INVITATION FOR PREQUALIFICATION
REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA
Construction of Phase 1 of the National Disposal Facility (R Project 10)
This Invitation for Prequalification follows the General Procurement Notice for this project, 7674-GPN-17149-R3 which was published on the EBRD website, Project Procurement Notices (http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/project.shtml) on 9th August 2014.
State Enterprise Radioactive Waste (SERAW), hereinafter referred to as “the Client”, intends using part of the proceeds of a grant from the Kozloduy International Decommissioning Support Fund (KIDSF), administered by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank), towards the cost of the National Disposal Facility.
The Client intends to prequalify firms and consortia to tender for the following contract, hereinafter referred to as “the Contract”, to be funded from part of the proceeds of the grant: Construction of Phase 1 of the National Disposal Facility.
The National Disposal Facility will be located at Radiana site, adjacent to Kozloduy NPP, Kozloduy Municipality. Phase 1 of the National Disposal Facility is designed for disposal of waste packages from the decommissioning of Units 1-4 of Kozloduy NPP.
Implementation of the Contract will involve the establishment of fully functional facilities of phase 1 of the National Disposal Facility, including disposal cells, their associated railed enclosures and drainage systems, waste package receipt facility, ancillary management facilities, access roads and services infrastructure. Waste processing (treatment and conditioning) is not envisaged for the National Disposal Facility. The facility is designed for disposal of waste packages conditioned elsewhere.
The Technical Design Documentation for the NDF was developed under a separate project by the Consortium comprising Westinghouse Electric Spain S.A.U, DBE Technology GmbH of Germany and ENRESA.
These Requirements are for the supply of the following (“the Works”):
a) implementation of preparatory ground works;
b) production of Fabrication and Manufacturing Documentation for Phase I of the
NDF and its associated services, systems, infrastructure and equipment;
c) construction of Phase I of the NDF;
d) procurement and installation of internal services and systems;
e) construction of external works and connections to site utility networks;
f) procurement and installation of overhead cranes and equipment;
g) carry out personnel training, start-up trials and non-active equipment testing activities for and handover of the completed Phase I NDF to the Employer.
Prequalification and tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a grant from the KIDSF. Procurement will be carried out in accordance with the Bank’s Procurement Policies and Rules with the exception of country eligibility restrictions defined within the KIDSF rules and will be open to potential tenderers from the following eligible countries as of 1 February 2015: the EU member states, Switzerland and the Bank’s countries of operation.
Prequalification documents may be obtained from the office at the address below upon written formal demand and a copy of payment of a non-refundable fee of 200.00 BGN (two hundred Bulgarian Leva).
Payment shall be by bank transfer to the following bank account:
UNICREDIT BULBANK AD
7 Sveta Nedelya Sq.
1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
BG 39 UNCR 96601003496600
Recipient: DP RAO
Details of payment (purpose of payment) PQ NDF Project R-10
The written application shall contain Applicant’s request for Prequalification Documents, incl. all invoicing data, i.e. company address, correspondence address, tax number identification, VAT number etc., and copy of the payment order.
Upon receipt of appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee, the documents will promptly be dispatched by courier; however, no liability can be accepted for their loss or late delivery.
The prequalification documents must be duly completed and delivered to the address below, on or before 12.00 hour (midday) (local Bulgarian time) on 9 April 2015. Documents which are received late may be rejected and returned unopened.
Interested firms may obtain further information from, and inspect and acquire the prequalification documents at the following office:
State Enterprise Radioactive Waste
Decommissioning-Repository Project Management Unit (D-R PMU)
Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant Site, SERAW Office “Protocol” Premises
Attention: Head of D-R PMU
Office tel.: +359 973 7 6422
Fax.: +359 973 7 4508
This notice refers to goods, works or consultancy services to be procured though open and competitive tendering for projects/ contracts funded through funds which are administered by the EBRD. Potential Tenderers desiring additional information on the procurement in question or the project/ contract in general should contact the Project Management Unit and not the EBRD.