Refit of MRV Scotia
• Scottish Government
Publication reference: 2021/S 000-000145 
Publication date: 5 January 2021

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F02: Contract notice
Section one: Contracting authoritySection I: Contracting authority
one.1) Name and addressesI.1) Name and addresses
Scottish Government
Marine Scotland. Marine Laboratory, 375 Victoria Road, Torry
Aberdeen
AB11 9DB
Contact
Bob McLeod
Email

Telephone
+44 1312443567
Country
United Kingdom
NUTS code
UKM – SCOTLAND
Internet address(es)
Main address
http://www.scotland.gov.uk
Buyer’s address
https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482
one.2) Information about joint procurementI.2) Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
one.3) CommunicationI.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
one.4) Type of the contracting authorityI.4) Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority
one.5) Main activityI.5) Main activity
General public services

Section two: ObjectSection II: Object
two.1) Scope of the procurementII.1) Scope of the procurement
two.1.1) TitleII.1.1) Title
Refit of MRV Scotia
Reference number
CASE/324297
two.1.2) Main CPV codeII.1.2) Main CPV code
• 50241100 – Vessel repair services
two.1.3) Type of contractII.1.3) Type of contract
Services
two.1.4) Short descriptionII.1.4) Short description
The Scottish Ministers invite bids for vessel refit exercise on MRV Scotia to ensure maintenance of our seafaring certification.
two.1.5) Estimated total valueII.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: £300,000
two.1.6) Information about lotsII.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No
two.2) DescriptionII.2) Description
two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
• 50200000 – Repair, maintenance and associated services related to aircraft, railways, roads and marine equipment
two.2.3) Place of performanceII.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
UK – UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance
At successful shipyard
two.2.4) Description of the procurementII.2.4) Description of the procurement
The Scottish Ministers invite bids for vessel refit exercise on MRV Scotia to ensure maintenance of our seafaring certification.
two.2.5) Award criteriaII.2.5) Award criteria
Quality criterion – Name: Delivery of Requirements / Weighting: 35
Quality criterion – Name: Staff Competence, Knowledge & Experience / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion – Name: Contract Management / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Risk, Quality Assurance and Health & Safety / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Corporate & Social Responsibilities / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 5
Price – Weighting: 30
two.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing systemII.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start
10 March 2021
End
1 April 2021
This contract is subject to renewal
No
two.2.10) Information about variantsII.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: Yes
two.2.11) Information about optionsII.2.11) Information about options
Options: No

Section three. Legal, economic, financial and technical informationSection III. Legal, economic, financial and technical information
three.1) Conditions for participationIII.1) Conditions for participation
three.1.2) Economic and financial standingIII.1.2) Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria
This section covers questions 4B1-6 of the SPD (Scotland).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required
4B1a: Bidders will be required to have a minimum “specific” yearly turnover of 200,000 GBP for the last two years.
In the event that the Bidder does not comply with this requirement, they will not be considered any further in this tendering exercise.
As evidence for the SPD (Scotland) question 4B1a, the Procurement Officer may ask for annual accounts from the bidder.
4B5: It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types of insurance indicated below:
Employers (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = In accordance with the legal obligation for the time being enforced.
Public Liability Insurance = 5 Million GBP
4B6: Bidders must demonstrate a Current Ratio of greater than 0.8.
Current Ratio will be calculated as follows: net current assets divided by net current liabilities.
Please state whether you have applied IFRS15 to your accounts.
There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the bidders economic and financial standing.
three.1.3) Technical and professional abilityIII.1.3) Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria
Details of technical facilities, measures for ensuring quality and quality management procedures.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required
4C1.2: Bidders will be required to provide three examples over the last five years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in the Contract Notice or the relevant section of the site notice.
4C2: Bidders will be required to provide details of the technicians or technical bodies the bidder can call upon in relation to this procurement exercise.
4C3a: Bidders will be required to provide details of the technical facilities and measures for ensuring quality.
4C7: Bidders will be required to confirm what environmental management measures they will employ.
4C9: Bidders should provide details of relevant tools, plant or technical equipment available to you in relation to this procurement exercise.
4C10: Bidders will be required to confirm that whether they intend to subcontract and if so, for what proportion of the contract.
Quality Management Procedures
1. The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent).
OR
2. The bidder must have the following:
A documented policy regarding quality management. The policy must set out the responsibilities for quality management demonstrating that the bidder has and continues to implement a quality management policy that is authorised by their Chief Executive, or equivalent, and is periodically reviewed at a senior management level. The policy must be relevant to the nature and scale of the work to be undertaken and set out responsibilities for quality management throughout the organisation.
three.2) Conditions related to the contractIII.2) Conditions related to the contract
three.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contractIII.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section four. ProcedureSection IV. Procedure
four.1) DescriptionIV.1) Description
four.1.1) Type of procedureIV.1.1) Type of procedure
Open procedure
four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes
four.2) Administrative informationIV.2) Administrative information
four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of projects or requests to participateIV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of projects or requests to participate
Date
4 February 2021
Local time
12:00pm
four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submittedIV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted
English
four.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tenderIV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
four.2.7) Conditions for opening of tendersIV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date
4 February 2021
Local time
12:00pm
Place
Aberdeen

Section six. Complementary informationSection VI. Complementary information
six.1) Information about recurrenceVI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Annual Refit will be due in April 2022.
six.2) Information about electronic workflowsVI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic payment will be used
six.3) Additional informationVI.3) Additional information
SPD will be scored on a pass/fail basis.
Question scoring methodology for Award Criteria outlined in Invitation to Tender.
0 – Unacceptable. Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.
1 – Poor. Response is partially relevant but generally poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.
2 – Acceptable. Response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.
3 – Good. Response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.
4 – Excellent. Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=538689.
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=640327.
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
(SC Ref:640327)
Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=640327
six.4) Procedures for reviewVI.4) Procedures for review
six.4.1) Review bodyVI.4.1) Review body
Sheriff Court House
27 Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1LB
Country
United Kingdom

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Sections
• one. Contracting authorityI. Contracting authority
• two. ObjectII. Object
• three. Legal, economic, financial and technical informationIII. Legal, economic, financial and technical information
• four. ProcedureIV. Procedure
• six. Complementary informationVI. Complementary information