Supplies - 330860-2020

14/07/2020    S134

Denmark-Copenhagen: Transformers

2020/S 134-330860

Periodic indicative notice – utilities

This notice is a periodic indicative notice only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Femern A/S
National registration number: 28986564
Postal address: Vester Søgade 10
Town: København V
NUTS code: DK01 Hovedstaden
Postal code: 1601
Country: Denmark
Contact person: Jonathan Jacobson
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Other activity: Femern A/S' sole activitity is the procurement, construction and operation of the fixed link across the Fehmarnbelt and any ancillary activities related to this purpose

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link Project: Tunnel Power Supply Contract

II.1.2)Main CPV code
31170000 Transformers
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link Project is the final stage in the realisation of a straight traffic corridor between Scandinavia and continental Europe. It will be an immersed tunnel containing two dual carriageways and a twin-track railway traversing the 19 km distance across the Fehmarnbelt between Rødby on the island of Lolland in Denmark and Puttgarden on the island of Fehmarn in northern Germany. Femern A/S requires design, procurement and building/installation, testing and commissioning and maintenance of a power supply station.

This will be located at Rødby on Lolland. will design and construct the connection with the grid to provide the 132 kV primary system (including switchgear, housings and bus bars) under a separate contract. The Tunnel Power Supply (TPS) contract relates to the design, construction and maintenance of the secondary system and the ancillary civil works. This should be achieved while observing Femern A/S' CSR policies.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 70 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
31214000 Switchgear
31155000 Inverters
31682210 Instrumentation and control equipment
45317200 Electrical installation work of transformers
45232220 Substation construction work
45232221 Transformer substation
50532200 Repair and maintenance services of transformers
50532000 Repair and maintenance services of electrical machinery, apparatus and associated equipment
50000000 Repair and maintenance services
71541000 Construction project management services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: DK02 Sjælland
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Femern A/S is in the process of preparing the tender material for the Tunnel Power Supply. The contract notice is currently expected to be issued early 2021. This notice serves to:

1) create awareness about the upcoming tender; and

2) inform the market about the scope, etc. in the upcoming tender. To further advance this Femern A/S will also invite interested economic operators to an Industry Day in October 2020 (also covering the TEM Contract). Refer to section VI.3) for more information regarding the Industry Day.

In relation to the scope in the upcoming tender please refer to the link in I.3) where an outline of the expected scope is included. In addition it is relevant to highlight some aspects, in order to better allow the economic operators to prepare for the upcoming tender. In the market consultation held in Autumn 2019, it was contemplated whether or not Femern A/S should combine the TEM contract and the Tunnel Power Supply (TPS) Contract. However, Femern A/S is not working on combining the two contracts and will in a similar notice advise on the upcoming tender for the TEM contract.

In order to further facilitate the preparations of the interested economic operators Femern A/S can inform that it expects the tender to be executed as a negotiated procedure with prior call for competition with a limited number of pre-qualified participants. Femern A/S is further working based on the assumption that the maintenance period of the TPS system will have a duration of 5 years.

II.2.14)Additional information

The estimated total value stated in section II.1.5) is an overall estimate and could be subject to adjustment prior to release of the contract notice.

In the link provided in I.3) the procurement documents is not available. Only a descriptive document is available.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(a) The construction of the fixed link across the Fehmarn Belt receives EU funding from the CEF programme underproject code 2014-EU-TM-0221-W.

(b) Femern A/S will hold an Industry Day for interested economic operators in order to present information about the TPS contract and the procurement process (and also about the TEM contract for which a similar notice will also be issued referring to the same Industry Day). Interested economic operators should apply by email to The Industry Day is expected to be held in Copenhagen in the last week of October 2020. The deadline for applications is 1 September 2020. Participation will limited to a certain amount of persons (details are still under development). Accordingly, Femern A/S expects to limit attendance to potential bidders (joint venture leads and members). Femern A/S reserves the right to reply to the interested economic operators in order to request information about their company in order to assess such potential. Full details of the event will be sent to those who have indicated interest as soon as possible.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: