Other 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.The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications "Electronic Trading A3 of 3 Version 4.1 dated 01 February 2020 Source: The Commercial Toolkit Available via: http://aof.uwh.diif.r.mil.uk or https://www.gov.uk/guidance/knowledge-in-defence-kid Section Guidance Potential suppliers must note the mandatory requirement for electronic trading using the Contracting, Purchasing and Finance (CP&F) electronic procurement tool. All payments for Contractor Deliverables under the Contract shall be made via CP&F. You can find details on CP&F at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mod-contracting-purchasing-and-finance-e-procurement-system. The Cyber level of this requirement is "Low". A Cyber assessment will be carried out at Tender Stage. Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk The Salvage and Marine Operations Team, part of UK MOD, seek to place a Contract on behalf of Commander British Forces South Atlantic Islands (CBFSAI) to charter two Shallow Draft Anchor Handling Tugs (AHT), to cover the full range of marine service duties to be carried out in the Falkland Islands (FI), and an additional vessel or barge able to undertake coastal supply, heavy mooring tasks, heavy lifting and other general duties. The duration of the Contract will be three years plus two separate option years. Crew provided to man these vessels must have passed a Criminal Reference Check, Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) and meet a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) or provide evidence of already holding SC/DV clearance. A Bidders Conference will be held at Tender Stage. The Contract will be drafted from Baltic International Maritime Council (BIMCO) Supplytime 2017 terms in conjuntion with MOD Standard Contracting terms. TUPE may apply to this requirement.
Defence Equipment & Support
Ash 2B # 3212
Contract value: 24093000
Published: 21 Aug 2020, Receipt by: 25 Nov 2020
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