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Services - 585417-2019

11/12/2019    S239

Belgium-Brussels: Technical Assessment of Transport Fuel Quality Parameters

2019/S 239-585417

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Climate Action
Postal address: CLIMA A.4 – Planning, Financial Resources and HR Business Correspondent BU-24 00/061
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: clima-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/clima/tenders/index_en.htm
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
II.1.1)Title:

Technical Assessment of Transport Fuel Quality Parameters

Reference number: CLIMA.C.4/ETU/2019/0007
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The fuel quality directive (‘FQD’, Directive 98/70/EC) aims to ensure a high level of environmental and health protection in relation to fuel used in road transport as well as non-road mobile machinery by reducing pollution from the transport sector and enhancing air quality. It also aims to enhance the functioning of the single market for transport fuels and vehicles by setting minimum standards for the quality of transport fuels and ensuring the technical compatibility of such fuel with internal combustion engines and after-treatments. The study should identify options for improving relevant provisions in the FQD, in particular in view of the linkages to RED II.

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: 260 612.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Extra muros.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Single contract of 12 months.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 50/50
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)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 112-274089
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: 340201/2019/815556/ETU/CLIMA.C.4
Title:

Technical Assessment of Transport Fuel Quality Parameters

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
02/12/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ricardo Nederland
Postal address: Catharijnesingel 33
Town: Utrecht
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
Postal code: 3511 GC
Country: Netherlands
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: 340201/2019/815556/ETU/CLIMA.C.4
Postal address: Old Shoreham Road
Town: Shoreham-on-Sea
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BN43 5FG
Country: United Kingdom
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: 280.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 260 612.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Annex I, Article 11.1 (e) and (f) of the Financial Regulation No 2018/1046 of 18.7.2018, during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in Annex I, Article 11.4.

Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under Heading I.3). The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under Heading I.1).

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). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/12/2019