Services - 87543-2017

09/03/2017    S48

Netherlands-The Hague: Provision of interpretation services

2017/S 048-087543

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Eurojust
Postal address: Maanweg 174
Town: The Hague
NUTS code: NL332 Agglomeratie 's-Gravenhage
Postal code: 2516 AB
Country: Netherlands
E-mail: procurement@eurojust.europa.eu
Telephone: +31 704125657
Fax: +31 704125585
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eurojust.europa.eu/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=2251
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2251
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Public order and safety

Section II: Object

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

Provision of interpretation services.

Reference number: 2017/EJ/10/PO.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79540000 Interpretation services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The scope of this contract is the provision of highly professional simultaneous, consecutive or whispered interpretation during various types of meetings organised by Eurojust at Eurojust premises in The Hague, Netherlands, or at other locations in the Netherlands and abroad. Interpretation shall be provided from and into all EU official languages, languages of candidate countries and on a few occasions in other languages.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 6 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NL332 Agglomeratie 's-Gravenhage
Main site or place of performance:

The main place of performance is Eurojust's premises in The Hague, Netherlands. Only when requested by Eurojust shall interpretation services be carried out in another place.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In 2016 the type of interpretation consisted of approximately 90 % of simultaneous interpretation, 5 % of consecutive interpretation and 5 % of whispered interpretation.

Eurojust estimates the number of meetings requiring interpretation to be around 260 per year.

As Eurojust is a demand-driven organisation, this figure might increase during the implementation of the contract. However, Eurojust is not liable to compensate the contractor if volumes are lower than estimated.

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: 6 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The FWC is renewed automatically 2 times for 12 months each, unless one of the parties receives formal notification to the contrary at least 3 months before the end of the ongoing duration. Renewal does not change or postpone any existing obligations.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
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:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/04/2017
Local time: 13:00
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 5 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11/04/2017
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Eurojust, Saturnusstraat 9, 2500 AB The Hague, NETHERLANDS.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

1 representative per tenderer is allowed to attend the opening session as an observer.

For security reasons, tenderers who do not register within the given deadline will not be allowed to attend the opening session.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:

Candidates can download the documentation and any additional information from the website: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu

It is the candidate's responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the procurement procedure.

Tenders must be submitted in one of the official languages of the European Union. Considering that Eurojust's working language is English, Eurojust would highly appreciate receiving tenders in English.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Eurojust
Postal address: PO Box 16183
Town: The Hague
Postal code: 2500 BD
Country: Netherlands
E-mail: procurement@eurojust.europa.eu
Internet address: http://www.eurojust.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27/02/2017