Services - 206870-2017

01/06/2017    S104

Portugal-Lisbon: Contracts for demonstrating state-of-the-art remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) services in support of the execution of coast guard functions

2017/S 104-206870

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

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: PT171 Grande Lisboa
Postal code: 1249-206
Country: Portugal
Contact person: Mr Leendert Bal
E-mail: OPEN222016@emsa.europa.eu
Fax: +351 211209218
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.emsa.europa.eu/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Maritime safety and maritime security.

Section II: Object

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

Contracts for demonstrating state-of-the-art remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) services in support of the execution of coast guard functions.

Reference number: EMSA/OP/22/2016.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
35125000 Surveillance system
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The European coastguard pilot project, as initiated by the European Parliament, focuses on creating operational and technical synergies between the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) and the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA).

The provision of a remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) service and associated data will support maritime situational awareness for the 3 Agencies and Member States.

This procurement, as part of the pilot project, aims at demonstrating state-of-the-art RPAS capabilities regarding aircraft, sensors, and operations. The demonstration should show how RPAS can support a range of maritime surveillance activities, for example maritime pollution monitoring, emissions monitoring, illegal fishing detection, anti-drug trafficking, illegal immigration and search and rescue operations.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 310 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
35125000 Surveillance system
35125100 Sensors
35123500 Video identification systems
90730000 Pollution tracking and monitoring and rehabilitation
90731400 Air pollution monitoring or measurement services
90741100 Oil spillage monitoring services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ES ESPAÑA
NUTS code: PT PORTUGAL
Main site or place of performance:

Iberian Peninsula.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The European coastguard pilot project, as initiated by the European Parliament, focuses on creating operational and technical synergies between the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) and the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA).

The provision of a remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) service and associated data will support maritime situational awareness for the 3 Agencies and Member States.

This procurement, as part of the pilot project, aims at demonstrating state-of-the-art RPAS capabilities regarding aircraft, sensors, and operations. The demonstration should show how RPAS can support a range of maritime surveillance activities, for example maritime pollution monitoring, emissions monitoring, illegal fishing detection, anti-drug trafficking, illegal immigration and search and rescue operations.

The services under these contracts relate to RPAS demonstrations for a period of approximately 1 week each to be able to demonstrate a state-of-the-art European remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) service in the civil maritime surveillance domain in support of executing coast guard functions. This is to support the tasks of the Member States of the 3 EU Agencies EFCA, Frontex and EMSA.

Seeing the value of the procurement is above Directive thresholds the open procedure was chosen.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Fulfilment of technical requirements / Weighting: 50
Price - Weighting: 50
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 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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 246-448992
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 2017/EMSA/OP/22/2016
Title:

Demonstrating state-of-the-art remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) services in support of the execution of coast guard functions

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
30/03/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 10
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 6
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 10
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: 1. Babcock Mission Critical Services Espana S.A.U.
Town: Muchamiel (Alicante)
NUTS code: ES ESPAÑA
Country: Spain
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 310 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 310 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 40 %

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 2017/EMSA/OP/22/2016
Title:

Demonstrating state-of-the-art remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) services in support of the execution of coast guard functions

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
30/03/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 10
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 6
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 10
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: 2. REACT Consortium (Tekever SA/CLS), Tekever Tecnologias de informação
Town: Lisbon
NUTS code: PT PORTUGAL
Country: Portugal
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: 2. REACT Consortium (Tekever SA/CLS), Tekever Tecnologias de informação
Town: Lisbon
NUTS code: PT PORTUGAL
Country: Portugal
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 310 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 310 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

A multiple framework contract was signed with 2 companies, namely:

1. Babcock Mission Critical Services Espana S.A.U.;

2. REACT Consortium (Tekever SA/CLS), Tekever Tecnologias de informação.

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: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: ECJ.Registry@curia.eu.int
Fax: +352 433766
Internet address: http://www.curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22/05/2017