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Moyle Interconnector Limited (‘Moyle’), a subsidiary of Mutual Energy Limited, owns and operates the Moyle Interconnector, a HVDC link between the electricity transmission systems in Northern Ireland and Scotland. Moyle has appointed a ...

Contract award notice - utilities

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Moyle Interconnector Limited
First Floor, The Arena Building, 85 Ormeau Road
Belfast
BT7 1SH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Stephen Hemphill
Telephone: +44 2890437580
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKN0

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.mutual-energy.com

I.2)Joint procurement
I.6)Main activity
Electricity

Section II: Object

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

Contract for Maintenance Services on the Moyle Interconnector Converter.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
65300000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Moyle Interconnector Limited (‘Moyle’), a subsidiary of Mutual Energy Limited, owns and operates the Moyle Interconnector, a HVDC link between the electricity transmission systems in Northern Ireland and Scotland. Moyle has appointed a maintenance contractor who will ensure that the Interconnector Converter Stations and associated equipment will continue to meet high availability performance targets on a cost effective basis. The contractor will be responsible for responding to and repairing faults associated with the interconnector control systems and HV AC and DC plant, equipment and protection systems. The contractor will also be responsible for possessing and maintaining safety authorisations to carry out switching and work in accordance with the Northern Ireland Electricity safety rules. An important element of the service to be provided by the contractor will be response to faults involving the Interconnector Control Systems and the maintenance and development of same.

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: 6 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
50000000
31200000
31170000
71630000
71620000
71700000
51112000
45315400
51112200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0
NUTS code: UKM37
Main site or place of performance:

The converter stations are located at Ballycronan More in Islandmagee, County Antrim and Auchencrosh in South Ayrshire, Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The term of the contract will be for an initial 5 years with the option to extend the contract by further periods of 5 years up to a date which is coterminous with the life of the control systems. All such extensions will be at the sole discretion of Moyle.

II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

After the initial 5 years, the contract may be extended for further periods of up to 5 years up to date which is coterminous with the life of the control system.

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
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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: 2015/S 233-424259
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 periodic indicative notice

Section V: Award of contract

Title:

Contract for Maintenance Services on the Moyle Interconnector Convertor Stations

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
01/12/2016
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Siemens Plc
Fairburn House, Green Lane, Garforth
Leeds
LS25 2AF
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKE4

Internet address:https://www.siemens.com/uk/en/home.html

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

The total value/proportion of the contract that is likely to be subcontracted is not known at this stage.

V.2.6)Price paid for bargain purchases

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

For further clarity, the initial estimated value of the contract was between 4 000 000 GBP and 6 000 000 GBP (ex VAT) over the initial 5 year period. The total final value of the contract, as set out at Sections II.1.7) and V.2.4), is estimated at 6 000 000 GBP (exclusive of VAT).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JF
United Kingdom
E-mail:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any appeals should be promptly brought to the attention of the Chief Executive of the Contracting Authority at the address set out in this notice and will be dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Any appeals must be brought within the time-scales specified by applicable law, including, without limitation, the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Moyle Interconnector Limited
First Floor, The Arena Building, 85 Ormeau Road
Belfast
BT7 1SH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890437580
E-mail:

Internet address:http://www.mutual-energy.com

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/02/2017