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France-Paris: Software package and information systems
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.expertisefrance.fr
Section II: Object
CRIMARIO IT System IORIS IMN — Indian Ocean Regional Information Sharing and Incident Management Network.
The objective of the framework contract is to implement and establish a cost-effective communications tool (hereby designated as IORIS-IMN) to meet the immediate needs of the Indian Ocean countries' in respect to maritime information sharing and incident management.
The framework contract aims at providing:
— Development and implementation of an IT System providing a maritime information network supported by a platform capable of enhancing maritime safety and security, and providing a real-time communications tool for incident management. The IT System shall enhance Maritime Situational Awareness in national areas of responsibility, and the Indian Ocean region;
— Training sessions and support documents;
— Hosting, maintenance and support to the users.
Mainly at the contractor's premises. Occasional mission to be expected in Indian Ocean Countries and in Paris at Expertise France's premises.
The framework contract covers development and implementation of software for a web based communications portal including:
i. Development and implementation of software.
ii. Lifetime license for use within the region within the scope and purpose for which it is developed. Lifetime license for the core IORIS software (not 3rd party software) should include the full rights to have the option to continue developing the software with another 3rd party developer.
iii. Training shall take place in the contractor's premises (or at a mutually agreed location); Initial training may commence from beginning of contract (or as soon as the software becomes available for training) until 31.12.2018.
v. Maintenance and support.
vi. Provision of 3rd party software with emphasis on open source/freeware/shareware where practical and meets the technical functionality required.
The estimated budget lies between 300 000 and 750 000 EUR. The minimum covers the initial development of the platform, initial training, maintenance and hosting until 31.12.2018. The maximum covers additional services for the benefit of user countries and additional development of the IT solution.
2 possible additional renewals periods of 12 months each.
Relevance of previous deliveries of the tenderer in comparison to the contract/purchases described in this tender, in terms of the nature and functionality.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Legal persons are not entitled to participate in this tender procedure or be awarded a contract if they are in any of the conditions mentioned in Article 45 and 48 of the French order n°2015-899 of 23.7.2015.
The candidate must provide a declaration of honour mentioning that he isn't subjected to a submission ban to public contracts detailed in article 45 and 48 of the hereabove regulation order.
The candidate must provide evidence of the company registration.
1) Average turnover over the last 3 years.
2) Financial and budget balance sheet.
3) Insurance policy.
1) Minimum average turnover of the tenderer must be at least 500 000 EUR over the last 3 years.
2) The Equity must be positive each year over the last 3 years.
3) Insurance Requirements:
Employer's Liability: 10 000 000 EUR,
Public and Product Liability: 5 000 000 EUR,
Professional Liability Insurance: 5 000 000 EUR.
1) Previous experiences,
2) HR expertise/qualifications.
The tenderer must demonstrate:
— HR expertise/qualifications with a minimum of 5 years' experience of web/database software development fields,
— 5 years experience in software development,
— A previous experience in developing IT tools in maritime field,
— A previous experience in the implementation of an IT service contract of the same complexity / amount (within the last 5 years),
— 3 years experience in software maintenance/service and support infrastructure/call logging processes/resolution statistics,
— 5 years experience in deployment, maintenance and support of a highly available hosting architecture.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Applicable regulation: Ordonnance No 2015-899 of 23.7.2015 and implementing Decree No 2016-360 of 25.3.2016 (articles 71, 72 and 73).
Templates (declaration of honour and reference templates) available for downloading at the following address:
Advances search / reference: 2017-M-008
or direct access: https://www.marches-publics.gouv.fr/?page=entreprise.EntrepriseAdvancedSearch&AllCons&refConsultation=317911&orgAcronyme=s2d
Content of the expressions of interest:
1. Formal expression of interest (template),
2. Description of maximum 10 previous experiences and deliveries (template) that could justify experience and competencies of the tenderer to deliver expected results of this contract project,
3. Balance sheet over the last 3 years,
4. Trade registration evidence,
5. Insurance policy.
Context EU funded — CRIMARIO project:
The Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP) is the main thematic tool of the European Commission to improve security in partner countries, complementing other financial tools — in particular where geographical development instruments cannot be used. Countering global and trans-regional threats is one aspect of the work assigned to the long-term component of the Instrument.
Since 2009, the IcSP Critical Maritime Routes (CMR) Programme has focused on the security and safety of essential maritime routes in areas affected by piracy to help to secure shipping and trading lines of communication. The long-term objective addressed by the programme is to improve maritime governance. The emphasis is on capacity building at regional and trans-regional level for exchange of information, cooperation and subsequent implementation at national level.
CRIMARIO is a continuation of previous CMR projects. Its overall objective is to improve maritime security and safety with a focus to combating piracy and armed robbery at sea in the Wider Indian Ocean, around selected Indian Ocean region coastal countries. In the long term, the project will contribute to improve maritime governance.
The specific objective of this project is to improve and strengthen the interoperability of existing information sharing and communication networks to enhance Maritime Situation Awareness (MSA) in the Wider Indian Ocean. CRIMARIO is based on the assumption that MSA and information sharing are two crucial aspects in maritime security and aims to reinforce the level of cooperation among the countries of the Indian Ocean Rim (IOR). It is built around 3 components: 1) a global information sharing network, 2) a capacity building network and 3) operational policies and maritime governance.