Services - 327975-2016

22/09/2016    S183

Belgium-Brussels: Framework contract for information and communication activities relating to the EU integrated maritime policy (IMP) and to the common fisheries policy (CFP)

2016/S 183-327975

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 Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Directorate F — Resources
Postal address: J-99
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Ms Dora Correia — Acting Director
E-mail: mare-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/maritimeaffairs_fisheries/index_en.htm
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)
Postal address: Covent Garden 2, place Rogier 16
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1210
Country: Belgium
E-mail: easme-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/EASME
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA)
Postal address: Odriozola Building, Avenida García Barbón, 4
Town: Vigo (Pontevedra)
NUTS code: ES ESPAÑA
Postal code: 36201
Country: Spain
E-mail: cei201302@efca.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.efca.europa.eu
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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=1883
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:

Framework contract for information and communication activities relating to the EU integrated maritime policy (IMP) and to the common fisheries policy (CFP).

Reference number: MARE/2016/11.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
77700000 Services incidental to fishing
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of the framework contract is to help explain, promote, implement and develop the IMP and CFP as well as raise public awareness of the objectives, issues and initiatives in these areas. This framework service contract will also include services for the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) and for the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA).

The call for tenders covers the following tasks and services:

A) designing, implementing and following up information and communication campaigns;

B) editorial tasks, creation of content and development of communication materials and management of databases for the distribution of information material and other purposes;

C) audiovisual services;

D) support to digital communication and online activities;

E) organisation of participation in events and fairs;

F) support for media relations.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 14 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
NUTS code: ES ESPAÑA
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The European Commission, represented for the purposes of this call for tenders by the Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, wishes to conclude a multiple framework service contract (FWC) in ‘cascade’ for information and communication activities relating to the European Union's integrated maritime policy (IMP) and the common fisheries policy (CFP). The multiple FWC in ‘cascade’ will be awarded to not more than the 2 highest ranked tenderers.

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: 14 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of the contract is 12 months with effect from the date on which it is signed by the last contracting party, with up to 3 automatic renewals each for a period of 12 months, i.e. up to a maximum duration of 48 months, unless written notification is given by one of the parties.

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: yes
Identification of the project: Common fisheries policy (CFP), integrated maritime policy (IMP), European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF).
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
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: 04/11/2016
Local time: 23:59
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/11/2016
Local time: 15:00
Place:

The public opening of tenders will take place at the following address: Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, rue Joseph II 99, 1040 Brussels (metro station: Maelbeek/Maalbeek), BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 2 representatives per tender can attend the opening of tenders as provided above. For organisational and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representatives at least 3 working days in advance to: mare-tenders@ec.europa.eu Failing that, the contracting authority reserves the right to refuse access to its premises.

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
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/09/2016