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GWM4576 Boiler Tube Replacement Money-point Framework.

Contract notice - utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

27 Lower Fitzwilliam Street
Contact point(s): ESB Generation and Wholesale Markets
For the attention of: Martha Maher
2 Dublin
Telephone: +353 214656637
Fax: +353 16384603

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

Further information 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
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:
GWM4576 Boiler Tube Replacement Money-point Framework.
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: Ireland.

NUTS code IE023

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 several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
This Framework is for the design, manufacture, delivery and installation of Boiler components on the 3 305-MWe, Foster Wheeler natural circulation single furnace coal-fired boilers at Money-point Generating Station - works for each unit are likely to be tendered individually. This work will include boiler reheater pressure part replacement including tubing with all attachments and fittings. Refurbishment work on the 3 units will take place during outages in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Outage dates may change due to unforeseen circumstances.
ESB Money-point Generating Station is located in the Shannon estuary in the south west of Ireland, near Kilrush in Co. Clare. The site is located on the north bank of the River Shannon, 5 km east of Kilrush. Access is available to the site by road or by sea. The port of Dublin is 265 km distant, the port of Cork is 210 km distant and the port of Limerick is 85 km distant.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42162000, 45351000

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:
The scope of works will include boiler re-heater pressure part replacement including tubing with all attachments and fittings using high creep strength materials and medium chromium steels including X20CrMoV121 or equivalent. All works shall be in compliance with applicable boiler codes and statutory requirements of the jurisdiction. All support service works such as scaffolding, insulation works, NDT, etc. will be included in the scope.
From this pre-qualifying process, ESB GWM will select a panel of suppliers and the scope of work for each of the units below will be tendered as required among this panel of qualified suppliers.
1 - Supply and Installation of Boiler Tubes in Unit 3 Money-point Quarter 3, 2017;
2 - Supply and Installation of Boiler Tubes in Unit 1 Money-point 2018;
3 - Supply and Installation of Boiler Tubes in Unit 2 Money-point 2019.
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: 60 (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:
Will be specified within the enquiry documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Will be specified within the enquiry documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
If the Tender is submitted by a group of suppliers, then those suppliers, if awarded the contract, shall assume such legal form by corporation, partnership or otherwise as will enable them to contract as a single entity, and assume joint and several responsibility for the contract.
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: Set out in Pre-Qualification Questionnaire or stated here.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Set out in Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Set out in Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
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
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:
GWM4576 Boiler Tube Replacement Moneypoint Framework
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: 29.4.2016 - 16:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
5.5.2016 - 17:00
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
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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: no
VI.3)Additional information:

ESB is inviting interested parties to request a pre-qualification questionnaire from Martha Maher, (e-mail: telephone +353 21 4656637).

All such requests for participation and queries should be submitted 6 days before the closing date to enable responses to be issued to all interested candidates prior to the deadline date for the receipt of applications. Only those parties who have completed the short-listing/ pre-qualification process will be eligible for inclusion in this procurement process.
Please include GWM4576 Boiler Tubes Money-point within the title line of all of your email correspondence related to this procurement competition.

Please note shortlisted suppliers will be requested to participate in tender process through Government eTenders site:

Responses to the questionnaire are required on or before close of business (18:00 GMT) on 5.5.2016 to

Further information is set out in pre-qualification memo and questionnaire.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court (after consultation with the ESB)
Chief Registrar, Four Courts, Inns Quay
7 Dublin
Telephone: +353 18886000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: A person seeking a review of a contract falling within the scope of Council Directive 90/531/EEC (now Directive 2004/17/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council) shall 1st notify the contracting entity of the alleged infringement and of their intention to seek a review under these Regulations.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: