Dienstleistungen - 335731-2020

16/07/2020    S136

Greece-Athens: Port operation services

2020/S 136-335731

Concession notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/23/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund S.A.
Postal address: 1, Kolokotroni Street & Stadiou
Town: Athens
NUTS code: EL303 Κεντρικός Τομέας Αθηνών
Postal code: 105 62
Country: Greece
Contact person: Chryssoula Rallia
E-mail: tender@hraf.gr
Telephone: +30 2103274400
Fax: +30 2103274449

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.hradf.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.hradf.com

I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Applications or, where applicable, tenders must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: ‘Societe Anonyme’ with sole shareholder the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations S.A. (HCAP) which has as sole shareholder the Hellenic Republic
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Financial services/Asset Development Fund

Section II: Object

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

Invitation to Submit an Expression of Interest for the Sub-concession of the Right to Use, Maintain, Operate and Exploit a Multi-purpose Terminal within a Part of Philippos II Port, Kavala Port

II.1.2)Main CPV code
63721200 Port operation services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

HRADF has decided to launch an international tender process in two (2) phases for the granting of a sub-concession of the right to use, maintain, operate and exploit a multi-purpose terminal within a part of Philippos II port, Kavala Port Authority S.A., in accordance with the provisions of Greek Law 4597/2019. The Kavala Port Authority S.A. was granted the right to exclusively use and operate the port of Kavala by virtue of the concession agreement with the Hellenic Republic, dated 15 January 2003 and ratified by article 1 of Greek Law 4597/2019 (the ‘Concession Agreement’). The concession agreement is expiring on 15 January 2063, as provided by article 12 of Greek Law 4664/2020. According to article 2 para 5 of Greek Law 4597/2019, the sub-concession to third parties is subject to the duration limitation of the concession agreement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This concession is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
63723000 Berthing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: EL515 Θάσος, Καβάλα
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

HRADF has decided to launch an international tender process in two (2) phases for the granting of a sub-concession of the right to use, maintain, operate and exploit a multi-purpose terminal within a part of Philippos II port, Kavala Port Authority S.A., in accordance with the provisions of Greek Law 4597/2019. The Kavala Port Authority S.A. was granted the right to exclusively use and operate the port of Kavala by virtue of the concession agreement with the Hellenic Republic, dated 15 January 2003 and ratified by article 1 of Greek Law4597/2019 (the ‘Concession Agreement’). The concession agreement is expiring on 15 January 2063, as provided by article 12 of Greek Law 4664/2020. According to article 2 para 5 of Greek Law 4597/2019, the sub-concession to third parties is subject to the duration limitation of the concession agreement.

During phase A, eligible investors, natural or legal entities, joint ventures or groups of legal and/or natural persons (hereinafter referred to in this invitation as ‘Interested Parties’ and each one separately as ‘Interested Party’), shall express their interest by submitting a relevant written letter (the ‘Expression of Interest Letter’), according to the provisions of the invitation to submit expressions of interest (the ‘Invitation’), for entering into a sub-concession agreement (the ‘Sub-Concession Agreement’ or the ‘Sub-Concession’) for a minimum period of forty (40) years which could be extended for an additional period according to applicable legal procedure.

The Fund will evaluate the expressions of interest submitted and will invite all interested parties who meet he above, to participate in the second phase of the tender process (‘Phase B’). Interested parties selected as pre-qualified investors (the ‘Pre-qualified Investors’) will be notified in writing and be invited to participate in Phase B. Interested parties who have not qualified will be notified in writing on the reasons of their disqualification.

Phase B of the tender process will be governed by the terms and conditions set out in detail in the request for proposals (the ‘Request for Proposals’), which will be issued in Phase B, as such terms and conditions are supplemented by the relevant provisions of the law on award of concession agreements. The request for proposals will set out a detailed time frame for Phase B and the remaining tender process, as well as the criteria for selection of the pre-qualified Investor with whom the Fund will conclude the sub-concession agreement (hereinafter the ‘Preferred Investor’).

In order to participate in Phase B, the pre-qualified Investors will be invited to sign a confidentiality agreement according to the template that will be provided by the Fund and return it to the Fund.

The sub-concession agreement will be signed between the Hellenic Republic, the Fund, the Kavala Port Authority S.A. and the preferred investor, according to the provisions of article 3 of Greek Law 4597/2019. For the purposes of concluding the sub-concession agreement, the preferred investor shall establish a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) in the form of a "Société Anonyme" under the laws of Greece with its seat in Greece.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Concession is awarded on the basis of the criteria stated in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the concession
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, indication of information and documentation required:

Personal situation criteria and eligibility requirements as stated in the procurement documents.

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 concessions
III.2)Conditions related to the concession
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Concession performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the concession

Section IV: Procedure

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for submission of applications or receipt of tenders
Date: 02/10/2020
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Greek, English

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:

It is noted that HRADF has launched an international public tender process for the concession of the use, development and operation of an underground natural gas storage facility (‘UGS’) in the almost depleted natural gas field of ‘South Kavala’ for a duration of up to 50 years following the licensing of the UGS in South Kavala.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Authority for the Hearing of Pre-judicial Objections (AEPP)
Postal address: Thivon Avenue 196-198
Town: Athens
Postal code: 18233
Country: Greece
E-mail: aepp@aepp-procurement.gr
Telephone: +30 2132141216
Fax: +30 2132141229

Internet address: www.aepp-procurement.gr

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:
13/07/2020