Announcement of the bidding

Country: Ukraine
Project Id: P132741
Project Name: Ukraine District Heating Energy Efficiency Project
Loan Info.: IBRD 83870TF 16327 

General Information

Notice Type

Invitation for Bids

Borrower Bid Reference


Procurement Method

International Competitive Bidding

Bid Description

Installation of Network Pumps with Frequency Converters in the city of Ternopil

Language of Notice


Deadline for Application Submission Date

March 13, 2018

Local Time


Selected category codes for product to be procured

No. Category Code Description Primary

Contact Information on Advertisement


Municipal Utility Heating Networks Company “Ternopilmiskteplokomunenergo”


Mr. Andriy Chumak




16 Franka Street Floor 3, Reception office





Postal Code





+38 050 437 30 06






Published: January 31, 2018



Detailed Information for Advertisement


Invitation for Bids


District Heating Energy Efficiency Project (UDHEEP)


Date: January 31, 2018

Loan No: 8387-UA



The Contract provides for the Contractor's execution of a full range of works in respect of design, supply and installation of equipment and commissioning of the facilities.

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in UN Development Business issue of September 8, 2014.

Ukraine has received a loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) in US dollars towards the cost of Ukraine District Heating Energy Efficiency Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward eligible payments under contract UDHEEP-TER-ICB-04 for Installation of Network Pumps with Frequency Converters in the city of Ternopil.

Municipal Utility Heating Networks Company "Ternopilmiskteplokomunenergo" of Ternopil City Council now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the execution of a full range of works in respect of design, supply, installation, pre-commissioning and commissioning of Network Pumps with Frequency Converters in the city of Ternopil ("the Facilities") that includes:

  • preparation of separate design documents for each facility, its approval by the Employer;
  • obtaining of all required technical specifications, permits and approvals;
  • dismantling of the existing electrical equipment, pump installations, technological pipes of pump unit pipeworks, hydraulic valves in the facilities specified by the Employer;
  • dismantling of the existing foundations of the pump units and the concrete bottoms in sites of its location, as well as the foundations of metal mounting structures for the pump unit pipework’s technological pipes;
  • execution of construction and finishing works;
  • construction of foundations for pump installations and metal mounting structures for pipes;
  • full supply of primary and auxiliary equipment at the installation sites;
  • installation of pump installations;
  • laying of the technological pipes of pump unit pipework including installation of hydraulic valves with electric actuators, measuring tools, control and measuring equipment;
  • installation of the automatic control system with frequency converters;
  • replacement of the existing wiring (if necessary) and installation of new ones for control and measuring equipment, automatic equipment and power supply in accordance with the design documents;
  • commissioning of the facilities.

Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits& Grants by World Bank Borrowers, dated  January 2011 as revised through July 2014 Corrigenda ("Procurement Guidelines"), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.

Qualification requirements for Bidders, including members of joint ventures, subcontractors and manufacturers:

Average Annual Turnover: Minimum average annual turnover of one million three hundred thousand US dollars (US$ 1.3 million) equivalent calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed, within the last six (6) yearsstarting1st of January, 2012.

General Experience: Experience under design, supply and installation contracts in the role of prime contractor, JV member, sub-contractor, or management contractor for at least six (6) years starting 1st of January 2012.

Specific Experience: (a) A minimum number of similar[1] contracts specified below that have been satisfactorily and substantially[2] completed as a prime contractor, joint venture member, management contractor or sub-contractor[3] between
1st of January 2012 and application submission deadline:

- at least two (2) contracts each with a value of at least seven hundred thousand US dollars (US$ 700 thousand).

(b) For the above or other contracts executed during the period stipulated in 2.4.2(a) above, a minimum experience in  the following key activities: not applicable.

Financial resources: The Bidder must demonstrate access to, or availability of, financial resources such as liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means, other than any contractual advance payments to meet:

 (i) the following cash-flow requirement: one hundred and fifty thousand US dollars (US$ 150 000); and

(ii) the overall cash flow requirements for this contract and its current commitments.

Litigation History: A Bidder shall provide complete information on all the current and past litigations or arbitrations due to the contracts performed or contracts in progress for the last three (3) years. All pending litigation shall in total not represent more than thirty percent (30%) of the Bidder's net worth and shall be treated as resolved against the Bidder.

History of non-performing contracts: Non-performance of a contract did not occur within the last three (3) years starting 1st of January 2015, based on all information on fully settled disputes or litigation. A fully settled dispute or litigation is one that has been resolved in accordance with the Dispute Resolution Mechanism under the respective contract, and where all appeal instances available to the bidder have been exhausted.

Personnel: The Bidder must demonstrate that it will have the personnel for the key positions that comply with qualification requirements established in Ukraine for respective profession and meet the following experience criteria:




Total Work Experience (years)

Similar Works Experience (years)


Contract Manager




Mechanical Engineer with expertise in district/industrial heating and/or water supply




Electrical Engineer with expertise in high-voltage systems




Civil Engineer




Automation Engineer with expertise in low voltage systems, instrumentation and automation



Subcontractors: Subcontractors/manufacturers for the following major items of supply or services must meet the following minimum criteria, herein listed for that item. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in rejection of the subcontractor.


Item No.

Description of Item

Minimum Criteria to be Met


Design works

At least three (3) years of experience in designing of industrial pump stations and systems with automated control and monitoring system


Installation services

At least three (3) years of experience in installation of pumps sets and related control systems on frequency converter base for industrial application


Frequency converters

At least five (5) years of experience in manufacturing of industrial frequency converters


Pump sets

At least five (5) years of experience in manufacturing of industrial pump sets

Margin of preference for domestic goods and/or contractors shall not be applied.

Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the following address (1) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. local time.

A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by interested bidders upon submission of a written application to the above address and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of EUR 145.00 (one hundred forty five Euros) or UAH 5 000.00 (five thousand Ukrainian Hryvnias) to the bank accounts stated below. The document will be sent by airmail for overseas delivery and surface mail or courier for local inland delivery or can be picked from the address (1) below.

The provisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in the General Conditions of Contract are the provisions of the Bank Standard Bidding Documents for Procurement of Plant Design, Supply, and Installation, revised April 2015.

Bids must be delivered to the address (1) provided below before11:00 a.m. local time local time on March 13, 2018. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the form of bank guarantee of at least US$160 000 (one hundred sixty thousand US dollars) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. Electronic bids are not permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders' representatives who choose to attend
at 11:00 a.m. local time on March 13, 2018 at the address (2), stated below.

The addresses referred to above are:

Address (1):

For bid submission purposes only, the Employer’s address is:

Attention: Mr. Andriy Chumak, Director

Street Address: 16 Franka Street

Floor/Room number: Floor 3, Reception office

City: Ternopil

ZIP Code: 46001

Country: Ukraine

Telephone: +380 50 437 30 06

Facsimile number: +380 352 52 75 93

Electronic mail address:


Address (2):

The bid opening shall take place at:

Street Address: 16 Franka Street

Floor/Room number: Floor 2, Conference hall

City: Ternopil

Country: Ukraine

The bidders will be allowed to follow the transfer of the documents from the place of bid submission to the place of bid opening.


Bank Accounts:

For transfer of the Ukrainian Hryvnia:

State Export Import Bank
of Ukraine
Ternopil branch Ukraine
МФО 322313
ЗКПО 14034534

For transfer of the EURO:

State Export Import Bank
of Ukraine
Ternopil branch Ukraine
cor/acc. 9498767 10
Frankfurt am Main


[1] The similarity shall be based on the physical size, complexity, methods/technology and/or other characteristics described in Section VI, Employer’s Requirements. Summation of number of small value contracts (less than the value specified under requirement) to meet the overall requirement will not be accepted.

[2] Substantial completion shall be based on 80% or more works completed under the contract.

[3] For contracts under which the bidder participated as a joint venture member or sub-contractor, only the bidder’s share, by value, shall be considered to meet this requirement. In the case of JV, the value of contracts completed by its members shall not be aggregated to determine whether the requirement of the minimum value of a single contract has been met. Instead, each contract performed by each member shall satisfy the minimum value of a single contract as required for single entity. In determining whether the JV meets the requirement of total number of contracts, only the number of contracts completed by all members each of value equal or more than the minimum value required shall be aggregated

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