Commission regulation (EC) No 1153/2005 of 18 July 2005 opening a tendering procedure for the sale of wine alcohol for use as bioethanol in the Community


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19.7.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 187/3


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 1153/2005

of 18 July 2005

opening a tendering procedure for the sale of wine alcohol for use as bioethanol in the Community

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 of 17 May 1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine (1), and in particular Article 33 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000 of 25 July 2000 laying down detailed rules for implementing Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine with regard to market mechanisms (2) lays down, among other things, detailed rules for disposing of stocks of alcohol obtained from distillation under Articles 35, 36 and 39 of Council Regulation (EEC) No 822/87 of 16 March 1987 on the common organisation of the market in wine (3) and referred to in Articles 27, 28 and 30 of Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 and held by the intervention agencies.

(2)

A tendering procedure for the sale of wine alcohol for exclusive use as bioethanol in the fuel sector in the Community should be organised in accordance with Article 92 of Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000 with a view to reducing Community stocks of wine alcohol and ensuring the continuity of supplies to firms approved under that Article.

(3)

Since 1 January 1999, in accordance with Council Regulation (EC) No 2799/98 of 15 December 1998 establishing agrimonetary arrangements for the euro (4), the selling price and securities must be expressed, and payments made, in euro.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Wine,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

1.   Tendering procedure No 2/2005 EC is hereby opened for the sale of wine alcohol for use as bioethanol in the Community.

The alcohol concerned has been produced from distillation under Article 35 of Regulation (EEC) No 822/87 and Articles 27, 28 and 30 of Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 and is held by the intervention agencies of the Member States.

2.   The total volume put up for sale is 699 946,698 hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % volume, broken down as follows:

(a)

one lot with the number 10/2005 EC for a quantity of 100 000 hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % volume,

(b)

one lot with the number 11/2005 EC for a quantity of 50 000 hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % volume,

(c)

one lot with the number 12/2005 EC for a quantity of 100 000 hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % volume,

(d)

one lot with the number 13/2005 EC for a quantity of 100 000 hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % volume,

(e)

one lot with the number 14/2005 EC for a quantity of 50 000 hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % volume,

(f)

one lot with the number 15/2005 EC for a quantity of 100 000 hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % volume,

(g)

one lot with the number 16/2005 EC for a quantity of 100 000 hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % volume,

(h)

one lot with the number 17/2005 EC for a quantity of 50 000 hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % volume,

(i)

one lot with the number 18/2005 EC for a quantity of 41 331,79 hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % volume,

(j)

one lot with the number 19/2005 EC for a quantity of 8 614,908 hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % volume.

3.   The location and references of the vats making up the lots, the quantity of alcohol in each vat, the alcoholic strength and the characteristics of the alcohol are as set out in Annex I to this Regulation.

4.   Only firms approved under Article 92 of Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000 may take part in the tendering procedure.

Article 2

The sale shall be conducted in accordance with Articles 93, 94, 94b, 94c, 94d, 95, 96, 97, 98, 100 and 101 of Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000 and Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 2799/98.

Article 3

1.   Tenders shall be delivered to the intervention agencies holding the alcohol listed in Annex II or sent by registered mail to the address of the intervention agency.

2.   Tenders shall be placed in a sealed double envelope, the inside envelope marked ‘Tender under procedure No 2/2005 EC for use as bioethanol in the Community’, the outer envelope bearing the address of the intervention agency concerned.

3.   Tenders must reach the intervention agency concerned not later than 12.00 Brussels time on 26 August 2005.

Article 4

1.   To be eligible for consideration, tenders must comply with Articles 94 and 97 of Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000.

2.   To be eligible for consideration, when they are presented, tenders must be accompanied by:

(a)

proof that a tendering security of EUR 4 per hectolitre of alcohol at 100 % volume has been lodged with the intervention agency holding the alcohol concerned,

(b)

an indication of the Member State(s) of final use of the alcohol and an undertaking by the tenderer to comply with that destination,

(c)

the name and address of the tenderer, the reference number of the notice of invitation to tender and the price proposed, expressed in euro per hectolitre of alcohol at 100 % volume,

(d)

an undertaking by tenderers that they will comply with all the rules applicable to this tendering procedure,

(e)

a statement by tenderers to the effect that:

(i)

they waive all claims in respect of the quality and characteristics of any alcohol awarded to them,

(ii)

they agree to submit to any checks made on the destination and use made of the alcohol,

(iii)

they accept that it is their responsibility to provide evidence that the alcohol is used as specified in the notice of invitation to tender in question.

Article 5

1.   The notifications provided for in Article 94a of Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000 relating to the tendering procedure opened by this Regulation shall be sent to the Commission at the address given in Annex III to this Regulation.

2.   In addition to the information referred to in Article 94a of Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000, the notifications referred to in paragraph 1 shall clearly indicate for each tender:

(a)

whether the tender is eligible,

(b)

in the event of the tender being ineligible, which of the conditions referred to in Article 94 of Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000 were not met.

Article 6

The formalities for sampling shall be as set out in Article 98 of Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000.

The intervention agency shall provide all the necessary information on the characteristics of the alcohol put up for sale.

On application to the intervention agency concerned, interested parties may obtain samples of the alcohol put up for sale, taken by a representative of the intervention agency concerned.

Article 7

1.   The intervention agencies in the Member States in which the alcohol put up for sale is stored shall carry out appropriate checks to verify the nature of the alcohol at the time of end-use. To that end, they may:

(a)

apply Article 102 of Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000 mutatis mutandis,

(b)

carry out checks on samples using nuclear magnetic resonance analysis to verify the nature of the alcohol at the time of end-use.

2.   The costs of the checks referred to in paragraph 1 shall be borne by the firms to which the alcohol is sold.

Article 8

Member States shall notify the Commission of the name and address of the tenderer corresponding to each tender by 30 September 2005 at the latest.

Article 9

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 18 July 2005.

For the Commission

Mariann FISCHER BOEL

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 179, 14.7.1999, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1795/2003 (OJ L 262, 14.10.2003, p. 13).

(2)  OJ L 194, 31.7.2000, p. 45. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 616/2005 (OJ L 103, 22.4.2005, p. 15).

(3)  OJ L 84, 27.3.1987, p. 1. Regulation repealed by Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999.

(4)  OJ L 349, 24.12.1998, p. 1.


ANNEX I

TENDERING PROCEDURE FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOL FOR USE AS BIOETHANOL IN THE COMMUNITY

No 2/2005 EC

Place of storage, quantity and characteristics of the alcohol put up for sale

Member State and lot number

Location

Vat No

Quantity in hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % vol

Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 (Article)

Regulation (EEC) No 822/87 (Article)

Type of alcohol

Spain

Lot No 10/2005 EC

Tarancón

A-1

24 629

27

 

raw

A-3

24 751

27

 

raw

B-3

24 858

27

 

raw

B-4

19 247

27

 

raw

B-6

6 515

27

 

raw

 

Total

 

100 000

 

 

 

Spain

Lot No 11/2005 EC

Tarancón

B-6

17 722

27

 

raw

C-1

25 204

27

 

raw

C-2

7 074

27

 

raw

 

Total

 

50 000

 

 

 

France

Lot No 12/2005 EC

DEULEP

Bld Chanzy

30800 Saint-Gilles-du-Gard

71

46 920

27

 

raw

501

9 265

27

 

raw

502

4 325

27

 

raw

604

6 535

27

 

raw

608

6 555

27

 

raw

607

8 035

27

 

raw

606

9 400

27

 

raw

605

8 965

27

 

raw

 

Total

 

100 000

 

 

 

France

Lot No 13/2005 EC

ONIVINS-Port-la-Nouvelle

Entrepôt D’alcool

Av. Adolphe-Turrel, BP 62

11210 Port-la-Nouvelle

6

16 140

28

 

raw

6

600

30

 

raw

6

220

27

 

raw

17

12 705

28

 

raw

16

3 755

28

 

raw

18

12 630

27

 

raw

30

22 320

27

 

raw

16

6 055

30

 

raw

14

1 825

28

 

raw

13

11 640

30

 

raw

13

685

28

 

raw

14

10 755

30

 

raw

16

670

27

 

raw

 

Total

 

100 000

 

 

 

France

Lot No 14/2005 EC

ONIVINS-Port-la-Nouvelle

Entrepôt D’alcool

Av. Adolphe-Turrel, B.P. 62

11210 Port-la-Nouvelle

11

22 005

27

 

raw

6

5 430

30

 

raw

29

1 950

28

 

raw

29

6 985

30

 

raw

29

13 510

30

 

raw

29

120

27

 

raw

 

Total

 

50 000

 

 

 

Italy

Lot No 15/2005 EC

Dister-Faenza (RA)

124A-170A-171A-176A-178A

8 440

30

 

raw

Mazzari-S. Agata sul Santerno (RA)

5A-8A-10A

34 000

27

 

raw

Caviro-Faenza (RA)

16A-17A-19A

36 300

27

 

raw

Villapana-Faenza (RA)

4A-8A-9A

18 000

27

 

raw

Bonollo U.-Conselve (PD)

1A

320

30

 

raw

Cantine Soc. Venete-Ponte di Piave (TV)

14A

320

30

 

raw

I.C.V.-Borgoricco (PD)

5A

1 300

27

 

raw

Tampieri-Faenza (RA)

2A-9A

1 320

27

 

raw

 

Total

 

100 000

 

 

 

Italy

Lot No 16/2005 EC

Dister-Faenza (RA)

124A

1 560

30

 

raw

Cipriani-Chizzola di Ala

30A

9 000

27

 

raw

S.V.A.-Ortona (CH)

17A-18A

3 300

27

 

raw

Bonollo-Paduni (FR)

17A-34A-35A

34 140

27

 

raw

Di Lorenzo-Ponte Valleceppi (PG)

1A-18A-21A-22A

14 600

27+30

 

raw

D’Auria-Ortona (CH)

1A-4A-9A-11A-12A-29A-61A

10 000

27

 

raw

Deta-Barberino Val d’Elsa (FI)

5A

1 900

27

 

raw

Balice-Valenzano (BA)

47A-48A-59A

16 000

30

 

raw

Balice Dist.-Mottola (TA)

3A

1 500

27

 

raw

De Luca-Novoli (LE)

18A

8 000

27

 

raw

 

Total

 

100 000

 

 

 

Italy

Lot No 17/2005 EC

Bertolino-Partinico (PA)

6A-12A-34A

28 000

27+30

 

raw

Gedis-Marsala (TP)

12A-15A-18A-21A

9 600

27

 

raw

Trapas-Marsala (TP)

2A-14A-16A

8 000

30

 

raw

S.V.M.-Sciacca (AG)

1A-2A-3A-23A-24A-34A

2 000

27

 

raw

Enodistil-Alcamo (TP)

22A

2 400

30

 

raw

 

Total

 

50 000

 

 

 

Greece

Lot No 18/2005 EC

ΑΜΠΕΛΟΥΡΓΙΚΟΣ ΣΥΝΕΤΑΙΡΙΣΜΟΣ ΜΕΓΑΡΩΝ — (ΒΑΡΕΑ ΜΕΓΑΡΩΝ)

[Ambelourgikos Syneterismos Megaron — (Varea Megaron)]

B1

543,42

 

35

raw

B2

550,83

 

35

raw

B3

556,14

 

35

raw

B4

556,16

 

35

raw

B5

555,90

 

35

raw

B6

550,60

 

35

raw

10

914,43

 

35

raw

B9

550,04

 

35

raw

B10

553,72

 

35

raw

B11

554,60

 

35

raw

B12

554,50

 

35

raw

B13

556,91

 

35

raw

B14

551,86

 

35

raw

B15

547,57

 

35

raw

B16

910,55

27

35

raw

3

851,86

27

 

raw

4

894,58

27

 

raw

5

894,83

27

 

raw

6

871,50

27

 

raw

7

898,94

27

 

raw

14

864,99

27

 

raw

15

893,13

27

 

raw

1

873,77

27

 

raw

2

885,55

27

 

raw

8

904,07

27

 

raw

9

863,37

27

 

raw

B7

544,88

27

 

raw

11

901,79

27

 

raw

12

869,67

27

 

raw

13

907,15

27

 

raw

17

799,07

27

 

raw

Π.Α. ΤΖΑΡΑ — (Δοκός Χαλκίδος)

[P.A. Tzara — (Dokos Halkidos)]

4 016

179,58

 

35

raw

Ε.Α.Σ. ΠΑΤΡΩΝ — Ανθεια Πατρών

[E.A.S. Patron — Anthia Patron]

A1

856,07

 

35

raw

A2

917,34

 

35

raw

A3

747,20

 

35

raw

A4

803,85

 

35

raw

A5

577,07

 

35

raw

Ε.Α.Σ. ΑΤΤΙΚΗΣ — (ΠΙΚΕΡΜΙ)

[E.A.S. Attikis — (Pikermi)]

1

917,80

27

 

raw

2

917,58

27

 

raw

3

919,35

27

 

raw

4

903,82

27

 

raw

5

751,82

27

 

raw

ΟΙΝΟΠΟΙΗΤΙΚΟΣ ΣΥΝ/ΣΜΟΣ (ΣΥΝΕΤΑΙΡΙΣΜΟΣ) ΜΕΣΣΗΝΙΑΣ (ΓΙΑΛΟΒΑ ΠΥΛΙΑΣ)

[Inopiitikos Syneterismos Messinias (Gialova Pilias)]

B74

836,47

27

 

raw

B75

583,84

27

 

raw

B76

724,92

27

 

raw

B80

890,23

27

 

raw

68

2 113,82

27

 

raw

66

2 122,29

27

 

raw

82

731,69

27

 

raw

69

2 110,67

27

 

raw

 

Total

 

41 331,79

 

 

 

Germany

Lot No 19/2005 EC

Papiermühle 16

D-37603 Holzminden

107

8 614,908

30

 

raw

 

Total

 

8 614,908

 

 

 


ANNEX II

Intervention agencies holding the alcohol referred to in Article 3

Onivins-Libourne — Délégation nationale 17, avenue de la Ballastière, BP 231, F-33505 Libourne Cedex [telephone (33) 557 55 20 00; telex 57 20 25; fax (33) 557 55 20 59],

FEGA — Beneficencia 8, E-28004 Madrid [telephone (34) 913 47 64 66; fax (34) 913 47 64 65]

AGEA — Via Torino 45, I-00184 Roma [telephone (39) 064 94 99 714; fax (39) 064 94 99 761]

Ο.Π.Ε.Κ.Ε.Π.Ε. — Αχαρνών (Aharnon) 241, GR-10446 Athens, Greece [telephone (210) 2 12 47 99; fax (210) 212 47 91]

Bundesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Ernährung (BLE) — Deichmanns Aue 29, D-53179 Bonn (telephone (49) 228/68 45-33 86/34 79, fax (49) 228/68 45-37 94)


ANNEX III

Address referred to in Article 5

European Commission

Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development, Unit D-2

Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200

B-1049 Brussels

Fax (32-2) 298 55 28

E-mail address: agri-market-tenders@cec.eu.int