Bid No.


Issued By

Tehaho sugar Factory project (TSFP)

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 5,000

Published Date

March 13, 2007

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category

Turnkey Sugar Project



Turnkey supply and Installation of Process House, Balance of Plant-Electrical & power Evacuation System of New Sugar Factory at tendaho Sugar Factory Project in Ethiopia

Address; Tendaho Sugar Factory Project 9TSFP), P.O.Box 2574, Salfaz Building Cape Verde Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel:+ 251-11 618 35 91, Fax:+251-11 618 35 83


Tehaho 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 distance of about 350 km from port of Djibouti, in West direction.


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

1) Process House                                           Tender No. TSFP-F/007/07/PH

2) Balance of Plant-Electrical                         Tender No. TSFP-F/008/07PE

3) Power Evacuation System              Tender No. TSFP-F/009/07/EP

Process house comprises from mixed juice receiving tank in juice extraction , raw sugar handling, juice liming, evaporation, pan boiling, curing, raw sugar  streage and 502% raw sugar produced shall be refined in refinery, refined sugar shall be bagged and stored in sugar godowns. Process house is to be designed in such a way that both raw and refined sugar shall be produced simultaneously. Complete process house shall be in three streams as per specifications defined in bid document and each steam shall be suitable for about 9000 TCD capacity.

Balance of Plant-electrical comprises of electrical distribution system for complete sugar factory complex including HT panel, transformers, PCCs, Factory Earthing and Lighting as per the specification defined in bid document.

Power Evacuation system comprises of 230 kV switch yard equipment with earthing, lighting and lightening protection system for exporting power, maximum 75 MWe, to Ethiopian Electrical power corporation (EEPCO0 grid, as per the specifications defined in bid document.

Bidding 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 eligibility criteria of the bidder for all the three bids shall be based on the following:

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

b-      The bidder should have a minimum current net worth of US $ 5 million, certified by a Chartered Accountant. In case of Consorting the cumulative minimum average net worth/fund flow of the bidders would be considered. However, the lead bidder should satisfy at least 50% of the financial criteria.

c-      The bidder, a firm, consortium or a member of Joint Venture, must have executed a minimum of such projects, in the past 10 years.

i-        of design, manufacture, supply & installation of process house equipment, capacity not less than 5000 TCD for Tender no TSFP-F/007/07/PH.

ii-       Of design, manufacture, supply and installation of supply and installation of sugar factory electrical distribution system for Tender no. TSFP-F/008/07/PE.

iii-    Of design, manufacture, supply and installation of Power Evacuation system at sugar factory annexed cogeneration plant or independent power plant, of at least 20 MWe capacity and at minimum voltage level of 110kV, for Tender no. TSFP-F/009/07/EP.

d-     The bidder must have his associate or representative in Ethiopia, who has adequate knowledge in the procedures of immigration, customs, taxes, duties, port clearance, local transportation, insurance, etc. for proper coordination.

e-     Bid document shall be accompanied with a bid security in the amount of:

i-        US $ 50,000 for Tender No. TSFP-F/007/07/PH.

ii-       US $ 20,000 for Tender No. TSFP-F/008/07/PE.

iii-     US $ 20,000 for Tender No. TSFP-F/009/07/EP.

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 (US $ 575 ) for each bid in the name of Tendaho Sugar Factory Project (TSFP) Ethiopia, by Demand Draft or Banker’s cheque. An additional amount of Ethiopian Birr 500 (US $ 58 ) for each bid, is to be added towards postage/courier, if required.

Bid documents will be available for purchase from 13th March, 2007 up to the bid closing day at TSFP, Ethiopia and also at JPMA, Pune, India.


Bid closing date                      01st June 2007 at 14oo Local Time 

Bid opening date                     01st June 2007 at 1500  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 representatives on the specified address & date in Addis Ababa-Ethiopia.

TSFP will have the discretion to modify the minimum eligibility criteria, if required. TSFP reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Address in Ethiopia

Address in India

Tendaho Sugar Factory p.O.Box. 2574, Salfaz Building (in Front of Atlas hotel), Cape Verde Road Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Tel;+ 251-11-618 23 70

     + 251-11-618 35 91

Fax:+ 251-11-618 35 83

Contact person: Ato Gebre Asrat

Factory manager

J.P. Mukherji & Associates (JPMA) Pvt. Ltd.

“Jyothi House”, 172,

Dahanukar Colony, Kothrud, Pune-411029 India

Tel:+ 91-202539 73 03

      + 91-202539 73 05

Fax:+ 91-20-2539 73 07

       +91-20-2539 92 87

Email: Jpma@vsni. Com

Contact Person:

Mro, B Gowri Prasad

Technical Director



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