Services - 371571-2021

23/07/2021    S141

Spain-Vigo: Chartering of Offshore Fisheries Patrol Vessel Services

2021/S 141-371571

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA)
Postal address: Avenida García Barbón, 4
Town: Vigo
NUTS code: ES114 Pontevedra
Postal code: 36201
Country: Spain
Contact person: EFCA Procurement
E-mail: procurement@efca.europa.eu
Telephone: +34 986120610
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.efca.europa.eu
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=8397
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=8397
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:

Chartering of Offshore Fisheries Patrol Vessel Services

Reference number: EFCA/2021/OP/02
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60650000 Hire of water transport equipment with crew
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of the contract is the chartering of offshore fisheries patrol vessels by EFCA.

For Lot 1 two vessels must be offered;

For Lot 2 one vessel must be offered.

The vessel will be deployed primarily as a fisheries patrol vessel, i.e. a platform from which the monitoring, boarding and inspection of fishing vessels and related support and transport vessels will be conducted in International, EU and waters of non-EU countries by authorised fisheries inspectors. In view of possible multipurpose operations in the framework of European cooperation on coastguard functions, the vessel may also be deployed for operations other than fisheries inspection and control. In particular, multipurpose operations may consist of, inter alia, providing assistance and support during search and rescue situations, pollution response and ensuring the enforcement of applicable legislation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 90 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

1 and 2.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Chartering of Offshore Fisheries Patrol Vessel Services – 2 Vessels

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60651000 Hire of vessels with crew
60651100 Hire of sea-going vessels with crew
60651500 Standby ship services
60640000 Shipping operations
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ES114 Pontevedra
Main site or place of performance:

Two offshore fisheries patrol vessels to primarily be deployed in the North Atlantic Ocean. If so requested by EFCA, the vessels may also be deployed in the areas of Lot 2.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Two offshore fisheries patrol vessels primarily be deployed in the EU Waters, as well as in areas covered by Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs) in the North Atlantic Ocean, in North Atlantic European Union waters and, if authorised, in waters of non-EU countries.

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: 60 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to budgetary availability, satisfactory performance of the framework contract and continued requirements by EFCA, the framework contract may be renewed four times for 12 months each at EFCA's option, up to a total framework contract duration of 6 years.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Chartering of Offshore Fisheries Patrol Vessel Services — 1 Vessel

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60651000 Hire of vessels with crew
60651100 Hire of sea-going vessels with crew
60651500 Standby ship services
60640000 Shipping operations
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ES114 Pontevedra
Main site or place of performance:

One offshore fisheries patrol vessel to primarily be deployed in the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and Eastern Atlantic Ocean. If requested, the vessel may also be deployed in the areas of Lot 1.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

One offshore fisheries patrol vessel to primarily be deployed in the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and Eastern Atlantic Ocean.

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: 30 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to budgetary availability, satisfactory performance of the framework contract and continued requirements by EFCA, the framework contract may be renewed four times for 12 months each at EFCA's option, up to a total framework contract duration of 6 years.

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: no
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

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
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

In order to ensure effective competition in the award of the FWC and as the normal four years duration may not be sufficient to provide a return on investment for the contractor, the length of the FWC is set at 6 years. This is of significance as any expenses made during the preparation phase to meet the requirements under Table G.2.II of Annex G are to be borne solely by the successful tenderer.

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/09/2021
Local time: 15:00
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 16/09/2021
Local time: 15:30
Place:

European Fisheries Control Agency, Avenida García Barbón, 4, 36201 Vigo (Pontevedra), Spain. In case of restrictions due the sanitary situation the opening can be arranged electronically. In such a case a link will be provided to participants.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of two representatives per tenderer may attend the opening session. For organisational and security reasons the tenderer must provide the full name, ID or passport number of the representatives at least 2 working days in advance.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Publications of further services is likely to follow a 6 year circle.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
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: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/07/2021