Services - 557805-2022

11/10/2022    S196

Norway-Skien: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)

2022/S 196-557805

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Vestfold og Telemark fylkeskommune
National registration number: 821 227 062
Postal address: Postboks 2844
Town: Skien
NUTS code: NO091 Vestfold og Telemark
Postal code: 3702
Country: Norway
Contact person: Lars Sandnes
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 electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Tender 2024 Vestfold Syd

Reference number: 22/33429
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60000000 Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Vestfold og Telemark County Municipality invites tenderers to an open tender contest for a contract for the procurement of public transport services for the Vestfold Syd area. The contract has a duration of 2 years, with start-up on 01 July 2024. The contract area is divided into 3 route packages, and the total production is calculated to amount to 4,319,055 route kilometres per year.

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)
60100000 Road transport services
60112000 Public road transport services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO091 Vestfold og Telemark
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract that is now being entered into is only for 2 years, pending a new long-term contract from 2026. The contract area includes local routes and school routes in Vestfold, mainly within the municipalities of Larvik, Sandefjord and Horten, as well as some routes in Tønsberg municipality. In this call for tenders, tender offers must state the compensation per calendar year per route package. There is also an opportunity to make a combined offer for all 3 route packages/the contract area, provided that the tenderer also submits separate tender offers for route packages 1, 2 and 3.

For this contract, the contracting authority will provide bussing facilities for use for Route Packages 1 and 2. The contract allows for the use of used materials, and the environment is one of the factors being taken into consideration in the contest..

The current route 01 will be split into route 01 Horten-Tønsberg-Sandefjord and a new route 04 Sandefjord-Larvik-Stavern, respectively. Route 175 Shuttle bus Torp – Råstad is being discontinued. The annual compensation will be index-linked per quarter.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/07/2024
End: 30/06/2026
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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:

See the tender documentation

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

See the tender documentation

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See the tender documentation

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

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

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: 12/01/2023
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
Tender must be valid until: 12/04/2023
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 12/01/2023
Local time: 09:01

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: Tingretten
Town: Nedre Telemark Tingrett
Country: Norway
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: