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16/01/2018    S10    European Investment Bank - Works - Contract notice - Not specified 

Ukraine-Kyiv: EIB - Reconstruction of substation

2018/S 010-017329

Reconstruction of substation

International Invitation for Tenders

Procurement Notice

 

The State Enterprise National Power Company “Ukrenergo” (hereinafter referred to as “the Borrower”) has received a loan from the European Investment Bank — EIB (hereinafter referred to as “the Bank”) — towards the cost of the 750 kV Rivne — Kyiv High Voltage Line Construction Project. This International Invitation for Tenders relates to the contract for Reconstruction of SS 330 kV “Brovarska” with AT-3 installation.
This contract will include:
— development of Basic Design and Working documentation,
— dismantling of the equipment, buildings, constructions,
— the supply of all necessary equipment for reconstruction of the SS,
— training of the Employer’s personnel,
— construction, installation, and commissioning works.
This contract is expected to be implemented from 11.2018 to 5.2021.
The criteria to be used in the tenderer evaluation are:
 1.General Experience

The tenderer shall have an average annual turnover (defined as annual earnings, expressed in its equivalent of a defined currency) as a contractor over the last 5 years of a minimum of EUR 34 000 000 equivalent certified in writing by a financial auditor.
 2.Specific Experience

The tenderer shall meet the following minimum criteria:
a) successful experience as a prime contractor or subcontractor in the execution of at least 1 contract of a magnitude comparable to the proposed contract within the last 7 years. For assessment purposes the value of the referred contract shall be not less than equivalent of EUR 20 000 000;
b) successful experience as a prime contractor in the execution of at least 1 contract on construction or refurbishment of SS 330 kV or higher, of a nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract within the last 7 years:
i. in case of a JVCA the lead partner shall have acted as a prime contractor in at least 1 completed construction or refurbishment contract of SS 330 kV or higher within the last 7 years. Each partner of the JVCA, except the lead partner, shall have a contractor’s experience (prime contractor’s or subcontractor’s) in at least 1 contract on construction or refurbishment of SS 330 kV or higher of the similar nature within the last 7 years;
c) successful designer's experience in construction or refurbishment of at least 2 SS 330 kV or higher completed over the last 7 years;
d) successful prime contractor’s or subcontractor’s experience in at least 1 contract for construction of new or complex reconstruction of existing GIS SS 330 kV or higher, the nature, scope of works and complexity of which is comparable to the proposed contract.
 3.Personnel Capabilities

The tenderer shall provide suitably qualified personnel to fill the positions listed below:
— Project Manager,
— Chief Designer,
— Site Construction Manager,
— SS construction Chief Specialist,
— Commissioning Chief Specialist.
Besides, Project Manager and Chief Designer shall have been employed by the Tenderer for at least 3 years and must be fluent in English and possibly in Russian/Ukrainian at the level of everyday and working communication, or alternatively provide the letter of commitment to engage a Russian\Ukrainian language translator permanently working with them for everyday communication.
Site Construction Manager and Commissioning Chief Specialist must be fluent in Russian or Ukrainian at the level of everyday and working communication or the tenderer shall submit a letter of commitment to engage the translator(s) for permanent work.
 4.Financial Position

The tenderer shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means sufficient to meet the construction cash flow for the contract for a period of 5 months, taking into account the a tenderer's commitments for other contracts, estimated as not less than EUR 6 000 000 equivalent.
 5.Non-performance History

A consistent history of litigation and/or arbitration awards against the tenderer or any partner of a joint venture or their non-performance under the contracts may result in failure of the tender.
All on-going disputes shall not in total represent more than 30 % of the tenderer’s net worth and shall be treated as resolved against the tenderer.
 6.Current Obligations and Pending Awards

The tenderer shall have the above mentioned resources free of ongoing obligations and/or pending contract awards.
The employer may increase the amount of performance security if the level of the confirmed commitments to be carried out in parallel with the Contract exceeds the tenderer’s annual turnover for the previous year by a factor of 2.
 7.Specific Requirements with regard to JVCA

JVCA must satisfy the following minimum qualification requirements:
a. The JVCA must satisfy collectively all the above-mentioned 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.
b. The lead partner shall meet not less than 70 % of all the qualifying criteria for turnover and financial position specified above.
c. Each partner shall meet not less than 30 % of all the qualifying criteria for turnover and financial position specified above.
Each partner shall satisfy the requirements with regard to the soundness of the financial position and non-performance history, specified above.
In case, where the tenderers plan to use specific manufacturers and/or subcontractors for major and/or specialized items or works, the tenderer shall specify the names and qualifications of such specialized subcontractors.
These works are those in excess of 10 % of the estimated value of the works/supply and/or any of the specific operations and works listed hereafter:
— design and engineering,
— manufacture and/or supply of primary equipment and/or relay protection & automation equipment;
— construction, installation and/or pre-commissioning.
To be qualified for execution of the contract, the tenderers must demonstrate to the employer that the manufacturers and subcontractors proposed by them for the abovementioned works substantially satisfy the requirements regarding specific experience. Letter of Intent shall serve as an evidence of subcontractors' engagement.
The tenderer’s subcontractors shall meet the following minimum criteria:
(a) successful experience as a contractor (prime or subcontractor) in the execution of at least 1 contract of nature and magnitude comparable to the works proposed for subcontracting within the last 5 years;
(b) manufacturers of GIS shall document at least 20 years of experience with such equipment;
(c) manufacturers of the major equipment (which is not a GIS component) and materials shall confirm at least 10 years of experience.
All firms are invited to participate in the tender.
Interested eligible Tenderers may obtain further information from, and inspect the Tender Documents at:
Mr. Victor Lysykh
Head of International Procurement Department
Tel.: +38 044 238 30 14
Tel: +38 044 238 35 16
Email: procurement_office@ua.energy
SE NPC “Ukrenergo”
25, Symona Petliury str., 01032 Kiev, Ukraine
A complete set of Tender Documents may be purchased on the submission of an application to the above address, and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of EUR 500 or its equivalent in UAH, which includes VAT, but does not include banks commission fees and other fees payable by the tenderer in this connection, to the account of the Borrower with indication of payment purpose “Tender Documents Reconstruction of SS 330 kV “Brovarska” with AT-3 installation”:
For non-residents of Ukraine (Euro):
Correspondent bank:
Deutche Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Account number: 9498767 10, SWIFT: DEUT DE FF
Beneficiary’s bank: Public Joint Stock Company “The State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine”
127 Antonovycha str., 03150, Kyiv, Ukraine
MFO: 322313
SWIFT: EXBS UA UX
Beneficiary: SE “NPC “Ukrenergo”
Account number: 26000030066033
EDRPOU: 00100227
25 Symona Petliury str., 01032 Kyiv, Ukraine.
For residents of Ukraine (UAH):
Public Joint Stock Company “The State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine”
MFO 322313
Account number: 26008010066033
SE “NPC “Ukrenergo”
EDRPOU: 00100227
25 Symona Petliury str., 01032 Kyiv, Ukraine
(in UAH at NBU exchange rate as of payment date).
On request, against a faxed copy of the evidence of the remittance, the Tender Documents may be sent by courier service if the transport is previously ordered by the tenderer in his country. The employer bears no responsibility for the delivery in such a case.
A tender qecurity of EUR 680 000 or its equivalent in a convertible currency fulfilling the conditions indicated in the tender documents must accompany all tenders.
All tenders must be delivered in closed envelopes bearing the mention “Tender for Reconstruction of SS 330 kV “Brovarska” with AT-3 installation” not later than 11:00 Kyiv time on 20.4.2018 at the following address:
State enterprise NPC “Ukrenergo”, 25 Symona Petliury str., 01032 Kyiv, Ukraine.
Tenders will be opened immediately in the presence of Tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.