Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Research Councils UK Shared Services Centre
c/o British Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road
Contact point(s): Operations & Logistics
For the attention of: Steve Lucas
CB3 0ET Cambridge
Telephone: +44 1223221463
Fax: +44 1223464740
General address of the contracting authority: www.noc.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.antarctica.ac.uk
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
RRS James Cook Refit 2012.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: RRS James Cook - vessel will be delivered to contractor's yard.
NUTS code UKE11
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Maintenance & Repair of Royal Research Ship "James Cook" operated by National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (NOCS) on behalf of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV) II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 350 000 GBP
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Professional competence. Weighting 39
2. Commercial. Weighting 25
3. Technical. Weighting 36
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Section V: Award of contractContract No: 4060045225 Lot No: 1 - Lot title: RRS James Cook Refit 2012.
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 7
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken
Dunston (Ship Repairs) Limited
William Wright Dock
HU3 4PG Hull
Telephone: +44 1482326774
Internet address: www.dunstons.co.uk
Fax: +44 1482226815
V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 350 000 GBP
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 350 000 GBP
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
Deadline for expression of interest: 13.2.2012.
Proposed/estimated ITT issue date: 12.3.2012.
Proposed/estimated ITT return date: 30.4.2012.
Proposed/estimated issue date of contract: 18.5.2012.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have two working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address in section 1.1. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the (for Public Sector) Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) (for Utilities) utilities contracts Regulations (SI 2005 No6) (delete where appropriate) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the settling aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: