Services - 50127-2020

03/02/2020    S23

Poland-Warsaw: Aerial Surveillance Services for Border and Coast Guard Functions

2020/S 023-050127

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Frontex — European Border and Coast Guard Agency
Postal address: Plac Europejski 6
Town: Warsaw
NUTS code: PL911 Miasto Warszawa
Postal code: 00-844
Country: Poland
Telephone: +48 222059500
Fax: +48 222059501
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: EFCA — European Fisheries Control Agency
Postal address: Edificio Odriozola, Avenida García Barbón 4
Town: Vigo
NUTS code: ES114 Pontevedra
Postal code: E-36201
Country: Spain
Telephone: +34 986120610
Internet address(es):
Main address:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:

The contract shall be Governed by Union Law, complemented, where necessary, by the National Substantive Lawof Poland.

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

Aerial Surveillance Services for Border and Coast Guard Functions

Reference number: Frontex/OP/932/2018/JL/MS
II.1.2)Main CPV code
60440000 Aerial and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The global objective of this tender is to enable Frontex and EFCA to have at their disposal aerial surveillance equipment, with a high level of deployability and availability that should permit these agencies to cover their requirements for operational surveillance capability. The scope of this tender is to establish a framework contract (FWC) with re-opening of competition, in order to acquire manned aerial surveillance services, which should include assets and experts. Frontex and EFCA seek medium term cooperation with a maximum of 10 contractors providing aerial surveillance in each of the lots of the FWC, offering the best ‘value for money’ and able to sustain readiness for cost-efficient surveillance services along the duration of the FWC.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 2 250 000.00 EUR

Long-Range Maritime Area Aerial Surveillance with Live Streaming of Raw Data

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
60440000 Aerial and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

The EU member state or third country where the base airport is situated.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union. Services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works provided these are in conformity with a basic project as per point 11.1 (e) Annex 1 FR (can be used only within 3 years of the contract and only if the possibility to use this negotiated procedure was announced from the outset of the initial procedure) — this legal basis is used to increase the ceiling of this framework contract, Lot 6.

II.2.5)Award criteria
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

The financial ceiling for Lot 6 is increased from 4 500 000 EUR to 6 750 000 EUR.

Section IV: Procedure

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
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: 2019/S 058-132816
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 6

Land Aerial Surveillance

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: CAE Aviation
Postal address: Luxembourg International Airport
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU00 Luxembourg
Postal code: 1110
Country: Luxembourg
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: DEA Aviation Ltd
Postal address: Retford Gamston Airport
Town: Retford
NUTS code: UKF15 North Nottinghamshire
Postal code: DN22 0QL
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: EASP Air BV
Postal address: Thermiekstraat 52
Town: Schiphol
NUTS code: NL329 Groot-Amsterdam
Postal code: 1117 BD
Country: Netherlands
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 4 500 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 6 750 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authorities had previously reserved the right to conduct exceptional negotiated procedure in accordance with Art.134.1(e) of Rules of Application to increase the financial ceiling of particular lot(s) and consequently to sign a relevant amendment to the FWC with these contractors who agree on such financial ceiling increase, if such a need occurs. Following the pre-announced in the tender dossier provision stipulated above, the contracting authorities, on basis of point 11.1 (e) Annex 1 FR, increased the ceiling of this framework contract for Lot 6.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergruenewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 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 the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: