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UK-Edinburgh: Batteries.

Section I: Contracting Authority
Title: UK-Edinburgh: Batteries.
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board
84 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1314733131, Fax. +44 1314732436, Email:, URL:, URL:
Contact: Colin Brolly, Attn: Colin Brolly, Procurement Officer

I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.3) Main activity:
Not Provided

I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: No

Section II: Object Of The Contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Provision of Industrial Secondary Batteries
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works:
Region Codes: UKM - SCOTLAND
II.1.3)Information about a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:
Not Provided
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Batteries. Northern lighthouse Board have a requirement for Industrial Secondary Batteries for installation at a number of offshore buoys and lighthouses for use with Solar Systems and as standby at mains powered sites.A minimum of 15 years life expectancy is required. Each battery is to be supplied complete with terminal shrouding, flame arresting vents, instructions, tools, supplied filled and charged, solid intercell connectors. Please note batteries will comprise of not more than 10 parallel cells.A full specification is detailed within the tender document.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary:
31440000 - Batteries.
II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): Yes

II.2)Total Final Value Of Contract(s)
II.2.1) Total final value of the contract(s)
Not Provided

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:

Criteria - Weighting

Financial - including price, pricing mechanism, delivery timescales - 35
Fitness for Purpose - including specification, environmental and product information - 60
Company Information - 5

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

IV.3)Administrative Information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: LLHG/INDB/1057
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: No

Section V: Award Of Contract

1: Award And Contract Value
Contract No: 2014/S 155-278378

V.1)Date Of Contract Award: 08/05/2015
V.2) Information About Offers
Number Of Offers Received: 3
Number Of Offers Received By Electronic Means: Not Provided
V.3)Name And Address Of Economic Operator To Whom The Contract Has Been Awarded:
Official name: Saft Ltd
Postal address: 1st Floor unit 5 Astra Centre, Edinburgh Way, Harlow
Town: Essex
Postal code: CM20 2BN
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1279772550
Internet address:
V.4)Information On Value Of Contract
Not Provided
V.5)Information about subcontracting:
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1)Information about European Union funds:
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

VI.2)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.The tender documents can be downloaded from our Buyer Profile
To view this notice, please click here:
GO-201593-PRO-7017884 TKR-201593-PRO-7017883
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
Northern Lighthouse Board
84 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1314733131

Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Northern Lighthouse Board
84 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1314733131
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals: The Northern Lighthouse Board will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at this point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum 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 Sheriff Court, Court of Session (Scotland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Northern Lighthouse Board
84 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1314733131

VI.4)Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 03/09/2015

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