Supplies - 214447-2014

26/06/2014    S120    - - Supplies - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

Switzerland-Baar: Gas compressors

2014/S 120-214447

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

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.turbocompressors@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:
Supply and installation of ≈ 15 MW range gas turbine turbo compressors packages.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
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):
Engineering, manufacture, delivery, installation and pre-commissioning of 6 gas turbine turbo compressor packages (inclusive of auxiliary equipment), inclusive of factory acceptance testing, vendor support on installation, commissioning, trial operation including performance test, and assistance / fine tuning following start-up of the stations facility. It is the intention that the contract shall include spare parts required for commissioning and start-up of the unit, plus cover for two years of operation. Furthermore it is the intention to include defects notification period, and training of TAP personnel. Long term support and maintenance agreement shall be offered as an option.
The compressors with auxiliary equipment to be delivered shall form a complete functional unit once installed, comparable to a skid mounted compressor unit.
These works 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)

42123100, 42112300, 51133100, 51134000

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:
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:
Engineering, Manufacturing, Delivery, Installation and Pre-commissioning of 3 units ≈ 15 MW range gas turbine turbo compressors packages, for the compressor station in Greece (Section 1).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42123100, 42112300, 51133100, 51134000

5)Additional information about lots:
A lot is referred to as Section in the PQQ.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Albania
1)Short description:
Engineering, Manufacturing, Delivery, Installation and Pre-commissioning of 3 units ≈ 15 MW range gas turbine turbo compressors packages, for the compressor station in Albania (Section 2).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42123100, 42112300, 51133100, 51134000

5)Additional information about lots:
A lot is referred to as Section in the PQQ.

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 Pre-qualification 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 3 financial years should be 50 million EUR for section 1 (Greece), 50 million EUR for section 2 (Albania) and 100 million EUR for both sections (Greece and Albania). The Applicant must provide and confirm the information as set out in the PQQ.
4. Solvency: Minimum requirements are:
— If rated by S&P, Moody's, Fitch: Applicants should at least have a rating BBB-/Baa3;
or
— For applicants without rating or for rated Applicants who prefer to demonstrate (a) and (b) below: Applicants must demonstrate.
a) Solvability (Equity/Total liabilities): average over the past 3 years is more/larger 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 more/ larger than 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 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-CPU-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: 14.7.2014 - 16:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
28.7.2014 - 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 pre-qualification 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.
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 expected to be important.
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:
24.6.2014