Denmark - Ballerup: Air-sea rescue services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
Defence
Type: 
Prior information notice without call for competition
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
Not applicable
Published: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 174-356347

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organizations
16-28-71-80
Lautrupbjerg 1-5
Ballerup
2750
Denmark
Contact person: Anders Lyngholm Eriksen
Telephone: +45 72814222
E-mail: FMI-ID-SLU02@mil.dk
NUTS code: DK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.ethics.dk/ethics/eo#/0562217f-22a1-41c0-b5aa-3eeafa344ea8/homepage

Address of the buyer profile: www.fmi.dk

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

Communication
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Innovasion ApS, Forskerparken Symbion
Fruebjergvej 3
Copenhagen Ø
2100
Denmark
Telephone: +45 70227008
E-mail: support@innovasion.dk
NUTS code: DK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.ethics.dk/ethics/eo#/82a466c2-5538-4d02-9c64-bcf2cab5584a/homepage

Address of the buyer profile: www.fmi.dk

Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.ethics.dk/ethics/eo#/0562217f-22a1-41c0-b5aa-3eeafa344ea8/homepage

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:

Request For Information — SAR and transport services in Greenland with land-based helicopters.

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
60443100

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

The Danish Defence is preparing a tender regarding search and rescue (SAR) and transportation services in Greenland by land-based helicopter(s). However, as part of the preparation the Danish Defence would like gather information regarding the current market of SAR services by landbased helicopters in connection with structuring the future tender. The purpose of this request for information (RFI) is to understand how the best possible tender and contract can be arranged both for the Danish Defence and for the supplier.

DALO emphasizes that it will not influence your participation in a possible future tender regarding SAR services, should you decline to participate or only partly fill out this request for information.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
60443000
60424120

II.2.3)

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

Greenland.

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Current SAR and transportation services in Greenland

The Danish Defence is currently delivering services for SAR and transportation services like support in life threatening situations like transportation of patients and support of the police when searching for persons that are in a life threatening situation.

The services are delivered by a private supplier comprises 2 (two) helicopters with hoist based in 2 (two) different locations. There is a primary base in Kangerlussuaq, where a heavy helicopter is available 24 hours a day/365 days a year. The secondary base is in Nassarsuaq where a medium helicopter is available between 8:00 and 16:00 o'clock, Monday through Saturday. The contract demands a minimum availability of 95 % in the specified duty time.

The current service is used for SAR services, as well as moving patients who are in a medical life threatening situation, typically from one medical facility to another and in connection with police tasks, as e.g. search of persons that are in a life threatening situation. In the current contract supplier can charter the helicopters for other operations. The response time is maximum 1 (one) hour when the helicopter is at the base. When in use for commercial charter operations the helicopter shall return to base within maximum 1 (one) hour and the response time is hereafter maximum 1 (one).

The crew in the helicopter comprises of 4 (four) crew members and the helicopters can carry as a minimum, 1 (one) recumbent passenger and 1 (one) armed police offer with a police dog in addition to the crew.

The current supplier of helicopter SAR-service in Greenland provides the services using two helicopter types with different capabilities: 1 (one) S-61 Sikorsky (stretched version) with capacity of lifting up to approximately 16 (sixteen) passengers/(three) stretchers and 1 (one) Bell 212 with capacity of lifting up 9 (nine) passengers/1 (one) stretcher.

Opportunities for future SAR service

Prior to a new tender The Danish Defence wants to gain information regarding which possibilities and capabilities that operators can offer in connection with SAR and transportation services in Greenland and what the cost of those services would be.

SAR and transportation services in Greenland can be delivered with medium sized or greater helicopters suitable for Arctic conditions. Relevant capabilities/equipment are described in the RFI.

Base locations can be optimised and response times are potentially to be shortened.

II.2.14)

Additional information

II.3)

Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
08/01/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Description

IV.1.8)

Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)

Additional information:

DALO uses Ethics electronic platform for this RFI. At the noted web address Suppliers can find the RFI document. The document shall be downloaded and answered. When filled-in please return the document by uploading it to Ethics.

DALO kindly ask to have the filled-in document returned no later than 3.10.2017.

DALO would to thank you in advance for your kind assistance in this RFI.

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/09/2017