Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 16/10/2020

Local time: 12:00

BHC are seeking expressions of interest from contractors who are interested in tendering for the removal and replacement of circa 23 000 m2 of heavy duty concrete pavements at Victoria Terminal 3 (VT3) in Belfast Harbour. Further information regarding this opportunity will be provided within the pre-qualification documents.

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United Kingdom-Belfast: Harbour construction works

2020/S 193-467981

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Belfast Harbour Commissioners (‘BHC’)
Postal address: Harbour Office, Corporation Square
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UKN06 Belfast
Postal code: BT13AL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Eugene McBride
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.belfast-harbour.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.belfast-harbour.co.uk/corporate/corporate-tender

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Port-related activities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Victoria Terminal 3 (VT3) — Pavement Replacement within an Operational Container Terminal

Reference number: P.330

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45241000 Harbour construction works

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

BHC are seeking expressions of interest from contractors who are interested in tendering for the removal and replacement of circa 23 000 m2 of heavy duty concrete pavements at Victoria Terminal 3 (VT3) in Belfast Harbour. Further information regarding this opportunity will be provided within the pre-qualification documents

That can be requested through the contact detailed at I.1) of this OJEU notice.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45233251 Resurfacing works

45233200 Various surface works

45233222 Paving and asphalting works

45233320 Foundation work for roads

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN06 Belfast

Main site or place of performance:

Within Victoria Terminal 3 — Container Terminal.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Heavy duty concrete pavement replacement, consisting of 23 000 m2 plus associated infrastructure works in relation to a high voltage ring main.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Price

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 300 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 12

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 3

Maximum number: 6

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Subject to a sufficient number of compliant responses being received, BHC intends (according to the process described below) to invite a maximum of the top 6 (six) ranked compliant bidders to the invitation to tender stage of this process, provided that BHC, acting at its discretion, reserves the right to invite less than 6 (six) bidders to negotiate. Where there is a tie for 6th (sixth) place, all bidders in 6th (sixth) place will be invited to tender. For the purposes of this exercise, a tie for 6th (sixth) place is deemed to occur where two or more bidders have identical scores.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Further information will be provided in the pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Subject to the status and involvement of the parties, BHC may require the parties to commit to joint and several liability in respect of the contract. Alternatively, BHC may require the lead operator to take total responsibility or a consortium to form a legal entity before entering into any contract.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

BHC reserves the right to require bonds, deposits, guarantees or other forms of undertaking or security to ensure proper contractual performance.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Further information will be provided in the contract documents.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Subject to the status and involvement of the parties, BHC may require the parties to commit to joint and several liability in respect of the contract. Alternatively, BHC may require the lead operator to take total responsibility or a consortium to form a legal entity before entering into any contract.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Further information will be provided in the contract documents.

III.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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 086-194519

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 16/10/2020

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 04/11/2020

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

BHC reserves the right at any time to:

— reject any or all responses and to cancel or withdraw from this procurement at any stage;

— award a contract without prior notice;

— change the basis, the procedures and timescales set out or referred to within the procurement documents; or

— require a bidder to clarify any submissions in writing and/or to provide additional information.

Bidders who wish to participate in this procurement will be required to provide contact details before downloading the tender documents. Bidders who fail to provide their details to BHC or register in this manner will not receive any clarifications or updated information provided by BHC during the tender process. The costs of responding to this notice and participation in the process will be borne by each bidder. All discussions and correspondence will be deemed strictly subject to contract until a formal contract is entered into. The formal contract shall not be binding until it has been signed and dated by the duly authorised representatives of both parties.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT1 3JF
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890554422

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

BHC will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to all bidders. The standstill period provides time for unsuccessful bidders to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 (as amended) 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 (Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Belfast Harbour Commissioners
Postal address: Harbour Office, Corporation Square
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT1 3AL
Country: United Kingdom

Internet address: http://www.belfast-harbour.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30/09/2020