ESA Intended Invitation To Tender


AO Number: 1-8688
Program ref.: Sentinel 5P MFF
Tender Type: C
Quarter: 162
Tender Status: COMPLETED
Price Range: > 500 KEURO
Budget Ref.: E/E006-01 - Sentinel 5P MFF
Proc. Prop.: NO
Establishment: ESTEC
Directorate: Directorate of EO Programmes
Department: Earth Observation Projects Department
Division: GMES Space Comp Space Segment Programme
Contract Officer: Guyot, Benjamin
Products: Non Space Procurement/Services
Techology Domains: Others
Industrial Policy Measure: N/A - Not apply
Publication Date: 17-MAY-16

In the frame of the Copernicus Programme (Regulation (EU) No. 377/2014 of 3 April 2014 establishing the Copernicus Programme and repealing Regulation (EU) No. 911/2010) and the Agreement between the EU and ESA on the Implementation of the Copernicus Programme, the European Commission has requested ESA to issue an open Invitation to Tender (ITT) for the Sentinel-5p satellite insurance coverageand, as an option, for the Sentinel-2B satellite. The scope of this procurement is the insurance coverage for: 1.the loss of the Sentinel-5p satellite ("total loss" or "constructive total loss" or "partial loss"), and, as an option, the loss of the Sentinel-2B satellite ("total loss" or "constructive total loss" or "partial loss"); and 2.the refund of the respective Rockot launch services cost. The ITT will be open to bidders, i.e. brokers, whose registered seat is located in any of the European Union member states or inany of the states participating in the Copernicus Programme. The ITT will allow the participation of international insurers, i.e. insurance underwriters inside and outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). The bidder will be free to set up his/her compositionof insurance underwriters in order to offer the best price possible and in order for ESA to be given the means to meet the deadlinefor placing the relevant contract(s) in time before the Sentinel-5p launch. ESA will be the contracting authority and the loss payee under the resulting contract.