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Services - 599045-2019

18/12/2019    S244

Poland-Warsaw: Satellite Radio Frequency Emitter Detection for Maritime Situational Awareness

2019/S 244-599045

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 Border and Coast Guard Agency
Postal address: Plac Europejski 6
Town: Warsaw
NUTS code: PL911 Miasto Warszawa
Postal code: 00-844
Country: Poland
E-mail: procurement@frontex.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://frontex.europa.eu
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Satellite Radio Frequency Emitter Detection for Maritime Situational Awareness

Reference number: FRONTEX/NP/1270/2019/MS
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79714000 Surveillance services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The tenderer is requested to provide Frontex with geo-located spaceborne radio frequency emitter detection data for specified electronic equipment.

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: 1 507 005.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tenderer is requested to provide Frontex with geo-located spaceborne radio frequency emitter detection data for specified electronic equipment.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
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
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
    • absence of competition for technical reasons
Explanation:

The service, which is the subject of the current procurement allows to detect emissions of electromagnetic waves (radio frequencies) coming from maritime radars, AIS transponders, satellite phones and potentially other sources by spaceborne assets and to geo-locate them. The conducted market research clearly states that currently there is only one company that is capable of delivering the desired services (HawkEye360). Two other companies which are in the same market (Unseenlabs, Kleos Space) are still in the initial stage of ramping up, i.e. satellites deployment and will reach full operational capabilities in the mid-term future only.

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.2.8)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: Frontex/NP/1270/2019/MS
Title:

Satellite Radio Frequency Emitter Detection for Maritime Situational Awareness

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
11/12/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Hawkeye 360, Inc.
National registration number: File no. 5826244
Postal address: 196 Van Buren Street, Suite 450, VA, 20170
Town: Herndon
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Country: United States
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 507 005.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
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: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://www.curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/12/2019