Services - 547606-2020

16/11/2020    S223

Spain-Barcelona: Engineering Services in the Area of Remote Handling

2020/S 223-547606

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Fusion for Energy Joint Undertaking (‘Fusion for Energy’)
Postal address: C/ Josep Pla 2, Torres Diagonal Litoral, Edificio B3, Office 10/23
Town: Barcelona
NUTS code: ES511 Barcelona
Postal code: 08019
Country: Spain
Contact person: Commercial Management and Procurement Unit, for the attention of Mr Niels VAN DE VEN
E-mail: niels.vandeven@f4e.europa.eu
Telephone: +34 933201800
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://f4e.europa.eu/
Address of the buyer profile: https://industryportal.f4e.europa.eu/default.aspx
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
II.1.1)Title:

Engineering Services in the Area of Remote Handling

Reference number: F4E-OMF-1034
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71300000 Engineering services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The scope of the services is related to engineering and prototyping (manufacturing) activities foreseen to be implemented over the duration of the framework contract to support the development of the various ITER remote handling systems related to the European in-kind procurement. When ITER is not in operation, specific maintenance activities are performed by remote handling systems that are able to cope with the ITER environmental conditions, in particular radiation due to nuclear activation.

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: 9 500 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ES511 Barcelona
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks under the framework contract are mainly foreseen to be performed at the contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The list below gives an indication of the type of tasks that can be asked to be performed under this framework contract.

Each specific contract shall specify what tasks are required to be performed by the supplier.

A. Evaluation of remote handling design concepts and solutions including but not limited to the following:

— field equipment including sensor systems, hydraulic and electromechanical actuators, viewing systems, optical systems, metrology systems, cabling and connectors, control systems, etc.;

— feasibility, reliability, availability, remote maintenance, decontamination, inspectability, operability and safety assessment,

— verification of Protection Important Components (definition of PIC related verification activities are in (AD-02) of Annex A to the framework contract),

— evaluation of requirements management and verification activities;

B. Review or production of technical documentation for remote handling systems and components including but not limited to the following:

— CAD models, drawings and schematics, technical specifications, safety evaluations, manufacturing sheets, calculations, analysis reports (operational, risk, integrated logistics or safety and hazard analysis), finite element analyses, etc.,

— review meetings,

— on-site inspections at the ITER site or supplier premises;

C. Execution of support activities including but not limited to the following:

— studies related to design, manufacturing or assembly of remote handling equipment (as described in point a above) and their respective rescue systems, complemented by tests on procured mock-ups and/or components;

— studies, development, integration and validation of software and hardware components of the remote handling control system

— assessment/qualification within the nuclear engineering field of radiation tolerance of components, materials and systems related to confinement of, and shielding from radioactive sources.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical award criteria / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
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: yes
Identification of the project:

The ITER project.

II.2.14)Additional information

This procurement procedure is governed by Reg.966/2012 as amended, Reg.1268/2012 as amended, complemented by the Financial Regulation of Fusion for Energy.

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
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 251-621443
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: F4E-OMF-1034-01
Title:

Engineering Services in the Area of Remote Handling

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
28/09/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 10
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 10
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 10
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ansaldo Nucleare SpA
National registration number: IT023 0261 0106
Postal address: Via N. Lorenzi 8
Town: Genova
NUTS code: ITC3 Liguria
Postal code: 16152
Country: Italy
E-mail: ansaldonucleare@ann.ansaldoenergia.com
Telephone: +39 0106551
Fax: +39 0106558532
Internet address: https://www.ansaldoenergia.com/
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: 9 500 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 9 500 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: F4E-OMF-1034-02
Title:

Engineering Services in the Area of Remote Handling

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
07/10/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 10
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 10
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 10
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Assystem Engineering and Operation Services SAS
National registration number: FR44 4159 1640 0193
Postal address: Allée de l’Arche 11
Town: Courbevoie
NUTS code: FR1 ILE-DE-FRANCE
Postal code: 92400
Country: France
Telephone: +33 141252900
Fax: +33 490070750
Internet address: https://www.assystem.com/
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: 9 500 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 9 500 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: F4E-OMF-1034-03
Title:

Engineering Services in the Area of Remote Handling

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
03/10/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 10
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 10
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: ONET Technologies CN SAS
National registration number: FR64 352 176 721
Postal address: Boulevard de l’Océan 36, BP137
Town: Marseille
NUTS code: FRL04 Bouches-du-Rhône
Postal code: 13273
Country: France
Telephone: +33 491291810
Fax: +33 491291820
Internet address: www.onet-technologies.com
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: ARIAL Industries SAS
National registration number: FR96 443 939 152
Postal address: Rue de Londres 26-28
Town: Paris
NUTS code: FR1 ILE-DE-FRANCE
Postal code: 75009
Country: France
Telephone: +33 442990896
Internet address: https://arial-industries.com/index.php/en/
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: ARTELIA SAS
National registration number: FR40 444 523 526
Postal address: Rue Simone Veil 16
Town: Saint-Ouen-Sur-Seine
NUTS code: FR1 ILE-DE-FRANCE
Postal code: 93400
Country: France
Telephone: +33 476334000
Internet address: https://www.arteliagroup.com/en
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: 9 500 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 9 500 000.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This procurement procedure is governed by the rules laid down by the Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2018/1046 referred to as the ‘General Financial Regulation’ (GFR); and (c) 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 in http://www.fusionforenergy.europa.eu/procurementsgrants/keyreference.aspx

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
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 this 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).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/11/2020