SECOND NATIONAL HYDROMET MODERNIZATION PROJECT
Loan No.: 8291-RU
Contract Title: Supply of stationary calibration kits (SCK-3)
Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan): NHMP2/1/B.1.p
The Russian Federation has received financing from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development toward the cost of the Second National Hydromet Modernization Project (NHMP-2), and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan toward payments under the contract for Supply of stationary calibration kits (SCK-3).
The Foundation “Bureau of Economic Analysis” (hereinafter BEA) acting as the Project implementing agency according to 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 10 sets of Stationary Calibration Kits (SCK-3) for relative air humidity measuring instruments and related services (approval of MI pattern for SCK-3 and primary calibration of SCK-3, delivery, equipment assembly, mounting and pre-commissioning, acceptance testing, training, warranty services, technical support).
Delivery period is 10 months from the contract signing date.
Bidding will be conducted using the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures 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, revised in July 2014, and is open to all Bidders eligible as defined in these Guidelines, that meet the following minimum qualification criteria.
(a) Financial capabilities
The Bidder’s (a separate company or a joint venture/consortium) average annual turnover
for the last three years
(2018-2020) shall be not less than equivalent of USD 3,6 million.
If the Bidder is a Joint Venture, the average annual turnover of the Partner in charge shall be not less than equivalent of USD 2,6 million and the average annual turnover of other partners shall be at least equivalent of USD 1 million for the last three years (2018-2020).
To confirm the above specified information the Bidder shall provide copies of the auditor's opinions for the above mentioned period or balance sheets confirmed (certified) by tax authorities of the Bidder's country (as a rule for the Russian companies).
(b) Specific experience with similar projects
The Bidder shall provide a documentary evidence of the experience (as a main Contractor or member of a joint venture/consortium) from successful supply of metrological equipment for verification/calibration of environmental parameters measuring instruments. The Bidder shall provide information evidencing the successful implementation of at least one such contract for the amount equivalent to not less than USD 100 thousand over the last three years (2018-2020).
(c) Technical capabilities
1) The Bidder shall be certified for the compliance with the quality standards ISO 9001 or GOST ISO 9001-2008/2015 (quality management standards). Copy of the certificate shall be provided by the Bidder prior to signing of the Contract.
2) The Bidder or its authorized sub-contractor(s) shall be capable of providing warranty service for the supplied goods. To confirm this capability, the Bidder shall provide in its Bid documentary evidence of the warranty service capabilities for the entire range of the equipment supplied in accordance with the Contract conditions. The document shall contain a detailed description of the service center infrastructure: material and human resources (dispatch office and technical personnel), techniques and time periods of localization of malfunctions, repair works and provision of spare parts, including organization and time of transportation of faulty, repaired and replacement equipment. If the respective service infrastructure is not available with the Bidder or is insufficient for servicing of the entire range of supplied equipment, the Bidder shall also provide in its Bid a plan for opening additional service centers. The plan shall include a schedule of deployment of the service centers before the completion of supply of equipment, indicating addresses, describing the deployment procedures (signing of contracts, training of specialists, organizing of spare parts supply, obtaining of authorizations from Manufacturers, etc.), and the operation of service centers.
Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from BEA,
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 14:00 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 7.200.00 (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: Operations department of the Bank of Russia
Inter-Region Operational UFK Moscow
Beneficiary Bank BIC: 024501901
Treasury Account 03100643000000019500
Bank Account within Single Treasury Account: 40102810045370000002
KBK 092 1 10 07000 01 6000 110
(please indicate: non-refundable fee of bidders under the loan No. 8291-RU,
Package No. NHMP2/1/B.1.p; (VAT exempt);
- for payment in USD:
Beneficiary: MEZREGIONALNOE OPERACIONNOE UFK
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 110
(please indicate: non-refundable fee of bidders under the loan No. 8291-RU,
Package No. NHMP2/1/B.1.p; (VAT exempt).
Documents 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
August 03, 2021. Electronic bidding will not be permitted.
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 August 03, 2021.
Late bids will be rejected.
All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of USD 29,600.00 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/
 For Russian companies using Russian Accounting Standards: according to profit and loss account (Annex # 1 to the order of Minfin of Russia dated July 2, 2010 № 66n) annual turnover shall be understood as «revenues» for a year (balance sheet forms line code, indicated in the organization annual financial statements to be submitted to the state statistical bodies and other executive authorities –2110), i.e. all organization incomes resulting from realization of goods and/or services for a year exclusive of the value added tax, excises. For companies using International Accounting Standards: annual turnover shall be understood as «revenues».
 The average annual turnover for the last three years is the arithmetic mean (average) of the annual turnover amounts for the last three years.
 These certificates are official documents certifying the company’s compliance with requirements of the international standard ISO 9001 and confirming the quality of carried out works and provided services. Certificates issued for the compliance with requirements of GOST R ISO 9001–2008/2011 are valid till their expiration.