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Services - 304379-2019

02/07/2019    S125    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Framework Service Contract Related to the Maintenance of Measurement Equipment for Spent Nuclear Fuel (Fork Detectors) and Under Water Coincidence Counter (UWCC) Detectors (for Fresh)

2019/S 125-304379

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission-Directorate General for Energy
Postal address: European Commission Directorate General Energy — Directorate E — Euratom Safeguards, 1 rue Henri Schnadt, Zone d'activités Cloche d'Or
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU
Postal code: 2530
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: ENER-E1-CFT@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/energy/en

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=4975
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=4975
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:

Framework Service Contract Related to the Maintenance of Measurement Equipment for Spent Nuclear Fuel (Fork Detectors) and Under Water Coincidence Counter (UWCC) Detectors (for Fresh)

Reference number: ENER/E1/2019-440-11
II.1.2)Main CPV code
38500000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

To fulfill its responsibilities under Chapter VII of the EURATOM Treaty, the European Commission uses measurement equipment to verify nuclear fuel under water as part of its inspection activities. Specific instruments devised for that purpose are the so called fork detectors (for spent fuel) and similar Under Water Coincidence Counter (UWCC) detectors (for fresh MOX fuel). The commission inspectors use fork and UWCC detector systems in nuclear installations across the European Union. In order to implement and assure the continued reliable operation of the instruments, it is intended to establish a framework service contract for the maintenance of these detectors.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 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: 00
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The European Commission owns a total of 29 units of the fork detector system (for spent fuel verification) and 5 UWCC units (for fresh MOX verification) that were purchased from 2 suppliers:

Studiencentrum voor Kernenergie — Centre d'Étude de l'Énergie Nucléaire (SCK-CEN), Mol, BELGIUM.

And:

A.N. Technology Ltd, Wallingford-Oxfordshire, UK (ANTECH).

The tenderer will be required to carry out the following of work:

— functional detector tests,

— storage of complete fork and/or UWCC detector systems,

— decontamination of a fork and/or UWCC detector system,

— ad hoc maintenance services.

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: 400 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: 03/09/2019
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
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: 05/09/2019
Local time: 10:30
Place:

European Commission, DG Energy, 1 rue Henri Schnadt, Zone d'activités Cloche d'Or, L-2530 LUXEMBOURG.

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
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 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/

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
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 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
25/06/2019