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The works comprise the design and construction of a wood pellet biomass fuel handling facility to include covered storage for 45 000 tonnes of product, handling equipment from berth to rail wagons via store, extension of existing rail ...

QUALIFICATION SYSTEM -UTILITIES

This notice is a call for competition Yes

SECTION I: CONTRACTING ENTITY

I.1)NAME, ADDRESSES AND CONTACT POINT(S)

Associated British Ports
Alexandra Dock, Newport, South Wales
Attn: Mark Elliott
NP20 2UW Newport
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel. +44 8706096699
E-mail:
Fax +44 1633204434

Internet address(es)

General address of the contracting entity http://abports.co.uk

Further information concerning the qualification system can be obtained at: As in above-mentioned contact point(s)

Further documentation can be obtained at: As in above-mentioned contact point(s)

Requests to participate or candidatures must be sent to: As in above-mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)MAIN ACTIVITY OR ACTIVITIES OF THE CONTRACTING ENTITY
Port-related activities

SECTION II: OBJECT OF THE QUALIFICATION SYSTEM

II.1)TITLE ATTRIBUTED TO THE QUALIFICATION SYSTEM BY THE CONTRACTING ENTITY
Pre-Qualification - Newport Renewable Fuels Terminal (NRFT) - Port of Newport, South Wales.
II.2)TYPE OF CONTRACT
Works
II.3)DESCRIPTION OF THE WORKS, SERVICES OR GOODS TO BE PROCURED THROUGH THE QUALIFICATION SYSTEM
The works comprise the design and construction of a wood pellet biomass fuel handling facility to include covered storage for 45 000 tonnes of product, handling equipment from berth to rail wagons via store, extension of existing rail infrastructure to include rail load-out and paving works, including drainage, site services and lighting.
II.4)COMMON PROCUREMENT VOCABULARY (CPV)

45234112, 45241100, 45223000

II.5)CONTRACTS COVERED BY THIS QUALIFICATION SYSTEM ARE COVERED BY THE GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT AGREEMENT (GPA)
No

SECTION III: LEGAL, ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

III.1)CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION
III.1.1)Qualification for the system
Conditions to be fulfilled by economic operators in view of their qualification: The applicant (and any parent company) must demonstrate a strong financial position and proven experience and track record relating to recently completed projects of a similar nature.
Methods according to which each of those conditions will be verified: The following must be provided with the request to pre-qulaify:
a) statements and references from the applicant and parent company bankers;
b) statements of the applicants overall turnover on similar works for the preceding 3 financial years;
c) applicant and parent company full audited accounts for the preceding 3 financial years;
d) the applicants company registration number and details;
e) details of the applicant’s insurance provisions and current copy certificates;
f) details of any litigation or claims against the applicant in the last 3 years;
g) the applicant must provide precise details of similar projects satisfactorily undertaken in the last 3 years including the applicants contract value and client. details must clearly state the scope of the works and degree of responsibility of the applicant;
h) the applicant must provide precise details of its organisation structure, evidence of adequacy of resource and details of the qualifications and experience of key management and other personnel proposed for involvement in the project;
i) the applicant must provide copies of all policy and systems documentation demonstrating the applicant’s management of health, safety, environment and quality issues and regulation. This must also include details of HSEQ performance statistics and any notices or actions served on the applicant during the preceding 3 years.
III.1.2)Reserved contracts
No

SECTION IV: PROCEDURE

IV.1)AWARD CRITERIA
IV.1.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.1.2)An electronic auction will be used
No
IV.2)ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
Newport - NRFT
IV.2.2)Duration of the qualification system
Duration of validity: from 31.7.2011 until 5.9.2011
IV.2.3)Renewal of the qualification system
No

SECTION VI: COMPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

VI.1)ONE OR MORE CONTRACTS COVERED BY THE QUALIFICATION SYSTEM ARE RELATED TO A PROJECT AND/OR PROGRAMME FINANCED BY COMMUNITY FUNDS
No
VI.2)ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This is a pre-qualification only, prior to selecting a shortlist of tenderers.
The form of contract will be Institution of Civil Engineers 7th Edition, amended by ABP Special Condition of Contract.
VI.3)PROCEDURES FOR APPEAL
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)DATE OF DISPATCH OF THIS NOTICE:
21.7.2011