Services - 294886-2016

26/08/2016    S164    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Investigation of the quality level of the air inside the cabin of large transport aeroplanes and its health implication

2016/S 164-294886

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport
rue Demot 28, 07/88
Brussels
1049
Belgium
Contact person: Vu duc Hoang
Telephone: +32 22988042
E-mail: hoang.vu-duc@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/transport/index_en.htm

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=1737
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
Other activity: Transport.

Section II: Object

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

Investigation of the quality level of the air inside the cabin of large transport aeroplanes and its health implication.

Reference number: 2016-MOVE-C2-03.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
24000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This research study aims to enable step-advances in the investigation on the quality of the air on board commercially operated large transport aeroplanes and its potential adverse consequences on crew/passenger health in light of the relevant European legislation on quality of indoor air and professional exposure limits.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 950 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE1
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The general objective of this research study is to enable step-advances in the investigation on the quality of the air on board commercially operated large transport aeroplanes and its potential adverse consequences on crew/passenger health in light of the relevant European legislation on quality of indoor air and professional exposure limits. This will encompass notably:

a) to collect substantive legacy evidence regarding the problem area and to perform a critique of the main conclusions and information that can be derived from such a stock;

b) to develop a comprehensive understanding of the root causes leading to the contamination of the bleed air — notably by oils and hydraulic fluids and their by-products — and of the impact of such contamination on the cockpit/cabin air quality; such a study shall embrace the envelope of routine flight conditions as well as incident conditions involving CAC events;

c) to identify potential safety and/or long/short-term health risks that might stem from such contamination and to estimate their expected consequences;

d) depending on the severity of the risks identified, to identify potential mitigation actions and to assess their fitness for purpose in dealing with the risks identified.

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: 1 950 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: no
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 tender specifications.

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

See tender specifications.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See tender specifications.

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:
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: yes
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: 30/09/2016
Local time: 16:00
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
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: 05/10/2016
Local time: 11:00
Place:

rue Demot 28, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenderers may attend the opening process but cannot be represented by more than 1 person. At the end of the opening session, the chairperson of the opening committee will indicate the names of the tenderers and the decision concerning admissibility of each offer received. The price mentioned in the bid will not be communicated.

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
General Court of the European Union
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
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:
16/08/2016