Services - 232943-2017

20/06/2017    S116

Belgium-Brussels: Provision of leased telecommunication lines (dark fibres)

2017/S 116-232943

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Council of the European Union, secrétariat général
Postal address: rue de la Loi 175
Town: Bruxelles
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1048
Country: Belgium
E-mail: tendering@consilium.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 2-2818062
Fax: +32 2-2800262
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://tendering.consilium.europa.eu
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=2607
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:

Provision of leased telecommunication lines (dark fibres).

Reference number: UCA-PRQ 17/003.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
32562000 Optical-fibre cables
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of leased telecommunication lines (dark fibres) between different buildings of the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union in Brussels.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
64200000 Telecommunications services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1 RÉGION DE BRUXELLES-CAPITALE / BRUSSELS HOOFDSTEDELIJK GEWEST
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of leased telecommunication lines (dark fibres) between different buildings of the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union in Brussels.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Technical quality and ecological and environmental aspects / Weighting: 60 %
Price - Weighting: 40 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

4 possible renewals of 1 year each.

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

The General Secretariat of the Council does not publish the estimated monetary value of its contracts. The estimated volume of services is set out in the tender specifications.

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:

The tenderer is legally entitled to provide telecommunication services in Belgium.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The average annual turnover of the tenderer for the provision of dark fibres must be of at least 65 000 EUR for the last 3 financial exercises closed (2014, 2015 and 2016).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please see section ‘Conditions for participation’ of the tendering specifications.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The tenderer has successfully implemented at least 5 contracts for the provision of, at least, 1 link of leased lines or of dark fibres in the last 3 years before the deadline for the submission of the tenders. The contracts may have started earlier but they must have been completed in the last 3 years or still be in course.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please see section ‘Conditions for participation’ of the tendering specifications.

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
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Initial contract duration of 3 years with possibly up to 4 x 1 year extensions, to take into account that for some links cabling will have to be installed by the contractor, that no permanent solution has been reached yet on future hosting of the media stations during European summits, and that the current IT infrastructure should be extended to the new backup recovery data centre of the GSC.
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 20/07/2017
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24/07/2017
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Council of the European Union, General Secretariat, rue de la Loi 175, 1048 Brussels, BELGIUM.

(Please note that no access to the Council's parking spaces can be granted. Please also note that the opening of offers may have to be rescheduled at short notice in case of unforeseen events taking place in the Council's premises on the planned date for the opening of offers.).

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 2 representatives per tender can attend the opening of tenders. For organisational and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name, nationality, birth date and ID or passport number of the representatives at least 3 working days in advance to: tendering@consilium.europa.eu

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: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff an appeal has to be lodged with the General Court. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.

Time limits are extended on account of distance by a fixed period of 10 days regardless of the place of establishment or habitual residence of the person concerned.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Council of the European Union, secrétariat général, DGA 4 — unité de coordination des acquisitions (UCA)
Postal address: rue de la Loi 175
Town: Bruxelles
Postal code: 1048
Country: Belgium
E-mail: tendering@consilium.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22818062
Fax: +32 22800262
Internet address: https://tendering.consilium.europa.eu/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/06/2017