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Supplies - 415077-2021

16/08/2021    S157

Serbia-Belgrade: Network infrastructure

2021/S 157-415077

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

This contract will be financed by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and is subject to the EIB's guide to Procurement.

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, Republic of Serbia
Postal address: Nemanjina 22-26
Town: Belgrade
NUTS code: RS Srbija/Сpбија / Serbia
Postal code: 11000
Country: Serbia
E-mail: internationalpublicprocurement@mtt.gov.rs
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://mtt.gov.rs/
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://mtt.gov.rs/javne-nabavke/
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, Republic of Serbia
Postal address: Nemanjina 22-26
Town: Belgrade
NUTS code: RS Srbija/Сpбија / Serbia
Postal code: 11000
Country: Serbia
E-mail: internationalpublicprocurement@mtt.gov.rs
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://mtt.gov.rs/javne-nabavke/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, Republic of Serbia
Postal address: Nemanjina 22-26
Town: Belgrade
Postal code: 11000
Country: Serbia
E-mail: internationalpublicprocurement@mtt.gov.rs
NUTS code: RS Srbija/Сpбија / Serbia
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://mtt.gov.rs/javne-nabavke
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Procurement of AMRES backbone upgrade

Reference number: EIB-GtP/404-02-236/2021-13
II.1.2)Main CPV code
32424000 Network infrastructure
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Subject of this project is supply and delivery of equipment for the upgrade of AMRES network infrastructure. AMRES Backbone network needs to be expanded to increase the capacity of telecommunication links and integration with the existing AMRES infrastructure which consists of the access network, the backbone of the network and external connections. The scope of this procurement is network expansion with additional 100GE and 10GE services between existing sites.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: RS Srbija/Сpбија / Serbia
Main site or place of performance:

12 locations throughout the territory of the Republic of Serbia.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Republic of Serbia (hereinafter called “Borrower”) has received financing from the European Investment Bank (the “Bank” or “EIB”) in the form of a credit (hereinafter called “credit”) toward the cost of undertaking a national digital education investment programme “Connected Schools” in Serbia. The Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, an implementing agency of the Borrower and Procuring Agency, intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this credit to eligible payments under the contract for which this Request for Bids is issued.

The Procuring Agency now invites now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for:

• Procurement and delivery of equipment for the AMRES backbone upgrade. AMRES Backbone network needs to be expanded to increase the capacity of telecommunication links and integration with the existing AMRES infrastructure which consists of the access network, the backbone of the network and external connections. The scope of this procurement is network expansion with additional 100GE and 10GE services between existing sites.

More details on the Services are provided in the Terms of Reference of the Bidding Document. Participation in the procurement process is open to all eligible candidates.

A firm will be selected under International open procedure as described in the RFB, in accordance with the provisions of EIB’s Guide to Procurement (“GtP”), which can be found at the following website: https://www.eib.org/en/publications/guide-to-procurement. The evaluation criterion is the lowest evaluated price which is substantially responsive to the Bidding Documents, provided further that the Bidder is determined to be qualified to perform the Contract satisfactorily.

A complete set of Bidding Documents may be obtained upon payment of a non-refundable fee of 200 EUR or 23.500 RSD.

A Bid Security must accompany all bids and it shall be in the form of an unconditional, irrevocable and payable on first call bank guarantee issued by a bank. The amount and currency of the Bid Security shall be 50.000,00 EUR with a validity term not shorter than the validity period of the Bid plus 28 days. For the Consultant s from the Procuring Agency’s Country: Payable in RSD at the middle exchange rate of the National Bank of Serbia on the day invoking of the guarantee.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Price
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 8
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 24/09/2021
Local time: 11:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24/09/2021
Local time: 11:30
Place:

Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications

Street Address: Nemanjina 22-26, III floor, room 8

Department for Digital Agenda Development

City: Belgrade

ZIP/Postal Code: 11000

Country: The Republic of Serbia

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Opening of the bids is public and any interested person may be present. Only authorised representatives of Consultants’ may be actively involved in the procedure of opening bids.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

A complete set of Procurement Documents may be obtained upon payment of a non-refundable fee of 200 EUR or 23.500 RSD. Amount in Serbian Dinars has to be paid on the account no.: 840-745128843-36 – Other revenues of the Budget of the Republic of Serbia, code of payment 253, model No. 97, with the reference to the number 41-601.

Amount in foreign currency has to be paid to IBAN: /RS35840000000000273086 the foreign account of the Republic of Serbia –Budget, Kralja Milana no. 14, Belgrade Serbia (Beneficiary, Field 59), SWIFT code (field 57A): NBSRRSBGXXX, Narodna Banka Srbije (National Bank of Serbia-NBS) Belgrade, Nemanjina 17, Serbia – compensation for the tender documents, and compensation for the banking costs, details of payment: EIB-GtP/404-02-220/2020-12 .

If the currency of payment is EUR, the intermediary bank of NBS (field 56A) is DEUTSCHE BANK AG, Frankfurt/M, Taunusanlage 12 Germany, SWIFT code DEUTDEFFXXX.

Upon request submitted to the email address internationalpublicprocurement@mtt.gov.rs with documentary proof of payment, the documents will be promptly dispatched by email, but no liability can be accepted for loss or late delivery.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Republic Commission for Protection of Rights in Public Procurement Procedures
Postal address: 22-26 Nemanjina
Town: Belgrade
Postal code: 11000
Country: Serbia
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/08/2021