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UK-EDINBURGH: Satellite-related communications equipment.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
THE NORTHERN LIGHTHOUSE BOARD
84 GEORGE STREET, EDINBURGH, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1314733100, Fax. +44 1314732436, Email: procurement@nlb.org.uk, URL: http://www.nlb.org.uk, URL: http://nlb.g2b.info
Contact: DONALD INNES, Attn: DONALD INNES
Electronic Access URL: http://nlb.g2b.info

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 the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.3) Main activity:
Other: Provision of Aids to Navigation

I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: Yes

Section II: Object Of The Contract: SERVICES
II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: VSAT SATELLITE BROADBAND
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SERVICES
Service Category: 27

Region Codes: UK - UNITED KINGDOM
II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:The notice involves a public contract

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Satellite-related communications equipment. Marine equipment. To provide the General Lighthouse Authority (GLA) Vessels with Satellite Broadband Services and Maintenance/Support Services, this service will initially be for Trinity House vessels (Galatea, Patricia & Alert) and Northern Lighthouse Boards vessels (Pharos & Pole Star), with the option for the Commissioners of Irish Lights vessel (Granuaile) to opt into any proposal submitted by the successful Tenderer/s.

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
32530000 - Satellite-related communications equipment.
JA24-9 - Broadband

34930000 - Marine equipment.


II.1.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): Yes
II.1.8)Lots:
This contract is divided into lots: Yes
If yes, tenders should be submitted for: One or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: Yes

II.2)Quantity Or Scope Of The Contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
This is fully detailed within the Invitation to Tender document.

II.2.2)Options: Yes
If yes, description of these options: Options to extend the period of the contract by a further 12 months
If known, Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:

Duration in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals:
This contract is subject to renewal: No
II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information About Lots

Lot No: 1
Title: The Northern Lighthouse Board

1)Short Description:
To provide the General Lighthouse Authority (GLA) Vessels with Satellite Broadband Services and Maintenance/Support Services, this service will initially be for Northern Lighthouse Boards vessels Pharos & Pole Star.

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
32530000 - Satellite-related communications equipment.
JA24-9 - Broadband
34930000 - Marine equipment.

3)Quantity Or Scope:
Full details regarding this provision are contained within the Invitation to Tender
4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract Not Provided


5)Additional Information About Lots:
Tender documents can be downloaded from our Buyer Profile http://nlb.g2b.info
Lot No: 2
Title: The Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond

1)Short Description:
To provide the General Lighthouse Authority (GLA) Vessels with Satellite Broadband Services and Maintenance/Support Services, this service is for Trinity House vessels (Galatea, Patricia & Alert)

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
32530000 - Satellite-related communications equipment.
JA24-9 - Broadband
34930000 - Marine equipment.

3)Quantity Or Scope:
Full details are contained within the Invitation to Tender document.
4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract Not Provided


5)Additional Information About Lots:
Tender documents can be downloaded from our Buyer Profile http://nlb.g2b.info
Lot No: 3
Title: The Commissioners of Irish Lights

1)Short Description:
This is an optional lot where the Commissioners of Irish Lights vessel (Granuaile) may opt into any proposal submitted by the successful Tenderer/s.

2)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
32530000 - Satellite-related communications equipment.
JA24-9 - Broadband
34930000 - Marine equipment.

3)Quantity Or Scope:
Full details are contained within the Invitation to Tender document.
4)Indication About Different Date For Start Of Award Procedures And/Or Duration Of The Contract Not Provided


5)Additional Information About Lots:
Tender documents can be downloaded from our Buyer Profile http://nlb.g2b.info
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 governing them:
Not Provided

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Any contract resulting from the procurement exercise 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 responsible 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:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions:Yes
If Yes, description of particular conditions:
The terms and conditions of business are fully 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:
Not Provided
III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:

Minimum Level(s) of standards possibly required:
Detailed within the Tender documents

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Technical capacity - means of proof required

Minimum Level(s) of standards possibly required:
Detailed within the Tender documents
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts: Not Provided
III.3)Conditions Specific To Service Contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession:
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: No
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service:
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: 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
The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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: GLA/VSAT/0876
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: 10/07/2013
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: 16/07/2013
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: 180

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 16/07/2013
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: No
VI.2)Information about European Union funds:
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union 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).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 Northern Lighthouse Board is the lead general lighthouse authority on this collaborative procurement project.

Tender documents can be downloaded from our Buyer Profile http://nlb.g2b.info
To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=61744495
GO-2013530-PRO-4840953 TKR-2013530-PRO-4840952

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: 30/05/2013

ANNEX A

IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
1: Contracting Authority
The Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond
Tower Hill, London, EC3N 4DH, United Kingdom

IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
2: Contracting Authority
Commissioners of Irish Lights
Harbour Road, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland


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