NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY
26/28, MARINA LAGOS
PUBLIC NOTICE NO: 4059
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR THE SURVEY OF TRAFFIC SEPARATION SCHEME (TSS) AREA FOR LAGOS PILOTAGE DISTRICT
The Nigerian Ports Authority hereby invites reputable and competent Survey firms to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) documents for design of the Survey of Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) area for Lagos Pilotage District.
B. SCOPE OF SERVICE
The scope of Service includes but not limited to the Survey of proposed TSS area in accordance with the NPA Act. The Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) shall comply with rule 10 of the International Convention for the Prevention of Collision at Sea (COLREGS). The Survey is to analyze and document among others the following details:
• The presence of any wreck within the perimeters defined for the proposed site;
• The seabed nature, soil types and classification, topography and general features of the water depth;
• The presence of any underwater features such as cables, pipelines and others.
More information is contained in the Request for Proposal (RfP) to be issued to prequalified firms.
C. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Interested firms should submit two (2) bound EoI documents duly signed, paginated, separated by dividers and arranged in the order outlined hereunder:
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST REQUIREMENTS
a) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Form CO2 and CO7.
b) Evidence of Company Tax Clearance Certificate and Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years (2014, 2015 & 2016), duly signed by ANAN/ICAN licensed Auditors.
c) Evidence of current Pension Clearance Certificate from National Pension Commission (PENCOM).
d) Evidence of current compliance Certificate with Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Act No. 19 of 2011.
e) Evidence of current Compliance Certificate with the Employees Compensation Act which requires that all employers of labour must remit 1% of the total annual emolument of their workers to the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
f) Evidence of current Certificate of registration on the National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) or copy of Interim Registration Report (IRR) as evidence of compliance with the requirement.
g) Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder.
h) All bids must be accompanied with a sworn affidavit disclosing that they do not have any Director who has been convicted in any Country for any criminal offence relating to fraud or financial impropriety or criminal misinterpretation of falsification of fact relating to any matter.
i) All bidders must accompany every bid with an affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committee of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) or Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) is a former or present director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars.
j) All documents for submission must be transmitted with a covering/forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), contact address, telephone (preferably GSM No.). Fax and e-mail address. The Letter Head Paper must bear the Name and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company/Firm at the bottom of the page.
k) Firms must possess at least a Class 1 Certified Hydrographer and/or Master Mariner from IMO recognized country.
l) Company profile to include names, qualifications and experience of key personnel (copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications of such personnel must be attached).
m) Evidence of successful completion of two (2) similar projects (Marine Consultancy Reports or Plan) executed in the last five (5) years including letters of award, completion certificates, contract agreements, etc.
n) For Joint Venture (JV)/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided. (Items a – k are compulsory for each JV Partner).
Note: Failure to comply with items a – k above will lead to disqualification of the bid.
D. SUBMISSION OF PREQUALIFICATION DOCUMENT
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound copies of Expression of Interest (EoI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in sealed envelopes and addressed to the “SECRETARY TO THE TENDERS BOARD, NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY” and clearly marked “EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR THE SURVEY OF TRAFFIC SEPARATION SCHEME (TSS) AREA FOR LAGOS PILOTAGE DISTRICT” Specifying PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 4059 and dropped into the designated Tender Box located on the 1st Floor Headquarters Building, 26/28, Marina not later than 11:00am on Thursday, 8th March, 2018.
The Prequalification documents received before the deadline will be opened immediately in the Conference room, 3rd Floor, 1 Joseph Street, off Marina, Lagos in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Please ensure that you sign the bid submission register in the Office of the General Manager, Procurement as the Authority will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the “General Manager, Procurement” on e-mail: [email protected]
E. GENERAL INFORMATION
1. Late submission would not be entertained.
2. All costs incurred as a result of this invitation and any subsequent requests for information shall be borne by the bidding companies and only short-listed companies will be contacted.
3. The Authority is not bound to pre-qualify any bidder and reserves the right to annul the Procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.
NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY
SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN