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Submission deadline has been amended by:  515013-2020
29/09/2020    S189

Spain-Barcelona: Tokamak Complex Doors Completion

2020/S 189-455172

Contract notice


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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The European Joint Undertaking for ITER and the Development of Fusion Energy (‘Fusion for Energy’)
Postal address: C/ Josep Pla 2; Torres Diagonal Litoral, Edificio B3
Town: Barcelona
NUTS code: ES511 Barcelona
Postal code: 08019
Country: Spain
Contact person: Rodia Tsitsikli
Telephone: +34 3201800
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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: Energy

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Tokamak Complex Doors Completion

Reference number: F4E-OPE-1099
II.1.2)Main CPV code
44221200 Doors
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of heavy nuclear doors and confinement and shielding doors.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: FRL04 Bouches-du-Rhône
Main site or place of performance:

ITER site in Caradarache, Route de Vinon sur Verdon, F-13115 Saint Paul lez Durance, FRANCE.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


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.

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: 42
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

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.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

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.

Financial options

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.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:


II.2.14)Additional information

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

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.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive dialogue
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 102-245160
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/11/2020
Local time: 23:59
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:
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)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional 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:

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.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrunewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: