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Belgium-Brussels: Coach transport services (in/outside Belgium)
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Coach transport services (in/outside Belgium).
Provision of passenger transport services by coach, with driver.
Services for the European Commission's crèches and childcare facilities located in the Brussels Region and the surrounding area
Services for the other European Commission departments and the other participating contracting authorities
Tenderers' attention is drawn to the fact that only lot 2 of this invitation to tender is interinstitutional.
Provision of VIP coach transport services (in/outside Belgium) reserved for the College of Commissioners
provision of VIP coach transport services (in/outside Belgium) reserved for the College of Commissioners.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
— for lots 2 and 3: copy of the Community licence for international passenger transport in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1073/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council and issued by the Member State in which the company is established, as well as written confirmation from the tenderer this has not been temporarily or permanently withdrawn,
— for lots 1, 2 and 3: copy of the authorisation to carry passengers by road in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council and issued by the Member State in which the company is established, as well as written confirmation from the tenderer that this has been neither suspended nor withdrawn,
— the tenderer shall enclose with his tender all the documents and information required in point III.1 'Conditions for participation' of this notice and listed in Annex I 'Checklist of documents to be completed and provided' to the specifications,
— the tenderer shall particularly enclose a duly signed and dated solemn declaration stating that he is not in any of the situations which would exclude him from participating in a contract awarded by the European Union. The solemn declaration must take the form of the template published on the following page, in its entirety: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.htm
NB: successful tenderers must, on pain of exclusion, provide the following documentary evidence in support of the solemn declaration prior to contract signature.
NB: if groupings are awarded the contract, they must provide the solemn declaration along with the supporting documents and information for each individual member.
the tenderer must provide:
— copy of the financial statements (balance sheets and profit and loss accounts) for the past 3 financial years, showing the annual pre-tax profit. If, for a valid reason, the tenderer is unable to provide them, he must enclose a statement as to annual pre-tax profits for the past 3 years. If the financial statements or the declaration show an average loss over the past 3 years, the tenderer must provide another document as proof of his financial and economic capacity, such as the appropriate guarantee from a third party (e.g. the parent company), statements from auditors, chartered accountants or equivalent,
— statement as to the average overall annual turnover during the past 3 financial years.
to be selected, the tenderer must provide proof of an average overall annual turnover for the past 3 financial years of:
— for lot 1: 300 000 EUR,
— for lot 2: 400 000 EUR,
— for lot 3: not applicable.
NB: in the case of a tender for several lots, the minimum required figure shall equal the total amount resulting from adding together the minimum required for each lot.
for all lots: the lists shall be in tabular form and detail for each vehicle the number and date of registration, make, model, Euro standard complied with, category to which it relates and the number of seats for that category, the main comfort features (air conditioning, toilets, refrigerator, etc.). The list shall be accompanied by a copy of the valid registration certificates.
for lot 1: list of 10 registered vehicles in the category comparable to '1, 2 or 3 star' (depending on the subcategory specified in the technical specifications), in accordance with the classification established by the IRU, of small (up to 20 seats inclusive), medium (21–49 seats) or high capacity (50 seats and above) excluding driver, that the tenderer personally holds either by ownership, hire-purchase agreement, rental or leasing. At least 5 of the 10 vehicles shall comply with the Euro 5 standard and the others with the Euro 4 standard as a minimum;
for lot 2: list of 10 registered vehicles in the category comparable to '3 star' in accordance with the classification established by the IRU, with at least 50 seats, that the tenderer personally holds either by ownership, hire-purchase agreement, rental or leasing. At least 5 of the 10 vehicles shall comply with the Euro 5 standard and the others with the Euro 4 standard as a minimum;
for lot 3: list of at least 2 registered vehicles in the category comparable to '4 star — luxury — VIP' in accordance with the classification established by the IRU, corresponding to the Euro 5 standard, as a minimum, with a total maximum capacity of at least 90 seats, that the tenderer personally holds either by ownership, hire-purchase agreement, rental or leasing.
profession subject to Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No 1073/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
Section IV: Procedure
Office pour les infrastructures et la logistique — Bruxelles (OIB), bâtiment CSM1, cours Saint-Michel 23 (entrée côté rue Père de Deken), 1040 Bruxelles, BELGIUM.
1 duly authorised representative per tenderer may attend the opening of tenders (a passport or identity card must be presented). Tenderers wishing to attend must inform Unit OIB.02.002 Public Procurement, in writing (see address details given in point I.1), no later than 2 working days prior to the opening session.
Section VI: Complementary information
36 months after award.
1) The specifications and additional documents (including questions and answers) will be available at the following web address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2776
Interested parties are invited to register via the website. They will then be notified by the online public procurement system of any updates available for this invitation to tender. Parties not registered on the site are requested to consult it regularly.
The Commission cannot be held responsible should tenderers not be aware of any additional information on this invitation to tender given on this website.
The website will be updated regularly; it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for any updates and modifications during the tendering period.
Additional information on contract terms, contract renewals, conditions for participation, minimum levels of capacity required, total estimated contract volume, etc. can be found in the specifications available on the aforementioned website.
No paper version will be issued. EMAS-certified since 2005, the OIB adopts an environmentally friendly attitude. EMAS is the eco-management and audit scheme, the EU voluntary instrument used by organisations to improve their environmental performance.
2) Executive agencies may be included in the contract as contracting authorities (within a limit of 10 % of the total contract value and for all the executive agencies taken together) if, at the time of publication of this invitation to tender, they were not yet officially set up or in the process of being set up and, consequently, no formal designation could be specified in the invitation to tender documents.
3) During the 3 years following conclusion of the initial contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure, without prior publication of a contract notice for new services involving the repetition of similar services assigned to the party awarded this contract by the contracting authority.
4) For further information on participating in invitations to tender and on the sequence of procedures for public procurement at the OIB, please consult the 'Guide for tenderers' and the brochure 'Doing business with the European Commission', accessible via the link: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.htm
5) 3 contracts are envisaged (1 contract per lot). The contracts shall run for an initial 24 months with the possibility of renewal by tacit agreement for the same period.
within 2 months of the plaintiff being notified or, failing this, of the date on which it became known to them. A complaint made to the European Ombudsman neither suspends this period nor opens a new period for lodging appeals.