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EBRD - Khujand Public Transport

City Administration of Khujand | Published October 24, 2015
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EBRD - Khujand Public Transport

Khujand Public Transport Project – Corporate Development Programme, Including Development of a City Transport Strategy

 | Published December 18, 2015  -  Deadline January 15, 2016
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Executing Agency (Client): Communal State Unitary Enterprise Trolleybus of Khujand Sulton Umarov 1, Khujand, Republic of Tajikistan The Client Contact Person: Dododjon Gafurdjonov, Head of Transport Department City Administration of Khujand R.Nabiev Avenue 39, Khujand, Republic of Tajikistan Email: dadazhanov63@mail.ru Phone: +992 3422 60244 Fax: +992 3422 67428 The EBRD Contact Person: Olesya Kerridge Advisor, Technical Co-operation European Bank for Reconstruction and Development One Exchange Square London EC2A 2JN Tel: + 44 20 7338 6895 Email: kerridgo@ebrd.com Project Description: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the “Bank” or “EBRD”) is considering a loan of up to USD 17.5 million to the Communal State Unitary Enterprise “Trolleybus of Khujand” (the “Company”) a public transport company in the City of Khujand (the “City”). A further USD 8.5 million grant to co-finance the Project is envisaged from an international donor. The Project will finance the purchase of buses and modernization of depot facilities. In addition, the Project will provide support for the introduction of formal ticketing system in the City. The purpose of the Project is to establish a reliable passenger transportation service and create a basic public transport network in the City. In addition a new formal ticketing system based on new tariffs will be implemented. It will put emphasis on cheaper and more attractive monthly passes with a goal to reduce fare revenue leakages and offer passengers the option of changing routes without double paying. It is expected that the Project will finance the following investments: Acquisition of buses and on-board computers for buses; Modernisation of depot facilities; and Implementation of ticketing system. The Project will also assist the Company and the City to enter into Public Service Contract (the “PSC”). Assignment Description: The Client now intends to retain a consulting company (the “Consultant”) to support operational and financial improvements to secure sustainability of the Company operations via implementation of a Financial and Operational Performance Improvement Programme, the introduction of a PSC between the Company, and the City, and the development of a Corporate Business Plan and Management Information System and City Transport Strategy (the Assignment). The selected Consultant is expected to provide the following services: Prepare a Financial and Operational Performance Improvement Programme (“FOPIP”); Develop fleet and infrastructure maintenance and repair programmes; Prepare a long-term Business Plan containing measures to increase efficiency, revenues and cost coverage and meet consumers demands and priorities; Support the implementation of a PSC; Carry out financial audit; Provide the City of Khujand with a clear Transport Strategy with the definition of the respective roles of buses and minibuses; Review the route plan which was developed under Project Due Diligence and provide an advice on strengthening of the institutional framework for the public transport sector, including regulation of microbuses and equip the City with all necessary documentation and analysis for the development of an on-going route-tendering regime that encourages competition while enabling the City to acquire improved safety and environmental standards; Allow the City to be able to monitor effectively the quality of operators services under the Public Service Contract regime. Status of Selection Process: Interested firms or group of firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest. Assignment Start Date and Duration: The Assignment is expected to start in Q1 2016 and have an estimated overall duration of 28 months. Cost Estimate for the Assignment: USD 350,000 (exclusive of VAT) subject to loan signing and availability of donor funding. The Consultant must determine whether any indirect taxes/VAT are chargeable on the proposed services and state the basis for such. If any indirect taxes/VAT are payable, the Client will have to pay indirect taxes/VAT element to the services directly to the Consultant unless otherwise agreed. Funding Source: It is anticipated that the contract will be financed by ETCF. Selection and contracting is subject to loan signing and availability of funding. Eligibility: There are no eligibility restrictions. Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or a group of firms with previous project experience related to: Development and implementation of corporate development programmes of a comparable nature, scale and complexity to the Assignment; Project management of complex assignments in organisations comparable to the Client and involving multiple stakeholders. The Consultant’s expert team is expected to include key experts as follows: Key Expert No 1: Team Leader / Public Transport expert preferably with 10 years or more of previous professional experience in project management of complex assignments in organisations comparable to the Client and involving multiple stakeholders; and preferably 10 years or more of previous professional experience in the urban transport sector in countries with comparable conditions to Tajikistan; Key Expert No 2: Bus fleet and infrastructure maintenance and repairs planning expert preferably with 5 years of previous professional experience of working in similar assignments; Key Expert No 3: Corporate management and business planning, including handling human resource issues expert preferably with 5 years of working in similar assignments; Key Expert No 4: Public Transport Planning, Modelling, Financing expert preferably with 5 years of working in similar assignments; Key Expert No 5: Public Transport Institutional and Regulatory Frameworks expert preferably with 5 years or more of previous professional experience and knowledge of urban transport management at institutional regulatory levels; Key Expert No 6: Environmental and social expert preferably with 5 years or more of previous professional experience in the successful implementation of comparable assignments and with demonstrated knowledge of the environmental and social standards of the EBRD or other comparable institutions; Key Expert No 7: Finance and accounting expert preferably with 5 years or more of previous professional experience in comparable assignments in the urban transport sector; Key Experts No 8: Pool of Additional Experts consisting of local experts. Non-key experts are expected to include local administrative staff. All Key Experts shall be fluent in written and spoken English. It is essential that the Consultant’s team includes experts fluent in Russian. Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be shortlisted, the information submitted should include the following: 1. Company/group of firms’ profile, organisation and staffing (max. 2-4 pages). 2. Details of previous project experience or similar assignments particularly undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration) , main activities, objectives. 3. CVs of key experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives. 4. Completed Consultant Declaration Form and Contact Sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link: http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc. The expression of interest shall not exceed 25 pages (excluding CVs Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet). The complete expression of interest (including CVs, Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet) should be submitted, in English and Russian via email (pdf) to the Client’s contact person, to reach the Client not later than the Closing Date and time (13 January 2016 at 4 pm Dushanbe time). One additional copy shall reach the Bank’s contact person by the same due date. The expression of interest shall be one file (pdf). The Client reserves the right to reject applications of firms submitting more than one file. Only if any limitation on the permissible file size is exceeded, the Consultant may split the expression of interest into further files. Important Notes: 1. Following this invitation for expressions of interest, a shortlist of qualified firms will be formally invited to submit proposals. Consultant selection and contracting will be subject to availability of funding. 2. The shortlist criteria are as follows: Firm's experience in design and implementation of corporate development programmes of a comparable nature, scale and complexity to the Assignment – 30%; Firm's experience in project management of complex assignments in organisations comparable to the Client and involving multiple stakeholders – 30%; CVs of Key Expert s 1-8 – 40%. 3. Consultants may submit expressions of interest and, if selected, be shortlisted for both Tajikistan: Khujand Public Transport Project – Procurement, Implementation Support and Contract Supervision (procurement reference 48878) and Tajikistan: Khujand Public Transport Project – Corporate Development Programme, Including Development of a City Transport Strategy (procurement reference 48876). However, a consultant will be awarded only one contract.

Khujand Public Transport

 | Published October 19, 2015  -  Deadline October 19, 2016
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Communal State Unitary Enterprise “Trolleybus of Khujand” (“Company”) wholly owned by City of Khujand (“City”) applied for a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) and SSF Grant to establish a reliable passenger transportation service and create a basic public transport network in the City of Khujand.

 

The project total estimated cost is USD 26 million will require the procurement of the following goods, works and services:

 

  • Supply of 100 new buses
  • Depot construction
  • Supply of depot equipment
  • Ticketing equipment
  • On-board computers for busses

Tendering is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2015.

 

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a Loan from the Bank a grant will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan and grant will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of 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 or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.

 

Interested suppliers and contractors should contact:

 

Dododjon Gafurdjonov

Head of Transport Department

City Administration of Khujand

R.Nabiev Avenue 39, Khujand, Republic of Tajikistan

Fax: +992 3422 60244, +992 3422 67428

 

EBRD - Dushanbe Public Transport Project

State Communal Unitary Enterprise Trolleybus | Published September 8, 2015
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EBRD - Dushanbe Public Transport Project

Khujand Public Transport

 | Published July 1, 2016  -  Deadline August 18, 2016
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Supply of Low floor diesel buses and related services

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 19 October 2015.

State Communal Enterprise “Khujand Public Transport” (“the Purchaser”) wholly owned by City of Khujand (“City”) intends to use part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) and SSF Grant ) towards the cost of Khujand Public Transport.

The Purchaser now invites sealed tenders from Suppliers for the following contract to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan: Supply of Low floor diesel buses and related services.

Tendering for contracts that are to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms from any country.

To be qualified for the award of a contract, tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria:

 

a)         Tenderers shall meet the eligibility requirements: no conflicts of interests, not having been declared ineligible by the Bank, compliance with requirements of tender documents for government owned entity if a tenderer is owned by the government, not having been excluded as a result of the Borrower’s country laws or by an act of compliance with UN Security Council resolution.

b)         In the case of a tenderer offering to supply goods under the Contract which the tenderer does not manufacture, the tenderer has been duly authorized by the goods’ manufacturer to supply the goods in the Purchaser’s country in accordance with the requirements of the Tender documents.

c)         Non-performance of a contract did not occur within the last 3 (three) years, based on all information on fully settled disputes or litigation. All pending litigation shall in total not represent more than 20% (twenty percent) of the Tenderer’s net worth.

d)         The audited balance sheets for the last 3 (three) years must demonstrate the soundness of the Tenderer’s financial position.

e)         Minimum average annual turnover of at least USD 50 (fifty) million or equivalent, calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed, within the last 3 (three) years.

f)          The Tenderer shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets sufficient to meet the production cash flow for the contract estimated as not less than USD 7 (seven) million or equivalent, taking into account the Tenderer's commitments for other contracts.

g)         The Tenderer successfully delivered at least 450 new low floor or low entrance three double door buses of a class M3 any model over 16T.GVW over the past three years, including deliveries outside of the tenderer’s and the manufacturer’s country

h)         The Tenderer or its agent will be able to carry out the supplier’s maintenance, repair and spare parts stocking obligations in the Purchaser country.

i)          Capabilities and experience of manufacturers:

- produced and delivered outside the country of manufacturing in total at least 300 12-meter and 100 9-meter diesel buses of the same bus model as defined in the Tender to at least 3 different bus operators during last 3 years;

- the manufacturer must have a certificate of quality management system (ISO 9001, or its equivalent).

- the Tenderer or Manufacturer, in case Tenderer is not manufacturer of buses, must prove his experience in supporting repairs and maintenance of a low floor bus of a class M3.

 

Tender documents may be obtained from the office at the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of USD 500 (five hundred), including VAT, or equivalent in local or other convertible currency by exchange rate of National Bank of Tajikistan on the date of payment.

Payment of a nonrefundable fee is to be made by bank transfer to:

 

Beneficiary: State Communal Enterprise “Khujand Public Transport
Beneficiary's Bank: State Savings Bank of the Republic of Tajikistan “AMONATBONK”
SWIFT: ASSETJ22
Currency: USD
Account No: 20206840758963224000

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 USD 200,000 (two hundred thousand) or its equivalent in a convertible currency.

Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before 15:00 (local time) 18 August 2016 at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.

Unless otherwise indicated, these tendering opportunities are funded from and EBRD loan, and tendering procedures are governed by EBRD Procurement Policies and Rules.

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:

 

Dododjon Gafurdjonov
Head of Transport Department
City Administration of Khujand
R.Nabiev Avenue 39, Khujand, Republic of Tajikistan
Fax: +992 3422 60244, +992 3422 67428
e-mail: dadazhanov63@mail.ru

 

Khatlon Public Transport Project - Technical Due Diligence

 | Published July 23, 2015  -  Deadline August 20, 2015
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The Deadline for submissions has been extended until 20 August 2015.

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the "EBRD" or the "Bank") is considering a transaction consisting of a loan co-financed with a grant to the Khatlon Province ("Khatlon") to develop a public transport service connecting the City of Kurgan-Tyube (the "City") to the international airport (9km) and to the nearby Sarband city (13km) (the "Project").

The Project is expected to include:

a) Introduction of mid-size and/or large buses or trolleybuses;
b) Creation of a depot and procurement of depot equipment;
c) Transport infrastructure (charging stations, overhead lines if required);
d) Competitive leasing of assets once certain operating, legal and financing key performance indicators (KPIs) are met;
e) Introduction of an integrated ticketing system; and
f) Corporate Development to build operational and financial capacity of the Company;

The Project will introduce a route strategy to service Kurgan-Tyube and Sarband efficiently. Buses will be used on the main routes where traffic and passenger flow warrant such use. Private operators are expected to operate inter-regional routes and feeder routes.

The Bank now intends to engage a consultant (the “Consultant”) to conduct a legal, institutional, technical, financial, environmental and social due diligence of the Project (the "assignment").

More specifically, the Consultant will carry out the following main tasks, as outlined below:
- Task 1. Analysis of the current situation
- Task 2. Definition of route network
- Task 3. Technical parameters for buses
- Task 4. Depot facilities
- Task 5. Fare revenue collection system design
- Task 6. Financial model and EIRR
- Task 7. Environmental and social analysis

Assignment Duration: The assignment is expected to start in the third quarter of 2015 and last for up to 20 weeks.

Maximum Cost Estimate for the Assignment: EUR 280,000; exclusive of VAT.

The consultant must determine whether any VAT would be chargeable on the services and the basis for that determination, without taking into consideration the Bank's special status as an IFI and state this to the Bank in their response to the Invitation for Expressions of Interest. To the extent that a consultant incurs input VAT on goods and services purhcased in connection with the provision of services (eg VAT on airline ticket) which is not otherwise recoverable by the consultant from the local tax authority, the gross cost to the consultant of such expenses shall be treated as a reimbursable expense.

Funding Source: Czech Republic ODA TC fund

Eligibility: Consultancy firms shall be registered in the Czech Republic and the individual experts proposed must be citizens or permanent residents of the Czech Republic. However, up to a maximum of 35% of the maximum contract amount may be used to finance services of local experts who are nationals of Tajikistan or consultancy firms of Tajikistan.

Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or group of firms with extensive experience of working on similar due diligence assignments, in Tajikistan or similar environment, and in particular in the transport sector. Specifically, the Consultant should have experience and expertise in the following:

- developing feasibility studies for international financial institutions or similar and familiarity with IFI procedures and rules on public procuremen5t and disbursement policies

- designing depot facilities, route selection and a fare and revenue collection system.

The Consultant's expert team is expected to include key experts as follows:

- Transport planner, bus operations

- Transport economist and finance expert

- Public service contract and transport authority expert

- Bus technical expert

- Architect

- Local lawyer

- Environmental expert

- Social expert (familiarity and expertise with addressing and promoting gender equality issues preferred)

It is considered important that the Consultant should be partnering or collaborating with local experts/consultants for all aspects of this assignment.

The team should include a resident team leader, who will spend sufficient time on site and experts who can communicate in Russian.

Submission Requirements: Interested firms or groups of firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest. The information to be submitted should include the following:

1. Company/group of firms’ profile, organisation and staffing (max. 2-4 pages).

2. Details of previous project experience or similar assignments particularly undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration) , main activities, objectives.

3. CVs of key experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives.

4. Completed Consultant Declaration Form and Contact Sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link:

http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc.

The above information should not exceed 25 pages excluding CVs and contact sheet.
The complete expression of interest (including CVs, Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet) should be submitted, in English electronically through e-Selection, to reach the Bank not later than the closing date. The expression of interest shall ideally be in one file (pdf) of no more than 4MB.

Bank Contact Person:

Angela Levitsky
Technical Co-operation
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Tel: + 44 20 7338 6363
E-mail: levitska@ebrd.com

Notes:

1. The selection will normally be made from responses to this notification only. Consultants will not be asked to submit a proposal. The highest-ranked Consultant will be selected from a shortlist and be invited to negotiate the contract, subject to availability of funding.

2. The shortlist criteria are:

(a) Firm demonstrates previous transport sector project experience in developing feasibility studies for IFIs or equivalent and familiarity with IFIs procedures and rules on public procurement and disbursement policies (20%)
(b) Firm demonstrates previous project experience in the financial and economic analysis in the transport sector in Tajikistan or other CIS country (20%)
(c) CVs of the experts proposed (60%)


Dushanbe Public Transport Project

 | Published September 4, 2015  -  Deadline September 4, 2016
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GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE

 

Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company has received a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development  (the Bank) towards the cost of Dushanbe Public Transport Project. The Project is co-financed by the grant from the Bank’s Shareholders Special Fund (SSF).

 

The proposed project, which has a total estimated cost of USD 8.1 million equivalent, will require the procurement of the following goods, works and services using the proceeds of the loan and the grant:

 

  • Rehabilitation of up to 12 kilometres of trolleybus overhead electrical infrastructure
  • Rehabilitation of traction power substations and traction power equipment
  • Replacement of feeder cables

 

Tendering for the above contracts is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2015.

 

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of the loan from the Bank will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan 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 or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.

 

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:

 

Mr. Abdulhair Aliev,

Head of Project Implementation Unit

State Communal Unitary Enterprise Trolleybus

262 Rohi Nav Street,

Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Tel.: +992 37 233 95 19, +992 37 233 47 05

Email: abdulhaira@mail.ru

Dushanbe Public Transport Project

 | Published August 24, 2016  -  Deadline October 10, 2016
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Replacement of feeder cables
This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on EBRD website, Procurement Notices on 04. September 2015.

Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company (the Employer) has received a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) towards the cost of Dushanbe Public Transport Project.

The Employer now invites sealed tenders from contractors for the following contracts to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan:

Replacement of feeder cables for Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company in Dushanbe, the scope of which will include:

  • Detailed project design for replacement and laying of 27 feeder lines, approval of the design project with all third parties and obtaining of all relevant permits for works;
  • Supply of DC feeder cable 1 kV with total length of approximate 44.6 meters, around 180 cable sleeves and other materials in accordance with design project;
  • laying works, tests, commissioning and operational acceptance of feeder cables.

 

To be qualified for the award of the contract, Tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria:

(а)   tenderer shall have or obtain within 30 days of notification of contract award all required licenses and permits to perform the contract in Republic of Tajikistan;

(b)   tenderer shall have at least USD 2.2 million annual turnover in average for last 3 years, as well as must have the profitable result of economic activity in each of last 3 years;

(c)   tenderer shall demonstrate that it has cash flow for the contract in the amount of not less than
USD 1 million;

(d)   tenderer must have successful experience as prime contractor in implementation of at least three of a nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract within the past 3 years;

(e)   tenderer shall provide accurate information on any current or past litigation or arbitration resulting from contracts complement or under execution by him over the last 3 years. A consistent history of awards against the tenderer or any partner of a joint venture or consortia may result in rejection of the tenderer’s tender;

(f)    tenderer shall own, or have assured access to (through hire, lease, purchase agreement or other means) the following key items of equipment in full working order, available for use under the proposed contract:

  • cable-laying machine – 1 unit
  • excavator with a dipper's width of 30 to 70 cm – 1 unit.
  • pneumatic hammer with a compressor – 1 unit.
  • equipment for high voltage tests of DC feeder cable of 1 kV – 1 set.

 (g)  manufacturer(s) of goods proposed by the tenderer in the tender proposal must have a certificate of quality management system (ISO 9000, or its equivalent).

Tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms from all countries. The proceeds of the Bank’s loan 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.

Tender documents may be obtained from the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of 200 USD (two hundred US dollars), including VAT, or equivalent in Tajikistani Somoni or in Russian Rubble at the exchange rate of National Bank of Tajikistan on the date of payment.

Payment of a non-refundable fee in TJS is to be made by bank transfer to:

Beneficiary Bank: OJSC «Agroinvestbank», Dushanbe
SWIFT: AGIBTJ22XXX, BIC: 350101403, INN: 040000053
Correspondent account 20402972714031 in National Bank of Tajikistan, SWIFT NATJTJ
Beneficiary: Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company
Account Nr.: 20202972000007790002 

Payment of a non-refundable fee in USD is to be made by bank transfer to:

Beneficiary Bank: OJSC «Agroinvestbank», Dushanbe
SWIFT: AGIBTJ22XXX, BIC: 350101403, INN: 040000053
Correspondent account: 36253384, Citibank N.Y., 399 Park Avenue, New York, USA, SWIFT: CITIUS33XXX
Beneficiary: Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company
Account Nr.: 20206840100007790001

Payment of a non-refundable fee in RUB is to be made by bank transfer to:

Beneficiary Bank: OJSC «Agroinvestbank», Dushanbe
SWIFT: AGIBTJ22XXX, BIC: 350101403, INN: 040000053
Correspondent account: 30111-810-3-0000-0000-395, AK Sberbank Rossii, SWIFT: SABRRUMM
Beneficiary: Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company
Account Nr.: 20206810800007790001

 

Upon receiving appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee, the tender documents may be collected from the Employer’s office at the address given below or the documents will be promptly dispatched by courier or by e-mail to the address, indicated in the written request, but no liability can be accepted for loss or late delivery. 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 30,000.00 USD (hundred thousand US dollars) or its equivalent in a convertible currency. Tenders  must  be  delivered  to  the  address  below on or before 15:00 (Dushanbe time) 10 October 2016, at which time they will be opened in the presence of the tenderers’ representatives who wish to attend:

State Committee on Investment and State Property Management of the Republic of Tajikistan,
Shotemur street 27, room 9, box 5, Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan, postal code: 734025
Tel./Fax: (992 37) 221-15-73; (+992 48) 70 15 754, 70 15 755

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 inspect and acquire the tender documents at, the following office:
 

Executing agency:     Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company
Contact name:           Mr. Abdulhair Aliev, Head of Project Implementation Unit
Address:                   262 Rohi Nav Street, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Phone:                      +992 (312)  233-47-05 (secretary)
E-mail:                      abdulhaira@mail.ru

 

Dushanbe Public Transport Project

 | Published August 24, 2016  -  Deadline October 11, 2016
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Rehabilitation of trolleybus overhead electrical infrastructure on Rudaki avenue

This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on EBRD website, Procurement Notices on 4 September 2015.

Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company (the Employer) has received a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) towards the cost of Dushanbe Public Transport Project.

The Employer now invites sealed tenders from contractors for the following contracts to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan:

Rehabilitation of 12.2 km trolleybus overhead electrical infrastructure on Rudaki avenue for Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company in Dushanbe, the scope of which will include:

  • Detailed project design for rehabilitation of 12.2 km trolleybus overhead electrical infrastructure on the following sections, approval of the design project with all third parties and obtaining of all relevant permits for works:
  • replacement of poles, dismantle of old and installation of new modern catenary suspension of overhead contact system, replacement of all special parts and elements of the suspension on the section of trolleybus line on Rudaki Avenue from railway station to Tekhron Street (around 4.6 km along the axis of the road in two directions);
  • replacement of contact wire and partial replacement of the elements of catenary suspension and mast arms, without replacement of poles and special parts on the section of trolleybus line on Rudaki Avenue from Tekhron Street to Karamova street (around 7.6 km along the axis of the road in two directions);
  • supply of poles, contact wire, ropes, special parts and elements of suspension of trolleybus and other materials in accordance with approve design projects;
  • performance of required civil works, dismantle and installation works, as well as tests, commissioning and operational acceptance of overhead contact system.

 

To be qualified for the award of the contract, Tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria:

(а)   tenderer shall have or obtain within 30 days of notification of contract award all required licenses and permits to perform the contract in Republic of Tajikistan;

(b)   tenderer shall have at least USD 1.2 million annual turnover in average for last 3 years, as well as must have the profitable result of economic activity in each of last 3 years;

(c)   tenderer shall demonstrate that it has cash flow for the contract in the amount of not less than
USD 500 thousands;

(d)   tenderer must have successful experience as prime contractor in implementation of at least three of a nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract within the past 3 years;

(e)   tenderer shall provide accurate information on any current or past litigation or arbitration resulting from contracts complement or under execution by him over the last 3 years. A consistent history of awards against the tenderer or any partner of a joint venture or consortia may result in rejection of the tenderer’s tender;

(f)    tenderer shall own, or have assured access to (through hire, lease, purchase agreement or other means) the following key items of equipment in full working order, available for use under the proposed contract:

  • unit for unrolling of contact wires and ropes – 1 unit;
  • tractor truck – 1 unit;
  • mobile elevating work platform for installations of trolleybus overhead wires – 2 unit;
  • auto crane for installation of poles – 1 unit;
  • dump track – 1 unit;
  • equipment for installations of trolleybus overhead wires – 2 sets.

 (g)  manufacturer(s) of goods proposed by the tenderer in the tender proposal must have a certificate of quality management system (ISO 9000, or its equivalent).

 

Tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms from all countries. The proceeds of the Bank’s loan 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.

Tender documents may be obtained from the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of 200 USD (two hundred US dollars), including VAT, or equivalent in Tajikistani Somoni or in Russian Rubble at the exchange rate of National Bank of Tajikistan on the date of payment.
 

Payment of a non-refundable fee in TJS is to be made by bank transfer to:
Beneficiary Bank: OJSC «Agroinvestbank», Dushanbe
SWIFT: AGIBTJ22XXX, BIC: 350101403, INN: 040000053
Correspondent account 20402972714031 in National Bank of Tajikistan, SWIFT NATJTJ
Beneficiary: Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company
Account Nr.: 20202972000007790002

 

Payment of a non-refundable fee in USD is to be made by bank transfer to:
Beneficiary Bank: OJSC «Agroinvestbank», Dushanbe
SWIFT: AGIBTJ22XXX, BIC: 350101403, INN: 040000053
Correspondent account: 36253384, Citibank N.Y., 399 Park Avenue, New York, USA, SWIFT: CITIUS33XXX
Beneficiary: Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company
Account Nr.: 20206840100007790001

Payment of a non-refundable fee in RUB is to be made by bank transfer to:
Beneficiary Bank: OJSC «Agroinvestbank», Dushanbe
SWIFT: AGIBTJ22XXX, BIC: 350101403, INN: 040000053
Correspondent account: 30111-810-3-0000-0000-395, AK Sberbank Rossii, SWIFT: SABRRUMM
Beneficiary: Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company
Account Nr.: 20206810800007790001

Upon receiving appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee, the tender documents may be collected from the Employer’s office at the address given below or the documents will be promptly dispatched by courier or by e-mail to the address, indicated in the written request, but no liability can be accepted for loss or late delivery. 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 15,000.00 USD (fifteen thousand US dollars) or its equivalent in a convertible currency. Tenders  must  be  delivered  to  the  address  below on or before 15:00 (Dushanbe time) 11 October 2016, at which time they will be opened in the presence of the tenderers’ representatives who wish to attend:

State Committee on Investment and State Property Management of the Republic of Tajikistan,
Shotemur street 27, room 9, box 5, Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan, postal code: 734025
Tel./Fax: (992 37) 221-15-73; (+992 48) 70 15 754, 70 15 755

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 inspect and acquire the tender documents at, the following office:

Executing agency:      Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company
Contact name:            Mr. Abdulhair Aliev, Head of Project Implementation Unit
Address:                    262 Rohi Nav Street, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Phone:                       +992 (312)  233-47-05 (secretary)
E-mail:                       abdulhaira@mail.ru

Dushanbe Public Transport Project

 | Published May 4, 2016  -  Deadline June 24, 2016
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Rehabilitation of traction power substations and traction power equipment

This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on EBRD website, Procurement Notices on 04. September 2015.

 

Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company (the Employer) has received a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) towards the cost of Dushanbe Public Transport Project.

 

The Employer now invites sealed tenders from contractors for the following contracts to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan:

Rehabilitation of traction power substations and traction power equipment for Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company in Dushanbe, the scope of which will include:

  • design, supply and installation, test, commissioning and operational acceptance of three traction power substations, including SCADA system;
  • replacement of feeder cells, including dismantling of old cells, supply, installation and adjustment, test, commissioning and operational acceptance of new cells at other two power substations;
  • design, supply and installation, test, commissioning and operational acceptance of feeder protection devices for feeder cells of other five traction power substations.

 

To be qualified for the award of the contract, Tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria:

(a)   tenderer shall have or obtain within 30 days of notification of contract award all required licenses and permits to perform the contract in Republic of Tajikistan;

(b)   tenderer shall have at least USD 6 million annual turnover in average for last 3 years, as well as must have the profitable result of economic activity in each of last 3 years;

(c)   tenderer shall demonstrate that it has cash flow for the contract in the amount of not less than USD 1.2 million;

(d)   tenderer must have successful experience as prime contractor in implementation of at least three of a nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract within the past 5 years;

(e)   tenderer shall provide accurate information on any current or past litigation or arbitration resulting from contracts complement or under execution by him over the last 5 (five) years. A consistent history of awards against the tenderer or any partner of a joint venture or consortia may result in rejection of the tenderer’s tender;

(f)    tenderer shall be capable of the fulfilment of commitments regarding maintenance, the repair and supply of spare parts, provided in the tender documents;

(g)   tenderer shall be certified for quality management system (ISO 9000 or equivalent) or should present his quality assurance plan;

(h)   manufacturer(s) of goods proposed by the tenderer in the tender proposal must have a certificate of quality management system (ISO 9000, or its equivalent);

 

Joint ventures or consortia must satisfy collectively the criteria for financial position (b and c) and successful experience (d) stated above, for which purpose the relevant figures for each of the partners shall be added to achieve the joint venture’s or consortia’s total capacity. Each consortium member shall meet the requirements for eligibility and trials.

Tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms from all countries. The proceeds of the Bank’s loan 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.

 

Tender documents may be obtained from the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of 300 USD (three hundred US dollars), including VAT, or equivalent in Tajikistani Somoni or in Russian Rubble at the exchange rate of National Bank of Tajikistan on the date of payment.

 

Payment of a non-refundable fee in TJS is to be made by bank transfer to:

Beneficiary Bank: OJSC «Agroinvestbank», Dushanbe

SWIFT: AGIBTJ22XXX, BIC: 350101403, INN: 040000053

Correspondent account 20402972714031 in National Bank of Tajikistan, SWIFT NATJTJ

Beneficiary: Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company

Account Nr.: 2020297200007790002

Payment of a non-refundable fee in USD is to be made by bank transfer to:

Beneficiary Bank: OJSC «Agroinvestbank», Dushanbe

SWIFT: AGIBTJ22XXX, BIC: 350101403, INN: 040000053

Correspondent account: 36253384, Citibank N.Y., 399 Park Avenue, New York, USA, SWIFT: CITIUS33XXX

Beneficiary: Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company

Account Nr.: 20206840100007790001

Payment of a non-refundable fee in RUB is to be made by bank transfer to:

Beneficiary Bank: OJSC «Agroinvestbank», Dushanbe

SWIFT: AGIBTJ22XXX, BIC: 350101403, INN: 040000053

Correspondent account: 30111-810-3-0000-0000-395, AK Sberbank Rossii, SWIFT: SABRRUMM

Beneficiary: Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company

Account Nr.: 20206810800007790001

 

Upon receiving appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee, the tender documents may be collected from the Employer’s office at the address given below or the documents will be promptly dispatched by courier or by e-mail to the address, indicated in the written request, but no liability can be accepted for loss or late delivery. 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 100.000,00 USD (hundred thousand US dollars) or its equivalent in a convertible  currency,  and  must  be  delivered  to  the  address  below on or before 15:00 (Dushanbe time) 24 June 2016, at which time they will be opened in the presence of the tenderers’ representatives who wish to attend:

 

State Committee on Investment and State Property Management of the Republic of Tajikistan,

Shotemur street 27, room 9, box 5, Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan, postal code: 734025

Tel./Fax: (992 37) 221-15-73; (+992 48) 70 15 754, 70 15 755

 

Prospective tenderers may obtain further information from, and inspect and acquire the tender documents at, the following office:

 

Executing agency:     Dushanbe State Communal Unitary Trolleybus Company

Contact name:           Mr. Abdulhair Aliev, Head of Project Implementation Unit

Address:                   262 Rohi Nav Street, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Phone:                      +992 (312)  233-47-05 (secretary)

E-mail:                      abdulhaira@mail.ru

 

Khujand Public Transport Project – Pre-shipment Inspection of Buses

 | Published December 18, 2015  -  Deadline January 15, 2016
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Executing Agency (Client): Communal State Unitary Enterprise Trolleybus of Khujand Sulton Umarov 1, Khujand, Republic of Tajikistan The Client Contact Person: Dododjon Gafurdjonov, Head of Transport Department City Administration of Khujand R.Nabiev Avenue 39, Khujand, Republic of Tajikistan Email: dadazhanov63@mail.ru Phone: +992 3422 60244 Fax: +992 3422 67428 The EBRD Contact Person: Olesya Kerridge Advisor, Technical Co-operation European Bank for Reconstruction and Development One Exchange Square London EC2A 2JN Tel: + 44 20 7338 6895 Email: kerridgo@ebrd.com Project Description: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the “Bank” or “EBRD”) is considering a loan of up to USD 17.5 million to the Communal State Unitary Enterprise “Trolleybus of Khujand” (the “Company”) a public transport company in the City of Khujand (the “City”). A further USD 8.5 million grant to co-finance the Project is envisaged from an international donor. The Project will finance the purchase of buses and modernization of depot facilities. In addition, the Project will provide support for the introduction of formal ticketing system in the City. The purpose of the Project is to establish a reliable passenger transportation service and create a basic public transport network in the City. In addition a new formal ticketing system based on new tariffs will be implemented. It will put emphasis on cheaper and more attractive monthly passes with a goal to reduce fare revenue leakages and offer passengers the option of changing routes without double paying. It is expected that the Project will finance the following investments: Acquisition of buses and on-board computers for buses; Modernisation of depot facilities; and Implementation of ticketing system. The Project will also assist the Company and the City to enter into public service contract (the “PSC”). Assignment Description: The Client now intends to retain a consulting company (the “Consultant”) to have support in the examination of the tender documents, the winning tenderer’s proposal and the Contract for Supply of buses (the “Contract”), including delivery schedule (the “Assignment”). The expected outcome of the Assignment is the full compliance of the buses financed from the proceeds of EBRD loan to the contract technical specifications and relevant international standards. The selected Consultant is expected to provide the following services: Examine the tender documents, the winning tenderer’s proposal and the Contract for Supply of buses (the “Contract”), including the delivery schedule. It is expected that buses will be delivered in up to 4 shipments during up to 10 months from the Contract signing or during up to 5 months from the first delivery date. Based on the book of orders and the available capacity at the bus assembly plant the Consultant will comment on the delivery schedule of the Contract. Develop and agree with the Company and EBRD a methodology for the pre-shipment inspection of buses to be carried out in accordance with the agreed delivery schedule stipulated in the Contract. Visit the manufacturer’s bus assembly plant and report to the Company copying to the Bank, on the manufacturer’s capacity to produce buses in accordance with tender requirements and the Contract. This will include assessment of practices and methods used to assemble chassis, construct body frame, mount and install all major components, electrical equipment and installation, etc. The Consultant will assess and report on compatibility of the actual assembly and installation works with maintenance and repair manuals, and spare part catalogues. Collect all relevant certificates and confirm their validity for all components used in assembly of buses under the Contract, including quality of steel, plywood, plastics and other materials used for body frame, storage and supply, flooring, passenger seats, internal and external panels, wiring, etc.; and also confirm and record compliance with the technical specifications, relevant international standards and certificates as required in the tender documents and the Contract. Report on any systematic deviations, deficiencies or practices used in the assembly of the buses that will have or may have a negative effect on quality of the buses and their maintenance in the future. Visit the assembly plant at a very early start of assembly of the buses and assess the quality of works and the compliance of the assembled buses to the technical and functional specifications as stipulated in the tender documents and the Contract. Inspect each bus separately prior to shipment and provide the Company and Bank with a detailed report on its compliance to the tender documents and the Contract. Inform the Company and the Bank within two working days in writing about any deviation, deficiency or non-compliance of the buses and, as required, draft a letter to be sent to the manufacturer stipulating precise deficiencies to be remedied and repaired before a second inspection. Draft a letter to be sent by the Company to the manufacturer regarding the acceptance of the buses for shipment. Assess technical capabilities of the Company’s staff to inspect, maintain and repair buses in line with good standards and provide the Bank with recommendation for their necessary training. The description of training should include the number of staff for each training course, duration and estimated budget. Status of Selection Process: Interested firms or groups of firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest. Assignment Start Date and Duration: The Assignment is expected to start in Q1 2016 and have an estimated overall duration of 10 months. Cost Estimate for the Assignment: USD 90,000.00 (exclusive of VAT) subject to loan signing and availability of donor funding. The Consultant must determine whether any indirect taxes/VAT are chargeable on the proposed services and state the basis for such. If any indirect taxes/VAT are payable, the Client will have to pay indirect taxes/VAT element to the services directly to the Consultant unless otherwise agreed. Funding Source: It is anticipated that the contract will be financed by ETCF. Selection and contracting is subject to loan signing and availability of donor funding. Eligibility: There are no eligibility restrictions. Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or a group of firms with preferably previous project experience related to: Provision of independent pre-shipment inspection for the supply of public transport vehicles, preferably city buses. Projects involving the procurement policies and rules of international financial institutions (such as the EBRD, World Bank or equivalent). The Consultant’s expert team is expected to include key experts as follows: Key Expert No 1 – Expert for diesel systems for vehicles with preferably 5 years of experience in the relevant field and knowledge of the latest bus technologies and diesel vehicles. Key Expert No 2 – Bus Mechanic Expert with preferably 5 years’ experience in latest bus technologies and conducting pre-shipment inspection of the public transport vehicles including buses. Non-key experts are expected to include local administrative staff. All Key Experts shall be fluent in written and spoken English. It is essential that the Consultant’s team includes experts fluent in Russian. Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of consultants seeking to be selected, the information submitted should include the following: 1. Company/group of firms’ profile, organisation and staffing (max. 2-4 pages). 2. Details of previous project experience or similar assignments particularly undertaken preferably in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration) , main activities, objectives. 3. CVs of key experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives. 4. Completed Consultant Declaration Form and Contact Sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link: http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc. The expression of interest shall not exceed 25 pages (excluding CVs Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet). The complete expression of interest (including CVs, Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet) should be submitted, in English and Russian via email (pdf) to the Client’s contact person, to reach the Client not later than the Closing Date and time. One additional copy shall reach the Bank’s contact person by the same due date and time. The expression of interest shall be one file (pdf). The Client reserves the right to reject applications of firms submitting more than one file. Only if any limitation on the permissible file size is exceeded, the Consultant may split the expression of interest into further files. Important Notes: Note 1. The selection will normally be made from responses to this notification only. Consultants will not be asked to submit a proposal. The highest-ranked Consultant will be selected from a shortlist and be invited to negotiate the contract, subject to availability of funding. Note 2. The shortlist criteria are as follows: Firm’s experience in provision of independent pre-shipment inspection for the supply of public transport vehicles, preferably city buses - 30%; Firm’s experience in projects involving the procurement policies and rules of international financial institutions (such as the EBRD, World Bank or equivalent) – 30%; CVs of Key Experts No 1 and 2 – 40%.

Dushanbe Public Transport – Procurement, Implementation and Contract Supervision – Phase I

 | Published August 20, 2015  -  Deadline September 21, 2015
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10/09/2015 CLARIFICATION: The deadline for submission of Expressions of Interest has been extended to 21 September at 16:00 Dushanbe time. Executing Agency (Client): State Communal Unitary Enterprise Trolleybus 262 Rohi Nav Street Dushanbe, Tajikistan The Client Contact Person: Mr. Aliev Abdulkhair Director of Project Implementation Unit State Communal Unitary Enterprise Trolleybus 262 Rohi Nav Street Dushanbe, Tajikistan Tel: +992 37 233 95 19, +992 37 233 96 58 E-mail: AbdulhairA@mail.ru The EBRD Contact Person: James Yoo European Bank for Reconstruction and Development One Exchange Square London EC2A 2JN Tel: + 44 20 7338 6369 Fax: +44 20 7338 7451 E-mail: YooJ@ebrd.com Project Description: The State Communal Unitary Enterprise Trolleybus (the Client) has requested the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the EBRD or the Bank) to provide technical assistance for Dushanbe Public Transport Project (the Project). Assignment Description: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development EBRD has extended a senior loan of up to USD 3.6 million to the Dushanbe State Unitary Communal Enterprise, SUCE Trolleybus (the Company) in order to improve the condition of electric public transport and air quality in the City of Dushanbe (the City or Dushanbe), towards the cost of implementing the Project. Dushanbe, with a population of around 782,000, is the capital and largest city in Tajikistan. SUCE Trolleybus is solely owned by the City of Dushanbe. The Company owns two trolleybus depots with a total capacity of 175 standard vehicles and an energy supply service department, which operates and maintains a set of electrical substations to power the Company’s fleet. As of January 1, 2014 the fleet totalled 164 units, of which 75 are in service daily on 9 routes. The infrastructure was originally created to provide the trolleybus services on a far more extensive grid of 14 routes covering the whole area of Dushanbe (stretching for 256 km). The Company has 12 power substations, of which 9 are currently operational. The total nominal capacity of the stations is 21,3164kW. However, due to a shortage of financing trolleybus services were gradually consolidated to the current nine routes. As a result, the Company operates at about 50 per cent of potential capacity. The Project will involve rehabilitating up to 12 kilometres of trolleybus power distribution infrastructure and up to three traction power substations. The Bank has mobilised consultancy services to assess the electrical trolleybus infrastructure, review the Company's investment proposals, as well as to identify any essential complementary investments or actions required to gain full benefit from the proposed investment and update a specification compatible with the remaining equipment. A separate consultant was mobilised to review and incorporate the technical specifications and prepare the complete set of tender documents taking into account any reasonable requirements of the Client and the Bank, and shall ensure that documents are no-objected by the Bank prior to being issued. The Company now seeks to engage a consultant (the Consultant) to assist with procurement, implementation support and contract supervision of the Bank’s loan financing (the Assignment). The investment will finance further renewal of up to 20 km of trolleybus on-street power supply infrastructure, including poles and other spare parts. In addition up to four power substations will be rehabilitated, and related feeder cables will be replaced. The overall objective of this Assignment is to assist the Company in the timely and effective implementation of the Project’s procurement processes, including all aspects of procurement, contract administration and disbursement as follows: The selected consultant will carry out the following activities under Phase 1 of the Assignment: 1. Monitoring of Procurement The Consultant will oversee all activities and ensure that all procurement is carried out in accordance with the EBRD’s Procurement Policies and Rules (PP&R). 2. Support during the Procurement Process The Consultant will support the Company throughout the procurement process, by: (i) ensuring that all approvals and no-objections are applied for in a timely manner; (ii) carrying out the administration of the tender processes, ensure that appropriate records are kept, documentation is properly stored, recorded and managed, and confidentiality is maintained; (iii) preparing draft responses to tender clarification enquiries, arrange for approval and issue and record the same; (iv) preparing any amendments to tender documents as may be required and obtain no-objection prior to issue; (v) arranging any pre-tender meetings and record same; (vi) advising the Company’s tender committees of the rules and procedure for tender opening; and (vii) arranging public tender openings and preparing minutes. 3. Evaluation of tenders The Consultant will provide support in the organization and management of the evaluation processes. 4. Support during contract finalisation The Consultant will provide support to the Company during contract finalisations, by: (i) preparing a brief for the Company indicating all the items to be resolved in the clarifications pre-contract, if any; (ii) attending pre-contract discussions, if any, and document the discussions, updating the contract documents necessary and seeking all necessary approvals. 5. Administration of the Contracts The Consultant will assist the Company in administrating contracts. The Consultant will perform the duties of the Engineer/the Project Manager or equivalent, as these may be attributable to, specified and/or implied by the contract, in accordance with the laws, technical standards and construction norms and rules. The Consultant will advise the Company with respect to all aspects which, in the Consultant’s professional judgment, may jeopardize the Project’s successful implementation and/or constitute violation of the contract conditions. If requested, the Consultant will be obliged to help the Company to provide the Bank with data, advice and information in relation to the contracts which shall be impartial and take due regard of industry best practices. It is expected that the Consultant will provide, the Company with access to the best international practice and support throughout the Project procurement and advice on specific technical issues as they arise. It should be noted that the Assignment will have two phases. This procurement notice covers Phase 1 of the Assignment, and the Consultant selected for Phase 1 will also, subject to their satisfactory performance, acceptable financial proposal, and the availability of funding, carry out Phase 2. • Phase 2 is a continuation of the assignment, which requires same type of expertise and scope of works for a different tenders under the procurement plan. It is expected that Phase 2 will be launched straight after completion of the Phase I. Status of Selection Process: Interested firms or group of firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest. Assignment Start Date and Duration: Phase I is expected to start in Q4 2015 and has an estimated overall duration of 15 months. Subject to the Consultant’s satisfactory performance, acceptable financial proposal, and the availability of funding, the Consultant will be engaged to carry out Phase 2 of the Assignment. Cost Estimate for the Assignment: USD 280,500 (exclusive of VAT) for Phase 1. The budget for Phase 2 will be determined by the Client following the completion of Phase 1. The Consultant must determine whether any indirect taxes/VAT are chargeable on the proposed services and state the basis for such. If any indirect taxes/VAT are payable, the Client will have to pay indirect taxes/VAT element to the services directly to the Consultant unless otherwise agreed. Funding Source: It is anticipated that the contract will be financed by the EBRD Shareholder Special Fund and Early Transition Countries Fund. Eligibility: There are no eligibility restrictions. Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or a group of firms with preferably previous project experience related to: - The provision of project implementation support, engineering design services and contract supervision services, including specific experience in the public transport sector; and - a good knowledge of the procurement and disbursement rules and procedures of international financial institutions, such as the World Bank or EBRD; and previous project experience in Tajikistan or Central Asia would be an advantage. The Consultant’s expert team is expected to include key experts as follows: a) Key Expert No 1 (Team Leader) with preferably 10 years of previous professional experience in implementation and project management in the municipal public transport sector in countries with comparable conditions to Tajikistan. Fluency in Russian would be an advantage. b) Key Expert No 2 (IFI Procurement and Contract Specialist) with preferably 10 years of previous professional experience in implementation and project management in the municipal public transport sector in countries with comparable conditions to Tajikistan. Fluency in Russian would be an advantage. c) Key Expert No 3 (Expert for trolleybus traction power infrastructure - grid and substations) with preferably 10 years of previous professional experience in implementation and project management in the municipal public transport sector in countries with comparable conditions to Tajikistan. Fluency in Russian would be an advantage. d) Key Experts No 4 (Pool of Additional Experts) consisting of design engineers and engineers for local certification and/or works supervision support. These experts must have local knowledge and expertise in design engineering, engineering and or works supervision support, as well as the local certifications necessary for them to carry out their tasks. Non-key experts are expected to include Office Manager, Translator and a Secretary. Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be shortlisted, the information submitted should include the following: 1. Company/group of firms’ profile, organisation and staffing (max. 2-4 pages). 2. Details of previous project experience or similar assignments particularly undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration) , main activities, objectives. 3. CVs of key experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives. 4. Completed Consultant Declaration Form and Contact Sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link: http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc. The expression of interest shall not exceed 25 pages (excluding CVs Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet). One original in English and Russian and three copies in Russian of the expression of interest, should be submitted to the Client in an envelope marked “EXPESSION OF INTEREST for TITLE OF ASSIGNMENT INCLUDING TCS NUMBER”, to reach Client not later than 10 September 2015 at 16:00 (Dushanbe time) on the closing date. One further electronic copy should be submitted to the EBRD’s contact person by email by the same due date. Important Notes: 1. Following this invitation for expressions of interest, a shortlist of qualified firms will be formally invited to submit proposals. Consultant selection and contracting will be subject to availability of funding. 2. The Consultant will be selected by the Client. 3. The shortlist criteria are as follows: a) Firm has preferably 5 years practical experience in procurement support and project supervision of similar projects for IFIs and a good knowledge of IFI procedures and rules on public procurement and disbursement policies – 10 % (b) Firm has deep knowledge of the public transport sector, with preferably 5 years’ international experience in the CIS and/or Central Asia region – 30%; (c) Key experts’ CVs: Project manager, IFI procurement and contract specialist(s), expert(s) for trolleybus traction power infrastructure (grid and substations) and engineers for design and local certification and/or work supervision support (local engineer(s)) – 60% 4. A consultant has been engaged to provide the client with interim procurement support. This interim consultant will not be eligible to carry out this Assignment.

Tajikistan: Khujand Public Transport Project – Procurement, Implementation Support and Contract Supervision

 | Published December 18, 2015  -  Deadline January 15, 2016
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Executing Agency (Client): Communal State Unitary Enterprise Trolleybus of Khujand Sulton Umarov 1, Khujand, Republic of Tajikistan The Client Contact Person: Dododjon Gafurdjonov, Head of Transport Department City Administration of Khujand R.Nabiev Avenue 39, Khujand, Republic of Tajikistan Email: dadazhanov63@mail.ru Phone: +992 3422 60244 Fax: +992 3422 67428 The EBRD Contact Person: Olesya Kerridge Advisor, Technical Co-operation European Bank for Reconstruction and Development One Exchange Square London EC2A 2JN Tel: + 44 20 7338 6895 Email: kerridgo@ebrd.com Project Description: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the “Bank” or “EBRD”) is considering a loan of up to USD 17.5 million to the Communal State Unitary Enterprise “Trolleybus of Khujand” (the “Company”) a public transport company in the City of Khujand (the “City”). A further USD 8.5 million grant to co-finance the Project is envisaged from an international donor. The Project will finance the purchase of buses and modernization of depot facilities. In addition, the Project will provide support for the introduction of formal ticketing system in the City. The purpose of the Project is to establish a reliable passenger transportation service and create a basic public transport network in the City. In addition a new formal ticketing system based on new tariffs will be implemented. It will put emphasis on cheaper and more attractive monthly passes with a goal to reduce fare revenue leakages and offer passengers the option of changing routes without double paying. It is expected that the Project will finance the following investments: Acquisition of buses and on-board computers for buses; Modernisation of depot facilities; and Implementation of ticketing system. The Project will also assist the Company and the City to enter into Public Service Contract (the “PSC”). Assignment Description: The Client now intends to retain a consulting company (the “Consultant”) to support the Company in timely and effective implementation of the Project’s procurement processes, including review of designs, all aspects of procurement, contract administration and disbursement. The expected outcome of the Assignment is technical specifications and all aspects of tendering process are accepted by the City, the Company and the EBRD; all related goods and works are procured following the EBRD’s Procurement Policies & Rules (PP&Rs). The Consultant is expected to provide the following services, including but not limited to: Monitoring of procurement. The Consultant will oversee all activities and ensure that all procurement is carried out in accordance with EBRD PP&R. Preparation of Procurement Documentation. The Consultant shall prepare technical specifications for the goods, services and works to be procured under the loan and the grant in order to meet the requirements for an open and transparent tender process. The Consultant shall review and incorporate the technical specifications and prepare the complete tender documents taking into account any reasonable requirements of the Company and the Bank, and shall ensure that documents are no-objected by the Bank prior to being issued. Support during the procurement process. The Consultant will provide support to the Company throughout the procurement process, i.e. draft and ensure that all procurement notices are placed in a timely manner in accordance with the PP&R; prepare draft tender documents, etc. Evaluation of tenders. The Consultant will provide support in the organisation and management of the evaluation processes. Support during contract finalisation. The Consultant will provide support to the Company during contract finalisations. Administration of the Contracts. The Consultant will assist the Company to administer the contracts. The Consultant will perform the duties of the Engineer/the Project Manager or equivalent, as these may be attributable to, specified and/or implied by the contract, in accordance with the laws, technical standards and construction norms and rules. Arrangement of timely disbursement under the contracts. The Consultant will prepare or sum up cash flow forecast for the contract and the Project in a whole; assist with financial planning; verify the invoices and payment documents for all contracts; prepare disbursement applications according to EBRD requirements; assist with opening letters of credit, where appropriate. Coordination of Third Parties. The Consultant will support the PIU to coordinate the work of CDP and other consultants involved in the project. Support in ensuring compliance with the Finance Documents and other agreements. The Consultant shall support the PIU to discharge the Conditions Precedent/effectiveness to the availability of funds and other finance documents. Status of Selection Process: Interested firms or group of firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest. Assignment Start Date and Duration: The Assignment is expected to start in 1Q 2016 and have an estimated overall duration of 24 months. Cost Estimate for the Assignment: USD 350,000 (exclusive of VAT). The Consultant must determine whether any indirect taxes/VAT are chargeable on the proposed services and state the basis for such. If any indirect taxes/VAT are payable, the Client will have to pay indirect taxes/VAT element to the services directly to the Consultant unless otherwise agreed. Funding Source: It is anticipated that the contract will be financed by ETCF. Selection and contracting is subject to loan signing and availability of donor funding. Eligibility: There are no eligibility criteria Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or a group of firms with previous project experience related to: Working on similar assignments in Tajikistan or regions with conditions comparable to Tajikistan. Procurement services on the basis of procurement policies and rules of international financial institutions (such as the EBRD, World Bank or equivalent). The Consultant’s expert team is expected to include key experts as follows: Key Expert 1 - Project Manager preferably with 5 years’ experience in project management, procurement, and administration of similar contracts under IFI procurement rules; Key Expert 2 - Public Transport Engineer (buses) preferably with 5 years’ experience in technical evaluation of the buses and a good knowledge of manufacturing sector; Key Expert 3 - Engineers (Construction Supervision) preferably with 5 years’ experience in technical evaluation of the buses and a good knowledge of manufacturing sector Key Expert 4 - Environmental and Social Specialist preferably with 5 years’ experience of working in similar assignments. Key Expert 5 - IFI Procurement and Contract Specialist preferably with 5 years’ experience in the IFIs procurement assignments (EBRD and the World Bank funded projects will be considered an advantage) and preferably in Tajikistan or the region; Key Expert 6 - Local Designers preferably with 5 years’ experience of working in similar assignments. Non-key experts - local administrative staff. All Key Experts shall be fluent in written and spoken English. It is essential that the Consultant’s team includes experts fluent in Russian. Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants seeking to be shortlisted, the information submitted should include the following: 1. Company/group of firms’ profile, organisation and staffing (max. 2-4 pages). 2. Details of previous project experience or similar assignments particularly undertaken preferably in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided (if different from duration) , main activities, objectives. 3. CVs of key experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives. 4. Completed Consultant Declaration Form and Contact Sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link: http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc. The expression of interest shall not exceed 25 pages (excluding CVs Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet). The complete expression of interest (including CVs, Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet) should be submitted, in English and Russian via email (pdf) to the Client’s contact person, to reach the Client not later than the closing date and time (14 January 2015 at 4 pm Dushanbe time). One additional copy shall reach the Bank’s contact person by the same due date and time. The expression of interest shall be one file (pdf). The Client reserves the right to reject applications of firms submitting more than one file. Only if any limitation on the permissible file size is exceeded, the Consultant may split the expression of interest into further files. Important Notes: Note 1. Following this invitation for expressions of interest, a shortlist of qualified firms will be formally invited to submit proposals. Consultant selection and contracting will be subject to availability of funding. Note 2. The shortlist criteria are as follows: Firm’s previous project experience in similar assignments in Tajikistan or regions with conditions comparable to Tajikistan – 25%; Firm’s previous experience in projects involving procurement policies and rules of international financial institutions (such as the EBRD, World Bank or equivalent) – 25%; CV of Key Experts 1-6 – 50 %. Note 3. Consultants may submit expressions of interest and, if selected, be shortlisted for both Tajikistan: Khujand Public Transport Project – Procurement, Implementation Support and Contract Supervision (procurement reference 48878) and Tajikistan: Khujand Public Transport Project – Corporate Development Programme, Including Development of a City Transport Strategy (procurement reference 48876). However, a consultant will be awarded only one contract.

Central Asia Road Links - Tajikistan - P145634

Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Tajikistan | Published July 19, 2016  -  Deadline July 29, 2016
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International Individual Consultant For Preparation Of A Transport Sector Strategic Plan And Program Until 2050 Request ofExpressions of Interest Republic ofTajikistan Second Phase of the Central Asia Road Links Program (CARs-2) Transportsector CONSULTINGSERVICES Grant No.D030-TJ Expressions ofinterest The Republic of Tajikistan has received  financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Second Phase of the Central Asia Road Links Program (CARs-2), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultant services.Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Tajikistan isseeking to recruit an:  International Individual Consultant for Preparation of a Transport SectorStrategic Plan and Program until 2050 The main objectivesof the Consultant: Preparation of Transport Sector Strategic Plan and Program until 2050, which includes step-by-step stages of theassignment execution. During execution of assignment theinternational consultant will work jointly with staff of the Ministry of Transport and the PIG of MOT. Theconsultant will assistMOT in designing a strategic plan and program adapted to the goals of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in accordancewith requisitions for approval by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan. # The consultants should meetthe following qualifications 1 Higher education intransportsphere, road transport 2 Working experience asConsultant in the transport sector with the projects of World Bank or other international development organizations no less than 10years 3 Excellent skills andknowledgeof international practice on monitoring, forecasting, evaluating needs, planning and programming in transportsector 4 Good knowledge ofregulatory-legal and other strategic documents in transport development sector; 5 Experience inpreparation of analytical materials, scientific works and documents in transport developmentsector; 6 Good knowledge oflanguages and communicability. Skills in Tajik and Russian languages are appreciated. 7 Computer skills with software MS Windows, MS Word,MS Excel, Power point, internet, availability of e-mail and possibility of official correspondence The ministry of transport now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest inproviding the services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that theyare qualified to perform the services(CV with description of similarassignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff,etc.). A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers(current edition). Interested consultants may obtain furtherinformation at the address below during office hours from 0900 to 1700 hours local time. Expressions of interest (CV) must be delivered to the e-mail address below by 29 July2016 Second Phase of theCentral Asia Road LinksProgram (CARs-2) Attn: Abdulloev F.  / Procurement Consultant Project Implementation Group Ayni street 14, 3rd floor room308 Dushanbe Tajikistan Tel: +992 98 765 50 50 Fax:  +99237 221 20 03 E-mail: pigprojectprocure@gmail.com Web site: www.mintrans.tj

Central Asia Road Links - Tajikistan - P145634

Ministry of Transport | Published September 29, 2016  -  Deadline October 17, 2016
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International Individual Consultant To Support Development Of Road Assets Management Systems (rams) Request of Expressions of Interest Republic ofTajikistan Second Phase of the Central Asia Road Links Program (CARs-2) Transportsector CONSULTINGSERVICES Grant No. D030-TJ Expressionsof interest The Republic of Tajikistan has received  financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Second Phase of the Central Asia Road Links Program (CARs-2), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consultant services.Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Tajikistan isseeking to recruit an:  International Individual Consultant to Support Development ofRoad AssetsManagement Systems (RAMS) Themain objectives of the Consultant: (i) Provide guidance to MOT on strengthening the MOT RAMS unit; (ii) Detail a roadmap for theintroduction of RAMS; (iii) Assist in the procuring of the RAMS hardware and software, ifneeded and (iv) Evaluate the availableroad network data. During the execution of assignment the international consultant will work jointlywith staff of the Ministry ofTransport and the PIG of MOT. # The consultants should meet the following qualifications 1 Higher education in road sector of the transport sphere 2 Atleast 10 years of experience as a consultant in the transport sector on projects of the World Bank or other internationalorganizations on the preparation of RAMS 3 Excellent skills and knowledge of international practice for RAMS 4 Goodknowledge of regulatory and other strategic documents in the sector of transport; 5 Computer skills with software MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, Power point, internet, availability of e-mail and possibilityof official correspondence The ministry of transport now inviteseligible consultants to indicate theirinterest in providing the services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to performthe services (CV with description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skillsamong staff, etc.). A consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in theWorld Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (currentedition). Interested consultants may obtainfurther information at the addressbelow during office hours from 0900 to 1700 hours local time. Expressions of interest (CV) must be delivered to the e-mail address below by17 October 2016 Second Phase of theCentral Asia Road LinksProgram (CARs-2) Attn: Abdulloev F.  /Procurement Consultant Project Implementation Group Ayni street 14, 3rd floor room 308 Dushanbe Tajikistan Tel: +992 98 765 5050 Fax:  +992 37 221 2003 E-mail: pigprojectprocure@gmail.com Web site: www.mintrans.tj

Central Asia Road Links - Tajikistan - P145634

Ministry of Transport | Published November 10, 2014
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General Procurement Notice GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE Country: Republic of Tajikistan Project: ProposedCentral Asia Road Links Project(CARs-2) Sector: Transport Sector GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE Project ID No.: P145634 The Republic of Tajikistan hasapplied for financing in the amount of  US$45 million equivalent from the International DevelopmentAssociation toward the cost of the proposed Central Asia Roads Links Project-CARs-2, and it intends to apply part of the proceedsto payments for goods, works, related services and consulting services to be procured under this proposed project. The proposed project will include the following components (i)rehabilitation of prioritylinks, (ii) improvement of road operations and asset management practices, (iii) project management andimplementation. Major civil works, goods, and consultants' services procured under ICB/QCBS procedures are expected toinclude: (i)                 rehabilitationof priority road links in Sugd Oblast: (a) Guliston-Isfara-Kim-Kuchkak, (b) Kim-Kanibadam-Patar, (c) Dehmoi-Protletarsk (access torail terminal)-Madaniyat totaling about 85 kilometers. (ii)               Consultants'services for construction supervision; (iii)             Goods and services for improvement ofroad operations and asset management practices. Procurement of contracts financed by the World Bank will be conductedthrough the procedures as specified in the World Bank's "Guidelines: Procurementof Goods, Works and Non-consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants byWorld Bank Borrowers" dated January 2011 and revised in July 2014, and is open to all eligible bidders  as defined in the guidelines. Consulting services will be selected inaccordance with the World Bank's "Guidelines: Selectionand Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers" dated January 2011 and revisedin July 2014. Specific procurement notices for contracts to be bid under the WorldBank's internationalcompetitive bidding (ICB) procedures and for contracts for consultancy services will be announced, as theybecome available, in UNDevelopment Business, on the World Bank's external website, the Ministry of Transport 's website www.mintrans.tj andin local newspapers. Interested eligible bidders who wish tobe included in the mailing list to receive invitations to prequalify/bid under ICB procedures, and interested consultants who wishto receive a copy of advertisement requesting expressions of interest for consultancy contracts, orthose requiring additionalinformation, should contact the address below: Attention: Mr. Ganjalzoda Sh.R. First Deputy Minister Ministry of Transport of the Republic ofTajikistan Project Implementation Group,Director Address: 14 Ayni Str., 2nd Floor, Dushanbe, 734042,Republic of Tajikistan Phone : +992372211267 Fax: +99237212003 Email: info@mintrans.tj

Central Asia Road Links - Tajikistan - P145634

Ministry of Transport | Published May 19, 2015  -  Deadline June 30, 2015
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Rehabilitation Of Priority Road Links In Sugd Oblast SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE Invitation for Prequalification Country: Republic ofTajikistan Project:Second Phase of the Central Asia Road Links Program ? Sugd Oblast(CARs-2) Title andBrief Description of Works: Rehabilitation of Priority Road Links in SugdOblast Package #CARs/ICB-01. This invitation forprequalification follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in Development Business on-line on November10, 2014. The RepublicofTajikistan has applied for a credit/grant from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of the Second Phaseof the Central Asia Road Links Program ? Sugd Oblast (CARs-2), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit/grant to payments under the contract forRehabilitation of Priority Road Links in Sugd Oblast. The Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Tajikistan intends to prequalify contractors and/or firms forrehabilitation of priority road links in Sugd Oblast totaling 67,7 kilometers: (a) Guliston-Isfara-Kim-Kuchak, (b) Kanibadam-Patar, (c) Dehmoi-Proletarsk (access to rail terminal)-Madaniyat. It is expected that invitations for bid will be made in July 2015. Prequalification will beconducted through prequalification procedures specified in the World Bank's Guidelines:"Procurement of Goods,Works andNon-consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers" dated January 2011 and revised in July2014, and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries, asdefined in the guideline. Interested eligibleApplicants may obtain further information from and inspect the prequalification document at the Ministry of Transport (address below) from 9:00 till 17:00 hours. A complete set of theprequalification document in English may be purchased by interested Applicants (a) on the submission of a written application tothe address below and upon payment of a nonrefundablefee of 50 USD or equivalent amount in any other currency. The method of payment will be cashier's check or direct deposit to MOT Bank Account: Central Treasury Main Department of the Ministry of Finance,Republic of Tajikistan TIN (Tax Identification Number): 010003732 Bank account: 20204972712010100002 Correspondent account: 22402972000002 KIB: 350101800 The document willbe sent by electronic mail in PDF format to the foreign applicants surface mail or courier for local delivery. Further information canbe obtained at the address below during office hours from 09:00 to 17:00. Ministry of Transport of theRepublic of Tajikistan Address:                         14 AyniStreet Floor/Room number:        3rd floor, roomNo.308 City:                                 Dushanbe ZIP Code:                        734042 Country:                           Republic ofTajikistan Telephone:                       +992 37 222 2221 Facsimile number:            +992 37 221 20 03 Electronic mail address:  mtrt-invest.dep@mail.ru Applications forprequalification should be submitted in sealed envelopes, delivered to the following address: State Committee for Investment and State Property Management of the Republic of Tajikistan Address:                         27 Shotemur Street,Dushanbe Room                               #9 City:                                 Dushanbe ZIP Code:                        734025 Country:                           Republic ofTajikistan Tel/Fax:                            (+992 37) 2211573, 2218384 by June 30, 2015, 10:00 am and be clearly marked "Application to Prequalify for Second Phase of the Central Asia Road Links Program ? Sugd Oblast (CARs-2), package #CARs/ICB-01.

Tajikistan Review of Road Standards and Road Sector Institutional Reform

 | Published January 23, 2015  -  Deadline February 20, 2015
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Executing Agency (Client): Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Tajikistan (MoT) Assignment Description: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (“EBRD”, the “Bank”) is providing a loan to the Republic of Tajikistan to support the Dushanbe to Uzbek Border Road Improvement Project (the “Project”). The loan will be used to fund the improvement of a 4.6 km long section within Dushanbe city from the Avicenna Monument to the West Gate. This section is part of the M41 road, an important international road for Tajikistan and the broader Central Asian region, and is therefore an infrastructure priority (the road is part of the CAREC highway network). Responsibility for the implementation of the Project, and for the planning, management, construction, maintenance and financing of the whole national roads network rests with the Ministry of Transport (“MoT”) The Ministry of Transport now requires the services of a consultant (the “Consultant”) to review and propose revisions to the design, construction, and maintenance standards (including specifications, decrees and implementation procedures), which govern the road sector in Tajikistan (the “Assignment”). The Assignment will be undertaken in three phases. Phase 1: Review of Existing Standards: The Consultant shall provide an overview of: an agreed set of key standards/specifications which regulate the road sector in Tajikistan; the degree to which current standards and specifications are actually used in design and construction and maintenance (e.g., are standards/ specifications available at works sites, works offices and engineers can demonstrate that they know the standards, etc); and the institutions which are involved in setting and enforcing standards. Phase 2: Detailed Review and Revision of Standards: The Consultant will undertake a detailed review of the most significant road design, construction, maintenance and other standards which were agreed with MoT as one of the key outputs of Phase 1. Working closely with MoT they will develop new standards which meet the criteria established during Phase 1 of the study. The Consultant will additionally develop associated guidelines and manuals which explain and elucidate the standards, and the way it is envisaged that they will adopted and enforced. Special attention should be given to setting out the philosophies and rules that will lead to needed works being actioned at the right time and that appropriate treatments are used The Consultant will also review the legal and institutional environment in which road sector standards are currently applied and enforced in Tajikistan; assess the effectiveness of this regime and, where justified, propose changes designed to optimise the future revision, adoption and implementation of new road standards in response to the changing needs and circumstances in the country. The Road Safety aspects shall be given due consideration in the proposed revisions (road safety audits, inspections, introduction specific road safety measures for all road users including where drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists, cattle, etc). In addition, the Consultant will also address the question of how works should be supervised and managed to achieve higher work quality. Phase 3: Road Sector Institutional Reform Strategy and Action Plan: The adoption of modified and new road design standards offers an opportunity to consider new approaches to the management of the road network. In Phase 3 the Consultant will make proposals to: establish a sustainable institutional framework for road maintenance; and introduce more commercial approaches to the management of the road network, identifying where possible opportunities for greater private sector participation in routine road maintenance in the expected road funding environment. Also identify what level of routine maintenance funding and other incentives will be required to attract the interest of the private sector in routine maintenance. Status of Selection Process: Interested firms or group of firms are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest. Assignment Start Date and Duration: The Assignment is expected to start in the second quarter of 2015 and has an estimated overall duration of 12 months. Maximum Budget available for the Assignment: EUR 500,000 (exclusive of VAT) for all three phases. The Consultant must determine whether any indirect taxes/VAT are chargeable on the proposed services and state the basis for such. If any indirect taxes/VAT are payable, the Client will have to pay indirect taxes/VAT element to the services directly to the Consultant unless otherwise agreed. Funding Source: The contract will be funded by EBRD Shareholder Special Fund. Eligibility: There are no eligibility restrictions. Consultant Profile: Corporate services are required. The Consultant will be a firm or consortium of firms with previous experience in delivering similar assignments with emphasis on road sector reform, including the ability to provide expert guidance on the review and updating of road sector standards. Previous experience of working in the road sector in Central Asia or CIS countries, and an ability on the part of the Consultants’ team to communicate in Russian, will also be viewed as beneficial. The Consultant’s team shall include an experienced Project Manager, Highway Engineer and Transport Economist/Institutional Expert with extensive, including regulatory, experience in similar assignments in comparable locations/markets. Submission Requirements: In order to determine the capability and experience of Consultants to be shortlisted, the information submitted should include the following: (a) brief overview of the firm/group of firms including company profile, organisation and staffing; (b) details of similar experience of firm or group of firms and related assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, percentage carried out by consultant in case of association of firms or subcontracting, main activities, objectives; (c) CVs of key experts who could carry out the Assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives. (d) Completed Consultant Declaration and Contact Sheet, the template for which is available from the following web-link:http://www.ebrd.com/pages/workingwithus/procurement/notices/csu/contact_sheet.doc The expression of interest should not exceed 20 pages (excluding CVs and contact/declaration sheet). One original in English and one original in Russian of the expression of interest, shall be submitted to the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Tajikistan (MoT), in an envelope marked “Expression of Interest for Assignment 37039 – Review of Road Standards and Road Sector Institutional Reform”, to reach the company not later than the deadline mentioned above. One electronic copy in English and one electronic copy in Russian also should be submitted to the MoT’s contact person by email by the same due date. One electronic copy (by email), in English, should be submitted to the EBRD’s contact person by the same due date. Important Notes: Note 1 Following this invitation for expressions of interest, a shortlist of qualified firms will be formally invited to submit proposals. Consultant selection and contracting will be subject to availability of funding. Note 2 The evaluation criteria are as follows: Firm’s experience in implementing similar assignments, including specific experience in the road sector – 45% Skills and experience of the proposed Project Manager – 20% Skills and experience of the proposed Highway Engineer – 20% Skills, experience and composition of additional experts, including transport economist/institutional expert(s) – 15% The Client Contact Person: Ismonkul Shokulov, Executive Director Project Implementation Unit for Roads Rehabilitation 734046, 14 Ayni Street, Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan Tel: +992 37 222-2076 Fax: +992 37 222-2073 Email: piurr@tojikiston.com The EBRD Contact Person: Larissa Gosling European Bank for Reconstruction and Development One Exchange Square, London EC2A 2JN Tel: +44 20 73386338 Email: goslingl@ebrd.com

Central Asia Road Links - Tajikistan - P145634

Ministry of Transport | Published May 26, 2015  -  Deadline June 5, 2015
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Consulting Services For Construction Supervision REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST CONSULTING SERVICES? FIRMS SELECTION COUNTRY: Republic of Tajikistan PROJECT: Second Phase of the Central Asia Road Links Program ? Sugd Oblast(CARs-2) Assignment Title: ConsultingServices for constructionsupervision ReferenceNo. (as per Procurement Plan):CARs/CS-QCBS-01 The Republic of Tajikistan hasapplied for a credit/grant from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of the Second Phase of the CentralAsia Road Links Program ? Sugd Oblast (CARs-2), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services under thecontract for Rehabilitation of Priority Road Links in Sugd Oblast. The consulting services ("the Services")include construction supervisionfor rehabilitation ofpriority road links in Sugd Oblast totaling about 67.7 kilometers: (a) Guliston-Isfara-Kim-Kuchak, (b) Kanibadam-Patar, (c) Dehmoi-Proletarsk (access torail terminal)-Madaniyat. The Ministry of Transport of the Republic ofTajikistan now invites eligible consulting firms ("Consultants") to indicate their interest in providing the Services. InterestedConsultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to performthe Services. The shortlisting criteria are: (i) specific experience of theConsultant (firm) relevant to the assignment, mainly in construction supervision under projects financedbyIFIs; (iii) participation by nationals among proposed Key Expert's. Key Expert's qualification and competence for the Assignment, previous work experience in CIS, work experience in CentralAsia/Tajikistan is an advantage; (iv) Transfer of knowledge(training) program; The attention of interested Consultants isdrawn to paragraphs 1.9 and 1.11 ofthe World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants underIBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers" dated January 2011 and revised in July 2014 ("Consultant Guidelines"),setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest and eligibility. Consultants may submit their REOI as anindividual firm or in association in the form of a joint venture or sub-consultancy. All the members of the joint venture shall bejointly and severally liable for the entire assignment. However, the experience of sub-consultant will not be considered whileshort-listing. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost-Based Selection method set out in theConsultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at theaddress below during office hours from 09:00 to 17:00. Attention:                        Mr. Mirzoev S.B. Directorof the Project Implementation Group Firstdeputy minister of transport of the Republic of Tajikistan Address:                         14 Ayni Street Floor/Room number:        3rd floor, room No.308 City:                                 Dushanbe ZIP Code:                        734042 Country:                           Republic of Tajikistan Telephone:                       +992 37 222 22 21 Facsimile number:            +992 37 221 20 03 Electronic mail address:  mtrt-invest.dep@mail.ru Expressions of interest must be delivered ina written form to the address below by June 5,2015 , 10:00 (Dushanbe time).

EBRD - KhSWMP- II- 001 Procurement of waste collection and transportation trucks

The Communal State Unitary Enterprise «Khizmatrasonii Naqliyoti Sanitari of Khujand city» | Published November 29, 2017  -  Deadline January 9, 2018
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34144511, 34142000

EBRD - KhSWMP- II- 001 Procurement of waste collection and transportation trucks