Services - 116450-2018

16/03/2018    S53

Portugal-Lisbon: Contract for long endurance and long range RPAS

2018/S 053-116450

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Maritime Safety Agency
Postal address: Praça Europa 4
Town: Lisbon
NUTS code: PT170 Not specified
Postal code: 1249-206
Country: Portugal
Contact person: Mr Leendert Bal
Fax: +351 211209483
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Contract for long endurance and long range RPAS

Reference number: EMSA/OP/1/2018
II.1.2)Main CPV code
34711200 Non-piloted aircraft
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective is to provide surveillance services through Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in support of executing Coast Guard functions. They should have a high level of deployability and availability that should permit EMSA to offer operational capability and provide additional data streams to European Union Member States, Iceland, Norway, to the European Commission, to European Union Agencies and to governmental organizations.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 59 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
35611600 Maritime patrol aircrafts
35125000 Surveillance system
35125100 Sensors
90730000 Pollution tracking and monitoring and rehabilitation
90741100 Oil spillage monitoring services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: PT170 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Areas of operation can be all sea areas surrounding the European Union with an EU or EFTA country. Cross border operations will be included. Starting point can be any EU / EFTA country.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of this call for tender is to contract long endurance and long range RPAS services in the civil maritime surveillance domain in support of executing Coast Guard functions. The provision of cost-efficient RPAS services in the maritime domain should include assets, tools and relevant expert staff to pilot the RPA, capture and disseminate the data.

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: 59 000 000.00 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:

A possible first renewal for 1 year and then a possible second renewal for another 1 year period if requested by the contracting authority.

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.1.2)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.2)Conditions related to the contract
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.1.1)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 a single operator
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: 10/05/2018
Local time: 23:59
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
Tender must be valid until: 31/12/2018
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14/05/2018
Local time: 11:00

European Maritime Safety Agency, Praça Europa 4, 1249-206 Lisbon, Portugal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Fax: +352 433766
Internet address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 43032100
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: