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Managed Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) Contract.

Contract notice - utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Belfast City Airport
Sydenham Bypass
For the attention of: Raymond Hooke
BT3 9JH Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://www.belfastcityairport.com

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.belfastcityairport.com

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.2)Main activity
Airport-related activities
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Managed Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) Contract.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Belfast.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Belfast City Airport (BCA) is seeking a provider of Air Traffic Control (ATC) services. The successful bidder will utilise staff that are currently directly employed by BCA in this service provision. It is anticipated that TUPE (being the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regualtions) will apply.
BCA currently serves approximately 2 800 000 passengers per annum to a range of destinations, primarily in Great Britain. Current aircraft movements amount to approximately 40 000 per annum and comprise a mixture of Airbus 320 family, Embraer E-Jets, Dash 8-400 and selected other small regional aircraft. BCA expects that these numbers will grow over the next 5-10 years but make no warranties or guarantees in this regard and Applicants are advised to make their own assessment.
Currently the main operating airlines at BCA include Flybe, Aer Lingus, British Airways, KLM regional and Vueling. There are a number of selected seasonal charter operations during both winter and summer, and a fixed base operator (FBO) facility for executive jets which currently caters for approximately 1 500 movements per annum.
BCA invites applicants to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) to form part of a short list to participate in a competitive tender exercise in connection with a contract for a managed ANSP solution (the Services). It should be noted that this procurement exercise is for Part B Services as defined under the EU Procurement Directives Utilities Contract Regulations 2006. The procedure that will be adopted for the award of this process will be the negotiated procedure.
The ANSP current achieves a movement rate of 16 per hour, together with consistently high levels of safety performance, punctuality and compliance with noise abatement procedures. The infrastructure includes:
- CAT I ILS on both runways;
- I-RVR (forward scatter metre);
- Selex PSR and SSR.
A full list will be included with the ITN documentation.
The successful Applicant will work closely with BCA to deliver a safe, compliant, and customer orientated service. The successful Applicant will embrace new technologies and methods of work to deliver an operationally and environmentally efficient service. Specific areas for focus include:
- Evaluation and implementation of Performance Based Navigation (PBN);
- Electronic Flight Progress Strips;
- Optimisation of radar safety nets;
- Optimise administration of SMS, QMS, Unit Training Plan and Unit Competency Scheme;
- Access to enhanced training (e.g. simulator) and operational briefing systems;
- Timely and transparent reporting of key performance indicators.
Contract duration of 10 years from date of commencement.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

63732000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 10 000 000 and 16 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 120 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Further information will be made available in the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Further information will be made available in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Further information will be provided in the tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met. Further information will be made available in the tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further information will be made available in the tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further information will be made available in the tender documents. Minimum level of regulatory approvals/requirements will be necessary.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
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)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
ANSP
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
5.10.2015 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: On or after 1.7.2025.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice, High Court, Northern Ireland
Chichester Steet
BT1 3JF Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice, High Court, Northern Ireland
Chichester Street
BT1 3JF Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Royal Courts of Justice, High Court, Northern Ireland
Chichester Street
BT1 3JF Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
4.9.2015