UK Hydrographic Office: Translations and Interpreting Services for the UKHO

  UK Hydrographic Office is using Delta eSourcing to run this tender exercise

Notice Summary
Title: Translations and Interpreting Services for the UKHO
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: UK Hydrographic Office
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Open
Short Description: This is for the provision of Translations and Interpreting Services for the UK Hydrographic Office. This is a 3 year Contract with an option to extend by up to a further year.
Published: 21/05/2020 17:59

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UK-Taunton: Translation services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
             Admiralty Way, Taunton, TA1 2DN, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 182483865, Email: stuart.speer@ukho.gov.uk
             Contact: Stuart Speer
             Main Address: https://www.ukho.gov.uk
             NUTS Code: UKK23
      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: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Taunton:-Translation-services./N545S2V48P
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/N545S2V48P to the abovementioned address       
      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
            Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
      I.5) Main activity
            Defence

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: Translations and Interpreting Services for the UKHO       
      Reference Number: 495838588
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      79530000 - Translation services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: This is for the provision of Translations and Interpreting Services for the UK Hydrographic Office. This is a 3 year Contract with an option to extend by up to a further year.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 240,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      Not Provided       
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKK23 Somerset
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Translations and Interpreting Services for the UKHO
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Criteria below
            Quality criterion - Name: Real-time translations trials / Weighting: 25
            Quality criterion - Name: Technical Compliance / Weighting: 20
            Quality criterion - Name: Quality Procedures / Weighting: 15
            Quality criterion - Name: Technical/Operational Support / Weighting: 10
                        
            Cost criterion - Name: Pricing / Weighting: 30
                              
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 240,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: Yes       
      Description of renewals: Renewals required by October 2023 unless the UKHO invokes the option year
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: Yes
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       Yes             
      Description of options: The UKHO reserves the right to extend the Contract by up to a further option year, during the Contract period
      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: Not provided       


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:          
      See details within the ITT documents, including the ITT Questionnaire    
      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       
      See details in the ITT documents          
      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 a single operator       
         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: No       
   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: 30/06/2020 Time: 11:00
            
      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:
         Until: 30/09/2020
      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 30/06/2020
         Time: 11:00
         Place:
         Taunton
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: Yes    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: May 2023
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used Yes       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted Yes       
   Electronic payment will be used Yes       
   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.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://ukho.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Taunton:-Translation-services./N545S2V48P

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://ukho.delta-esourcing.com/respond/N545S2V48P
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
       Admiralty Way, Taunton, TA1 2DN, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1823483865, Email: stuart.speer@ukho.gov.uk
       Internet address: https://www.ukho.gov.uk
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
             United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
          Taunton, TA1 2DN, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1823483865, Email: stuart.speer@ukho.gov.uk
   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:
          United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
       Admiralty Way, Taunton, TA1 2DN, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1823483865, Email: stuart.speer@ukho.gov.uk
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 21/05/2020

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