Works - 185739-2014

03/06/2014    S105    - - Works - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

Switzerland-Baar: Construction works for plants, mining and manufacturing and for buildings relating to the oil and gas industry

2014/S 105-185739

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG
Lindenstrasse 2
For the attention of: Ms Kjersti Vinje Drevdal
6340 Baar
Switzerland
Telephone: +41 417473442
E-mail: pqq.pipecon@tap-ag.com
Fax: +41 417473401

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://www.trans-adriatic-pipeline.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:
Contract(s) for Compressor stations in Greece and Albania.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Greece and Albania.
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):
EPC contract(s) for compressor and metering stations in Greece and Albania. The works comprise the endorsement of the currently existing design engineering, finalization of the outstanding detailed design, procurement of material that is not provided by the contracting entity and construction,testing, pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up of the Facility including performance test for the complete station(s). There are 2 contracts to be awarded: 1 in Greece and 1 in Albania; TAP may also decide to award one contract for both countries.
These works are part of the greater gas transmission projects intended to transport gas from Azerbaijan to Italy and from there into the European gas network.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45250000, 45231221, 45251000, 45255000, 45255300, 45251143

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 all lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: TAP (contracting entity) reserves the right to add some additional options, which will be specified in the Invitation to Tender.
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: Greece
1)Short description:
Contract for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of
— One compressor station in Greece (GCS00), near Kipoi, with fiscal metering (Section 1).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45250000, 45231221, 45251000, 45255000, 45255300, 45251143

5)Additional information about lots:
A lot is referred to as Section in the PQQ.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Albania
1)Short description:
Contract for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of
— one compressor station in Albania (ACS03), near Fier, with fiscal metering (Section 2a),
— one flow metering station in Albania ACS02), near Bilisht (Section 2b).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45250000, 45231221, 45251000, 45255000, 45255300, 45251143

5)Additional information about lots:
A lot is referred to as Section in the PQQ.
Section 2a and 2b are considered one Lot.

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.
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.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
This will be specified in the invitation to tender.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: This will be specified in the Prequalification Questionnaire (PQQ) and in the invitation to tender.
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:
I. Company and related data
ii.Non-collusion
iii.No objection to further investigation
iv. 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. Minimum average annual turnover of the last three (3) financial years should be 150 million EUR for section 1 (Greece), 210 million Euro for section 2 (Albania) and 360 million Euro for both sections (Greece and Albania), as set out in the PQQ.
4. Solvency. If rated by S&P, Moody's, Fitch: applicants should mimimum have a rating BBB-/Baa1
— For applicants without rating: : Applicants (or by replacement its ultimate guarantor, if any) will be excluded when
a) solvability (Equity/Total liabilities): average over the past 3 years <20 %, or
b) if liquidity Quick Ratio (account receivables <1 year + marketable securities+ cash and cash equivalent)/ current liabilities): average over the past 3 year <1.
The applicant must provide and confirm the information as set out in the PQQ
5. Insurance requirements: The Applicants must confirm agreement with the insurance statement as set out in the PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 6. References: The Applicant must provide evidence of its technical capabilities by providing three (3) relevant references, containing the elements as set out in the PQQ.
7. Language: The applicant must provide the information and confirm the agreement with the language statement as set out in the PQQ.
8. QA/QC: The Applicant must provide and confirm the information as set out in the PQQ.
9. 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
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
TAP-PRO-STA-PQQ
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: 16.6.2014
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
2.7.2014 - 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 prequalification questionnaire (PQQ) that will be made available upon request (see contact person mentioned in section I.1). TAP (contracting entity) reserves 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 to a level which is justified by a need to balance the particular characteristics of the Procurement Process with the resources required to conduct it (see PQQ for more detail).
All correspondence related to this procurement process shall be conducted in English. As the works will be performed in Greece and Albania, knowledge of the local language is considered vital.
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:
29.5.2014