EIB - Manatua Cable System


Страна: Французская Полинезия
Язык: EN
Номер: 7416205
Дата публикации: 31-01-2018
Источник: TED
Тэги: cable and insulated wire Construction


Contract Title: Manatua Cable System

Identification No.: Manatua/1

Date of IFB: 31.1.2018 (Samoan time)

Deadline for Submission: 5:00 p.m. 14.3.2018 (Samoan time)

Manatua Cable Consortium: Samoa Submarine Cable Company Limited (“SSCC”)

Telecom Niue Limited (“Telecom Niue”)

Avaroa Cables Limited (“Avaroa”)

Office des Postes et Télécommunications de Polynésie Française (“OPT”)

1. The Governments of Samoa, Niue, the Cook Islands and French Polynesia have signed an International Agreement for the planning and implementation of Manatua Cable System and have designated the telecommunications operators listed above to establish a consortium (“Manatua Cable Consortium”) which will assume responsibility for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the Manatua Cable System. Each government (or, in the case of French Polynesia, OPT) has applied for financing from development partners including Asian Development Bank (“ADB”), Agence française de Développement, European Investment Bank and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand, toward the cost of Manatua Cable System, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the Contract for the supply of Manatua Cable System.

2. The Manatua Cable Consortium now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply and installation of a submarine cable system between Samoa and Tahiti, French Polynesia, with spurs to Niue, the Cook Islands and Bora Bora, French Polynesia. The Contract for the supply of Manatua Cable System will be signed by the Consortium parties.

3. Bidding will be conducted, according to Article 4 of the International Agreement, through the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in ADB’s Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time) using the Single Stage: One Envelope bidding procedure and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Bidding Document. Bids will be sought for Configuration 1 and Configuration 2, and bidders are required to submit one bid for each Configuration.

4. Interested bidders may obtain further information and the Bidding Document (which will be sent to bidders by email) from:

Manatua Cable System – Bid Coordinator. Attention: Ms Vairani Davio. Office des postes et télécommunications. Présidence-Direction Générale. Secrétariat du Président-directeur général, BP 605 – 98713 Papeete, Polynésie française, Tahïti-Polynésie Française, Telephone: +689 4041 4643. E-mail: manatua@opt.pf

5. Bids must be submitted electronically to the TenderLink system as described in the Bidding Document before 5:00 p.m. on 14.3.2018 (Samoan time). Only electronic bidding will be used. The Bidding Document contains information on electronic bidding. Further details will be provided to those bidders receiving the Bidding Document. Late bids will be rejected. All bids submitted electronically are recommended to be lodged well in advance of the formal deadline, to allow time to resolve any technical difficulties encountered during bid submission.

6. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address to be notified by the Bid Coordinator at 12:00 a.m. on 16.3.2018 (Samoan time). Audio conference facilities will be provided for those wishing to attend electronically.

7. All bids must be accompanied by a scanned signed copy of a Bid-Securing Declaration as instructed in the Bidding Document.