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Single-Party Framework Agreement for Design Team Services for Dublin Port.

Contract notice - utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Dublin Port Company
Port Centre, Alexandra Road
For the attention of: ABR QSN Manager
1 Dublin
Telephone: +353 14020114

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

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
Port-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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Single-Party Framework Agreement for Design Team Services for Dublin Port.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Dublin 1.

NUTS code IE021

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 7

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 1 500 000 and 5 000 000 EUR
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
The purpose of this particular competition is the establishment of a single-party
framework agreement for Architect led integrated design team services. The
framework agreement will be established with a single economic operator
comprising the following disciplines:
a) Architect.
b) Conservation Architect.
c) Landscaping Architect.
d) Structural / Civil Engineer.
e) Mechanical & Electrical Engineer.
h) Fire Consultant.
Only those Applicants capable of delivering all of the services listed above without
exception (whether in-house or as a group/consortium or by relying on the
resources of another party or parties) will be considered. Therefore, applications
relating to one or several of these disciplines but not all are not acceptable and
will be rejected outright.
Initial contract: The framework agreement will be established on foot of an
initial contract for design services for the restoration of the pump house adjacent
to Graving Dock No. 1 by undertaking necessary repairs to the external envelope,
such as re-slating its roof with natural tiles, repairing red brick and redecorating
external joinery and the renovation of the quayside viewing areas.
Other contracts which may be issued to the framework operator include:
- Development of cultural heritage interpretative space near the existing quay
- Proposed conservation zones proposed as part of the ABR project and the
Conservation Strategy.
- General sheds Demolitions and Re-build.
- Existing Offices Demolition and relocation within the Port.
- Light house at North Wall Quay relocation.
- ABR Conditions - landscaping, heritage etc.
- Any additional planning re conveyors.
- T4 Layouts and Buildings and Associated Planning applications.
- Any substations requirements.
- Additional Demolitions etc.
- New T3 (existing T5) Buildings and Layouts.
- New T5 (existing T3) building.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71220000, 71300000, 71311000, 71312000, 71317200, 71320000, 71321000, 71334000, 71420000

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: 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:
See Section II.1.5 of this notice and the pre-qualification questionnaire attached.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 1 500 000 and 5 000 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: It is intended that the framework agreement will be established for a period of 5 years with an option to extend for a further 2 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
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:
Prior to the conclusion of the framework agreement, the Contracting Authority reserves the right to seek copies of any agreements between the members of the consortium if the successful tenderer is a consortium or grouping of members.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right, at its absolute discretion, to require a lead firm to contract in the following manner;
- on the basis of joint and several liability with each member of the candidate executing the contract; or
- with a particular single member of the tenderer as prime contractor, with the other members providing collateral warranties and/or guarantees, or
- as an incorporated or unincorporated special purpose vehicle, with collateral warranties and/or guarantees from the members of the candidate.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: See the Pre Qualification Questionnaire available to download from under RFT ID 104436.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See the Pre Qualification Questionnaire available to download from under RFT ID 104436.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See the Pre Qualification Questionnaire available to download from under RFT ID 104436.

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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents (except for a DPS)
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 12.5.2016 - 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
12.5.2016 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
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: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Co-financed by the European Union Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T).
VI.3)Additional information:
- This framework agreement is being concluded in accordance with Directive 2004/17/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.
- The closing date for receipt of queries concerning this stage of the competition is 30.4.2016 at 12:00 hours (noon Irish-time). All queries should be sent through the e-Tenders messaging facility.
- The Contracting Authority will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by applicants or tenderers in response to this competition.
- Establishment of the framework agreement will be subject to the approval of the competent authorities.
- If for any reason it is not possible to conclude the framework agreement with the successful tenderer designate emerging from this competitive process, or if having concluded the framework agreement the Contracting Authority decides to terminate that agreement, the Contracting Authority reserves the right to admit the next highest scoring tenderer to the framework agreement on the basis of the same terms and as tendered by that party, at any time during the tender validity period.
- At its absolute discretion, the contracting authority may elect to terminate this procurement process or the concluded framework at any time.
- Applicants should note that there is no restriction on any particular professional discipline participating in different consortia. However, in the event of such occurrences arising they must inform the relevant lead parties in writing in advance.
- The Contracting Authority may, by issuing notice of its intention to do so, novate any agreement entered into with any discipline within the design team to another entity incorporated to execute the project.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court
Four Courts, Inns Quay
7 Dublin

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

Consult Legal Advisor

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: