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Services - 190599-2021

19/04/2021    S75

Portugal-Lisbon: Lightweight RPAS to Support Operations from Vessels

2021/S 075-190599

Modification notice

Modification of a contract/concession during its term

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Maritime Safety Agency
Postal address: Praça Europa 4
Town: Lisbon
NUTS code: PT170 Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Postal code: 1249-206
Country: Portugal
E-mail: OPEN122018@emsa.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://emsa.europa.eu

Section II: Object

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

Lightweight RPAS to Support Operations from Vessels

Reference number: EMSA/OP/12/2018
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60440000 Aerial and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: PT Portugal
Main site or place of performance:

Areas of operation can be all sea areas surrounding the European Union Member States or the EFTA countries. The service could be extended outside the EU, to adjacent seas upon common agreement.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement at the time of conclusion of the contract:

Small RPAS capacity capable to take off and land from the vessel safe area and to fly around the vessel monitoring its surroundings.

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement, dynamic purchasing system or concession
Duration in months: 36
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Contract award notice concerning this contract
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 111-252091

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: 2018/EMSA/OP/12/2018
Title:

Lightweight RPAS to Support Operations from Vessels

V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract/concession award decision:
09/11/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
The contract/concession has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: NORDIC Unmanned AS
Town: Sandnes
NUTS code: NO Norge
Country: Norway
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (at the time of conclusion of the contract;excluding VAT)
Total value of the procurement: 2 860 000.00 EUR

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The current contract duration of 36 months is composed out of the initial duration of 24 months which was renewed for 12 months in line with the FWC provisions. The contract may be subject to another renewal of 12 months.

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
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 433031
Internet address: www.curia.europa.eu
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Town: Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg
Internet address: www.curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/04/2021

Section VII: Modifications to the contract/concession

VII.1)Description of the procurement after the modifications
VII.1.1)Main CPV code
60440000 Aerial and related services
VII.1.2)Additional CPV code(s)
VII.1.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: PT Portugal
Main site or place of performance:

Areas of operation can be all sea areas surrounding the European Union Member States or the EFTA countries. The service could be extended outside the EU, to adjacent seas upon common agreement.

VII.1.4)Description of the procurement:

Small RPAS capacity capable to take off and land from the vessel safe area and to fly around the vessel monitoring its surroundings.

VII.1.5)Duration of the contract, framework agreement, dynamic purchasing system or concession
Duration in months: 36
VII.1.6)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 2 860 000.00 EUR
VII.1.7)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: NORDIC Unmanned AS
Town: Sandnes
NUTS code: NO Norge
Country: Norway
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: yes
VII.2)Information about modifications
VII.2.1)Description of the modifications
Nature and extent of the modifications (with indication of possible earlier changes to the contract):

Increase the maximum budget of the FWC under reference to EUR 3 960 000.00, which corresponds to an increase of 38,46 % of the initial FWC value (EUR 2 860 000.00).

VII.2.2)Reasons for modification
Need for modification brought about by circumstances which a diligent contracting authority/entity could not foresee (Art. 43(1)(c) of Directive 2014/23/EU, Art. 72(1)(c) of Directive 2014/24/EU, Art. 89(1)(c) of Directive 2014/25/EU)
Description of the circumstances which rendered the modification necessary and explanation of the unforeseen nature of these circumstances:

The request for Lightweight RPAS services contracted for maritime surveillance purposes increased in 2019 and 2020, and it is expected to continue also in 2021, being far beyond the estimation done by the Agency during the preparation of the procurement procedure.

VII.2.3)Increase in price
Updated total contract value before the modifications (taking into account possible earlier contract modifications and price adaptions and, in the case of Directive 2014/23/EU, average inflation in the Member State concerned)
Value excluding VAT: 2 860 000.00 EUR
Total contract value after the modifications
Value excluding VAT: 3 960 000.00 EUR