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16/05/2015    S94    - - Supplies - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

Switzerland-Baar: Gas pipelines

2015/S 094-171686

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP)
Lindenstrasse 2
For the attention of: Mr Jose Luis Martinez
6340 Baar
Switzerland
Telephone: +41 417473400
E-mail: pqq.lliso@tap-ag.com
Fax: +41 417473401

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://www.tap-ag.com

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity
Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Manufacturing and Delivery of Fittings, Isolating Joints and Scraper Traps.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: As set out in the ITT.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Engineering, manufacturing and the delivery of T-Pieces and Elbows (Lot 1), engineering, manufacturing and delivery of Isolating Joints (Lot 2) and engineering, manufacturing and delivery of Scraper Traps (Launching/Receiving) (Lot 3).
These supplies are part of the greater gas transmission network projects intended to transport gas from Azerbaijan to Italy and from there into the European gas network.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44161100, 44161500, 44167300, 44163241, 44161730

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The scope of supplies will be further detailed in the ITT documents. It is intended that the scope of supplies for these Contract(s) will include the following:
Engineering, Mmanufacturing and delivery of 48” and 36” Piggable T-Pieces (Extruded Type – Straight / Reducing Tee) and Welded Elbows (1,5 x D) of different characteristics. Material is carbon steel and applicable code is EN or equivalent.
Engineering, Mmanufacturing and delivery of 48” and 36” Isolating Joints (Boltless Monolithic). Material is carbon steel and applicable code is EN or equivalent.
Engineering, Mmanufacturing and delivery of 48” and 36” Scraper Traps (Launching / Receiving) units for intelligent pigging. Material is carbon steel and applicable code is EN or equivalent
The Scope of work is divided in three (3) Lots:
— Lot 1: Engineering, Mmanufacturing and Delivery of T-Pieces and Elbows
— Lot 2: Engineering, Mmanufacturing and Delivery of Isolating Joints
— Lot 3: Engineering, Mmanufacturing and Delivery of Scraper Traps (Launching / Receiving).
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: TAP reserves the right to add options, which will be specified in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Manufacturing and Delivery of T-Pieces and Elbows
1)Short description:
48” and 36” Piggable T-Pieces (Extruded Type – Straight / Reducing Tee) and Welded Elbows (1,5 x D) of different characteristics. Material is carbon steel and applicable code is EN or equivalent.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44161100, 44161500, 44167300, 44163241, 44161730

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Engineering, Manufacturing and Delivery of Isolating Joints
1)Short description:
48” and 36” Isolating Joints (Boltless Monolithic). Material is carbon steel and applicable code is EN or equivalent.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44161100, 44161500, 44167300, 44163241, 44161730

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Engineering, Manufacturing and Delivery of Scraper Traps (Launching / Receiving)
1)Short description:
48” and 36” Scraper Traps (Launching / Receiving) for intelligent pigging. Material is carbon steel and applicable code is EN or equivalent.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44161100, 44161500, 44167300, 44163241, 44161730

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
This will be specified in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
This will be specified in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As set out in the Prequalification Questionnaire (PQQ) and in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As set out in the Prequalification Questionnaire (PQQ) and in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 1. Statements:
The Applicant must provide the information and confirm agreement with the statements as set out in the PQQ, including:
— Company and related data
— Non-collusion
— No objection to further investigation
— Statement on capacity and competence of third parties
2. Eligibility criteria: The Applicant must confirm its eligibility as set out in the PQQ.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 3. Turnover
The Applicant must provide the information as set out in the PQQ.
The requirement is minimum average annual turnover of the last three (3) financial years (2011/2012/2013) as follows:
— For Lot [1] and Lot [2]: Applicant must have a minimum average annual turnover of 3 000 000 EUR (three million) if applicant is applying only for Lot 1 and/or Lot 2
— For Lot [3]: Applicant must have a minimum average annual turnover of 5 000 000 EUR (five million) if applicant is applying only for this Lot 3
— Applicant must have a minimum average annual turnover of 8 000 000 EUR (eight million) if applicant is applying for:
— Lot 1 and Lot 3
— Lot 2 and Lot 3
— the three Lots.
4. Solvency.
— If rated by S&P, Moody's, Fitch: Applicants should have at least a rating BBB-/Baa3,
Or
— For Applicants without rating or for rated Applicants who prefer to demonstrate (a) and (b) below:
a) Solvability (Equity/Total liabilities): average over the past 3 years is greater than 20 %,
and
b) Liquidity Quick Ratio (account receivables <1 year + marketable securities+ cash and cash equivalent)/(current liabilities): average over the past 3 years is greater than 1.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 5. References:
Applicants must provide three (3) relevant references [per Lot], as set out in the PQQ.
6. Components produced last 5 year:
Applicants must provide a statement about their actual manufacturing per Lot, as set out in the PQQ.
7. QA/QC: The Applicant must provide and confirm the information as set out in the PQQ.
8. HSE: The Applicant must provide and confirm the information as set out in the PQQ.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
TAP-PRO-PQQ-LLI-0001 Rev.0
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents (except for a DPS)
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 28.5.2015 - 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
12.6.2015 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:
Entities interested in this contract will find additional guidance in the Pre-qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) that will be made available upon request (see contact person mentioned in section I.1). TAP reserves the right to share further information only with those entities that have requested a copy of the PQQ.
In view of the deadline of submission of expression of interest, interested parties are strongly encouraged to obtain the PQQ as soon as possible.
TAP may decide to limit the number of selected Applicants (see PQQ for more detail).
All correspondence related to this procurement process shall be conducted in English.
TAP voluntarily opts to carry out the procurement process in line with the Utilities Directive. Neither applicants nor third parties derive rights from TAP's decision to voluntarily comply with the (principles of the) Utilities Directive.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13.5.2015