RFT-Construction of Chea Wharf, Marovo Lagoon, Western Province

RFT-Construction of Chea Wharf, Marovo Lagoon, Western Province

Closing on: Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 14:00 SI - Honiara City Posted on: Fri, 08/27/2021 - 11:51

Tender Details

 Solomon Islands Government Ministry of Infrastructure Development

Central Project Implementation Unit

Invitation for Tenders (IFT)

Contract Name MID No. CTB No.
Construction of Chea Wharf, Marovo Lagoon, Western Province TI WP 40/21 CTB C 34/21

To  All  Eligible Contractors:

  1. The Government of Solomon Islands, through  the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the construction of new wharf, ramp and boat jetty for Chea on   Kuila Islands in the Marovo Lagoon, Western Province.
  2. The Ministry of Infrastructure Development, hereinafter called the “Purchaser,” shall fund this procurement from the Solomon Islands Government, and now invites sealed tenders from eligible and qualified tenderers for the above described
  3. To qualify for award of the Contract, tenderers shall meet the following minimum qualifying  criteria:
    1. Have a total value of construction work in the last five years equivalent to the tender  amount;
    2. Have experience as prime contractor in the construction of at least one successfully completed works of a nature and complexity similar to the Works in the last five years;
    3. Are able to provide or acquire (by own, lease, hire, etc.) the essential equipment listed in the tender documents;
    4. Have a Construction Manager with three years’ experience in works of similar nature and volume, including no less than two years as Manager;
    5. Provide a Design Engineer with at least three years’ experience in works of a similar nature;
    6. Provide a Design Review Engineer with at least five years’ experience in works of a similar nature;
    7. Have liquid assets and/or credit facilities, net of other contractual commitments and exclusive of any advance payments which may be made under the Contract, of no less than 20 per cent of the tender amount; and
    8. Note that a consistent history of litigation or arbitration awards against the Applicant , or any partner of a Joint Venture , may result in
  1. Tendering will be conducted through the SIG Standard Competitive Tendering Procedures, and is open to all eligible tenderers as defined in the Tender
  2. The proposed contract is for the construction and design of a wharf that includes a landing craft ramp, a 3 span bridge, a wharf-head, a multi-purpose facility, but not limited to: site surveys, structural design and preparation of construction drawings based on concept designs provided by MID, steel piling works, reinforced concrete works , earthworks including causeway construction, installation of bollards, fenders and ladders . The successful  bidder will also be responsible for community consultation, and temporary erosion and sedimentation
  3. The time for completion of the Works will be five (5)
  4. Interested eligible tenderers may obtain further information from:

John Lolley

Ministry of Infrastructure Development

Central Project Implementation Unit,

Pacific Melanesian Haus

Mendana Avenue,

Honiara, Solomon Islands

Telephone No.:  21322 or 22262

  1. A complete set of Tender Documents on a CD may be purchased by interested tenderers upon payment of a non­ refundable fee of 00 for each tender at the MID Cashier. The method of payment will be by cash.
  2. Tenderers are invited to attend the pre-tender briefing where the Purchaser will respond to any queries or requests for clarifications they might have on the tender documents. This pre-tender meeting will commence at 10:00am on Wednesday  1st  September 2021 at the following address:

CPIU Conference Room

Pacific Melanesian Haus,

Honiara.

  1. Tenders must be delivered to the address below at or before 2:00pm on Thursday 16th, September 2021. Electronic tendering shall not be permitted. Late tenders will be rejected. Tenders will be opened physically in the presence of the tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below after 2:00pm on Thursday 16th September, 2021.

The Chairman

Central Tender Board

Ministry of Finance and Treasury

Point Cruz, Mendana Avenue

Honiara.

  1. .All tenders shall be accompanied by a Tender Security of SBD50,000.00 in the form of a Bank Cheque or a Bank Guarantee made payable to Solomon Islands Government for this tender and a copy of the receipt confirming the purchase of the Tender
  2. The Central Tender Board is not bound to accept the lowest or any tender. Failure to comply with the tender instructions may lead to disqualification of the
  3. Any attempt by a tenderer to influence the award of the tender in their favour will result in automatic disqualification and may lead to criminal proceedings.

Application Instructions

*See Above*