Services - 390536-2017

05/10/2017    S191    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Poland-Warsaw: Trial of remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) for long endurance maritime aerial surveillance

2017/S 191-390536

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Frontex — European Border and Coast Guard Agency
Plac Europejski 6
Warsaw
00-844
Poland
Telephone: +48 222059500
E-mail: procurement@frontex.europa.eu
Fax: +48 222059501
NUTS code: PL911

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.frontex.europa.eu

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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=2945
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Frontex — European Boarder and Coast Guard Agency
Plac Europejski 6
Warsaw
00-844
Poland
E-mail: procurement@frontex.europa.eu
NUTS code: PL911

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://frontex.europa.eu/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Defence

Section II: Object

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

Trial of remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) for long endurance maritime aerial surveillance.

Reference number: Frontex/OP/800/2017/JL.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60440000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Frontex seeks to sign contracts to conduct the trial of long endurance maritime surveillance with 2 types of RPAS: MALE and small MALE. These platforms will fly up to 600 and 300 hours respectively, over a period of 120 calendar days in 2018. The trials will take place in areas of the Mediterranean Sea designated by Frontex in cooperation with 1 or more host Member States within the time frame of Q2–Q4 2018.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Trial of MALE RPAS in a long-term maritime aerial border surveillance, up to 600 flying hours in designated areas of the Mediterranean Sea, along Q2–Q4 of 2018

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60440000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Designated areas of the Mediterranean Sea.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Frontex seeks to sign a contract to conduct the trial of long endurance maritime surveillance with MALE RPAS. The platform will fly up to 600 hours over a period of 120 calendar days in 2018. The trial will take place in areas of the Mediterranean Sea designated by Frontex in cooperation with 1 or more host Member States within the time frame of Q2–Q4 2018.

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: 4 750 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

The objective pursued with this acquisition is to enable Frontex to continue its assessment and evaluation of remote piloted surveillance aircraft capable to deliver long endurance maritime border surveillance. Specific focus of this assessment will be on the ability of such a platform to deliver surveillance services in a regular, reliable, and cost-efficient way.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Trial of small MALE RPAS in a long-term maritime aerial border surveillance, up to 300 flying hours in designated areas of the Mediterranean Sea, along Q2–Q4 of 2018

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60440000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Designated areas of the Mediterranean Sea.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Frontex seeks to sign a contract to conduct the trial of long endurance maritime surveillance with small MALE RPAS. The platform will fly up to 300 hours over a period of 120 calendar days in 2018. The trial will take place in areas of the Mediterranean Sea designated by Frontex in cooperation with 1 or more host Member States within the time frame of Q2–Q4 2018.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

The objective pursued with this acquisition is to enable Frontex to continue its assessment and evaluation of remote piloted surveillance aircraft capable to deliver long endurance maritime border surveillance. Specific focus of this assessment will be on the ability of such a platform to deliver surveillance services in a regular, reliable, and cost-efficient way.

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:

The tenderer must be registered in a relevant commercial or trade register. Evidence of that must be provided by submission of a certificate of professional or commercial registration imposed by the country in which the tenderer is established. If the tenderer is not required or permitted to enrol in such a register for reasons of his statute or legal status, an explanation should be provided.

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 contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 07/11/2017
Local time: 16:00
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: 5 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14/11/2017
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Frontex HQ, Plac Europejski 6, Warsaw, POLAND.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenderers' representatives are welcome (max. 1 person per tenderer). Please inform Frontex in advance via e-mail addressed to: procurement@frontex.europa.eu about your planned participation.

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
25/09/2017