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The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has responsibility for food, farming, environmental, fisheries, forestry and sustainability policy and the development of the rural sector in Northern Ireland. The Monitoring and ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs
17 Antrim Road
Lisburn
BT28 3AL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Paul Clements
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.daera-ni.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/topics/procurement

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

DAERA Provision of Infaunal Analysis Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
77000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has responsibility for food, farming, environmental, fisheries, forestry and sustainability policy and the development of the rural sector in Northern Ireland. The Monitoring and Assessment team (MAT) within the Marine and Fisheries Division of DAERA has particular responsibility for protection of the marine environment. The Department of Agriculture Environment and Rural Affairs Marine and Fisheries Division, Monitoring and Assessment Team, DAERA - MAT requires a contractor to provide analysis of benthic infaunal samples. The contract is for an initial period of approximately 2 years and 2 months from date of award, envisaged to be end of January 2017 to 31.3.2019. DAERA currently have gathered 72 samples, the successful contractor will be required to carry out the analysis and provide DAERA with the data of these samples for approval before 31.3.2017.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 90 991.50 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
77700000
77800000
77810000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has responsibility for food, farming, environmental, fisheries, forestry and sustainability policy and the development of the rural sector in Northern Ireland. The Monitoring and Assessment team (MAT) within the Marine and Fisheries Division of DAERA has particular responsibility for protection of the marine environment. The Department of Agriculture Environment and Rural Affairs Marine and Fisheries Division, Monitoring and Assessment Team, DAERA - MAT requires a contractor to provide analysis of benthic infaunal samples. The contract is for an initial period of approximately 2 years and 2 months from date of award, . envisaged to be end of January 2017 to 31.3.2019. DAERA currently have gathered 72 samples, the successful contractor will be required to carry out the analysis and provide DAERA with the data of these samples for approval before 31.3. 2017.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Methodology / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion - Name: Cost / Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

There are 2 options to extend for a period of up to 12 months each.

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 2016/S 223-406523
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Lot No: 0
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
24/01/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
APEM Ltd
Riverview
Stockport
SK4 3GN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1614428938
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address:https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 350 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 90 991.50 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The following text was published in the Contract Notice for this competition: CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. This provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into..

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures
NA
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/02/2017