2019-07-22 

Invitation for Tenders - 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

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

5.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. (b) 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.

(c)Essential equipment

NoEquipment Type and CharacteristicsMinimum Number required
15 t erection winch & metallic derrick 25 t2
2Mobile Crane2
3Work trucks4
4Bulldozer2
5Personal and material transport equipment4
6Excavators 130 kW minimum2
7Mobile concrete batching plant1
8Concrete dump trucks1
9Puller & tensioner set for conductors2
10Puller/Tensioner for OPGW1
11Pilot wire/Pilot nylon 10 km/2 km
12Twin pulley set for phase conductor50 tower sets
13Single pulley set for OPGW/ EW50 tower sets
14OPGW Splicing set + OTDR1
15Soil compactor 20 t1

JVCA must satisfy collectively abovementioned qualification criteria.

(d) Essential Key Personnel:

(a) PositionQualificationExperience
Project DirectorElectrical 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 ManagerElectrical Engineering / Project Management with proven experience on OHTL Projects up to 500kV inclusive15 years (Total work Experience) and 10 years experience in similar works
Resident Site ManagerElectrical 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 ExpertElectrical Engineering / Civil Engineering with proven experience on OHTL Projects up to 500kV inclusive20 years (Total work Experience) and 10 years experience in similar works
Transmission Line DesignerElectrical Engineering / Civil Engineering with proven experience on OHTL Projects up to 500kV inclusive20 years (Total work Experience) and 10 years experience in similar works
Geotechnical EngineerGeotechnical 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 SurveyerBachelor 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 ManagerBachelor Engineering with proven experience on OHTL Projects up to 500kV inclusive10 years (Total work Experience) and 5 years experience in similar works

JVCA must satisfy collectively abovementioned qualification criteria

6. The tender documents are available electronically, on a free of charge basis.

7. All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security of Euro 70,000 (seventy thousand), or its equivalent in a convertible currency.

8. Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before September 20, 2019; 15:00 p.m. local time, at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.

9.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.htmlProspective 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” LtdAddress: 2, Baratashvili Str. Tbilisi, 0105, GeorgiaTel: +995 32 2510315

info@energotrans.com.ge;

t.toriashvili@energotrans.com.ge