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Bosnia-Erzegovina-Sarajevo: BEI - Lavori di costruzione e di riabilitazione stradale

2014/S 246-433078

INVITATION FOR PREQUALIFICATION

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Project: CONSTRUCTION OF MOTORWAY ON CORRIDOR Vc, SECTION POČITELJ-BIJAČA, SUBSECTION POČITELJ-ZVIROVIĆI, LOT 2: BRIDGE POČITELJ-ZVIROVIĆI (from km 4+404.00 to 11+075.00); JPAC 616-B65-14

Bosnia and Herzegovina has signed loan agreement with European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance the construction of priority sections of the motorway on the route of Pan European Corridor Vc through Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (the Beneficiary) intends to apply the proceeds of this loan toward the cost of civil works and consulting services, to be procured for the section of motorway from Počitelj to Bijača.

Construction of motorway on Corridor Vc, section Počitelj-Bijača, subsection Počitelj-Zvirovići in total length of 11,075 km has been divided into two contracts as follows:

• Contract No. 1 JPAC 612-B64-14 - LOT 1: interchange Počitelj-bridge Počitelj (from km 0+000.00 to km 4+404.00) in total length of 4,4 km will be financed from the loan signed with European Investment Bank (EIB)

• Contract No. 2 JPAC 616-B65-14 - LOT 2: bridge Počitelj-Zvirovići (from km 4+404.00 to 11+075.00) in total length of 6,67 km will be financed from the loan signed with European Investment Bank (EIB)

The subject of this Invitation for prequalification is Contract No.2 only.

Public company “Autoceste Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine d.o.o. Mostar (Autoceste FBiH)” on behalf of the Government of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (hereinafter: Employer) intends to apply the proceeds of the loan from EIB (the Bank) towards the cost of Construction of motorway on Corridor Vc, section Počitelj-Bijača, subsection Počitelj-Zvirovići, LOT 2: brigde Počitelj-Zvirovići (from km 4+404.00 to 11+075.00) (hereinafter the Project).

The Employer intends to prequalify firms and joint ventures to tender for the contract to be funded from the proceeds of the loans.

This contract consists of construction of LOT 2 of the motorway on subsection Počitelj-Zvirovići between the south-western end of bridge Počitelj and interchange Zvirovići.

Route on the LOT 2 of Počitelj-Zvirovići subsection starts at chainage km 4+404 and ends at chainage km 11+075. This subsection is connected to LOT 1 of subsection Počitelj-Zvirovići, near the south-western end of Bridge Počitelj.

On the first half of the LOT 2, there is practically no open road, namely the motorway route comprises of three bridges and one tunnel, while on the other half of the LOT 2, alignment is almost entirely an open road with one underpass at the end of the lot.

Significant structures on this section are:

- Bridges, viaducts, tunnels, culverts and road passes:

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 4+475.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 4+575.00

• Bridge M2 L=110,5 m (right) / 157,5 m (left) at km 4+775.00

• Bridge M3 L= 42,0 m (right) / 69,0 m (left) at km 4+960.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 5+175.00

• Tunnel Počitelj L= 1163 m (right) / 1192 m (left) at km 5+900.00

• Bridge M4 L= 100,0 m (right) / 122 m (left) at km 6+600.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 6+850.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 7+350.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 7+790.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 8+125.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 8+275.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 8+575.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 8+750.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 8+925.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 9+250.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 9+550.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 9+775.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 9+925.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 10+075.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 10+200.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 10+425.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 10+675.00

• Reinforced pipe culvert fi 2,0m at km 10+900.00

• Underpass under the motorway on regional road Orlovača, at km 10+975.00

- Local roads:

• unclassified road (NS 3) at km 7+000.00

• unclassified road (NP 1) at km 7+800.00

• unclassified road (NS 4) at km 8+700.00

• unclassified road (NP 2) at km 10+400.00

• unclassified road (NP 3) at km 10+900.00

• regional road R425a (Orlovača) at km 10+975.00

Total length of the section is km 6+671.

Construction period is 30 months.

Prequalification and tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of the loans from the Banks is open to firms and joint ventures from any country.

Qualification Criteria

To be prequalified an applicant must demonstrate to the Employer that it substantially satisfies the requirements regarding the experience and past performance on similar contracts with comparable technical parameters, capabilities with respect to personnel, equipment and construction or manufacturing, financial position and litigation history.

Regarding the experience and past performance on similar contracts with comparable technical parameters, an applicant shall meet the following minimum criteria:

((a) The average annual turnover in construction works (defined as billing for works in progress and completed) over the last 3 years must be EUR 34 million.

(b) Successful experience as main contractor (one contractor signed contract), lead partner or partner in joint venture or consortium in the execution of at least 2 projects, of nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract (construction of full profile motorway) within the last 5 years. The value of each contract should not be less than EUR 30 million.

The similarity shall be based on the physical size, complexity, methods/technology or other characteristics as described in the Prequalification document.

Moreover, the experience shall cover the execution of the following elements of the construction works (key activities), over the last 5 years:

1. Construction of at least one twin tube tunnel, with minimum length of 1.000 m per tube

2. Bridge works …………………………………………………… 7.000 m2/year*

3. Earth works ………………...……………………………... 1.000.000 m3/year*

4. Concrete works ……………………………………………. 40.000 m3/year*

5. Asphalt works …………………………………………… 100.000 m2/year*

∗ - average quantities over the last 5 years.

Regarding the capabilities with respect to personnel, the applicant shall poses suitably qualified personnel to fill the following positions.

Position; Total experience (min. years required); In similar works (min. years required):

Project Manager; 15; 10

Site Manager; 13; 10

Quality Assurance Manager; 13; 10

Tunnel Manager; 13; 10

Bridge Manager; 10; 7

Earthworks Manager; 10; 7

Mechanical Manager; 10; 7

Electrical Manager; 10; 7

Tunnel Safety Manager; 10; 7

Regarding the capabilities with respect to equipment, the applicant shall own, or have assured access to (through hire, lease, purchase agreement, availability of manufacturing equipment, or other means), at minimum the following key items of equipment in full working order.

Equipment type and characteristics; Age; Minimum number required:

Hot asphalt mixing plant, Minimum capacity: 100 t/h; less than 10 years old; 1 piece

Wheeled asphalt paver, Blade width: 8,20 m, Minimum laying capacity: 100 t/h; -; 2 pieces

Concrete batching plant, Minimum capacity: 100 m3/h; less than 7 years old; 1 piece

Concrete boom pump, Minimum capacity: 50 m3/h; -; 6 pieces

Self-driving telescopic formwork carriage for tunnels, Minimum lining length: 12 m; less than 7 years old; 2 sets

Self-driving platform for steel net installation; less than 7 years old; 2 pieces

Axial flow fan, Minimum fan diameter: ∅ 1.600 mm; less than 7 years old; 2 sets

Hydraulic drilling jumbo (Boomer), Minimum power rating: 150 kW; less than 7 years old; 2 pieces

Rock bolt drilling machine; less than 7 years old; 2 pieces

Grouting machine; less than 7 years old; 2 pieces

Tunnel (backhoe) excavator with hydraulic hammer, Power rating: 75-120 kW; less than 7 years old; 2 pieces

Tunnel shotcrete machine, Minimum capacity: 7m3/h; less than 7 years old; 2 pieces

Formwork equipment for bridges; -; 8.100 m2

Scaffolding for bridges; -; 7.000 m2 (max. height 22 m)

Mobile crane, Minimum bearing capacity: 45 t; -; 5 pieces

Articulated truck, Loading capacity: 18-25 t; -; 20 pieces

Motor grader; -; 2 pieces

Crawler dozer; -; 2 pieces

Wheel loader, Minimum power rating: 320 kW; -; 6 pieces

Backhoe excavator with hydraulic hammer, Power rating: 75-120 kW; -; 4 pieces

Regarding the financial position, the applicant 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 3 months, estimated as not less than EUR 8 million, taking into account the applicant's commitments for other contracts.

In addition, applicants will have to demonstrate soundness of their financial position, showing long-term profitability.

Regarding the litigation history, the applicant shall provide accurate information on any current or past litigation or arbitration resulting from contracts completed or under execution by him over the last five years. A consistent history of awards against the applicant or any partner of a joint venture may result in failure of the application.

Joint ventures/consortiums must satisfy the following minimum qualification requirements:

(a) The lead partner shall meet:

- Not less than 60% of the qualifying criteria for general experience (it is excluded experience for key activities) and financial position specified above, which means:

1. The average annual turnover in construction works (defined as billing for works in progress and completed) over the last 3 years must be EUR 20,4 million.

2. Successful experience as main contractor (one contractor signed contract), lead partner or partner in joint venture or consortium in the execution of at least 2 projects, of nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract (construction of full profile motorway) within the last 5 years. The value of each contract should not be less than EUR 18 million.

3. The lead partner 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 3 months, estimated as not less than EUR 4,8 million.

(b) The other partners shall meet not less than 25% of the qualifying criteria for general experience (it is excluded experience for key activities) and financial position specified above, which means:

1. The average annual turnover in construction works (defined as billing for works in progress and completed) over the last 3 years must be EUR 8,5 million.

2. Successful experience as main contractor (one contractor signed contract), lead partner or partner in joint venture or consortium in the execution of at least 2 projects, of nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract (construction of full profile motorway) within the last 5 years. The value of each contract should not be less than EUR 7,5 million.

3. The partner 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 3 months, estimated as not less than EUR 2 million.

(c) The joint venture or Consortium must satisfy collectively all the criteria for general experience, key activities, personnel and equipment capabilities and financial position stated above, for which purpose the relevant figures for each of the partners shall be added to arrive at the joint venture's total capacity.

Individual members must each satisfy the requirements for soundness of financial position and litigation history.

Prequalification documents may be obtained from the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of EURO 200 or equivalent in a convertible currency by bank transfer to:

Beneficiary Bank: Raiffeisen Bank d.d. Bosnia and Herzegovina

Swift Code: RZBABA2S

IBAN Code: BA391611200000709894, (for payments in €) or

No. 161-020-00624700-38 (for payments in BAM),

Beneficiary name: JP Autoceste FBiH d.o.o. Mostar.

Beneficiary address: Braće Fejića bb, 88000 Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Payment option is OUR which means that the Applicant will cover all Bank costs related to this payment and money transfer.

If requested, the documents will be promptly dispatched by courier, but no liability can be accepted for loss or late delivery.

Electronic version of the Prequalification document may be obtained free of charge by sending a written request to the Employer, through fax or e-mail provided below. Request has to contain the following data:

- company name

- address

- contact person

- telephone number

- fax number

- e-mail

The prequalification documents must be duly completed and delivered to the address below, on or before 4th February 2015, 13:00 hrs. (Local time):

Public company Autoceste Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine d.o.o. Mostar, Braće Fejića bb, 88000 Mostar, Bosna i Hercegovina

Interested firms may obtain further information, inspect, and acquire the prequalification documents through the contact details:

Contact Person: Mr. Mirza Resić and Ms. Lejla Hodžić, Public company Autoceste Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine d.o.o. Mostar, Dubrovačka 6, 71000Sarajevo, Bosna i Hercegovina, Tel: +387 33 277 910; +387 33 277 922, Fax: +387 33 277 901; Email: r.mirza@jpautoceste.ba and h.lejla@jpautoceste.ba