UK-London: Tank-cleaning services.

UK-London: Tank-cleaning services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses
The Oil and Pipelines Agency
Clive House, 6th Floor, 70 Petty France, Westminster, London, SW1H 9EX, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2393876130, Email:
Contact: Karen Robinson
Main Address:
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via to the address as in Annex A.III
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity
Other activity:

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: OPA T254/0000 OFD Oil Fuel Depot Storage Tank Cleaning Framework
Reference Number: Not provided
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
90913100 - Tank-cleaning services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description: The requirement of this Tender is to provide a Framework of suitably skilled and qualified contractors capable of undertaking the Cleaning of the depots oil storage tanks (with the option of Blasting) under the control of the OPA, therefore maintaining our current stock of F44 and F76 grade Fuel and ship sullage water tanks.

The Tenderer shall be required to provide all such safety precautions as would be required to undertake this operation.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 2,500,000
Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
90913000 - Tank and reservoir cleaning services.
50514100 - Repair and maintenance services of tanks.
44611410 - Oil-storage tanks.

II.2.3) Place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of procurement: The Oil and Pipelines Agency (OPA) is a public corporation, formed in 1986 by virtue of the Oil and Pipelines Act 1985 to operate and maintain the Government Pipeline and Storage System (GPSS) on behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
There are 6 Oil Fuel Depots (OFD's) in the UK owned by the MoD but operated and managed by OPA. The OFD's principle role is to receive, store and issue middle distillate fuels to support Naval Command.
The two OFD's located in Southern England at Gosport and Thanckes support the adjacent HM Naval Bases namely Portsmouth and Devonport. The Scottish site at Garelochhead supports Faslane Naval Base, whilst OFD's at Loch Striven, Loch Ewe and Campbeltown provide bulk storage and regional support to visiting Royal Fleet Auxiliary tankers and warships. All sites are supplied by sea.
The requirement of this Procurement exercise is to procure a suitable Contractor to execute works required for bulk fuel tank cleaning
The Tank cleaning service provider shall be required to ensure that all internal surfaces should be free from all loose rust, scale, deposits, damaged coatings or cement wash. The level of preparation should be comparable to brush off blast cleaning according to Swedish Standard SIS 055900 Class SA 1.
The services to be provided shall include, but limited to, the following:
— Water/Fuel Bottoms removal,
— Tank cleaning,
— Lead sampling,
— Tank hand over.
II.2.5) Award criteria:
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6) Estimated value:
Value excluding VAT: 2,500,000
Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals: Initial two year period and then two twelve month extensions.

II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No
II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: No
Description of options: Not provided
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
Identification of the project: Not provided
II.2.14) Additional information: To respond to this opportunity please click here:

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1) Conditions for participation
III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:
Not Provided
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)
The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1) Information about a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
Not Provided
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
Not Provided
III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description OPEN
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement:
Not Provided
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No
Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
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: Not provided
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 31/05/2019 Time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender: Not Provided
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
Date: 31/05/2019
Time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used No
Electronic invoicing will be accepted No
Electronic payment will be used No
VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
The Oil and Pipelines Agency
6th Floor, 70 Petty France, Westminster, London, SW1H 9EX, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2393876130
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
12 - 14 Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2LP, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2074217444
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 17/04/2019

Annex A

III) Addresses and contact points to which tenders/requests to participate must be sent:
Oil and Pipelines Agency
OPA, 1st Floor, Vulcan Building, Fort Blockhouse, Haslar Road, Gosport, PO12 2AB, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2393876130, Email:
Main Address: