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Belgium-Brussels: Long-term hire of an armoured limousine-type vehicle, without an option to purchase
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Long-term hire of an armoured limousine-type vehicle, without an option to purchase.
This contract is for the hire (without an option to purchase) of an armoured limousine-type vehicle (VR7/FB7), without driver, for the needs of the European Commission.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
the tenderer shall enclose with his tender all the documents and information required in point III.1 'Conditions for participation' of this notice and listed in Annex I 'Checklist of documents to be completed and provided' to the tender specifications.
The tenderer shall enclose a duly signed and dated solemn declaration stating that he is not in any of the situations which would exclude him from participating in a contract awarded by the European Union. The solemn declaration must take the form of the template published on the following page, in its entirety: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.cfm
NB: the successful tenderer must, on pain of exclusion, provide the following documentary evidence in support of the solemn declaration prior to signature of the contract.
NB: if groupings are awarded the contract, they must provide the solemn declaration along with the supporting documents and information for each individual member.
the tenderer must provide:
a copy of the financial statements (balance sheets and operating accounts) for the past 2 financial years, showing the annual pre-tax profit. If, for a valid reason, the tenderer is unable to provide them, he must enclose a statement as to annual pre-tax profits for the past 3 years. If the financial statements or the declaration show an average loss over the past 3 years, the tenderer must provide another document as proof of his financial and economic capacity, such as the appropriate guarantee from a third party (e.g. the parent company), statements from auditors, chartered accountants or equivalent.
the tenderer must provide a document stating the average number of armoured vehicles he has sold or rented out during the past 3 years, and the actual number of armoured vehicles he has in his fleet (vehicles rented out or available for hire listed by car type and armour plating).
to be selected, the tenderer must provide proof that he has rented out or sold at least 1 armoured vehicle for the past 3 years.
Section IV: Procedure
Office pour les infrastructures et la logistique — Bruxelles (OIB), bâtiment CSM1, cours Saint-Michel 23 (entrée côté rue Père de Deken 23), 1040 Bruxelles, BELGIUM.
1 duly authorised representative per tenderer may attend the opening of tenders (a passport or identity card must be presented). Tenderers wishing to attend must inform Unit OIB.02.002 Public Procurement, in writing (see address details given in point I.1), no later than 2 working days prior to the opening session.
Section VI: Complementary information
36 months after award.
1) The specifications and additional documents (including questions and answers) will be available at the following web address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2250
Interested parties are invited to register via the website. They will then be notified by the online public procurement system of any updates available for this invitation to tender. Parties not registered on the site are requested to consult it regularly. The Commission cannot be held responsible should tenderers not be aware of any additional information on this invitation to tender given on this website.
The website will be updated regularly; it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for any updates and modifications during the tendering period.
Additional information on contract terms, contract renewals, conditions for participation, etc. can be found in the specifications available on the aforementioned website. No paper version will be issued. EMAS-certified since 2005, the OIB adopts an environmentally friendly attitude. EMAS is the eco-management and audit scheme, the EU voluntary instrument used by organisations to improve their environmental performance.
2) During the 3 years following conclusion of the initial contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure, without prior publication of a contract notice for new services involving the repetition of similar services assigned to the party awarded this contract by the contracting authority.
3) For further information on participating in invitations to tender and on the sequence of procedures for public procurement at the OIB, please consult the 'Guide for tenderers' and the brochure 'Doing business with the European Commission', accessible via the link: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.cfm
within 2 months of the plaintiff being notified or, failing this, of the date on which it became known to them. A complaint made to the European Ombudsman neither suspends this period nor opens a new period for lodging appeals.