Services - 176449-2016

25/05/2016    S99

Belgium-Brussels: Operation, development and maintenance of a European marine observation and data network

2016/S 099-176449

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
Postal address: Covent Garden 2, place Rogier 16, Office 12/27
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1210
Country: Belgium
E-mail: easme-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22999440
Fax: +32 22973512

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/EASME

I.2)Information about joint 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=1523
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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
II.1.1)Title:

Operation, development and maintenance of a European marine observation and data network.

Reference number: EASME/EMFF/2016/006.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
77000000 Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The European Commission represented for the purposes of this call for tenders by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) wishes to conclude 6 service contracts.

There are 6 lots: lot 1: geology, lot 2: seabed habitats, lot 3: physics, lot 4: chemistry, lot 5: biology, lot 6: human activities.

The objective is to further develop an operational service where marine data is made interoperable and freely available and to further develop data products based on observations of the sea, providing free and open access to these data products and to the observations on which these data products were built.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 27 180 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Geology

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
NUTS code: BE255 Arr. Oostende
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor. A maximum of 6 coordination meetings with EASME and/or the European Commission will be held in Brussels or Ostend.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: 9 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract may be renewed for up to 24 additional months depending on the future needs and on the budget availability.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund for 2016.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Seabed habitats

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
NUTS code: BE255 Arr. Oostende
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor. A maximum of 6 coordination meetings with EASME and/or the European Commission will be held in Brussels or Ostend.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: 2 800 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract may be renewed for up to 24 additional months depending on the future needs and on the budget availability.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund for 2016.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Physics

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
NUTS code: BE255 Arr. Oostende
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor. A maximum of 6 coordination meetings with EASME and/or the European Commission will be held in Brussels or Ostend.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: 2 800 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract may be renewed for up to 24 additional months depending on the future needs and on the budget availability.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund for 2016.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Chemistry

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
NUTS code: BE255 Arr. Oostende
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor. A maximum of 6 coordination meetings with EASME and/or the European Commission will be held in Brussels or Ostend.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: 5 640 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract may be renewed for up to 24 additional months depending on the future needs and on the budget availability.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund for 2016.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Biology

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
NUTS code: BE255 Arr. Oostende
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor. A maximum of 6 coordination meetings with EASME and/or the European Commission will be held in Brussels or Ostend.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: 3 540 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract may be renewed for up to 24 additional months depending on the future needs and on the budget availability.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund for 2016.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Human activities

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
NUTS code: BE255 Arr. Oostende
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor. A maximum of 6 coordination meetings with EASME and/or the European Commission will be held in Brussels or Ostend.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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: 3 400 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract may be renewed for up to 24 additional months depending on the future needs and on the budget availability.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund for 2016.
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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 11/08/2016
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
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 22/08/2016
Local time: 10:30
Place:

The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME), Covent Garden 2, Room COV2 12/191, place Rogier 16, 1210 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +35 243031
Fax: +35 243032100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/05/2016