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Railway Infrastructure of Montenegro JSC — Podgorica (RIoM)/ Željeznička Infrastruktura Crne Gore AD — Podgorica (ŽICG), Podgorica, MONTENEGRO

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The deadline for submission of tenders:

‘Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before 12.00 noon CET (Central European Time = Podgorica Time) on 15 July 2020 at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers' representatives who choose to attend.’

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The deadline for submission of tenders:

‘Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before 12.00 noon CET (Central European Time = Podgorica Time) on 14 August 2020 at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers' representatives who choose to attend.’

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Deadline Date2020-08-14
Publication Date2020-07-01
CountryMontenegro
Procurement StatusAmended
TypeOpen procedure
Contract TypeWorks
Award CriteriaNot specified
OrganisationRailway Infrastructure of Montenegro JSC — Podgorica (RIoM)/ Željeznička Infrastruktura Crne Gore AD — Podgorica (ŽICG)
TownPodgorica
Class Code71356200
Class DescriptionTechnical assistance services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

Version of 2020-05-06

EIB - Rail rehabilitation works

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Railway Infrastructure of Montenegro JSC — Podgorica (RIoM)/Željeznička Infrastruktura Crne Gore AD — Podgorica (ŽICG), hereinafter referred to as ‘the Employer’, intends using part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Investment Bank (the Bank) towards the cost of Rehabilitation of the Vrbnica-Bar railway line in Montenegro along the Main Belgrade-Bar Railway (SEETO Rail Route 4) (Prior information notice: 2015/S 168-305816).

The Employer now invites sealed tenders from contractors for the following contract to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan: Rehabilitation of Eight Tunnels on the ‘Vrbnica — Bar’ railway line in Montenegro. The Project is financed in part also by WBIF Investment Grant.

Works will include:

Lot#1: Rehabilitation of four tunnels (First Group) on the ‘Vrbnica — Bar’ railway line in Montenegro:

— tunnel 150 km 300 + 266.68 (L= 482 m);

— tunnel 153 km 309 + 863.82 (L= 475 m);

— tunnel 155 km 311 + 968.03 (L= 397 m);

— tunnel 168 km 329 + 152.48 (L=493 m).

Lot#2: Rehabilitation of four tunnels (Second Group) on the ‘Vrbnica — Bar’ railway line in Montenegro:

— tunnel 210 km 368 + 765.57 (L=165 m);

— tunnel 211 km 369 + 090.57 (L=203 m);

— tunnel 242 km 391 + 617.41 (L=352 m);

— tunnel 247 km 395 + 248.53 (L=266 m).

The following works are envisaged: preparatory works, re-profiling tunnel lining, concrete works, reinforcement works, waterproofing of the tunnel lining, drainage works, other miscellaneous works. Technical solution for the tunnel lining rehabilitation, which should prolong the tunnel life and increase stability or security during tunnel operation, is defined through the following work items: strengthening the existing concrete lining, rehabilitation of smaller partial damages of concrete lining, rehabilitation of the larger partial damages on the concrete lining, constructing a slit on the rings for water drainage, contact grouting between the rock mass and concrete lining, waterproofing, waterproofing protection, drainage construction along the whole tunnel, etc.

The contract will be implemented as per FIDIC Conditions of Contract for Construction for Building and Engineering Works Designed by the Employer, (Red Book), First Edition 1999.

Time for completion: 20 months (20 months for works plus 12 months for Defects Notification Period – DNP).

Alternative tenders (Variants) shall not be permitted.

A contractor will be selected in accordance with the policies of the European Investment Bank detailed in the ‘Guide to procurement’, dated September 2018, which can be found at the following website: http://www.eib.org/infocentre/publications/all/guide-to-procurement.htm

Tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms from any country.

To be qualified for the award of a contract, tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria (Note: qualification criteria and submission of proof are described in more details in the tender documents):

Economic and financial capacity of candidate:

— minimum average annual turnover for construction works in the past 3 financial years cannot be lower than: for Lot#1 EUR 8.5 million, for Lot#2 EUR 6 million and EUR 14.5 million for participation in both lots;

— access to lines of credit or any other credit facilities, or other financial means, of not less than: for Lot#1 EUR 1.4 million, for Lot#2 EUR 1 million and not less than EUR 2.4 million for participation in both lots.

Technical and professional capacity of candidate:

— at least two contracts completed, on a railway line whilst the line in question was under operation for commercial services, i.e. similar works in tunnels, bridge rehabilitation, slopes or works on track. The proposed works on a railway line within the last ten years, each with a value of: for Lot#1 at least EUR 5.5 million (NET of VAT), for Lot#2 at least EUR 4 million (NET of VAT) and at least EUR 9.5 million (NET of VAT) for participation in both lots.

Tenderer’s key personnel: resident site manager, assistant of the site manager, expert for hydrology; non-key personnel: geology engineer, geotechnical engineer, responsible expert for closure line, electro engineer (high voltage), health and safety with appropriate qualifications, skills and experience (defined in the tender document).

Availability of the suitable equipment for the proposed contract (defined in the tender document).

A pre-tender meeting and a site visit will be organised on 24 June 2020 at 9.00 (more detailed in the tender document).

A complete set of tender documents may be obtained free of charge on the submission of an application (bearing the name of the project) to the below address. Instructions for downloading the electronic version of the tender documents from the ŽICG website will be provided to the applicants.

All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security of: for Lot#1 EUR 140 000.00 for Lot#2 EUR 100 000.00.

Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before 12.00 noon CET (Central European Time = Podgorica Time) on 15 July 2020 at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.

Tenders are invited for one or more lots. Each lot must be priced separately.

The Employer will award the contract(s) to the tenderer(s) whose tender(s) has been determined to be substantially responsive and the combination of these tender prices which, including any discounts offered, yield the lowest total evaluated price, provided further that the tenderers are determined to be qualified to perform the contract satisfactorily.

The contract award will be to a single tenderer if its tender offers the lowest total evaluated price and the tenderer is determined to be qualified to perform the contract satisfactorily.

The Bank shall not provide or otherwise make funds available, directly or indirectly, to or for the benefit of an individual or entity that is subject to financial sanctions imposed by the EU(1), either autonomously or pursuant to the financial sanctions decided by the United Nations Security Council on the basis of Article 41 of the UN Charter.

Appeal mechanism and contact details for appeal are provided in the tender document.

Prospective tenderers may obtain further information from and inspect and acquire the tender documents at, the following office:

Željeznička Infrastruktura Crne Gore AD — Podgorica (ŽICG), Project Implementation Unit (PIU), Podgorica, MONTENEGRO

Attn: Ms. Lucija Filipović

Deputy Executive Director for Pre-accession Funds, Trg golootočkih žrtava 13, 81000 Podgorica, MONTENEGRO

Tel: +382 20441-240

Fax: +382 20441-160

E-mail: piu@zicg.me

(1) Pursuant to Chapter 2 of Title V of the TEU and the objectives of the Common Foreign and Security Policy set out in Article 21 of the TEU and Article 215 of the TFEU.

Deadline Date2020-07-15
Publication Date2020-05-06
CountryMontenegro
Procurement StatusActive
TypeOpen procedure
Contract TypeWorks
Award CriteriaNot specified
OrganisationŽeljeznička Infrastruktura Crne Gore AD — Podgorica (ŽICG), Project Implementation Unit (PIU)
TownPodgorica
Class Code71356200
Class DescriptionTechnical assistance services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)