UK-Swindon: Repair and maintenance services of ships.

UK-Swindon: Repair and maintenance services of ships.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
UK Research and Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1223221400, Email:
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKH12

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: UKRI-1441 NERC Vessels Maintenance Framework Reference number: UKRI-1441
II.1.2) Main CPV code:
50241000 - Repair and maintenance services of ships.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short Description: UKRI are seeking to engage in a fixed period contract with one company/entity to undertake refits on RRS “James Cook”, RRS “Discovery” and RRS “Sir David Attenborough” for a period of three years with options for a further two. The successful bidder for the vessel refits will also be able to provide global support should emergency repairs/dockings be required to be undertaken outside of scheduled maintenance periods
To ensure vessels are maintained to the standards required by UKRI, Flag State and Classification Society requirements.
To provide continuity in maintenance standards and utilise one organisation that will gain experience and knowledge of the UKRI vessels. To cover the global footprint of operations for UKRI vessels.

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 04/02/2022

VI.6) Original notice reference:

Notice Reference: 2022 - 392188
Notice number in OJ S: Not Provided
Date of dispatch of the original notice: 23/12/2021

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority

VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1

Section Number: IV.2.2
Place of text to be modified: Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate. Date: 07/02/2022 Time: 12:00 to read 21/02/2022 Time 12:00
Instead of:
Date: 07/02/2022
Local Time: 12:00
Date: 21/02/2022
Local Time: 12:00

VII.2) 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.
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