INVITATION FOR TENDERS
combined flushing and suction vehicle
This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on the EBRD website, Procurement Notices (www.ebrd.com ) on March 16, 2015.
Vitebsk municipal communal unitary production enterprise of water and wastewater services UE “Vitebskvodokanal” hereinafter referred to as “the Purchaser” intends to use part of the proceeds of a grant from the Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership (NDEP) towards the cost of the Vitebsk Wastewater Project.
The Purchaser now invites sealed tenders from Suppliers for the following contract to be funded from part of the proceeds of the grant:
Contract A1.d1. Procurement of combined flushing and suction vehicle. Quantity – one unit. Combined flushing and suction vehicle with high pressure flushing system, sewer suction and water recycling, for cleaning of sewer networks with inside diameter from 100 to 1 100 mm. Total gross vehicle mass shall be not less than 26 tons. Total volume of tank shall be not less than 11 m3. Capacity of high pressure pump shall be not less than 470 l/min, and working pressure not less than 150 bar. Related services for Contract A1.d1 shall include training of Purchaser’s personnel in Vitebsk. Estimated duration of implementation – 210 days from the Date of receipt by the Supplier of the Letter of Acceptance of the tender.
Tendering for contracts that are to be financed with the proceeds of a grant from NDEP is open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the NDEP grant will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.
To be qualified for the award of Contract A1.d1, tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria:
the Tenderer shall have average annual turnover as prime Supplier (defined as billing for Goods and Services delivered and under delivery) over the last 5 years of EURO 1,000,000 (one million) equivalent;
the Tenderer shall provide evidence as Supplier, in at least three contracts within the last five years, each with a value of at least 80% (eighty percent) of the contract price, that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar to the proposed Goods;
in case of a Tenderer offering to supply goods under the Contract which the Tenderer does not manufacture or otherwise produce, the Tenderer has been duly authorised by the goods’ manufacturer or producer to supply the goods in the Purchaser’s country;
the Tenderer or its agent will be able to carry out the supplier’s maintenance, repair and spare parts stocking obligations prescribed in these tender documents;
repair and planned technical maintenance of supplied vehicle for flushing equipment may be carried out in the manufacturer’s licensed repair and maintenance shop located on the territory of the Republic of Belarus;
the Tenderer is able to provide all necessary certificates, permits and licenses required by the legislation of the Republic of Belarus related to the scope of supply, including a permit to use the vehicle on a public road;
the Tenderer shall be certified for quality standard ISO 9001 (or equivalent), or shall submit his own quality assurance plan to demonstrate quality assurance procedures, which shall be applied for supply of goods under the contract;
The Tenderer 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 production cash flow for the contract estimated as not less than Euro 300,000 (three hundred thousand) equivalent, taking into account the Tenderer's commitments for other contracts;
Tender documents for Contract A1.d1 may be obtained from the office at the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of EURO 200 or its equivalent in a convertible currency.
Bank details for payment.
Payment in Belorussian Rubles (BYR):
Расчетный счет № 3012410018010, Дирекция ОАО «Белинвестбанк» по Витебской области, г. Витебск, ул. Ленина, 22/16, код 739. БИК 153001739. УНН 300003249. ОКПО 05896082.
Payment in EURO:
Account number 3012410018515
In JSC «Belinvestbank»
Vitebsk regional branch,
Republic of Belarus, 210015
Vitebsk, str. Lenina, 22/16
Correspondent banks of Beneficiary bank:
DEUTSCHE BANK AG
SWIFT code: DEUTDEFF
Correspondent account: 949817110
Beneficiary bank: Belinvestbank, Minsk, SWIFT code: BLBBBY2X,
For Vitebsk Regional Branch
Upon receiving appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee, the documents will be promptly dispatched by courier, however, no liability can be accepted for loss or late delivery. If requested the documents can also be dispatched electronically after the presentation by the prospective tenderer of appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee. In the event of discrepancy between electronic and hard copies of the documents, the hard copy shall prevail.
All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security of EURO 15 000, or its equivalent in a convertible currency using exchange rate, established by the National Bank of Republic of Belarus on the 28th (twenty eighths) day prior to deadline for submission of tenders.
Tenders for Contract A1.d1 must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before February 16, 2016, 14:00 Minsk time, at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.
A register of potential tenderers who have purchased the tender documents may be inspected at the address below.
Prospective tenderers may obtain further information from, and also inspect and acquire the tender documents at, the following office:
Starostenko Mikhail Mikhailovich
37, ul. Mira, Vitebsk, 210033
Republic of Belarus
Tel: +375 212 553190
Fax: +375 212 548904