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Poland-Warsaw: Maritime Analysis Tools
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Maritime Analysis Tools
By this procurement Frontex aims to acquire multiple access (minimum 4) to already existing maritime analysis tools for a period of 1 year. The contract shall be renewable, maximum 3 times, each time for another year and by the decision of Frontex. The overarching objective is to put in place a dedicated analytical capability to research systematically the maritime risk environment and deliver a set of products that identify high-risk threats, assess maritime risks and inform the key stakeholders: policy-makers and law enforcement in this important area of work. Thus, the deployment of maritime analysis tools is intended to enhance Frontex operational support to EU border/coast guard and law enforcement authorities in suppressing and preventing, among others, illegal migration and cross-border crime in the maritime domain.
Frontex premises, Warsaw, POLAND.
For the purpose of this contract, maritime analysis tools is defined as a system that works with maritime ‘big data’ (e.g. maritime reporting systems data, information on ship ownership/management, historical movements of vessels and relevant open source information). The system must be capable of producing information of interest for border/coast guard and law enforcement authorities by performing the following functions:
(a) capturing, collecting, storing, searching, querying, visualization and updating maritime ‘big data’;
(b) analysing, identifying/categorising high-risk threats, assessing maritime risks and informing policy and practice in this work area of the maritime domain;
(c) performing analytical capabilities to research systematically the maritime risk environment and deliver a set of products, such as risk alerts/profiles, periodical strategic overviews, maritime area analyses and EU/regional risk maps.
The contract shall be concluded for an initial period of 1 year with 3 possible renewals, each for 12 months.
Frontex may decide to purchase additional licences during the contract duration.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
A tenderer is asked to prove that they are authorised to perform the contract under the national law as evidenced by inclusion in a trade or professional register or a sworn declaration or certificate, membership of a specific organisation, express authorisation or entry in the VAT register.
The tenderer shall provide a duly filled in and signed legal entity form (see the link below) accompanied by the documents requested therein.
Candidates must demonstrate that they have sufficient economic and financial resources to be able to carry out the tasks specified in this contract notice.
— average annual turnover must be equal to or greater than 2 000 000 EUR for the last 3 financial years for which the accounts have been closed.
This evaluation shall be based on the following:
(a) a statement as to overall annual turnover during the past 3 financial years signed by the duly authorized legal representative of the company.
The candidates shall provide information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) proof that candidates are authorized to perform the contract under national law, as evidenced by inclusion in a trade or professional register or a sworn declaration or certificate, membership of a specific organization, express authorization or entry in the VAT register;
(b) a list of similar projects/contracts implemented in the past 3 years with a brief description, showing experience in the subject of this call for tender; the minimum required number is 3;
(c) characteristics/functionalities of the tool which they can provide:
Bidders are required to fill in relevant table inventorying the required capacity and capability to deliver the service required. Only tenderers capable of providing a tool with all mandatory and at least one of the optional features shall be invited to tender.
1) Mandatory: your tool can capture, store and manage global positional data from ship reporting systems for at least the last 5 years (e.g. comprehensive historical data on voyages, previous/next ports of call);
2) Mandatory: your tool allows the user to establish search rules and queries based on specific ship behaviour;
3) Mandatory: your tool delivers advanced analytical capabilities supported by artificial intelligence/machine learning algorithms (e.g. assessment of vessel risk-level);
4) Optional: your tool includes the fusion of historical, static and dynamic vessel data (e.g. vessel particulars, shipping company information and economic performance);
5) Optional: your tool has analytical capabilities to assess the risk level of vessel and fleet ownership/management.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information