EBRD - Rehabilitation of Sewer Network

Country: Moldova (Republic of)
Language: EN
Number: 560724
Publication date: 08-03-2017
Source: TED
Tags: Security Construction work for water pipelines construction work for pipelines

Description

Project name: Chisinau Water Development Programme

Country: Moldova

Business sector: Municipal and environmental infrastructure

Project ID: 8596-IFT-44027

Funding source: EBRD, EIB and NIF

Type of contract: Works

Type of notice: Invitation for Tenders

Issue date: 2 March 2017

Closing date: 16 May 2017 at 11:00 am, Chisinau time

This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on the EBRD website, Procurement Notices (www.ebrd.com) on 2 March 2015.

S.A. “Apa-Canal Chisinau” hereinafter referred to as “the Employer”, intends to use part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank), a loan from European Investment Bank (EIB) and a grant from EU’s Neighbourhood Investment Facility (NIF) for the Chisinau Water Development Programme.

The Employer now invites sealed tenders from Contractors for the following contract for the “Rehabilitation of Sewer Network” to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loans:

- The replacement of existing urban sewer networks and branch pipelines in the central part of Chisinau Municipality, generally in the size range of between 110 mm to 500 mm with an estimated total length of about 7 km.

Works are expected to be completed within 540 days, followed by 1-year defect liability period.

Tendering for contracts that are to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms from any country.

The Tenderer shall furnish, as part of its tender, documentary evidence of the Tenderer’s qualifications to perform the contract if its Tender is accepted. Tenderers shall satisfy the following criteria:

(i) an average annual turnover as prime Contractor (defined as billing for work in progress and completed) over the last three (3) years of €1,500,000 or the equivalent, with general construction activity in at least nine (9) months in each year.

(ii) successful experience as prime Contractor in two (2) projects of a nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract over the last ten (10) years each with a value of at least €250,000 or the equivalent and has undertaken work in the region in the last ten (10) years.

(iii) the Tenderer shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and/or other financial means sufficient to meet the construction cash flow for a period of four (4) months estimated at not less than €300,000 or the equivalent, taking into account the applicant’s commitments to other contracts.

(iv) the Tenderer, and each partner in case of a joint venture, shall provide accurate information on any current or past litigation or arbitration resulting from contracts completed or under execution by him over the last five (5) years.

(v) Joint ventures (JVCA) must satisfy collectively the qualification criteria, for which purpose the relevant figures for each of the partners shall be added to arrive at the joint venture’s total capacity:

(a) The lead partner of the JVCA shall demonstrate that he acted as a main contractor on at least one project of a nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract over the last ten (10) years each with a value of at least €250,000 or the equivalent and has undertaken work in the region in the last ten (10) years;

(b) The lead partner shall meet at least sixty (60%) percent of the minimum qualifying criteria for general experience and financial position required above

(c) Other partners shall meet at least twenty (20%) percent of the minimum qualifying criteria for general experience and financial position required above

The tenderer and each partner in case of JVCA shall demonstrate his strong financial position and long-term profitability by providing audited balance sheets and profit and loss statements for the last three years.

Tender documents may be obtained from the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Euro 200 or equivalent in MDL, following the National Bank of Moldova exchange rate for the date of publishing of the IFT, made to the following Employer’s Bank Account:

- for international payments in Euro:

The Employer’s Bank Account: MD28PR002224166792001978, BC “ProCreditBank”, bd. Stefan Cel Mare 65, Chisinau, Moldova,

SWIFT: PRCBMD22

Beneficiary: S.A. Apa-Canal Chisinau, str. Albisoara 38, Chisinau, Moldova.

Identifying number: 1002600015876

- for national payments in MDL:

Adresa juridică: mun. Chișinău, str. Albișoara, 38

c/f: 1002600015876

cod TVA: 0600920

Banca: BC ProCreditBank

IBAN: MD12PR002251166792001498

Cheque and bank transfer charges to be paid by the applicant.

Upon receipt of appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee, the documents will be promptly dispatched by courier; however, no liability can be accepted for their loss or late delivery. In addition, if requested, the documents can be dispatched electronically after presentation by the prospective Tenderer of appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee. In the event of discrepancy between electronic and hard copies of the documents, the hard copy shall prevail.

All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security in the amount of €30,000 or the equivalent in Moldovan Lei at the exchange rate published by the National Bank of Moldova http://bnm.md/medium_exchange_rates on the day the IFT was published.

Tenders must be delivered to the office at the following address:

S.A. “Apa-Canal Chisinau”, Address: MD-2005, Chisinau, 38 Albisoara Str.

on or before 16 May 2017, 11:00 hrs local time, at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.

A register of potential tenderers who have purchased the tender documents may be inspected at the address below.

Prospective tenderers may obtain further information from, and also inspect and acquire the tender documents at, the following office:

Natalia LIPCA, S.A. “Apă-Canal Chişinău”, Address: 38, Albisoara str., Chişinău, Postal Code: MD-2005, Republic of Moldova. Tel: (+373) 22-256-681, 22 -857-686. Fax: (+373) 22-857-694. E-mail: nlipca@acc.md