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GB-Edinburgh : Dry-docking services.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
The Commissioners of Northern Lighthouse operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board,
84 George Street , Edinburgh , EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. 0131 473 3131, Fax. 0131 473 2436, Email: fional@nlb.org.uk , URL: http://nlb.g2b.org, URL: http://www.nlb.org.uk
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: Provision of Aids to Navigation for Scotland and the Isle of Man

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: No

Section II: Object Of The Contract: SERVICES
II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: UK-Edinburgh. Dry Dock Services for NLV Pharos
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SERVICES
Service Category: 27

Region Codes: UKM - SCOTLAND
II.1.3)This notice involves: A public contract

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Dry-docking services. Northern Lighthouse Board require Dry Docking facilities for NLV Pharos this will allow for the five (5) year inspections of safety equipment, lifting gear, repairs & maintenance covering engine room, electrical, accommodation. Full specification will be provided within the tender document. At present it is estimated that the services will be required to start in Mid February 2012.

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
50246100 - Dry-docking services.


II.1.7)Contract Covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No
II.1.8)Division into lots: No
II.1.9)Variants will be accepted: Yes

II.2)Quantity Or Scope Of The Contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Northern Lighthouse Board require Dry Docking facilities for NLV Pharos this will allow for the five (5) year inspections of safety equipment, lifting gear, repairs & maintenance covering engine room, electrical, accommodation

II.2.2)Options: Not Provided
II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion
Not Provided
Information About Lots

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 document

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 This contract will be subject to Scots Law and the jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts. No special legal form is required however each supplier will be required to become jointly and severally resonsible for the contract before acceptance. If a group bid is accepted, the group must form itself into one single legally operating entity on acceptance.

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 document
III.2)Conditions For Participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(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.

III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:

Details within the tender document

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

Details within the tender document
III.2.4)Reserved contracts: No

III.3)Conditions Specific To Service Contracts
III.3.1)Execution of service is reserved to particular profession: No
III.3.2)Legal person should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for execution of the service: Yes
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: TPHA/DRYD/0813
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: 19/12/2011 Time-limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 12:00

IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 22/12/2011
Time: 12:00
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: 90

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 22/12/2011
Time: 14:30
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: Yes
Director of Finance and Commercial Manager or their nominated representatives


Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.1)This Is A Recurrent Procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: JUNE 2014
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. The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). For the avoidance of doubt, the contracting authority confirms that no weight will be attached to whether or not an economic operator is an SME in selecting economic operators to participate or in assessing the most economically advantageous tender. Tender documents can be requested by emailing Donald Innes, Procurement Administrator, email: donaldi@nlb.org.uk GO-2011117-PRO-2743015 TKR-2011117-PRO-2743014

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 Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No. 5) and the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations (SI 2006 No. 1) 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) and the sheriff court, the Court of Session (Scotland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages

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: 07/11/2011

ANNEX A


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