02 Jul 2017

United Kingdom-Salisbury: Subscription services

Type of document: Contract Awards
Country: United Kingdom
OJEU Ref: (2017/S 123-250115/EN)
Nature of contract: Service contract
Procedure: Negotiated without a call for competition
Regulation of procurement: EU
Type of bid required: Not applicable

Contract award notice
Services
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: Ministry of Defence, DSTL, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
Postal address: Dstl Porton Down, Building 5
Town: Salisbury
Postal code: SP4 0JQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Nicola Milton
Telephone: +44 1980952336
Email: nmilton1@dstl.gov.uk
Nuts code: UK
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.dstl.gov.uk

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.5) Main activity
Defence

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Renewal of Jane’s Defence Subscription.

Reference number: 1000120321
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 79980000
II.1.3) Type of contract Services
II.1.4) Short Description: Renewal of Jane’s Defence Subscription, Jane’s Defence Equipment and Technology Intelligence Centre (JDET), Jane’s Defence Industry and Markets Intelligence Centre (JDIM), Jane’s Military and Security Assessments Intelligence Centre (JMSA) and Fighting Ships.
II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7) Total value of the procurement(excluding VAT)
Value:176643
Currency:GBP
II.2) Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
Main CPV code: 79980000

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code: UK
Main site or place of performance:United Kingdom.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement
Renewal of Jane’s Defence Subscription for, Jane’s Defence Equipment and Technology Intelligence Centre (JDET), Jane’s Defence Industry and Markets Intelligence Centre (JDIM), Jane’s Military and Security Assessments Intelligence Centre (JMSA) and Fighting Ships.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Cost criterion – Name: Criterion 1/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

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

1.Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a call for competition in accordance with Article
32 of Directive 2014/24/EU
The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
absence of competition for technical reasons

3.Explanation
Please explain in a clear and comprehensive manner why the award of the contract without prior publication in the Official Journal of the European Union
is lawful, by stating the relevant facts and, as appropriate, the conclusions of law in accordance with the directive:
The UK MOD considers that this can be justified on the basis of technical grounds and/or exclusive rights pursuant to Article 32(2)(b)(ii) and/or (iii) of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council (regulations 32(2)(b)(ii) and (iii) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) as the database is the only one which provides DSTL with the breadth and depth of scientific information it requires to service the needs of its customers and only IHS Markit have the proprietary rights to provide subscriptions to it.

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.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S:2017/S 112-226166
Section V: Award of contract
Contract No: 1000120321
Title: Renewal of Jane’s Defence

A contract/lot is awarded yes
V.2) Award of contract
V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract:2017-06-27
V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received:1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor
Official name: IHS Global Limited
Postal address: The Capitol Building, Oldbury
Town: Bracknell
Postal code: RG12 8FZ
Country: United Kingdom
Nuts code: UK
The contractor is an SME no

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot(excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 176643
Total value of the contract/lot:176643
Currency:GBP

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.

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-2017628-DCB-10527237.
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Official name: Ministry of Defence, DSTL, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
Town: Salisbury
Postal code: SP4 0JQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1980952336
E-mail: nmilton1@dstl.gov.uk
Internet address: www.dstl.gov.uk

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Ministry of Defence, DSTL, Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
Town: Salisbury
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Ministry of Defence, DSTL, Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
Town: Salisbury
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:
2017-06-28