Supply contract regarding the purchase of COBRA (FBOS) passive sealing devices

Country: Luxembourg
Language: EN
Customer: European Commission-Directorate General for Energy
Number: 7721467
Publication date: 13-02-2018
Contract value: 158 416 (USD)
Price original: 136 000 (EUR)

Source: TED
Deadline: 53 days
Tags: electrotechnical, electronic and electromechanical equipment solar and nuclear energy Energy


  1. Section I
    1. Name and addresses
      European Commission-Directorate General for Energy
      European Commission Directorate General Energy - Directorate E - Euratom Safeguards, 1 rue Henri Schnadt, Zone d"activités Cloche d"Or L-2530 Luxembourg
    2. Joint procurement
    3. Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at
      Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned addresselectronically via:

    4. Type of the contracting authority:
      European institution/agency or international organisation
    5. Main activity:
      General public services
  2. Section II
    1. Scope of the procurement:
      1. Title:

        Supply contract regarding the purchase of COBRA (FBOS) passive sealing devices

        Reference number: ENER/E1/2018-13-02
      2. Main CPV code:
      3. Type of contract:
      4. Short description:

        The purpose of this contract is for the Commission to purchase 5000 COBRA (Fibre Based Optical Seal - FBOS) seals.

      5. Estimated total value:
        Value excluding VAT: 136 000.00 EUR
      6. Information about lots:
        This contract is divided into lots: no
    2. Description
      1. Title:
      2. Additional CPV code(s):

      3. Place of performance:
        Main site or place of performance:

        Contractor"s premises.

      4. Description of the procurement:

        For operational tasks in the context of its responsibilities under Chapter VII of the EURATOM Treaty, the European Commission utilises various seal types in nuclear installations across the European Union. The current tender concerns COBRA (FBOS) seals. The units are also used in inspections run jointly with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

        COBRA (FBOS) seals have been in common use by the Commission and the IAEA for many years. The COBRA (FBOS) is a passive sealing device that uses a multi-core Fiber-Optic seal cable that is terminated in-situ to produce a unique signature. This unique signature is photographed, stored and used as a reference to verify the seal has remained un-tampered when compared to a new image taken in-situ.

        All components must be of the highest quality as they are Safeguards Critical Components.

      5. Award criteria:
        Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
      6. Estimated value:
        Value excluding VAT: 136 000.00 EUR
      7. Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
        Duration in months: 12
        This contract is subject to renewal: no
      8. Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
      9. Information about variants:
        Variants will be accepted: no
      10. Information about options:
        Options: no
      11. Information about electronic catalogues:

      12. Information about European Union funds:
        The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
      13. Additional information:
  3. Section III
    1. Conditions for participation:
      1. Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
      2. Economic and financial standing:
        Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      3. Technical and professional ability:
        Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      4. Information about reserved contracts:
    2. Conditions related to the contract:
      1. Information about a particular profession:
      2. Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract:
  4. Section IV
  5. Description:
    1. Type of procedure:
      Open procedure
    2. Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system:
    3. Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue:
    4. Information about negotiation:
    5. Information about electronic auction:
    6. Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
  6. Administrative information:
    1. Previous publication concerning this procedure:
    2. Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:
      Date: 2018-04-13
      Local time: 16:00
    3. Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates:
    4. Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
      BG, CS, DA, DE, EL, EN, ES, ET, FI, FR, GA, HR, HU, IT, LT, LV, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, SV
    5. Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
      (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
    6. Conditions for opening of tenders:
      Date: 2018-04-16
      Local time: 15:00

      European Commission, DG ENERGY, 1 rue Henri Schnadt, Zone d"activités Cloche d"Or, L-2530 Luxembourg.

      Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

      1 representative per tenderer

  1. Information about recurrence
    This is a recurrent procurement: no
  2. Information about electronic workflows
  3. Additional information

    1 representative per tenderer

  4. Procedures for review
    1. Review body
      General Court of the European Union
      rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
      Contact person: 2925
      Telephone: +352 4303-1
      Fax: +352 4303-2100
      Internet address:
    2. Body responsible for mediation procedures

    3. Review procedure
    4. Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
      General Court of the European Union
      rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
      Contact person: 2925
      Telephone: +352 4303-1
      Fax: +352 4303-2100
      Internet address:
  5. Date of dispatch of this notice

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