Georgia-Jvari-Khorga Interconnection Project

Procurement ref:

9473-IFT-45181

Location:

Georgia

Business sector:

Energy

Project number:

45181

Funding source:

EBRD loan proceeds

Contract type:

Project goods, works and services

Notice type:

Invitation for tenders

Issue date:

20 Jul 2019

Closing date:

20 Sep 2019   at  15:00   Local time

 

Invitation for Tenders

Jvari-Khorga Transmission Line Project

Completion of remaining Construction Works of approximately 8 km of 500 kV double circuit and approximately 60 km of 220 kV double circuit Overhead Lines – Package B

  1. This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) website, Procurement Notices (www.ebrd.com) on May 02, 2013.
  2. JSC “Georgian State ELectrosystem” (GSE)/”Energotrans” Ltd hereinafter referred to as “the Employer”, intends using part of the proceeds of a loan from the Bank towards the cost of Jvari-Khorga Interconnection Project.
  3. The Employer now invites sealed tenders from Contractors for the following contract[s] to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan:

Completion of remaining Construction Works of approximately 8 km of 500 kV double circuit and approximately 60 km of 220 kV double circuit Overhead Lines. Technical Specifications and drawings of the remaining works are provided in the Section V “Requirements”. The duration of construction works is six (6) months.  The remaining works to be executed in accordance with this Contract include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Foundation Works;
  • Erection of towers;
  • Stringing of conductors & OPGW;
  • Slope protection works;
  • Erosion protection works;
  • Rehabilitation of existing access roads.
  • Supply of hardware and accessories necessary for the completion of remaining Works (if required)
  1. Tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms from any country.
  2. To be qualified for the award of a contract, tenderers must substantially satisfy the following minimum criteria:
  • (a) Average Annual Turnover

Minimum average annual turnover of EURO 3,000,000 (three million) within the last two (2) years;

In case the Tenderer is a JVCA, the Lead Partner of JVCA shall meet not less than 75 percent and each JVCA partner shall meet not less than 25 percent of the qualification criteria.

  1. Experience

Experience, in the role of Contractor or Subcontractor, of executing at least two (2) contracts within the last five (5) years, each with a value of at least 1,500,000 EURO (one million five hundred thousand) that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar to the proposed works. The similarity shall be based on the nature and complexity of the works compared with the works described in Section V: Requirements. Documents proving execution of the contracts shall be submitted.

In case the Tenderer is a JVCA, all JVCA partners shall collectively meet the qualification criteria and each JVCA partner shall have experience, in the role of Contractor or Subcontractor, of executing at least one (1) contract within the last five (5) years, each with a value of at least 1,500,000 EURO (one million five hundred thousand) that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar to the proposed works. The similarity shall be based on the nature and complexity of the works compared with the works described in Section V: Requirements. Documents proving execution of the contracts shall be submitted.

  1. Essential equipment

No.

Equipment Type and Characteristics

Minimum Number required

1

5 t erection winch & metallic derrick 25 t

2

2

Mobile Crane

2

3

Work trucks

4

4

Bulldozer

2

5

Personal and material transport equipment

4

6

Excavators 130 kW minimum

2

7

Mobile concrete batching plant

1

8

Concrete dump trucks

1

9

Puller & tensioner set for conductors

2

10

Puller/Tensioner for OPGW

1

11

Pilot wire/Pilot nylon 

10 km/2 km

12

Twin pulley set for phase conductor

50 tower sets

13

Single pulley set for OPGW/ EW

50 tower sets

14

OPGW Splicing set + OTDR

1

15

Soil compactor 20 t

1

JVCA must satisfy collectively abovementioned qualification criteria.

(d) Essential Key Personnel

  1. Position

Qualification

Experience

Project Director

Electrical Engineering / Project Management with proven experience on OHTL Projects up to 500kV inclusive

15 years (Total work Experience) and 10 years experience in similar works

Resident Project Manager

Electrical Engineering / Project Management with proven experience on OHTL Projects up to 500kV inclusive

15 years (Total work Experience) and 10 years experience in similar works

Resident Site Manager

Electrical Engineering / Project Management with proven experience on OHTL Projects up to 500kV inclusive

15 years (Total work Experience) and 10 years experience in similar works

Transmission Line Expert

Electrical Engineering / Civil Engineering with proven experience on OHTL Projects up to 500kV inclusive

20 years (Total work Experience) and 10 years experience in similar works

Transmission Line Designer

Electrical Engineering / Civil Engineering with proven experience on OHTL Projects up to 500kV inclusive

20 years (Total work Experience) and 10 years experience in similar works

Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Engineering / Civil Engineering with proven experience on OHTL Projects up to 500kV inclusive

10 years (Total work Experience) and 5 years experience in similar works

Senior Surveyer

Bachelor Engineering with proven experience on OHTL Projects up to 500kV inclusive

10 years (Total work Experience) and 5 years experience in similar works

Safety, Health and Environment Manager

Bachelor Engineering with proven experience on OHTL Projects up to 500kV inclusive

10 years (Total work Experience) and 5 years experience in similar works

JVCA must satisfy collectively abovementioned qualification criteria

  1. The tender documents are available electronically, on a free of charge basis.
  2. All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security of Euro 70,000 (seventy thousand), or its equivalent in a convertible currency.
  3. Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before September 20, 2019 at 15:00 p.m. local time, at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.
  4. The applicable procurement rules are the Bank’s Procurement Policies and Rules (PP&R) which can be located at:  www.ebrd.com/news/publications/policies/procurement-policies-and-rules.html

Prospective tenderers may obtain the tender documents and further information through the following contact details:

Name of Contact Person: Tea Toriashvili, Deputy Director in Project Management Issues

Employer: JSC “Georgian State Electrosystem”/ “Energotrans” Ltd

Address: 2, Baratashvili Str. Tbilisi, 0105, Georgia

Tel: +995 32 2510315

info@energotrans.com.ge; t.toriashvili@energotrans.com.ge