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Services - 310084-2018

18/07/2018    S136

Belgium-Brussels: Water pollutant quality standards and monitoring

2018/S 136-310084

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 Commission, Directorate-General for Environment
Postal address: ENV.A.5 – Finance BU-9 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
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:

Water pollutant quality standards and monitoring

Reference number: ENV.C.1/SER/2017/0020
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The work is of a technical nature, requiring expertise relevant to deriving environmental quality standards for water pollutants, to monitoring chemicals in water using passive sampling, and to monitoring water pollutants in sediment, including for trend analysis. The contractors will be expected to gather information from scientific literature and technical reports, to consult with experts, and to write clear reports in English, parts of which may be used directly in guidance documents. They will need to be competent in data analysis including statistical methods.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Extra muros

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Single service contract of 18 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 52
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 34
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 14
Price - Weighting: 50/50
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

Please note that the title given in Prior information notice S 044-079856 of 3/3/2017 was "Technical analysis to inform holistic approaches to assessing chemical risk in the aquatic environment".

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.1.8)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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 152-314101
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

Title:

Water pollutant quality standards and monitoring

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

We regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel the above procurement procedure. The grounds for our decision are that the Commission's focus in relation to the priority substances has had to shift to carrying out the Fitness Check of the EU’s main water legislation, including the Priority Substances Directive.

Only in the light of the overall results of the Fitness Check will it be possible to decide which parts of the subject matter of the tender procedure will again become a priority for the Commission.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
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 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under Heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http:// www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within two months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/07/2018