Works - 495418-2018

10/11/2018    S217    - - Works - Contract notice - Competitive procedure with negotiation 

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Marine construction works

2018/S 217-495418

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Mersey Docks and Harbour Limited Company
L21 1LA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Nayla Qureshi
Telephone: +44 1519496093
NUTS code: UKD72

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Port — Utility
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Port — Utility

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Design and Build: Replacement of Cassion at Langton Lock and Framework Agreement for Locks and Gates

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This is a tender for the design and build of a replacement Cassion Gate at Langton Lock, at the Port of Liverpool. Followed by a Framework Agreement for additional Locks and Gates across the Peel Ports Investments Group.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD72
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is a tender for the design and build of a replacement Cassion Gate at Langton Lock, at the Port of Liverpool. Followed by a Framework Agreement for additional Locks and Gates across the Peel Ports Investments Group.

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2027
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Bidders shall be required to demonstrate previous experiences in the last 6 years of:

1) Working in a live port environment;

2) Carrying out design, supply, construct, install, test and commission of lock gates and cassions for ocean going vessels;

3) Demonstrate experience and appropriate certification for welding and fabrication in marine environment;

4) Evidence of being principle contractor and managing the fabrications of lock gates and cassions.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 6
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/12/2018
Local time: 09:00
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Important information for bidders:

All bidders who wish to participate in this tender must complete the following actions.

Send an email to to advise:

— your name,

— your company name,

— your email address,

— your company telephone number.

Peel Ports will then provide you with access to the Peel Ports e-sourcing portal, where you shall be able to view all of the tender documents for this tender.

Please note that this is a 2 stage tender:

1) Bidders shall need to complete a PQQ document;

2) Shortlisted bidders shall then be invited to the ITN stage. To successfully pass the PQQ stage, bidders must be able to provide a satisfactory response (as a minimum) to the questions show in Section III) of this Contract Notice.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Peel Ports Group Procurement
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1519496093
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: