Procurement Of Plant Design, Supply, Installation, Testing
& Commissioning Of Hydro - Mechanical And Electrical Equipment
SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE
INVITATION FOR PREQUALIFICATION
ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN
PROCUREMENT OF PLANTDESIGN, SUPPLY, INSTALLATION, TESTING & COMMISSIONING OF HYDRO - MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
Credit Number 5498-PK,5497-PK
This Invitation for Prequalification follows the GeneralProcurement Notice for this Project that appearedin UN Development Business online (UNDB online); Bank's external website on 13 November 2013; Local Newspapers and on WAPDA website on 21 November, 2013.
The Government of Islamic Republic of Pakistan has received a credit from the International DevelopmentAssociation (IDA) for the Project. Much of the funds from the IDA Credit would be used for the Preparatory Works, EnvironmentalManagement Plans and Project Monitoring and Supervision. Inaddition to the fundingprovided by the IDA, and its own internal sources, Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (the Employer) isalso seeking toraise funds from commercial and export credit financing sources to finance the entire Project. The commercial financing is expectedto be loaned from local Pakistani and International Commercial Lenders, and through capital market bond issuances which theEmployer is currently accessing.
The Employer intends to prequalify contractors and/or firms for:
PROCUREMENT OF PLANT DESIGN, SUPPLY, INSTALLATION, TESTING &COMMISSIONING OF following HYDRO-MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICALEQUIPMENT:
Six (6) nos. Francisturbines, generators, main transformers, generator and station service switchgear, two (2) sets of powerhouse cranes, control andprotection equipment, auxiliaries, communication and one (1) lot of 765 KV GIS for six(6) units and two (2) circuits of GIL and 765KV take-off switchyard equipment.
It is expected that Invitation for Bids will be made in October, 2016.
Prequalification will be conducted through prequalification procedures specified in the World Bank'sGuidelines "Procurement of Goods, Works, and Non-Consulting Services" under "IBRD loans and IDACredits & Grants by World BankBorrowers - January 2011" and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries, as defined in theguidelines.
WAPDA and the Government of Pakistan intend to financethis Contract (DASU-EM-01) through ExportCredits. Therefore, WAPDA is also seeking tiedProject Financing Proposal in theform of buyer or supplier credit financing from Export Credit Agencies (ECA) through the Bidder for this Contract.
The general conditions of the agreement with the ECA shall be as per Organization for EconomicCooperation and Development (OECD) Consensus Norms applicable for buyer or supplier Credit transactions. The funds would beborrowed by WAPDA and only Sovereign Guarantees from the Government of Pakistan may be available as a security for this financing.No other collateral or credit enhancement should be foreseen.
The qualified Applicants shall be expected to mobilizethe required financing at the biddingstage. Applicants are invited through this Prequalification document and would beexpected to provide evidence to WAPDA that the Applicant will be able to mobilize such financing on an indicativebasis.
Interestedeligible applicants mayobtain further information from and inspect the Prequalification Document at the address given below duringworking days from 0800 hours to1600 hours. A complete set of the Prequalification Document in English may be purchased by theinterested applicants on submission of a written application to the addressbelow and upon payment of non-refundable fee of Pak Rs.5,000/- or in US$ 50/- for mailing within Pakistan. The document will besent by mail to an address outside Pakistan on payment of a non-refundable fee of Pak Rs. 10,000/- or in US$ 100/-.
The method of payment will be through a bank pay order or demand draft in favor of The GeneralManager/Project Director, Dasu HPP, WAPDA.
Applications for Prequalification should be submitted in sealed envelopes, delivered to theaddress given below by 26 July, 2016 up to 1100 hours and be clearly marked.
"APPLICATION TO PREQUALIFY FOR DASU HYDROPOWER STAGE-I PROJECT?PROCUREMENT OF PLANT DESIGN, SUPPLY, INSTALLATION, TESTING & COMMISSIONING OF HYDRO-MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICALEQUIPMENT, ICB NO. DASU-EM-01".
The Prequalification Document is available at WAPDA website for information only and shallnot be used for Prequalification submission.
General Manager/Project Director Dasu Hydropower Project,
Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)
Address: 5th Floor, Al-Malik Plaza, Davis Road, Lahore, Islamic Republic ofPakistan.
Web sites: www.wapda.gov.pk, www.ppra.org.pk & http:www.worldbank.org