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Storage Tanks Various

Periodic indicative notice - utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC
This notice is a call for competition: yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: no

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Scottish Water
5 Whistleberry Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Vijay Rubanathan
G72 0TA Blantyre
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1698722406
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1698722416

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.scottishwater.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity
Water
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Storage Tanks Various
II.2)Type of contract
Supplies
II.3)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
This framework is for the supply of Tanks, for water applications(including chemical tanks) supplied to Scottish Water. The scope of supply is for the design, manufacturing, factory /works testing (where required) delivery, off- loading, installation, commissioning and on site testing of Tanks and all necessary ancillary equipment.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44611000

II.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.7.2013
Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
II.6)Estimated cost and main terms of financing
II.6.1)Initial estimated cost
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000,00 and 10 000 000,00 GBP
II.6.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
All prices quoted shall be in sterling,(UK,) and all payments shall be made in Sterling,(UK), Payment shall be made on the basis of completed services in accordance with the agreed contract rates, schedules and conditions of contract.
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Storage Tanks Various
II.2)Type of contract
Supplies
II.3)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
This framework is for the supply of Tanks, for water applications(including chemical storage tanks) supplied to Scottish Water. The scope of supply is for the design, manufacturing, factory /works testing (where required) delivery, off- loading, installation, commissioning and on site testing of Tanks and all necessary ancillary equipment.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44611000

II.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.7.2013
Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
II.6)Estimated cost and main terms of financing
II.6.1)Initial estimated cost
II.6.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section IV: Procedure and administrative information

IV.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
SW13/EM/866

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:
VI.3)Estimated total value of supplies or services contract(s)
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11.3.2013

Appendix

Periodic indicative notice being a call for competition or aiming at reducing time-limits for the receipt of tenders

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Storage Tanks Various
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 60

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000,00 and 10 000 000,00 GBP
II.1.5)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The Framework agreement(s) will be awarded for a two year fixed period with an option to extend for a further 3 years split into 12 month periods giving a maximum five year Framework.
Further details will be provided at a later stage of the tender process.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Scottish Water reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security.
III.1.2)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
In the event of a group of companies submitting an accepted offer it will be necessary for each member of the group to sign an undertaking that each company in the group will be jointly and severally liable for the satisfactory performance of the contract.
III.1.3)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Expressions of interest must be submitted by email to E-mail:

by the date indicated in IV.3.4.All applicants will be requested to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. Questionnaires will be issued electronically to all applicants through an e-tendering system. Responses to Pre-Qualification Questionnaires will be assessed and used to short-list applicants who will be invited to proceed to the next stage of the tender process. Applicants will only be assessed based on the answers provided in the questionnaires. All applicants MUST include in their expression of interest their company's full postal address and contact details, inclusive of their company registration number. Upon receipt of expression of interest, the applicant will be requested to register on Public Contracts Scotland - Tenders electronic portal. To do this, a link will be issued Scottish Water Procurement Helpline once the applicant has expressed interest.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be expected to be of sufficient financial and economic standing to support the anticipated contract value.All applicants must complete the financial questions within the pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documents. Financial standing relevant to the anticipated contract value will be determined by Scottish Water based on the response to the pre-qualification questionnaire and any further financial checks deemed necessary.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants must complete the technical questions within the pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated
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 confirm interest or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
IV.3.2)Time-limit for receipt of expressions of interest:
31.3.2013
IV.3.3)Time-limit for receipt of applications for an invitation to tender or to negotiate:
IV.3.4)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with regulation 33 of The Utilities Contracts,(Scotland),Regulations 2006 as amended, (the Regulations), Scottish Water will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period between the communication of the award decision and the decision to enter into the contract with the successful tenderer. A breach of any duty owed under the Regulations is actionable by any economic operator which, in consequence of the breach, suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage and such proceedings may be brought either the Sheriff Court or Court of Session. Any such action must be brought within 3 months from the date when grounds for the bringing of proceedings first arose unless the Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which proceedings may be brought.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Scottish Water
5 Whistleberry Road
G72 0TA Blantyre
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 1698722320
Internet address: www.scottishwater.co.uk
Fax: +44 1698722416