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31/05/2017    S103    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Study on ownership and exclusive rights of fisheries' means of production

2017/S 103-204821

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
Covent Garden 2, place Rogier 16, Office 12/27
Brussels
1210
Belgium
E-mail: easme-procurement@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE100

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/EASME

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2534
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Study on ownership and exclusive rights of fisheries' means of production.

Reference number: EASME/EMFF/2017/016.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

EASME wishes to enter into a service contract for a study of ownership structure of all fishing vessels' means of production, licences, and exclusive rights (quotas) in the catching sector of the following 9 EU Member States: 1) Belgium; 2) Denmark; 3) France; 4) Germany; 5) Ireland; 6) Netherlands; 7) Spain; 8) Sweden; 9) United Kingdom. The study will also document the recent evolution of this structure, assess its impact on the economic performance of the respective fleet segments and, on this basis, anticipate possible future prospects for these segments, as well as for rights-based management systems. The outcomes of this study will be used in future evaluations and impact assessments.

Specific objectives include:

a) documenting the ultimate ownership of fishing vessels, quota and quota-holding firms;

b) defining the nationality of the ultimate owners of the firms involved in the fishing sector;

c) understanding the concentration of vessels, quotas and fishing rights at Member State level.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

EASME wishes to enter into a service contract for a study of ownership structure of all fishing vessels' means of production, licences, and exclusive rights (quotas) in the catching sector of the following 9 EU Member States: 1) Belgium; 2) Denmark; 3) France; 4) Germany; 5) Ireland; 6) Netherlands; 7) Spain; 8) Sweden; 9) United Kingdom. The study will also document the recent evolution of this structure, assess its impact on the economic performance of the respective fleet segments and, on this basis, anticipate possible future prospects for these segments, as well as for rights-based management systems. The outcomes of this study will be used in future evaluations and impact assessments.

Specific objectives include:

a) documenting the ultimate ownership of fishing vessels, quota and quota-holding firms;

b) defining the nationality of the ultimate owners of the firms involved in the fishing sector;

c) understanding the concentration of vessels, quotas and fishing rights at Member State level.

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: 200 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Work programme for 2016 and the financing decision for the implementation of the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, C(2015) 8729 final.
II.2.14)Additional information

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 Internet address provided in Section I.3.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 03/07/2017
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 10/07/2017
Local time: 14:30
Place:

Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME), Covent Garden 2, Room COV2,10/191, place Rogier 16, 1210 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +35 243031
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +35 243032100

Internet address:http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/05/2017