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Repair and maintenance services of compressors

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
RAF Cosford, Flowerdown Hall S104
United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Trinick
Telephone: +44 1902377531
NUTS code: UKG2

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

700008851 — Statutory Pressure Inspection and Maintenance Contract for HMS Sultan

Reference number: 700008851
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Statutory pressure inspection and maintenance contract, required to deliver onsite inspection of all high and low pressure systems complete with suitable maintenance as and when required.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ31
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The authority has a requirement for the statutory inspection and maintenance of several high pressure and low pressure compressors within the HMS Sultan Estate, the authority is looking to contract for the regular maintenance including parts and services. The potential provider will be expected to be able to deliver examination of high pressure and low pressure systems, compressed gas systems including welding gasses, steam systems, fire suppression systems and associated equipment. the potential provider will also be required to provide competent staff as defined in Statutory instruments 2000 No 128 part 1, para 2 and amplified within Regulation 2, interpretation, paras 1, 17, 28 to 36 of the pressure systems safety regulations (PSSR) 2000 approved code of practice (ACoP) L 122 (second Edition). All other requirements are defined within the statement of requirements within the supporting documentation.

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: 400 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: the authority will use the PQQ response to create a shortlist of tenderers who are eligible to participate, fulfil any minimum economic financial professional and technical standard and best meet in terms of the capacity and capability the selection criteria set out in this PQQ. Full details of the method of choosing the tenderers are set out in the PQQ. It is the intention to down select between approx 5 and 10 highest scoring suppliers who will be invited to tender, providing they meet the overall percentage pass mark of 60 %, do not score any lower than 2 points and receive a pass in any pass/fail question within the PQQ. if a supplier scores below 2 in any questions or received a fail in a pass/fail question, then they will automatically fail the evaluation and will not be invited to participate any further.

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

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Please see PQQ.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please see PQQ.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please see PQQ.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: no
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: 11/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 18/10/2019
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 31/12/2019
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
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. The authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a security aspects letter), the authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

Advertising Regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and

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GO Reference: GO-2019910-DCB-15350389

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
RAF Cosford, Flowerdown Hall S104
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1902377531
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
RAF Cosford, Flowedown Hall S104
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1902377531
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
RAF Cosford, Flowerdown Hall S104
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1902377531
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

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Tender Details
StatusContract notice
ProcurementRestricted procedure
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Date Published13th Sep 2019
Reference2019/S 177-431063
Main ActivitiesDefence
Common Procurement VocabularyRepair and maintenance services of compressors
High-pressure pipeline
Low-pressure pipeline