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Spain-Barcelona: Tokamak Complex Doors Completion
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Tokamak Complex Doors Completion
Provision of heavy nuclear doors and confinement and shielding doors.
ITER site in Caradarache, Route de Vinon sur Verdon, F-13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, FRANCE.
1) heavy nuclear doors (Lift lobby doors — LLD 4 units) — mechanical part, execution design, qualification, manufacturing and installation (civil works included);
2) confinement and shielding doors (CSD approximately 215 units) — construction design, manufacturing, installation (civil works included) and qualification of the mechanical and I&C part.
The ranking of pre-selected companies which will be qualified for the dialogue phase will be based on the criteria listed in the tender conditions.
Envisaged options are as follows:
Option 1: Lift lobby doors I&C qualification;
Option 2: Port cell doors 46 doors (Design provided) I&C qualification;
Option 3: Lift lobby doors (4+4) I&C installation;
Option 4: Port cell doors 46 doors I&C installation:
Option 4.1: If Option 2 qualification fails, to remove the I&C installed and complete installation of all heavy nuclear doors;
Option 5: Qualification of I&C scope of confinement and shielding doors already installed:
Option 5.1: If Option 5 not valid, removal of components;
Option 6: Supply of four Additional lift lobby doors on hot cell building side.
Option 7: Savings stemming from the release of Baseline 1 + Option 1 + Option 3;
Option 8: Savings stemming from the release of Baseline 1 + Option 1 + Option 3 + Option 6;
Option 9: Savings stemming from the release of Option 2 + Option 4;
Option 10: Savings stemming from the release of Option 2 + Option 4 + Option 4.1;
Option 11: Savings stemming from Baseline 2 + Option 5;
Option 12: Savings stemming from Baseline 2 + Option 5 + Option 5.1.
The works are related to nuclear site buildings.
Prior and/or during the dialogue phase F4E may organise a site visit, the exact date will be confirmed at the latest with the dispatch of the invitation to dialogue.
The contract is expected to be an amended version of the FIDIC Yellow Book.
Tenderers can only submit a tender via the eSubmission tool detailed in the procurement documents.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Tenderers are informed that the signature of the contract will take place through a web-based tool called deviation, amendment and contract changes (DACC). The contract must be signed by the tenderer’s legal representative in DACC, is considered as equivalent to a paper document with a handwritten signature and shall be admissible as evidence in legal proceedings. It is legally binding.
1) This notice and the rest of the procurement documents will be published also on F4E’s buyer's profile. Economic operators are strongly advised to regularly visit the webpage in section I) of this notice.
2) This procurement procedure is governed by the rules laid down by:
(a) Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046; referred to as the ‘General Financial Regulation’ (GFR); and
(b) complemented, where it derogates, by the: Financial Regulation for Fusion for Energy adopted by Governing Board decision of 10 December 2019.
All legislation can be found on: http://www.fusionforenergy.europa.eu/procurementsgrants/keyreference.aspx
In accordance with point 11 of Annex I of the GFR, Fusion for Energy may use the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice in order to award new contract(s) consisting of a repetition of similar works or services to the contractor chosen as a result of the present call for tender, in which case the amount to be awarded under any such procedure will not exceed 50 % of this contract. Such a right will be exercised by F4E in cases such as changes of ITER requirements, of interfaces, deviation proposals by F4E contractors that were not foreseen, etc.
Within 2 months of notice of the award decision, you may launch an action for annulment of the award decision. Any request you may make and any reply from us or any complaint for maladministration, will have neither the purpose nor the effect of suspending the time-limit for launching an action for annulment or to open a new period for launching an action for annulment. The body responsible for hearing annulment procedures is indicated in section VI.4.1) of the contract notice.
If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu).