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Provision of Commercial Insurance Cover (Various Policies) for Natural Gas Utility.

Contract notice - utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Phoenix Natural Gas Ltd
c/o Marsh Limited, Bedford House, Bedford Street
For the attention of: Geraldine Morgan
BT2 7DX Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890556239
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.phoenixnaturalgas.com

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0778

Further information can be obtained from: Phoenix Natural Gas Ltd.
c/o Marsh Ltd, Bedford House, Bedford Street
For the attention of: Geraldine Morgan
BT2 7DX Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890556239
E-mail:
Internet address: www.phoenixnaturalgas.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Phoenix Natural Gas Ltd.
c/o Marsh Ltd, Bedford House, Bedford Street
For the attention of: Geraldine Morgan
BT2 7DX Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890556239
E-mail:
Internet address: www.phoenixnaturalgas.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Phoenix Natural Gas Ltd.
c/o Marsh, Bedford House, Bedford Street
For the attention of: Geraldine Morgan
BT2 7DX Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890556239
E-mail:
Internet address: www.phoenixnaturalgas.com

I.2)Main activity
Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Provision of Commercial Insurance Cover (Various Policies) for Natural Gas Utility.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 6: Financial services a) Insurances services b) Banking and investment services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Principally Northern Ireland.

NUTS code UK

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):
The services required include the provision of various types of insurance cover in respect of the following:
1) Commercial Combined.
2) 1st Excess Public and Products Liability.
3) 2nd Excess Public and Products Liability.
4) Engineering Inspection.
5) Engineering Insurance.
6) Personal Accident and Travel.
7) Professional Indemnity.
8) Directors & Officers Liability.
9) Excess Directors & Officers Liability.
10) Crime.
11)Computer.
12)Business Interruption.
13)Terrorism Cover.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516400, 66516500, 66519200

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:
As specified in the tender documentation.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Individual lots will be tendered on a minimum cover period of 12 calender months - albeit longer cover periods may also be considered.
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: 12 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Commercial Combined
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documentation.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documentation.
5)Additional information about lots:
Period of cover between a minimum of 12 months, maximum of 36 months.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: 1st Excess Public and Products Liability
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documentation.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documentation.
5)Additional information about lots:
Anticipated period of cover to be 12 months.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: 2nd Excess Public and Products Liability
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documents.
5)Additional information about lots:
Anticipated period of cover to be for 12 months.
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Engineering Inspection
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documentation.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documentation.
5)Additional information about lots:
Period of cover to be for a minimum of 12 months, maximum of 36 months.
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Engineering Insurance
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documents.
5)Additional information about lots:
Period of cover to be for a minimum of 12 months, maximum of 36 months.
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Personal Accident and Travel
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documents.
5)Additional information about lots:
Period of cover to be for a minimum of 12 months, maximum of 36 months.
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Professional Indemnity
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documents.
5)Additional information about lots:
Period of cover to be for a minimum of 12 months, maximum of 36 months.
Lot No: 8 Lot title: Directors & Officers Liability
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documents.
5)Additional information about lots:
Anticipated period of cover to be 12 months.
Lot No: 9 Lot title: Excess Directors & Officers Liability
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documents.
5)Additional information about lots:
Anticipated period of cover to be 12 months.
Lot No: 10 Lot title: Crime
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documents.
5)Additional information about lots:
Anticipated period of cover to be 12 months.
Lot No: 11 Lot title: Computer
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documents.
5)Additional information about lots:
Anticipated period of cover to be for a minimum of 12, maximum of 36 months.
Lot No: 12 Lot title: Business Interruption
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documents.
5)Additional information about lots:
Anticipated period of cover to be for a minimum of 12 months, maximum of 36 months.
Lot No: 13 Lot title: Terrorism Cover
1)Short description:
As stated in the tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000

3)Quantity or scope:
As stated in the tender documents.
5)Additional information about lots:
Anticipated period of cover to be for a minimum of 12 months, maximum of 36 months.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Not Applicable.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Offers from consortia are welcome. However, should a consortium submit a tender which proves to be the most economically advantageous, then a legal entity shall require to be formed prior to the proposed award of any contract. Each member of the consortium shall require to be jointly and severally liable for any associated implied, or expressed, legal and/or contractual obligations.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Particular conditions shall be set out in the relevant tender and/ or subsequent contractual documentation.
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
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All Marsh offices have access to information provided by the Marsh Market Information Group (MIG) who monitor and analyse the financial condition of the insurer companies/entities with which Marsh places business. Reports can be produced to provide detailed credit analysis of prospective or current insurers.
MIG analysts review and examine an insurer's profitability, liquidity, leverage, operating results, asset mix, reinsurance security and loss reserve adequacy. This also includes benchmarking insurers against their peers and the overall industry.
Marsh will only use companies that meet our minimum rating criteria - currently this is Standard and Poor's rating of A-. Our client account representatives are responsible for determining whether or not an insurer meets Marsh's financial guidelines and we need the express permission of our clients before we will use companies that fall below this minimum rating standard.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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
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
IV.3)Administrative information
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
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
21.10.2015 - 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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:

Parties that wish to be considered for inclusion in the tender process must first express their interest by writing to stating which particular lot (one or more) that they wish to be considered for. Expressions of interest must be received by no later than the 21.10.2015.

A tender process shall follow for each insurance category (lot) from which the most economically advantageous offer shall be determined. This determination shall be based upon the tender return and subsequent negotiations - albeit not all tendering organisations shall be invited to proceed to the negotiation stage.
(MT Ref:163519).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Any appeal should be lodged with the Contracting Authority in conjunction with the Utilities Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29.9.2015