Services - 371706-2018

25/08/2018    S163

Malta-Valletta: Framework Contract(s) for the Provision of Interpretation, Cultural Mediation and Remote Interpretation Services for EASO Operations

2018/S 163-371706

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Asylum Support Office (EASO)
Postal address: MTC Block A, Winemakers Wharf, Grand Harbour Valletta, MRS 1917, Malta
Town: Valletta
NUTS code: MT MALTA
Country: Malta
E-mail: contracts@easo.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://easo.europa.eu/
Address of the buyer profile: http://easo.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=3954
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
Other activity: Asylum Support

Section II: Object

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

Framework Contract(s) for the Provision of Interpretation, Cultural Mediation and Remote Interpretation Services for EASO Operations

Reference number: EASO/2018/677
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79540000 Interpretation services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Establishment of a Framework Contract for a maximum duration up to 4 years, divided in 4 lots as follows:

— Lot 1: Provision of interpretation and/or cultural mediation services for EASO Operations in Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria,

— Lot 2: Provision of interpretation and/or cultural mediation services for EASO Operations in Italy,

— Lot 3: Provision of interpretation and/or cultural mediation services for EASO Operations in France, Malta, Portugal and Spain,

— Lot 4: Provision of remote interpretation services.

Each Lot will be concluded with maximum 3 contractors in cascade.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 94 715 100.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Framework Contract for the Provision of Interpretation and/or Cultural Mediation Services for EASO Operations in Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79540000 Interpretation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: EL ΕΛΛΑΔΑ
NUTS code: BG БЪЛГАРИЯ
NUTS code: CY ΚΥΠΡΟΣ
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Establishment of a Framework Contract with maximum 3 contractors (in cascade) for the provision of interpretation and/or cultural mediation services for EASO Operations in Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria.

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: 50 450 000.00 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 period of execution of the tasks specified in the FWC may be automatically renewed 3 times, each time for a period of 12 months, for a total maximum duration of 48 months, unless written notification to the contrary is sent by one of the parties and received by the other party 3 months before expiry of the contractual period.

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:

Framework Contract for the Provision of Interpretation and/or Cultural Mediation Services for EASO Operations in Italy

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79540000 Interpretation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IT ITALIA
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Establishment of a Framework Contract with maximum 3 contractors (in cascade) for the provision of interpretation and/or cultural mediation services for EASO Operations in Italy.

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: 40 000 000.00 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 period of execution of the tasks specified in the FWC may be automatically renewed 3 times, each time for a period of 12 months, for a total maximum duration of 48 months, unless written notification to the contrary is sent by one of the parties and received by the other party 3 months before expiry of the contractual period.

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:

Framework Contract for the Provision of Interpretation and/or Cultural Mediation Services for EASO Operations in France, Malta, Portugal and Spain

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79540000 Interpretation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ES ESPAÑA
NUTS code: FR FRANCE
NUTS code: MT MALTA
NUTS code: PT PORTUGAL
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Establishment of a Framework Contract with maximum 3 contractors (in cascade) for the provision of interpretation and/or cultural mediation services for EASO Operations in France, Malta, Portugal and Spain

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: 4 192 000.00 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 period of execution of the tasks specified in the FWC may be automatically renewed 3 times, each time for a period of 12 months, for a total maximum duration of 48 months, unless written notification to the contrary is sent by one of the parties and received by the other party 3 months before expiry of the contractual period.

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:

Framework Contract for the provision of remote interpretation services

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79540000 Interpretation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Establishment of a Framework Contract with maximum 3 contractors (in cascade) for the

Provision of remote interpretation 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: 73 100.00 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 period of execution of the tasks specified in the FWC may be automatically renewed 3 times, each time for a period of 12 months, for a total maximum duration of 48 months, unless written notification to the contrary is sent by one of the parties and received by the other party 3 months before expiry of the contractual period.

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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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: 28/09/2018
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: 05/10/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

EASO premises MTC Block A, Winemakers Wharf, Grand Harbour Valletta, MRS 1917, Malta.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

One authorised representative for each tenderer, notified in advance to EASO.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
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 Niedergrunewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4302-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/08/2018