Services - 525629-2019

06/11/2019    S214    Services - Contract notice - Competitive procedure with negotiation 

United Kingdom-Hull: Surveying instruments

2019/S 214-525629

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Sure Partners Ltd
National registration number: IE291493
Postal address: Garton Road, Aldbrough
Town: Hull
NUTS code: UKE12 East Riding of Yorkshire
Postal code: HU11 4QB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Stuart Skipsey
Telephone: +44 7384454029

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Utility
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Energy

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Floating Lidar System for Wind Resource Assessment

Reference number: 54850
II.1.2)Main CPV code
38296000 Surveying instruments
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

SSE Renewables Ireland Ltd is current in the development phase of Arklow Wind Farm. The development consists of a rectangular area aligned with the Arklow sand bank 8-12 Km off the East coast of Ireland. SSE wish to deploy a Floating Lidar System (FLS) at the site for the purpose of carrying out a Wind Resource Assessment (WRA).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 EUR
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
Main site or place of performance:

Arklow Bank, 8-12 km offshore of the East Coast of County Wicklow, IRELAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply of floating lidar system equipment and collection, provision of wind resource assessment data.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Project management / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: SHE / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion - Name: Procurement / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: Programme / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 30 %
Quality criterion - Name: Information security and data protection / Weighting: 10 %
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 40 %
Cost criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2020
End: 29/04/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
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
List and brief description of conditions:

— the level of system maturity for the Floating Lidar System should meet, as a minimum, the Stage 2: pre-commercial maturity stage requirements as defined in the OWA Roadmap [1],

— the floating lidar system should meet the minimum requirements of a floating lidar system unit for the purpose of Wind Resource Assessment as detailed in the IEA Recommended Practices for Floating Lidar Systems [2].


[1] Carbon Trust OWA roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating LIDAR technology, Version 2.0, 9.10.2018.

[2] IEA State-of-the-Art Report: Recommended Practices for Floating Lidar, Issue 1.0, 2.2.2016.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
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
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: 02/12/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 05/12/2019
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: 02/03/2020
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
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: High Court
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
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: