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Deutschland-Bayreuth: Bauarbeiten und zugehörige Arbeiten für Rohrleitungen und Kabelnetze
Auftragsbekanntmachung – Sektoren
Abschnitt I: Auftraggeber
Adresse des Beschafferprofils: https://platform.negometrix.com/PublishedTenders.aspx?tenderid=123437
Abschnitt II: Gegenstand
Construction of AC Grid Connection Systems for Projects Kaskasi II and Gode Wind 3:
Turnkey construction of 2 AC grid connection systems to connect the offshore wind farms Kaskasi II (approx. 342 MW) and Gode Wind 3 (approx. 242 MW) to the associated HVDC sea stations. The scope comprises all works from design to manufacturing, delivery and installation up to operational commissioning of a secure and high availability transmission of electrical energy from the grid connection points at the HVDC offshore station to the AC grid connection points on the OWF (Offshore Wind Farm) station. The delivery includes among others AC subsea cable, AC platform cable, fibre optic cable and all systems, auxiliary facilities and components required at the offshore wind farm.
A detailed description of the scope of delivery and services to be provided for the individual projects Kaskasi II and Gode Wind 3 can be found in the following sections of this notice, in particular Section II.2.4).
Important note: after our invitation to tender via Negometrix when accepting you will be asked to decide which lots you wish to apply for. In order to obtain access to the full tender documents for both lots and then be able to make your offer decision you should select both lots (by activating both the check boxes). This does not oblige you to make an offer for both lots, but just provides you with access to the full tender documentation.
The contractor may offer an additional discount for an event of award of both lots.
German North Sea
Lot 1 comprises the construction of the Kaskasi II grid connection system.
With the Kaskasi II project, TenneT is planning to install a three-phase electric power connection in North Sea Cluster 4. The three-phase electric power generated by the Kaskasi II offshore wind farm is to be transported to the HelWin beta HVDC sea station with 2 AC subsea cables.
The content of the tender is the turnkey and operational construction of the AC grid connection system required for this. The associated cable system consists, in particular, of AC 3-wire subsea cables with integrated fibre optic cables, casing collars and cable sealing boxes. In addition the scope of the delivery and services includes the planning, construction, production, delivery, building, installation and commissioning, as well as all systems, auxiliary facilities and components which are required for the safe and high availability operation of the AC grid connection system.
A precise and complete description of the options can be found in the tender documents. Only parts of the options are described in a generalised manner in the following:
Options with regard to the subsea cable:
— route clearance for an OOS subsea cable,
— construction of an intersection structure (with AC subsea cable),
— additional OTDR measurement on the fibre-optic cable which has been installed,
— magnetisation with the Innovatum procedure (ANL-KO-14),
— production, delivery and assembly of splice boxes, installation and setting up of the fibre-optic cables at the offshore wind farm sea station up to TKS,
— delivery and turnkey installation of a cable pull-in winch on the OWF and/or the HVDC offshore station: installation takes place offshore,
— installation of the sealing box for an AC subsea cable or platform cable per rate,
The term of the contract specified in II.2.7) of 30 months from the award of the contract is only a guide. The exact term depends on the results of the negotiation and to a significant extent on the schedule agreed there, as well as the exact date of the award of the contract.
Gode Wind 3
German North Sea.
Lot 2 comprises the construction of the Gode Wind 3 grid connection system.
With the Gode Wind 3 project, the client is planning to install a three-phase electric power connection in North Sea Cluster 3. The three-phase electric power generated in the Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm is to be transported to the DolWin kappa offshore converter platform with an AC subsea cable.
The content of the tender is the turnkey and operational construction of the AC grid connection system required for this. The associated cable system consists, in particular, of AC three-wire subsea cables with integrated fibre optic cables, casing collars and cable sealing boxes. In addition the scope of the delivery and services includes the planning, construction, production, delivery, building, installation and commissioning, as well as all systems, auxiliary facilities and components which are required for the safe and high availability operation of the AC grid connection system.
— production, delivery and turnkey assembly of platform cables between the shunt reactor and GIS on the offshore wind farm sea station,
— installation of the sealing box for an AC subsea cable or platform cable per rate.
The term of the contract specified in II.2.7) of 42 months from the award of the contract is only a guide. The exact term depends on the results of the negotiation and to a significant extent on the schedule agreed there, as well as the exact date of the award of the contract.
Abschnitt III: Rechtliche, wirtschaftliche, finanzielle und technische Angaben
1.1.1) Information about the applicant
Submission of a document which provides the full details of the bidder. In the event of a bidding consortium, each member is required to submit the corresponding information. The information primarily comprises: full name, legal representatives, full address, web address, point including telephone number and email address.
1.1.2) Commercial register
Current extract from the commercial register or, for foreign companies, comparable information (no more than three months old with regard to the date of submission of the participation application). In the event of a bidding consortium, each member is required to submit the corresponding commercial register extract.
1.1.3) Grounds for exclusion in accordance with Sections 123 and 124 GWB.
Self-declaration confirming that no grounds for exclusion apply in accordance with Sections 123 and 124 GWB. In the event of a bidding consortium, each member is required to submit a declaration.
1.1.4) Company organisation
General description of the company: In particular, the:
— company profile,
— company/group structure,
Are to be described.
In the event of a bidding consortium, this description does not relate to each individual company but, rather, to the organisation within the corresponding consortium.
Declaration/list from the perspective of the applicant of key services/core activities for which the intention is to use subcontractors.
1.1.6) Formation of consortia
In the event of the formation of a consortium, the consortium leader is to be named as the contact point for the client and the representative of the bidding consortium. Even after any award of a contract, only the consortium leader who has been appointed will be accepted as a contact point and representative of the consortium. A replacement of the consortium leader is only accepted in exceptional cases. In the event that multiple bidders form a consortium, the client will only accept joint and several liability on the part of the consortium. A general declaration is to be provided by all consortium members confirming that all members of the consortium are jointly and severally liable.
Note: this question must be answered for technical reasons. Even if you are not applying as a consortium, you must still answer this question. In this case, please indicate that the question is not applicable.
1.2.1) Proof of turnover
Proof of the economic and financial capabilities is to be provided by means of presentation of the annual reports for the past 3 years. In this regard, proof is to be provided, in particular, that the annual turnover comprised a minimum of 100 000 000 EUR per year for the past 3 financial years.
In the event of the formation of a consortium, the abovementioned turnover relates to the cumulative turnover of the consortium partners.
Reliance on financial figures of a parent company or a group is only allowed if the applicant is 100 % owned by the respective parent company or a group.
The form which is provided is to be used in addition to the submission of the annual reports.
1.2.2) Declaration that insolvency proceedings are not ongoing
Declaration that no insolvency proceedings or comparable proceedings regulated by law have been initiated and no petition for such proceedings has been filed nor rejected due to the lack of sufficient assets and/or legal confirmation has been provided from an insolvency administrator that an insolvency plan is in place (Section 258 InsO).
1.2.3) Declaration that no liquidation is ongoing
Declaration that the company is not in the process of liquidation
1.2.4) Proof of insurance
Proof of third-party liability insurance which is appropriate for the scale of the project is to be provided by means of the insurance certificate.
1.2.5) Loaning of suitability (economic and financial)
In the event that the applicant uses the capacities of another economic operator (e.g. including group companies), proof it to be provided that, in the event the contract is awarded, the other economic operator will be jointly and severally liable with the applicant in accordance with the scope of the suitability loaning. Furthermore, the third party is required to provide proof of authorisation to practise a profession (Section III.1.1) and proof with Form Annex 2) and a declaration that no grounds for exclusion in accordance with Sections 123 and 124 GWB (Section III.1.1) and proof with Form Annex 3) apply.
The form provided in Negometrix for suitability loaning, as well as the corresponding forms for the fulfilment of the further minimum criteria, are to be used.
This question must be answered for technical reasons. If you do not intend to use the capacities of another economic operator, you still need to answer this question. In this case, please indicate that the question is not applicable.
1.2.6) Financial information and minimum requirements: financial ratios
In view of the continuity and the 'payments in front', the customer attaches great importance to the financial suitability of the candidate. The candidate must be in sound financial condition to assure the continuity of service provisioning throughout the duration of the relevant agreement. The candidate must have met the following minimum financial ratios at the year-ends of the past 3 financial years:
1) 3-year weighted average of Net Debt divided by EBITDA ≤ 4,5;
2) 3-year weighted average of EBITA divided by Interest expense ≥ 2,25.
Details on the above process of ‘Financial information and minimum requirements: financial ratios’ and submission of the documents please see 1.2.6 ‘Fragebögen’ — ‘Questionnaire’.
1.3.1) Proof of reference projects
Proof of reference projects that have been completed in the last 10 years must be provided and:
(a) of which the total building costs are in excess of a value of 50 000 000,00 EUR;
(b) which relates to the energy sector in terms of the topic (in this regard, in particular high-voltage and extra-high voltage technology);
(c) which related to the laying and turnkey installation of subsea cables in the offshore, nearshore and tidal flat areas.
For this purpose, the respective projects are to be described briefly, in particular with the following details:
— name of the client including contact person in case any questions arise
— location of service provision,
— total building costs of the project,
— duration of the contractual relationship,
— year of completion.
Note: at least one reference is to be proven respectively for a), b) and c), whereby the conditions do not need to be fulfilled on a summative basis. This means that the applicant must be able to provide proof of at least one construction project with a volume of over 50 000 000,00 EUR and at least one project in the energy section, as well as at least one project which related to laying and installing cables in the offshore/nearshore and tidal flat areas, without the reference project having to meet the requirements for the minimum turnover or assignment to the energy sector at the same time.
1.3.2) Proof of a suitable cable production site
The manufacturer of the cable must be able to provide proof of at least one production site with experience in manufacturing high-voltage and extra-high voltage cables for the offshore area. Likewise, information about the relevant production and manufacturing sites should be presented with regard to the key components of the requested scope of services (subsea cables, fibre optic cables, casing collars and cable sealing boxes).
The applicant has to list the relevant successfully completed type tests for the production site(s).
1.3.3) Loaning of suitability (technical)
In the event that the applicant relies on the suitability of a third party (e.g. a subcontractor), the documents are accordingly to be completed and signed by the third party. Confirmation from the third party that it will provide its technical capabilities in the event the contract is awarded is to be provided. Detailed information about the third party, e.g. full name, address, contact person and their contact details must also be provided (Form Annex 1 may be used).
Furthermore, the third party is required to provide proof of authorisation to practise a profession (Section III.1.1) and proof with Form Annex 2) and its declaration that no grounds for exclusion in accordance with Sections 123 and 124 GWB (Section III.1.1 and proof with Form Annex 3) apply.
The technical suitability loaning can also take place via multiple third parties (potential subcontractors) for the fulfilment of the participation criteria.
Please used the forms which are provided/to which reference is made.
This question must be answered for technical reasons. Even if you are not relying on the suitability of a third party (e.g. subcontractor), you must still answer this question. In this case, please indicate that the question is not applicable.
Abschnitt IV: Verfahren
Abschnitt VI: Weitere Angaben
Pursuant to Section 57 SektVO, the client is entitled to suspend the tender procedure at any time. Please expressly note the deadline in accordance with Section 160 (3) No 4 GWB in this respect.
The dates/time periods specified on this form are non-binding and may change at a later date.
In addition to I.3)
TenneT is carrying out the present call for tenders with the help of the tendering portal Negometrix.
In order to protect the confidentiality of the client’s information in the tender documents, a non-disclosure agreement is to be concluded for each project, both Kaskasi II and Gode Wind 3. The tender documents can be viewed in the procedure described there at [https://platform.negometrix.com/PublishedTenders.aspx?tenderid=123437]. Submission of participation applications and offers, as well as all communications, takes place exclusively via Negometrix. We would ask you to submit your participation application, and at a later date, your offer, electronically on the Negometrix tendering platform.
The period stipulated in Section 160 (3) No 4 Act against Restraints on Competition (GWB) is expressly noted in this respect. According to this, a review procedure application is not permissible in the event that more than 15 calendar days have passed since the receipt of the client’s notification of not wishing to remedy a complaint.