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Belfast Harbour Commissioners (BHC) has a requirement for the supply of electricity to the Meter Point Reference Numbers (MPRNs) located throughout the Belfast Harbour Estate from time to time. In order to satisfy the pre-qualification requirements ...

Contract notice - utilities

Supplies

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Belfast Harbour Commissioners
Harbour Office, Corporation Square
Belfast
BT1 3AL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kyle Flanigan
Telephone: +44 2890554422
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKN06

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.belfast-harbour.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.belfast-harbour.co.uk/corporate/corporate-tender
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Belfast Harbour Commissioners
Harbour Office, Corporation Square
Belfast
BT1 3AL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Financial Controller
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKN06

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.belfast-harbour.co.uk

I.6)Main activity
Port-related activities

Section II: Object

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

Supply of electricity (metered supply points).

II.1.2)Main CPV code
09310000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Belfast Harbour Commissioners (BHC) has a requirement for the supply of electricity to the Meter Point Reference Numbers (MPRNs) located throughout the Belfast Harbour Estate from time to time. In order to satisfy the pre-qualification requirements of this tender process and be shortlisted for tender stage, bidders must, as at the date specified for return of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, hold a licence to supply electricity under the Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN06
Main site or place of performance:

Belfast Harbour Estate, Belfast.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BHC currently purchases circa 16 million kWh per annum at 33 kV, 11 kV, 6.6 kV, 415 kV. BHC's current supply contract will end on 30.9.2017. BHC is now inviting tenders for the supply of electricity to the MPRNs located throughout the Belfast Harbour Estate from time to time. The intention is that, subject to successful conclusion of this tender process, the new contract will start on 1.10.2017 and (subject to any earlier termination in accordance with the terms thereof) continue until 30.9.2019. Estimated value per annum is in the region of 1 500 000 GBP - 2 000 000 GBP. The total potential value of the contract is therefore between 3 000 000 GBP - 4 000 000 GBP. BHC does not however provide any commitment, guarantee or otherwise warrant that it will purchase any minimum level of kWh in any year, or that its purchases will be made at any minimum level of kWh. BHC reserves the right to adjust its purchasing requirements and/or the number of MPRNs based on operational and customer requirements during the term of the contract.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/10/2017
End: 30/09/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

BHC reserves the right at any time to:

- reject any or all responses and to cancel or withdraw from this procurement at any stage;

- award a contract without prior notice;

- change the basis, the procedures and timescales set out or referred to within the procurement documents;

- require a bidder to clarify any submissions in writing and/or to provide additional information.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

BHC reserves the right to require bonds, deposits, guarantees or other forms of undertaking or security to ensure proper contractual performance.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As set out in the contract documentation.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Subject to the status and involvement of the parties, BHC may require the parties to commit to joint and several liability in respect of the contract. Alternatively, BHC may require the lead operator to take total responsibility or a consortium to form a legal entity before entering into any contract.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Minimum contract terms are specified in the tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/07/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

This contract is being procured competitively and in accordance with the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016. The procedure to be followed for this procurement is the negotiated procedure.

Bidders who wish to participate in this procurement will be required to provide contact details before downloading the tender documents. Bidders who fail to provide their details to BHC or register in this manner will not receive any clarifications or updated information provided by BHC during the tender process.

The costs of responding to this notice and participation in the process will be borne by each bidder. All discussions and correspondence will be deemed strictly subject to contract until a formal contract is entered into. The formal contract shall not be binding until it has been signed and dated by the duly authorized representatives of both parties.

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:

BHC will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to all bidders. The standstill period provides time for unsuccessful bidders to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Belfast Harbour Commissioners
Harbour Office, Corporation Square
Belfast
BT1 3AL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890554422

Internet address:http://www.belfast-harbour.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23/06/2017