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Title: Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services
Reference No: FEB200631
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000335470
Published by: Transport Scotland
Publication Date: 17/02/2015
Application Deadline: 27/03/2015
Deadline Date: 31/03/2015
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Provision of Public Services in relation to Ferry Services and Harbour Operating Services on several routes between harbours on the Scottish mainland and on islands in the Hebrides and Clyde Estuary.
CPV: 60600000, 60610000, 63721200, 63721500.

CONTRACT NOTICE – OFFICIAL JOURNAL

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


Transport Scotland

Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road

Glasgow

G4 0HF

UK

Procurement Support Manager

+44 1412727100

tendermailbox@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk


http://www.transportscotland.gov.uk

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00099

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
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I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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Transport
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Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd.

Section II: Object of the Contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services

II.1.2(a))

Type of works contract

II.1.2(b))

Type of supplies contract

II.1.2(c))

Type of service contract

19

II.1.2)

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or performance

Scotland



UKM6

II.1.3)

This notice involves

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II.1.4)

Information on framework agreement (if applicable)

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Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged

Duration of the framework agreement

Justification for a framework agreement the duration of which exceeds four years

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

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded

II.1.5)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Provision of Public Services in relation to Ferry Services and Harbour Operating Services on several routes between harbours on the Scottish mainland and on islands in the Hebrides and Clyde Estuary.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=335470.

II.1.6)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

60600000
60610000
63721200
63721500

II.1.7)

Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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II.1.8)

Division into lots

No

II.1.9)

Will variants be accepted

No

II.2)

Quantity or Scope of the Contract

II.2.1)

Total quantity or scope

8000000001000000000
GBP

II.2.2)

Options

Provisional timetable for recourse to these options

Number of possible renewals

In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated time frame for subsequent contracts

II.3)

Duration of the contract or limit for completion

99

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial and Technical Information

III.1)

Conditions Relating to the Contract

III.1.1)

Deposits and guarantees required

Economic operators may be required to confirm the availability of, and the Successful Participant to provide a parent company guarantee and/or adjudication bond, each in a form to be sent out with the invitation to tender (ITT) documents and may be included in the documents required for the execution of the contract.

III.1.2)

Main Terms of financing and payment and/or reference to the relevant provisions

For the Ferry Services: Monthy instalments in arrears of Grant advances required in respect of the difference between the services operating costs and revenues plus operators return as defined in the contact base case model amended from time to time, and subject to annual reconciliation with an annual outcome statement using actual costs and revenues for each service year.

For the Harbour Operating Services: Monthly installments in arrears of annual Operating Fee for each Service Year.

III.1.3)

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is to be awarded

If the successful Participant is a consortium The Scottish Ministers will require that each consortium member be jointly and severally liable.

III.1.4)

Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject

It is invisaged that the successful Participant may be required to contract for the Ferry Services in the name of a limited company established in the UK for the single purpose of providing the ferry services.

The Contracting Party shall have the capability and the intention to be constituted as a Community Shipowner as defined in article 2 of Council Regulation (EEC) No 3577/92 of 7.12.92 applying the principal of freedom to provide services to maritime transport within Member States (Maritime Cabotage).

III.2)

Conditions for Participation

III.2.1)

Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers


An affirmation in the form required in the Economic Operator's Pre-Qualification Questionaire within the Pre-Qualification Document available with this Contract Notice as to compliance with the requirements of Regulation 23 (1) and Regulation 23 (4) of The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 - Scottish Statutory Instrument 2012 No 88.

III.2.2)

Economic and financial capacity


Information set out in the form required in the Economic Operator's Pre-Qualification questionaire within the Pre-Qualification Document available with this Contract Notice.



As required by the assessment proceedure set out in the Pre-Qualification Prospectus within the Pre-Qualification Document available with this Contract Notice.


III.2.3)

Technical capacity


Information set out in the form required in the Economic Operator's Pre-Qualification questionaire within the Pre-Qualification Document available with this Contract Notice.



As required by the assessment procedure set out in the Pre-Qualification Prospectus within the Pre-Qualification Document available with this Contract Notice.


III.2.4)

Reserved contracts

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III.3)

Conditions Specific to Service Contracts

III.3.1)

Is provision of the service reserved to a specific profession?

No

III.3.2)

Will legal entities be required to state the names and professional qualifications of the personnel responsible for the execution of the service?

Yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of Procedure


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Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure

IV.1.1)

Have candidates already been selected?

No

IV.1.2)

Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

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Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

As described in PQQ

IV.1.3)

Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

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IV.2)

Award Criteria

No


Yes

No

IV.2.2)

An electronic auction will be used

No

IV.3 Administrative Information

IV.3.1)

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

TS/MTRIPS/SER/2015/01

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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2013/S 176-303895 11-09-2013

Other previous publications

IV.3.3)

Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

 27-03-2015

 


IV.3.4)

Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

 31-03-2015  12:00

IV.3.5)

Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

 10-06-2015

IV.3.6)

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

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Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender 

IV.3.8)

Conditions for opening tenders





Section VI: Other Information

VI.1)

Indicate whether this procurement is a recurrent one and the Estimated timing for further notices to be published


VI.2)

Does the contract relate to a Project/Programme financed by Community Funds?

No



VI.3)

Additional Information

This procuemrment is for the provision of Ferry Services and Harbour Operating Services in relation to the Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Services. These services fall into the category of Part B Services in schedule 3 of The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 and the Utilities Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 respectively. The procurement proceedure is outlined in the Pre-Qualification Prospectus within the Pre-Qualification Document. A single Successful Participant will be required to execute seperate contracts for Ferry Services with The Scottish Ministers and Harbour Operations Services with Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. A Single procurement exercise will seek seperate submissions for each of these services which will be evaluated within a single tender assessment as outlined in the Pre-Qualification Prospectus and within the Pre-qualification Document and which will be set out for selected Participants in the Tender Documents.

The proceedure will broadly follow the Competitive proceedure with negotiations set out in Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and Council as modified for application to the Contract for the provision of the Ferry Services and to the Harbour Operating Agreement as outlined in the Pre-Qualification Prospectus within the Pre-Qualification Document and as to be set out in the Competition Documents which will be issued to Selected Participants.

(SC Ref:335470)

VI.4)

Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures










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VI.4.2)

Lodging of appeals

An Economic Operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributed to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012 No 88) or the Utilities Controls (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012 No 89) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session.

VI.4.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained










VI.5)

Dispatch date of this Notice

 17-02-2015

ANNEX A

Additional Addresses and Contact Points

I)

Address and contact points from which further information can be obtained



Transport Scotland

Victoria Quay, Area 2G North

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

MTRIPS

Clare Paterson

+44 1312445312

chfs.contractnotice@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk

http://www.transportscotland.gov.uk

III)

Address and contact points to which Tenders/Requests to Participate must be sent



Transport Scotland

Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road

Glasgow

G4 0HF

UK

Procurement Support Manager

+44 1412727100

tendermailbox@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk

http://www.transportscotland.gov.uk

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
25/02/2015 11:27REPLACED FILE: CHFS.PPQQ.Issue Version.V1.0.17.02.15

CHFS Prequalification Prospectus and Prequalification Questionnaire v.1.1
27/02/2015 14:49ADDED FILE: CHFS.PPQQ.Bulletin.No.1.27.02.15

CHFS PPQQ Bulletin No.1
06/03/2015 13:03ADDED FILE: CHFS.PPQQ.Bulletin No.2.06.03.15

CHFS PPQQ Bulletin No.2
13/03/2015 16:09ADDED FILE: CHFS.PPQQ.Bulletin No.3.13.03.15

CHFS.PPQQ.Bulletin No.3
17/03/2015 11:24REPLACED FILE: CHFS PPQQ Issue Version V1 1 24 02 15

CHFS Prequalification Prospectus and Prequalification Questionnaire v.1.2
17/03/2015 17:11ADDED FILE: CHFS.PPQQ.Bulletin No.4.17.03.15

CHFS.PPQQ.Bulletin No.4
20/03/2015 16:00ADDED FILE: CHFS.PPQQ.Bulletin No.5.20.03.15

CHFS.PPQQ.Bulletin No.5
Main Contact: tendermailbox@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: tendermailbox@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
369999other TransportTransport
361300Passenger TransportTransport

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
120Highlands and Islands
170Scotland South

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17/03/2015 CHFS.PPQQ.Bulletin No.4.17.03.15 CHFS.PPQQ.Bulletin No.449.43 KB1
20/03/2015 CHFS.PPQQ.Bulletin No.5.20.03.15 CHFS.PPQQ.Bulletin No.554.12 KB1

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