United Kingdom - Huntingdon: Software maintenance and repair services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
Defence
Type: 
Contract award notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Friday, May 19, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 096-189581

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Room A104, A Block, RAF Wyton
Huntingdon
PE28 2EA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Joanne Shakespeare
E-mail: defcomrclcc-jfc3c@mod.uk
NUTS code: UKI2

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.4)

Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)

Main activity
Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

Support and Maintenance of the Mercator Cartographic Production System (MCPS).

Reference number: JFC3/032

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
72267000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

Support and Maintenance of the Mercator Cartographic Production System (MCPS).

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: 219 310.00 GBP

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI2
Main site or place of performance:

Outer London.

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Joint Forces Command (JFC), part of the UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a three year contract to 1Spatial Group Ltd for the support and maintenance of the Mercator Cartographic Production System (MCPS). This contract was awarded under the Negotiated Procedure Without Prior Publication of a Contract Notice pursuant to Article 32(2)(b)(iii) of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council (Regulation 32(2)(b)(iii) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015). This is for reasons connected with the protection of exclusive design rights; Mercator is a proprietary product owned wholly by 1Spatial Group Limited and such services cannot be provided without access to that information. A Voluntary Ex Ante Transparency Notice was published on 14.3.2017.

II.2.5)

Award criteria
Cost criterion - Name: Single Source Procurement, therefore award criteria not applicable. / Weighting: 100

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:
    • protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights
Explanation:

It is considered that this Contract can be placed using the Negotiated Procedure Without Prior Publication of a Contract Notice pursuant to Article 32(2)(b)(iii) of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council (Regulation 32(2)(b)(iii) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015). This is for reasons connected with the protection of exclusive design rights; Mercator is a proprietary product owned wholly by 1Spatial Group Limited and such services cannot be provided without access to that information.

IV.1.3)

Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.6)

Information about electronic auction

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: 2017/S 051-094488

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: JFC3/032
A contract/lot is awarded: yes

V.2)

Award of contract

V.2.1)

Date of conclusion of the contract:
31/03/2017

V.2.2)

Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no

V.2.3)

Name and address of the contractor
1Spatial Group Limited
Tennyson House, Cambridge Business Park, Cowley Road
Cambridge
CB4 0WZ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKH12
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: 220 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 219 310.00 GBP

V.2.5)

Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)

Additional information:

The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU: This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-2017516-DCB-10218431.

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Room A104, A Block, RAF Wyton
Huntingdon
PE28 2EA
United Kingdom
E-mail: defcomrclcc-jfc3c@mod.uk

VI.4.2)

Body responsible for mediation procedures
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Room A104, A Block, RAF Wyton
Huntingdon
PE28 2EA
United Kingdom
E-mail: defcomrclcc-jfc3c@mod.uk

VI.4.3)

Review procedure

VI.4.4)

Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Room A104, A Block, RAF Wyton
Huntingdon
PE28 2EA
United Kingdom
E-mail: defcomrlcc-jfc3c@mod.uk

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/05/2017