INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

FSF-EP-01

Issued By

Finchaa Sugar Factory, Ethiopia  

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 5,000.00

Published Date

January 16, 2007

Opening Date

April 16, 2007

Remarks

Bid Category

New Plant

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 120 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 1: Juice extraction plant (Bid No. FP-01-JE)

            Lot 2: Steam generation plant (Bid No. FP-02-SG)

            Lot 3: Power generation plant (Bid No. FP-03-PG)

The Juice Extraction Plant (Lot 1) Shall comprise of one new tandem consisting of cane preparation, Diffuser and dewatering mills as per specifications defined in bid document, suitable for 6,600 TCD capacity.

The Steam Generation Plant (Lot 2) shall comprise of two boilers within all accessory and auxiliary equipment each of Maximum Continuous Rating (MCR) of 110 t/h at 32 bara steam pressure and 420+/-50C temperature at the outlet of super heater header including bagasse handling, PRV station, DM Plant…etc, as per the specifications defined in bid document.

The Power Generation Plant (Lot 3) shall comprise of two Double Extraction Condensing (DEC) type Turbo alternators with all accessory and auxiliary equipment, each of 17 MWe capacity, as per the specification 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 Juice Extraction Plant (Lot 10), 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 Juice Extraction Plant, specialized in Diffuser, capacity not less than 200 tch.

For Steam Generation Plant (Lot 2), 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 bagasse based Boiler, capacity not less than 60 t/h, in India and internationally.

For Power Generation Plant (Lot 3), 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 DEC type Turbo Alternator, Capacity not less than 10 MWe, 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 Juice Extraction Plant (Lot 1), 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 of Cane Diffuser suitable for cane crushing capacity not less than 200 tch or of at least USD 2 Million contract value.

For Steam Generation Plant (Lot 2), the main bidders (or) one member of Joint Venture/Consortium (or) their respective subcontractor must have executed a minimum of 2 such projects in the past 10 years in India and or outside India and supplied and erected equipment outside India in the past 5 years of Boiler not less than 60t/h capacity or of at least USD 2 Million contract value.

For Power Generation Plant (Lot 3), the main bidders (or) one member of Joint Venture/Consortium (or) their respective subcontractor must have executed a minimum of 2 such projects in the past 10 years in India and or outside India and supplied and erected equipment outside India in the past 5 years of Turbo alternator not less than 10 MWe capacity or of at least USD 2 Million contract value.

e)      The bidders must have h is 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 two lots.

Bidder has the option to either participate in all three bids as a single turnkey contractor or participate as individual bidder for one or two lots.

Bid Document will be available for purchase from 16th January 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 (FSF)

JP Mukherji & Associated Pvt. Ltd. (JPMA)

Liaison Office, Room No. 205,

“Jyoti House”, 172, Dhanukar Colony

Philips Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Kothrud, Pune-411029, India

Tel. No. 251 115 51 25 57

Tel. No. 912 025 39 73 03

251 576 64 17 60

912 025 39 73 05

Fax. No. 251 115 51 29 11

Fax No. 912 022 539 73 07

251 576 64 10 15

912 025 39 92 87

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:           April 16, 2007, 12:00 hrs. Ethiopian local time

Bid Opening date:          April 16, 2007 hrs. 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.

Finchaa Sugar Factory (FSF) reserves the right to modify the minimum legibility criteria, if required. Finchaa Sugar Factory (FSF) reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

For Finchaa Sugar Factory

Dereje Gutema

General Manger

Finchaa Sugar Factory

   

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