INVITATION FOR TENDERS
In the framework of the Black-Sea Transmission Network Project
Tender #: ET Vehicles 02-2016
Minibus and Snowmobiles
Georgia, hereinafter referred to as “the Purchaser”, intends to use part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) (the Bank) towards the cost of Procurement of Vehicles in the framework of the Black-Sea Transmission Network Project.
The Purchaser now invites sealed tenders from Suppliers for the following EIB financed contracts, hereinafter referred to as “the Contracts”, to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan. The contracts regard two (2) Lots (I & II). Within this Package (and these Lots) the following vehicles shall be supplied:
Lot I – Minibus, quantity – 1;
Lot II – Snowmobiles, quantity – 3:
Tenderers are allowed to submit their Tender(s) for any one or both (two) of the above mentioned Lots. Each lot must be priced separately and shall be submitted in separate sealed Tenders. Tenders for more than one lot may offer discounts and such discounts will be considered in the comparison of tenders.“
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 each of the contracts, Tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria (please refer to Section III Evaluation and Qualification Criteria of the Tender Document):
- Experience as Supplier, in at least two (2) contracts within the last three (3) years, each with a value of at least:
Euro 64,000 for Lot I;
Euro 56,000 for Lot II.
The aforementioned contracts need to have been successfully and substantially completed and similar in terms of Scope of Supply with the proposed Goods (in each lot respectively). The similarity shall be based on the physical size, complexity, methods/technology or other characteristics as described in Part 2. Scope of Supply and Technical Requirements. Employer’s Certificates, reference lists, ISO Certificates shall be provided with Tender for the evidence of Tenderers Qualification.
- The Tenderer shall demonstrate that they have access to, or have 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 equivalent of:
Euro 80,000 for Lot I;
Euro 70,000 for Lot II.
The Tenderer’s commitments for other contracts need to be taken into consideration.
- Average annual turnover as prime Supplier (defined as billing for Goods and Services delivered and under delivery) over the last three (3) years of equivalent of:
Euro 150,000 for Lot I;
Euro 120,000 for Lot II.
The Tender Document may be obtained from the office at the address below, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Euro 150 or equivalent in a convertible currency. The fee has to be paid on the following account:
Liberty Bank, Tbilisi, Georgia
Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt, Germany
In case when the Tenderer is a Georgian resident the payment of Euro 150 shall be made in GEL calculated based on the exchange rate of the National Bank of Georgia on the date of payment. The payment shall be made on the following account:
GE98LB0113117903752000 (GEL account).
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. The amount of the Tender Security shall be not less than
Euro 2 400 for Lot I
Euro 2 100 for Lot II
Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before 15:00 p.m. local time, on September 12, 2016, at which time they will be opened, in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.
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:
2, Baratashvili Street
Tbilisi 0105, Georgia
Mr. K. Sekhniashvili
Tel.: +995 32 510391
Fax: +995 32 510315