Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Felixstowe Dock and Railway Company
Tomline House, The Dock, Suffolk
IP11 3SY Felixstowe
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.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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Electric Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes (e-RTGs).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance Supplies
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The Port of Felixstowe.
NUTS code UKH14
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 Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreementDuration in months: 18
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreementEstimated value excluding VAT: 15 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
The design, manufacture, and supply of eleven (11) e-RTGs with auxiliary diesel power, capable of handling 1X40 tonne container, 1 over 5 high, including the installation of a fixed electrical power transfer system.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV) II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Information about 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:
The design, manufacture and supply of eleven (11) fully assembled e-RTGs capable of handling 1X40 tonne 9'6" container 1 over 5 high and stacking seven containers wide with one roadway between the e-RTG legs. The design and manufacture of the e-RTGs to comply with the purchaser's Technical Specification.
The e-RTG to be powered by electricity from a fixed installation but have diesel power back-up for emergency container handling and for powering the e-RTG during block changers.
The installation of up to 5 container blocks 400 m long with a fixed electricity pick-up system will form part of the contract.
The e-RTGs shall be sixteen wheeled with full AC drive and include semi-automatic operation.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 15 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Retention as part of the purchase price.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
The purchase is privately financed and payments will be made in accordance with the purchase contract.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
No particular legal form is prescribed.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Terms of purchase.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents (except for a DPS)
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
11.7.2014 - 17:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: