) has been issued by SSE Renewables Offshore Ltd (SSE) in connection with a competitive procurement event conducted in accordance with the negotiated procedure under the European Union (Award of Public Authority Contracts) Regulations 2016

This PQQ sets out the information which is required by SSE in order to assess the suitability of potential applicants in terms of their:

• knowledge and past experience on similar projects;

• available resources and capabilities;

• organisation, economic, legal and financial standing;

• health, safety and environment standards;

• management and quality systems.

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: 13/11/2020
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 18/12/2020
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
Tender must be valid until: 31/05/2021

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: SSE Services PLC
Postal address: 200 Dunkeld Road, Inveralmond House
Town: Perth
Postal code: PH1 3AQ
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: SSE Renewables Offshore Ltd
Postal address: Red Oak South, South County Business Park, Leopardstown
Town: Dublin
Country: Ireland
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: