Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United Kingdom
OJEU Ref: (13/S 90-153064/EN)
Nature of contract: Supply contract
Procedure: Restricted procedure
Regulation of procurement: EU - with participation by GPA countries
Award criteria: Most economic bid
Type of bid required: Global bid

Contract notice
Directive 2004/18/EC
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s): Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear Delivery Team, DE&S, CBRN COMM3, Yew 3a, #1342, Abbey Wood, DES CBRNCom2a, Attn: Donna Vinyard, BS34 8JH, Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM. Tel. +44 3067939040. Email: descbrn-com2a@mod.uk. Fax. +44 1179131906.
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority: CBRN
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and 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) Type of the contracting authority: Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3) Main activity: Defence
I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities: The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1) Description:
II.1.1) Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Gamma Alarm Detection System Supply and Support.
II.1.2) Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Supplies
NUTS code UKJ31
II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS): The notice involves a public contract
II.1.5) Short description of the contract or purchase(s): Nuclear, Biological, Chemical and Radiological protection equipment. Supply and Support of the Gamma Alarm Detection System.
II.1.6) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV): 35113200.
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: no
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: Radiation monitors. Alarm Systems. The Chemical, Biological, Radiation and Nuclear (CBRN) Delivery Team (DT) are equipment sponsors for radiation detection and monitoring equipment used within UK Government. The Authority has a requirement to provide a replacement for its gamma radiation monitoring capability, fitted in the Manoeuvring Room on board its nuclear powered submarines, plus 10 years support and maintenance. A gamma radiation detection capability and incorporated alarm is required that will be capable of the detection and display of the levels of gamma radiation present in room, from a fixed position. The equipment will also incorporate multiple preset, and adjustable, audible and visual alarms. The requirement is for 20 units. The equipment is used to aid operator knowledge regarding habitability of the manoeuvring room during a reactor incident and to give confidence in the integrity of shielding during normal operation. The in-service support solution shall be for an initial 10 year contract with options for a further 5 years support. The Authority invites expressions of interest from industry for the supply and support of a Gamma Alarm that will meet the capability. Interested parties will be provided with a detailed Statement of Technical Requirements once Expressions of Interest have been received. Suppliers wishing to bid for the supply of this equipment will be asked to provide sample/prototype equipment, at no cost to the crown, for testing against MoD requirements as part of the ITT process. It is anticipated that the technology for this capability is readily available but the packaging of the final solution may require development. Bidders will be expected to detail development costs and timescales as part of the ITT.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 300 000 GBP
II.2.2) Information about options: Options: no
II.2.3) Information about renewals: This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
II.3) Duration of the contract or time limit for completion: Duration in months: 120 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1) Conditions relating to the contract:
III.1.4) 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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender. A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#dspr
Candidates will be required to sign a declaration confirming whether they do or do not have any of the listed criteria as part of the pre-qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists. Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so. Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
III.2.2) Economic and financial ability: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
III.2.3) Technical capacity: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct.
(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract.
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Type of procedure:
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted
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: CBRN/00181
IV.3.2) Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: no
IV.3.3) Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:
IV.3.4) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate: 12.6.2013 - 10:00
IV.3.6) 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) 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.Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk. The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.
Advertising Regime OJEU: - This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-201358-DCB-4790093
VI.4) Procedures for appeal:
VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures: Chemical Biological Radiological & Nuclear (CBRN), DE&S, Yew 3a #1342 MOD Abbeywood, BS34 8JH, Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM. Tel. +44 3067939040.
Body responsible for mediation procedures
Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear Delivery Team, DE&S, Yew 3a# 1342, Abbey Wood, BS34 8JH, Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM. Email: descbrn-com2a@mod.uk. Tel. +44 3067939040. Fax. +44 1179131906.
VI.4.3) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained: Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear Delivery Team, DE&S,
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 8.5.2013

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