Fournitures - 560495-2020

Submission deadline has been amended by:  54134-2021
20/11/2020    S227

United Kingdom-Abingdon: Calorimeters

2020/S 227-560495

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Culham Science Centre
Town: Abingdon
NUTS code: UKJ14 Oxfordshire
Postal code: OX14 3DB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Robert Franklin
E-mail: Robert.franklin@ukaea.uk
Telephone: +44 1235466915
Fax: +44 1235466859
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-atomic-energy-authority
Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/72814
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=34390&B=UK
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=34390&B=UK
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Fusion Research

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Residual Ion Dump, Calorimeters, Hypervapotrons and Beam Line Module Frame for MAST-U Enhancements Project

Reference number: T/RAF073/20
II.1.2)Main CPV code
38418000 Calorimeters
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The UK Atomic Energy Authority has a requirement for the completion of the detailed design, manufacture, assembly, testing and supply of residual ion dump, calorimeters, hypervapotrons and a beam line module frame for its mast upgrade enhancements project.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
42511000 Heat-exchange units and machinery for liquefying air or other gases
45223000 Structures construction work
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ14 Oxfordshire
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority carries out research into the use of controlled nuclear fusion for the generation of power. The Mega Amp Spherical Tokamak Upgrade (MAST-U) is one such fusion experiment which is due to undergo enhancements.

The authority now has a requirement for the Completion of the Detailed Design, Manufacture, Assembly, Testing and Supply of the following enhancements:

— residual ion dumps (upper and lower);

— calorimeter and associated hypervapotrons;

— beamline module frame (BLMF) – a frame which supports the residual ion dumps, bend magnets, calorimeter, and associated services.

Full details of the requirements scope are contained in the technical specification which is available with the Invitation to Tender by following the link at I.3). To download the documents you must be logged into the EU-supply portal and have expressed an interest (Registration is free).

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
Duration in months: 12
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

The duration stated at II.2.7) above is an estimate only.

All documents must be in English or with an English translation.

Prices may be stated in tenderers local currency and the contract(s) will be awarded in the tendered currency.

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority reserves the right not to award a contract.

The costs of tendering shall be the responsibility of tenderers.

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:

Refer to procurement documents for information.

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

Refer to procurement documents for information.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 131-322233
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 29/01/2021
Local time: 12:00
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 29/01/2021
Local time: 12:00
Place:

UK Atomic Energy Authority, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon OX14 3DB UK.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Authorised representatives of the Authority only.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: UK Atomic Energy Authority
Postal address: Culham Science Centre
Town: Abingdon
Postal code: OX14 3DB
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-atomic-energy-authority
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: UK Atomic Energy Authority
Postal address: Culham Science Centre
Town: Abingdon
Postal code: OX14 3DB
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-atomic-energy-authority
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.

This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the authority before a contract is entered into applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request. Additional debriefing and that information have to be provided within a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be sought from the contact named in this notice.

If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: UK Atomic Energy Authority
Postal address: Culham Science Centre
Town: Abingdon
Postal code: OX14 3DB
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-atomic-energy-authority
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/11/2020