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Procurement Notice Details
Baggage-scanning equipment [the procurement of an x-ray machine]
Purchaser: Norges Bank (The Bank of Norway)
20/06/2015 S118 European Economic Area - Supply contract - Contract notice - Open procedure
Norway-Oslo: Baggage-scanning equipment
Section I: Contracting authority
Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Norges Bank (The Bank of Norway)
For the attention of: Carl-Axel Hagen
Telephone: +47 92296396
Address of the buyer profile: https://kgv.doffin.no/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/3683
Electronic access to information: https://kgv.doffin.no/ctm/Supplier/Documents/Folder/133153
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
General public services
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
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
The procurement of an X-ray machine.
Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Oslo, Norway.
NUTS code NO
Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
Information on framework agreement
Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
In order to implement the most efficient security control, the contracting finds it necessary to procure X-ray machines with high quality and a good detection risk. The existing equipment is 10 year old and does not contain the technical level that is necessary to reveal know attack methods.
Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
This contract is divided into lots: no
Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
Quantity or scope of the contract
Total quantity or scope:
The contract includes the delivery of one X-ray machine with associated service agreements for three years (the Main Delivery). The machine shall replace the current Heimann HI-SCAN 100100 V machine. However, the new machine shall have capacity to handle larger objects such as Europe pallets, etc.
The total financial limit is 1 000 000 NOK, including VAT for the Main Delivery.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 2 000 000 NOK
Information about options
Description of these options: Option no. 1: 1 X-ray machine for parcels, luggage, etc., with an aperture of approx. 75 x 55 cm.
Option no. 2: 1 X-ray machine for smaller parcels and luggage, etc. with an aperture of approx. 60 x 30 cm.
Option no. 3: 1 metal detector (a portal) for control of persons.
Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 036 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Conditions relating to the contract
Deposits and guarantees required:
Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
Conditions for participation
Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The tenderer shall have his tax and VAT payments in order. Certificate for paid VAT issued by the tax administration (shall not be more than 6 months).
These requirements also apply for sub-suppliers.
Tenderers shall have a functioning HSE system — HSE self-declaration, annex 1 (to be completed).
The tenderer shall be a legally established company — a company registration certificate (Norwegian tenderers). The company registration certificate shall show the board's composition at the time the tender is submitted.
Registration certificates from professional registers as determined by legislation in the countries in which the tenderer is established (remaining tenderers).
Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The tenderer shall have the sufficient financial capacity to implement the assignment/meet the contractual obligations — the Company's most recent annual reports with accounts and accompanying auditor's reports, as well as recent information with relevance to the company's accounting figures.
Credit rating from a certified credit rating institution (shall not be more than 6 months).
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The tenderer shall have the adequate professional qualification for implementing the assignments — a description and documentation of the company’s professional qualifications and competence required for the delivery of x-ray machines used in security purposes.
The tenderer must substantiate experience from minimum 3 relevant deliveries for the previous 3 years.
Overview of the most important deliveries with equivalent competence areas in the last 3 years, with the following information:
— Name of the client — contact details (telephone number and e-mail address);
— Services provided;
— Scope of the services provided.
The tenderer shall have a general quality assurance system which shall form the basis for the implementation of the contract — Description and documentation of a quality assurance system.
Requirement regarding liability statement. If the tenderer wishes to rely on other companies' capacity, the tenderer must demonstrate to the contracting authority that it will have the necessary resources available, by presenting a liability statement from these companies.
Norges Bank accepts a maximum of 2 chains of sub-suppliers.
Information about reserved contracts
Conditions specific to services contracts
Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no
Section IV: Procedure
Type of procedure
Type of procedure
Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
17.8.2015 - 12:00
Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
Procedures for appeal
Body responsible for appeal procedures
Lodging of appeals
Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
Date of dispatch of this notice:
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