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The objective of this tender is to appoint a single Contractor to supply, install and commission a state of the art Rain Erosion Test Rig (the ‘Test Rig’) that will has been designed and built specifically for wind turbine rotor blade ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Offshore House, Albert Street
Blyth
NE24 1LZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sheena Thomson
Telephone: +44 3330041400
E-mail:
Fax: +44 3330041399
NUTS code: UKC2

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.ore.catapult.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA20484

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: offshore renewable energy

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Rain Erosion Test Rig.

Reference number: ORE/16/52
II.1.2)Main CPV code
38540000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of this tender is to appoint a single Contractor to supply, install and commission a state of the art Rain Erosion Test Rig (the ‘Test Rig’) that will has been designed and built specifically for wind turbine rotor blade applications. The supplier shall have the capacity to deliver the Test Rig to our Blyth site by 31.3.2017.

Division into Lots is not appropriate in this instance as ORE catapult is seeking a complete Test Rig.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 398 900.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34328100
38970000
51230000
51200000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC2
Main site or place of performance:

Blyth.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ORE Catapult has the objective to develop a state-of-the-art rain erosion test facility for wind turbine rotor blades.

This test facility will include a ‘rotating arm’ rain erosion test rig to research the fundamental science behind rain erosion on wind turbine blades.

To support the development of this test method, the test rig must be sufficient in design, functionality and operation to simulate reproducible rain erosion test conditions that are representative of the operating environment of offshore wind turbines.

Ideally, the rain erosion test rig shall have been designed and built specifically for wind turbine rotor blade applications.

The supplier shall be expected to provide all necessary expertise, personnel, materials and instrumentation to design, build, install and commission a rotating arm rain erosion test rig at the ORE Catapult test centre in Blyth.

The supplier shall have the capacity to deliver a fully commissioned and operational test rig by 31.3.2017.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Operational / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 20
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Notwithstanding the details of the scope of work, the ORE Catapult reserve the right to evaluate and accept from the same successful supplier improvements / upgrades / modifications throughout the life of the Test Rig where such a Variation enhances the performance. All Variations shall be carried out utilising the ORE Catapult Contract Change Note process.

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 207-374429
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: ORE/16/52
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
19/12/2016
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 1
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
R&D A/S
Delta 4
Hinnerup
8382
Denmark
Telephone: +45 22150227
NUTS code: DK04
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 398 900.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 398 900.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(SC Ref: 476251).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Offshore House, Albert Street
Blyth
NE24 1LZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3330041400
E-mail:
Fax: +44 3330041399

Internet address:http://www.ore.catapult.org.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23/12/2016