Reconstruction of the Northern Wastewater Treatment Plant

INVITATION FOR TENDERS

Supply of Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Reconstruction of Northern Waste Water Treatment Plant.

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 April 28, 2009, No.5933-GPN-38382 and updated on 6 July 2011.

The State Unitary Enterprise “Vodokanal of St. Petersburg” hereinafter referred to as “the Purchaser”, intends to use part of the proceeds of grants received from international donors towards the co-financing of ”Neva Direct Discharge Closure Program”.

The Purchaser now invites sealed tenders from firms and joint ventures for Contract 10: “Supply of Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Reconstruction of Northern Waste Water Treatment Plant”, to be financed from proceeds of the grant from Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership (NDEP).

The equipment to be supplied under this contract includes:

- piping and valves

- air blowers and aeration system

- mixers

- lifting equipment

- measuring devices

Estimated duration of the contract is 17 months.

Tendering for the contracts to be financed from the proceeds of the grant from NDEP, is open to firms registered  in the countries of EBRD operations or in the countries that are contributors of NDEP Support Fund and no distinction is made between the individual member-countries of EU regardless of whether this country has entered a separate Contribution Agreement to the NDEP Support Fund.

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

  • Average annual turnover as prime Supplier (defined as billing for Goods and Services delivered and under delivery) over the last three years of not less than EURO 15 (fifteen)  million equivalent
  • The Tenderer shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means sufficient to meet the production cash flow for the contract estimated as not less than Euro 8 mil. equivalent, taking into account the Tenderer's commitments for other contracts
  • The Tenderer shall demonstrate sound financial position over the last three years;
  • The Tenderer has satisfactorily supplied similar goods and services to other purchasers and completed at least four (4) contracts for equipment in the recent five years;
    • In case of a Tenderer offering to supply goods under the Contract which the Tenderer does not manufacture or otherwise produce, the Tenderer has been duly authorised by the goods’ manufacturer or producer to supply the goods in the Purchaser’s country;
    • The Tenderer is able to provide all necessary certificates, permits and licences required by the authorities of the Russian Federation related to the scope of supply. Russian certificates are to be submitted not later than the delivery commencement.
    • The Tenderer shall provide an evidence that the repair and scheduled maintenance of the equipment at the territory of the Russian Federation shall be possible to perform at a licensed repair and maintenance shop located at a distance not exceeding 300 km from the Site (St. Petersburg)
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In the case the tender is submitted by a joint venture, consortium or association (JVCA), the tenderer must satisfy the following minimum criteria:

  • At least one partner shall meet not less than 40 percent of all the qualifying criteria for general experience and financial position specified above;
  • The other partners shall meet not less than 25 percent of all the qualifying criteria for general experience and financial position specified above;

Tender documents may be obtained from the office at the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of 12,000 (twelve thousand) RUB, including V.A.T.

The method of payment will be direct bank transfer to:

SUE "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg".

42, Kavalergardskaya st., St. Petersburg 191015, Russian Federation

INN 7830000426

KPP 783450001

Current account 40602810532000000186 in Commercial department of the Bank OAO ”Bank of St.Petersburg”

Correspondent account           30101810900000000790

BIC 044030790

OKPO 03323809

OGRN 1027809256254

Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before November 16 2012, 11-00, at which time they will be opened in the presence of those Tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.

All Tenders must be accompanied by a tender security of 150,000.00 EURO

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:

State Unitary Enterprise "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg",

42, Kavalergardskaya st., St. Petersburg 191015, Russian Federation

Kuznetsov D.E., Project Manager

Phone: 8 (812) 438-43-88

Fax: 8 (812) 438-43-99

E-mail: kuznetsov_DE@vodokanal.spb.ru