INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

FSF-EP-02

Issued By

Finchaa Sugar Factory

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 5,000.00

Published Date

February 13, 2007

Opening Date

May 14, 2007

Remarks

Bid Category

Multiple Request

Description

 

Finchaa Sugar Factory (FSF), Ethiopia on behalf of the Government of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia intends to expand its plant by increasing the existing factory from 4,400 TCD (Tons Cane per Day) to 5,400 TCD and installing a completely new plant of 6,600 TCD in the vicinity of the existing plant, with total crushing capacity of 12,000 TCD including cogeneration and expansion of Ethanol plant from 45 KLPD to 105 KLPD. The Project Site is located about 360 km. West-North-West of Addis Ababa along the lower part of the Finchaa River. The Project Site is a distance of 1,300 km from Port of Djibouti.

Invitation of Bids

FSF invites bids from interested bidders to design, manufacture, supply, delivery to Prot of Djibouti, transport locally to the Site, Store, Civil Works, erection of mechanical and Electrical Equipment, train Employer’s personnel, Commission, Test and hand over under terms of single turnkey contract of:

Lot 4: Process House Plant              (Bid No. FP-04-PHP)

Lot 5: Balance of Plant Electrical      (Bid No. FP-05-BPE)

Lot 6: Power Evacuation System       (Bid No. FP-06-PE)

Lot 7. Ethanol Plant                            (Bid No. FP-07-EP)

The Process House Plant (Lot 4) Shall comprise of one new equipments to be integrated with existing equipment in the process house, modifications in existing equipment, raw water pumping and distribution system, water treatment and distribution system and Sugar Factory effluent disposal system, suitable to handle total cane crushing capacity of 12,000 TCD (500 tch).

The Balance of Plant-Electrical (Lot 5) shall comprise of electrical distribution system for Sugar Factory complex including transformers, PCCs Factory Earthling and lighting as per the specifications defined in bid document.

The Power Evacuation System (Lot 6) shall comprise of 66 KV switch yard equipment with earthling, lighting and lightening protection system for exporting power of maximum 20 MWe to EEPCo grid, as per the specifications defined in bid document.

The Ethanol Plant (Lot 7) shall comprise if new Ethanol production plant of 60 KLPD capacity, from the molasses production in the Sugar Factory and to be integrated with existing Ethanol plant, as per the specifications defined in bid document.

Bidding will be conduced through Competitive Bidding procedures specified in the bid document and are open to all the eligible bidders from Indian Firm/Consortium/Joint Venture. Bidder will be selected through a transparent process in accordance with the requirement defined in the bid document for selection of bidders. However, the eligibility criteria of the bidder shall be based on the following.

a)      The bidding firm should have been in existence for at least 10 years. In case of consortium, the lead bidders should be mentioned and should have been in existence for at lest 10 years. In case of Joint Venture specially formed for the purpose of this Project, the lead bidders should be mentioned and at lest one member should have been in existence for at least 10 years.

b)      For Process House Plant (Lot 4), the main bidders (or) one member of Joint venture/Consortium (or) there respective sub-contractor should have at least 10 years experience in design, manufacturer, supply and installation of Sugar Factory process house plant, in India and internationally.

For Balance of Plant-Electrical (Lot 5), the main bidders (or) one member of Joint Venture/Consortium (or) their respective sub-contractors should have at least 10 years experience in design, manufacture, supply and installation of Sugar Factory Electrical Distribution System, in India and internationally.

For Power Evacuation System (Lot 6), The main bidder (or) one member of Joint Venture/Consortium (or) their respective sub-contractors should have at least 10 years experience in design, manufacture, supply and installation of Power Evacuation System in Sugar Factory Cogeneration Plant, of at least 10 MWe capacity and at minimum voltage Cogeneration Plant, of at least 10 MWe capacity and at minimum voltage level of 66 KV, in India and internationally.

For Ethanol Plant (Lot 7) The main bidder (or) one member of Joint Venture/Consortium (or) their respective sub-contractors should have at least 10 years experience in design, manufacture, supply and installation of Ethanol Plant, capacity not less than 45 KLPD, in India and internationally.

c)      The bidders should have a minimum current net worth of USD 10 Million (Working capital) certified by a reputed Chartered Accountancy firm, In case of Consortium/Joint Venture the cumulative minimum average net worth/flow of the members would be considered. However, the lead bidders should satisfy at least 50% of the financial criteria.

d)      For Process House Plant (Lot 4), the main bidder (or) one member of Joint Venture/Consortium (or) their respective sub-contractor must have executed a minimum of 2 such projects in the past 10 years in India or outside India and supplied and erected equipment outside India in the past 5 years of Electrical Distribution System in Sugar Factory of at least USD 2 million contract value.

For Balance of Plant-Electrical (Lot 5) the main bidder (or) one member of Joint Venture/Consortium (or) their respective sub-contractor must have executed a minimum of 2 such projects in the past 10 years in India or outside India and supplied and erected equipment outside India in the past 5 years of Electrical Distribution System in Sugar Factory of at least USD 2 million contract value.

For Power Evacuation System (Lot 6), the main bidder (or) one member of Joint Venture/Consortium (or) their respective sub-contractor must have executed a minimum of 2 such projects in the past 10 years in India or outside India and supplied and erected equipment outside India in the past 5 years of Power Evacuation system of at least USD 2 million contract value.

For Ethanol Plant (Lot 7), the main bidder (or) one member of Joint Venture/Consortium (or) their respective sub-contractor must have executed a minimum of 2 such projects in the past 10 years in India or outside India and supplied and erected equipment outside India in the past 5 years of Ethanol Plant of at least USD 2 million contract value.

e)      The bidders must have his associate or representatives in Ethiopia who has adequate knowledge in the procedures of Immigration, Customs, Taxes, Duties, Port clearance, Local transportation, Insurance etc. for proper Coordination.

f)       The bid is to be accompanied with a bid security in an amount of USD 20,000 for each Lot.

Bidders, who fulfill the above eligibility 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 or USD 575 for each Lot, in the name of Finchaa Sugar Factory, Ethiopia, by Demand Draft of Banker’s cheque. An amount of Ethiopian Birr 500 or USD 58 for each Lot is to be added towards postage/courier if required. Bidder has the option to either participate in all four bids as a single Turnkey contractor or participate as individual bidder for one or more lots. Bid Document will be available for purchase from 13th February 2007 up to the bid closing date at Finchaa Sugar Factory, Liaison Office, Addis Abba, Ethiopia and also to JP Mukherji & Associates Pvt. Ltd. Pune, India, Technical Consultant for the Project.

Address in Ethiopian

Address in India

Finchaa Sugar Factory Liaison Office

JP Mukherji & Associated Pvt. Ltd. (JPMA)

Room No. 205, Philips Building Addis Ababa

“Jyoti House”, 172, Dhanukar Colony

 Ethiopia

Kothrud, Pune-411029, India

Tel. No. 251 11 551 25 57

Tel. No. 912025397303

Tel. No. 251 576 64 17 60

Tel. No. 912025397305

Fax. No. 251 11 551 29 11

Fax No. 912025397307

Fax No. 251 576 64 10 15

Fax No. 912025399287

Email:fsfs@ethionet.et

Email: Jpma@vsnl.com

Contact person:

Contract Person:

Ato Nurzefa Shafo

Mr. M S Sundaram,

Head, Plan & Project Division

Director Projects (Management)

Bid Closing date:           May 14, 2007, 12:00 Hours Ethiopian local time

Bid Opening date:          May 14, 2007, 13:00 Hours Ethiopian local time

Bids must be delivered on the specified address & date in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders or their authorized representatives on the specified address & Date in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. All bidders who had purchased the bids (Lot 1 to Lot 7) are invited to attend the pre-bid meeting at Addis Ababa on 6th & 7th March 2007, followed by site visits. Finchaa Sugar Factory (FSF) reserves the right to modify the minimum eligibility criteria, if required. Finchaa Sugar Factory (FSF) reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Dereje Gutema
General Manger

For Finchaa Sugar Factory

   

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