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Services - 529213-2018

01/12/2018    S232

Portugal-Lisbon: Lightweight RPAS to Support Operations from Vessels

2018/S 232-529213

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 966/2012

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Maritime Safety Agency
Postal address: Praça Europa 4
Town: Lisbon
NUTS code: PT170 Área Metropolitana de Lisboa
Postal code: 1249-206
Country: Portugal
Contact person: BAL Leendert
Internet address(es):
Main address:
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

Lightweight RPAS to Support Operations from Vessels

Reference number: EMSA/OP/12/2018
II.1.2)Main CPV code
34711200 Non-piloted aircraft
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of this call for tender is to contract lightweight RPAS services to support operations from vessels. This service will enhance the aerial view of the operations area around a vessel in support of Member States/EU Agencies operations in the fields of pollution response at sea, safety or maritime surveillance.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 2 860 000.00 EUR
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
35611600 Maritime patrol aircrafts
50211100 Aircraft maintenance services
60444000 Aircraft-operation services
60445000 Aircraft operating services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Areas of Operation can be all sea areas surrounding the European Union Member States or the EFTA countries.The service could be extended outside the EU, to adjacent seas upon common agreement.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This procurement intends to make available small RPAS capacity capable to take off and land from the vessel safe area and to fly around the vessel monitoring its surroundings.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposal in terms of RPAS technical capabilities / Weighting: 40 %
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposal in terms of operational capabilities / Weighting: 30 %
Price - Weighting: 30 %
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 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: 2018/S 111-252091
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

Contract No: 2018/EMSA/OP/12/2018

Lightweight RPAS to Support Operations from Vessels

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: 18
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: NORDIC Unmanned AS
National registration number: 999 642 381
Town: Sandnes
Country: Norway
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 2 860 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 2 860 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 5 %

Section VI: Complementary information

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 Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Fax: +352 433766
Internet address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Town: Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: