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GB-Edinburgh: Beacons.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
The Northern Lighthouse Board on behalf of The Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board, The Commissioners of Irish Lights and The Corporation of Trinity House
84 George Street, , , Edinburgh, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. 0131 473 3131, Fax. 01314732436, Email: fional@nlb.org.uk, URL: www.nlb.org.uk
Contact: Tender documents can be downloaded from http://nlb.g2b.info, Attn: Fiona Lynch, Commercial Manager

Further information can be obtained at: As Above
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: As Above

I.2)Type of contracting authority and main activity or activities:
Body governed by public law
Other: General Lighthouse Authority for Scotland and the Isle of Main including adjacent seas and islands

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: Yes

Section II: Object Of The Contract: SUPPLIES
II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: AIS AtoN Stations
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SUPPLIES
Purchase

Region Codes: UK - UNITED KINGDOM
II.1.3)This notice involves: The establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement:
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 4
Duration of the framework agreement:
Duration in year(s): 4
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Beacons. Navigational instruments. AIS AtoN Stations

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
34928430 - Beacons.

38110000 - Navigational instruments.


II.1.7)Contract Covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes
II.1.8)Division into lots: Yes
If yes, tenders should be submitted for: One or more lots

II.1.9)Variants will be accepted: Yes

II.2)Quantity Or Scope Of The Contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Please refer to the tender documents for quantities and delivery points. Please note that this agreement will include the Republic of Ireland

II.2.2)Options: Yes
If yes, description of these options: The Framework will be let for 3 years with the option to extend for up to a further 12 months.
II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information About Lots

Lot No: 1
Title: AIS AtoN Station Integrated with Lantern - Model A
1)Short Description:
Commercially available off the shelf AIS AtoN Station integrated with lantern. Full details within the tender documents

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
34928430 - Beacons.


3)Quantity Or Scope:
As detailed within the tender documents

Lot No: 2
Title: AIS AtoN Station - Model B
1)Short Description:
Commercially available off the shelf Proprietary AIS AtoN Station.

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
34928430 - Beacons.


3)Quantity Or Scope:
As detailed within the tender documents

Lot No: 3
Title: Enhanced AIS AtoN Station - Model C
1)Short Description:
Commercially available off the shelf Enhanced AIS AtoN station.

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
34928430 - Beacons.


3)Quantity Or Scope:
As detailed within the tender documents.

5)Additional Information About Lots:
This item may require development by the Supplier, it will be added to the framework agreement when it has passed Acceptance Tests and the Supplier must bear all costs associated with any development required.

Lot No: 4
Title: Self Contained AIS AtoN Station Integrated with Lantern - Model D
1)Short Description:
Commercially available off the shelf Self Contained AIS AtoN Station integrated with Lantern

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
34928430 - Beacons.


3)Quantity Or Scope:
Detailed within the tender documents.

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Not Provided

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions regulating them:
Detailed within the tender documents

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the grouping of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability

III.1.4)Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject: Yes
If Yes, description of particular conditions:
Detailed within the tender documents
III.2)Conditions For Participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgement which has he force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by ay means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.

Detailed within the tender documents
III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
(a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking's overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.

Detailed within the tender documents

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:

Detailed within the tender documents
Minimum Level(s) of standards possibly required:
Detailed within the tender documents
III.2.4)Reserved contracts: No

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open

IV.2)Award Criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria:
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)An electronic auction will be used: No

IV.3)Administrative Information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: GLA/AIS/0698
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: No

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:

Date: 16/03/2011 Time-limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 12:00
Payable documents: No

IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 17/03/2011
Time: 14:00
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up:
English

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in days: 180

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 17/03/2011
Time: 14:30
Place:
Edinburgh
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: Yes
Director of Finance and Commerical Manager or their appointed representatives


Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.1)This Is A Recurrent Procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2013 onwards
VI.2)Contract related to a project and/or programme financed by Community Funds: No
VI.3)Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.

Tender Documents can be downloaded from our Buyer Profile http://nlb.g2b.info
GO-2011128-PRO-2149034 TKR-2011128-PRO-2149033

VI.4)Procedures For Appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
Not Provided

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: The Northern Lighthouse Board 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 contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such information should be required from the person named at I.1.

If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (SI 2009/2992) provides 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) and the sheriff court, the Court of Session (Scotland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).


VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not Provided

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 28/01/2011

ANNEX A


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