January 20, 2015
SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE
SECOND NATIONAL HYDROMET MODERNIZATION PROJECT
Loan No.: 8291-RU
Contract Title: Supply of etalon of absolute pressure
Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): NHMP2/1/B.1.e
The Russian Federation has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Second National Hydromet Modernization Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for Supply of etalon of absolute pressure.
The Foundation “Bureau of Economic Analysis” (hereinafter BEA) acting in accordance with Agency Agreement # 01-01-06/17-108 dated April 09, 2014 between the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring and BEA on the implementation of the Second National Hydromet Modernization Project now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for supply of etalon of absolute pressure, including delivery of etalon of absolute pressure, hardware and software, staff training; warranty services and technical support. Delivery period is 20 months.
Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers , edition of January 2011 (“Procurement Guidelines”), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines, that meet the following minimum qualification criteria:
(a) Financial Capabilities
The Bidder’s average annual turnover (a single company or a joint venture/ consortium) shall be not less than USD 2.7 million for the last three years (2011-2013).
If the Bidder is a Joint Venture, the average annual turnover of the Partner in charge shall be at least equivalent of USD 1.75 million and the average annual turnover of the each other partners shall be at least equivalent of USD 0.75 million for the last three years (2011-2013).
The Bidder shall provide, as documentary evidence for the above information, copies of the auditor's conclusions for the above mentioned period or balance sheets certified by tax service of the Bidder's country (as a rule for the Russian companies).
(b) Specific Experience with Similar Projects
The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to confirm his experience (as the single bidder or the partner of joint venture) in supply and adjusting of metrological high-tech equipment used in hydrometeorology. The Bidder shall submit data confirming successful implementation of at least 1 such contract for the last three years (2011-2013) with the contract amount not less than USD 300,000.
(c) Technical Capacities
(1) The Bidder shall be certified in accordance with ISO 9001 or GOST ISO 9001-2008/2011 quality management standards. A copy of this certificate shall be submitted by the Bidder to the Purchaser before signing the Contract Agreement
(2) The Bidder shall have capacity for warranty service of the supplied goods. In support of this capacity the Bidder shall submit as a part of bid a documentary evidence from the service center (manufacturer / supplier) on readiness to perform servicing of the supplied equipment according to terms of contract.
Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Mr. Sergey Yu. Kirnos, Head of BEA Procurement Department, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, and inspect the bidding documents during office hours [from 10:00 to 16:00 hours Moscow time] at the address given below.
A complete set of bidding documents in Russian and English languages may be purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of RUR 4,300.00 (no VAT is charged) or USD 100.00. The method of payment will be direct transfer to the following accounts:
- for payment in Russian Rubles:
Beneficiary: Interregional Operation Department of Russian Federal Treasury (Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation)
Beneficiary Bank: OPERU-1 of the Bank of Russia, Moscow
Beneficiary Bank BIC: 044501002
Beneficiary Account: 40101810500000001901
KBK 092 1 10 07000 01 6000 180
(please indicate: non-refundable fee of bidders under the loan No. 8291-RU, Package No. NHMP2/1/B.1.e; VAT exempt);
- for payment in USD:
Beneficiary: MEZREGIONALNOE OPERACIONNOE UFK, INN 7710198360, KPP 771001001
Beneficiary Bank: CENTRAL BANK OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION MOSCOW RU (CBRFRUMM)
Beneficiary Account: 40105840300000002901
Beneficiary Bank Account: 0011907227
Intermediary Bank: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A., NEW YORK (CHASUS33)
Details of Payment: KBK 092 1 10 07000 01 6000 180
(please indicate: non-refundable fee of bidders under the loan No. No. 8291-RU, Package No. NHMP2/1/B.1.e; VAT exempt).
The document will be sent by airmail for overseas delivery and surface mail for local delivery.
Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 14:00 Moscow time March 04, 2015. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below on 14:00 Moscow time March 04, 2015.
All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of USD 10,000.00 or an equivalent amount in the currency of Bid, or any other foreign currency, or in Russian Rubles.
The address referred to above is:
Foundation “Bureau of Economic Analysis”
Second National Hydromet Modernization Project
Attn. Mr. Sergey Yu. Kirnos, Head of Procurement Department
27, bld 3, Zoubovsky blvd, Moscow, 119021, Russia
Tel: (+7-495) 937-6750
Fax: (+7-495) 937-6753
Web site: www.beafnd.org/en/