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Belgium-Brussels: Framework contract for better Regulation-related activities on the international dimension of the Common Fisheries Policy for the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries — MARE/2015/23

2016/S 001-000026

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

European Commission, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Directorate F — Resources
J-99
For the attention of: Mr Mark Johnston — Acting Director
1049 Brussels
Belgium
E-mail: mare-tenders@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/maritimeaffairs_fisheries/index_en.htm

Electronic access to information: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/maritimeaffairs_fisheries/contracts_and_funding/calls_for_tender/index_en.htm

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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
avenue du Bourget 1
1140 Brussels
Belgium

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Framework contract for better Regulation-related activities on the international dimension of the Common Fisheries Policy for the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries — MARE/2015/23.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 500 000 EUR
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The subject matter of the FWC is provision of services for better Regulation-related activities on the international dimension of the Common Fisheries Policy for the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77700000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 000 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See points 1.5 and 1.6 of the tendering specifications (Annex 1 to the tender dossier), and Article 1.6 of the draft contract (Annex 2 to the tender dossier).
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
See points 1.2, 2.4 and 2.5 of the tendering specifications (Annex 1 to the tender dossier).
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)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: See points 3.1 and 3.2 of the tendering specifications (Annex 1 to the tender dossier). Tenderers must:
— fill in an identification questionnaire, a legal entity form and a financial identification form,
— state that they are not in any of the situations that would exclude them from participation in the procurement procedure and/or award of the contract (Annex 4 to the tender dossier).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See point 3.3.1 of the tendering specifications (Annex 1 to the tender dossier).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See point 3.3.1 of the tendering specifications (Annex 1 to the tender dossier).
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See point 3.3.2 of the tendering specifications (Annex 1 to the tender dossier).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See point 3.3.2 of the tendering specifications (Annex 1 to the tender dossier).
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)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

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
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
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
MARE/2015/23.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 23.2.2016
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
29.2.2016 - 23:59
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 7.3.2016 - 15:00

Place:

Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, rue Joseph II 99, 1000 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes

Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Tenderers or their authorised representatives are allowed to attend the opening session. These persons will have to sign an attendance list. For practical reasons tenderers are requested to inform DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries by e-mail (mare-tenders@ec.europa.eu) of their wish to attend the opening not later than 1 week before the date of the opening session.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).
Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP).
European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).
Sustainable fisheries partnership agreements (SFPA).
VI.3)Additional information
Tender documents will be made available within 6 calendar days from the publication of the contract notice on the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries website at the following address:

http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/maritimeaffairs_fisheries/contracts_and_funding/calls_for_tender/index_en.htm

During the 18 months following the entry into force of the contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice for additional services similar to those assigned to the party awarded the contract.
Tenderers can download the tender documents, as well as any additional document or information from the abovementioned website. The site will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
2925 Luxembourg
Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to its knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23.12.2015