Bid No.

TSFP-F/001/06/JE & TSFP-F/002/06/SG & TSFP-F/003/06/PG

Issued By

Tendaho Sugar Factory Project

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 5,000.00

Published Date

October 25, 2006

Opening Date

January 24, 2007


Bid Category




Tendaho Sugar Factory Project (TSFP), Ethiopia on behalf of the Government of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia intends to install one new sugar factory with a designed cane crushing capacity of 26,000 TCD (tons per day) including cogeneration. The project site is located at about 600 km from Addis Ababa in Northeast direction, in the Lower Awash valley of the Afar Administrative region of Ethiopia. Tendaho project site is adjacent to the Addis-Djibouti tarmac highway with a convenient district of about 350 km from port Djibouti, in west direction

Invitation for Bids

TSFP invites bids from interested bidders to design, manufacture, supply, delivery to Port Djibouti, transport locally to the project site, store, erection of mechanical and electrical equipment, train employer’s personnel commission, test and hand over under single turnkey contract of:

Lot 1: Juice extraction plant       TENDER No. TSFP-F/001/06/JE

Lot 2: Steam generation plant     TENDER No. TSFP-F/002/06/SG

Lot 3: Power generation plant     TENDER No. TSFP-F/003/06/PG

The juice extraction plant shall comprise of two options, viz Milling & Diffuser, In both options juice extraction plant shall be in two streams as per specifications defined in bid document and each stream shall be suitable for 13000 TCD capacity.

The steam generation plant shall comprise of five boilers with all accessory and auxiliary equipment, each of Maximum Continues Ratting (MCR) of 150 t/h at 65 bar (g) steam pressure and 510+/-50C temperature at the outlet of superheater header and as per the specifications defined in bid document.

The power generation plant shall comprise of three double extraction condensing type turbo alternators with all accessory and auxiliary equipment, each of 40 MWe capacity, as per the specifications defined in bid document.

Biding will be conducted through competitive bidding procedures specified in the bid documents and are open to all the eligible bidders from Indian firms, joint Ventures, Consortiums. Bidder will be selected through a transparent process in accordance with the requirement defined in the bid document for selection of bidders. However, the minimum legibility criteria of the bidders for all the three lots shall be based on the following.

a)     The bidders should have been in existence for at least 10 years. In case of a joint venture of consortium, the lead bidder should be mentioned and each of its partners of combination of partners must have been in existence for at least 10 years.

b)     The bidders should have a minimum currency new worth of US $10 million, certified by a Chartered Accountants. In case of Consortium, the cumulative minimum average net worth/fund flow of the bidders would be considered. However, the leas bidder should satisfy at least 50% of the financial criteria.

c)     The bidders, a firm, consortium or a member of Joint Venture, must have executed a minimum of 2 such projects, in the past 10 years and one project outside India preferably in Africa in the past 5 years.

i)        of can juice extraction plant not less than 5000 TCD capacity as a single stream for Juice Extraction Plant Tender, Tender No. TSFP-F/001/06/JE.

ii)       of steam generation plant not less than 60 t/h boiler capacity at 65kg/cm2 (g) pressure and 5100 C temperature for Steam Generation Plant Tender, Tender No. TSFP-F/002/06/SG.

iii)     of power generation plant not less than 10 MWe capacity as a single turbo-alternator set for Power Generation Plant Tender, Tender No. TSFP-F/003/06/PG.

d)     The bidder must have his associate/representative in Ethiopia, who is knowledgeable in the procedure of customs, immigration, etc.

e)     The bid is to be accompanied with a bid security in the amount of USD 50,000 for each lot.

Bidders, who fulfill the above legibility criteria can purchase each bid document either directly or on submission of written application upon payment of non-refundable fee of Ethiopian Birr 5,000 (US $ 575) for each Lot in the name of Tendaho Sugar Factory Project (TSFP), Ethiopia, payable at Addis Ababa, by demand Draft or Banker’s cheque. An additional amount of Ethiopian Birr 500 (US $ 58) for each Lot, it is be added towards postage/courier, if required.

Bids documents will be available for purchase at TSFP, Ethiopia from 25th October 2006 up to the bid closing day and also at JPMA, Pune, India from 25th October 2006 to 8th November 2006.

Bid closing date:            24th January 2007 at 12:00 local time

Bid opening date            24th January 2007 at 13:00 local time

Bids must be delivered on the specified address & date in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Bid will be opened in the presence of bides or their represeatnvies on the specified address & date in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. TSFP will have the discretion to modify the minimum eligibly criteria, if required. TSFP reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Address in Ethiopia

Address in India

Tendhao Sugar Factory Project (TSFP)
P.O. Box 25754
, 6th Floor, Bole Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel.+251 11 515 47 11
      +251 11 515 4440
      +251 11 515 97 92
Fax +251 11 515 97 9
Contact person:

Ato Gebre Asrat
Factory Manger

J.P. Mukherji & Associates
(JPMA) Pvt. Ltd.
“Jyothi House”, 172, Dahanukar Colony, Kothrud, Pune-411029 India

Tel. +91 20 2539 7303
       +91 20 2539 7305
Fax +91 20 2539 7307
       +91 20 2539 9287
Contact person:

Mr. B Gowri Prasad
Technical Director  


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