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Equipment Assistance Service (EAS) Southern Europe

The Agency provides additional response capacity to that of the pollution response mechanisms of EU Member States through contractual arrangements with private or public companies/consortia. Such companies/consortia can be drawn from any relevant industry including but not limited to spill response service providers, offshore and salvage services providers, equipment manufacturers, freight forwarders as well as any other relevant service providers.

The overall objective of the EMSA’s Equipment Assistance Service (EAS) is the mobilisation and delivery on site, upon demand and at short notice, of oil pollution response assets, more particularly the availability on-site of specialised Oil Spill Response (OSR) equipment in order to respond to oil spills in the European regional sea basins. Dispersant will also be integrated in the EAS arrangement.

The equipment and dispersant that will be utilised in the context of the service is provided to the EAS Contractor by EMSA and its purchase is not part of the Contract resulting from this procurement procedure.

The EAS arrangement to be contracted through this procedure shall be located on the coastline of an EU Member State within the Adriatic Sea defined as from the Straight of Otranto until the Gulf of Venice, excluding the island of Corfu.

More details about this procurement procedure can be found in documents that can be downloaded in the zip file below.

The relevant Contract Notice for this procedure (reference 2020/S 062-146875) as published in the Official Journal of the European Union can be found in the following link: