Invitation to Bid: Supply and Installation of Storage and Piping System and Rehabilitation of the Fuel Oil System and Design, Supply, and PV Installation at the Wakay Pumping Station, OWMCP Suriname

Closing Date: September 13, 2023


The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) has received financing from The European Union, toward the cost of the project titled Enhancing Climate Resilience in CARIFORUM Countries and intends to apply part of the proceeds towards a supply contract for the Supply and Installation of Storage and Piping System and Rehabilitation of the Fuel Oil System and Design, Supply and PV Installation at the Wakay Pumping Station, OWMCP Suriname. The works involve:

  • Optimization of the existing fuel system, including replacement of storage and piping systems (including pumps, filtration, valves, and drainage points replaced, the two-day tanks, valves, aerators, and filtration to drivelines 1 to 4, and auxiliary equipment.      
  • Integrate of solar energy to address energy demands of the pumping station operations via installation of a 100-Kw photovoltaic system.

Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Procedure. A regional margin of preference shall apply.

The Centre hereby invites electronic bids from qualified bidders, in accordance with the procurement documents found here. Bidders can bid for either or both lots.

The Centre’s electronic-procurement system shall be used to manage the submission, withdrawal, substitution, or modification of Bids.

Each bid must be accompanied by a Bid-Securing Declaration. Late bids will be rejected.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish the following contract securities.

  • Performance Security of 5% of the contract value
  • An Advance Security of up to 20% of the contract value.
  • No advance will be paid without the provision of an Advance Bank Guarantee or other security acceptable to the Centre.

The Incoterms will be DAP- Delivered at Place to Wakay Pumping Station, OWMCP Suriname.

Eligible bidders will be required to submit full qualification information with their bids establishing their eligibility to bid and qualification to perform the contract if the bid is accepted.  Tender and qualification information is to be submitted in the English Language on the prescribed forms inserted in the Bid Documents.  Submissions that do not provide the information required or that do not demonstrate the prospective contractor’s ability to perform satisfactorily, will not qualify and will not be considered for further evaluation.       

Financial Proposals should include all taxes payable by the Contractor.

The Centre shall award the Contract to the Bidder whose bid has been determined to be the lowest evaluated bid and is substantially responsive to the Bidding Documents, provided further that the Bidder is determined to be qualified to perform the Contract satisfactorily.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Cindy Orellano, Lead Procurement Officer, Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (the Centre),, 8.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday through Friday.

Deadline for submissionWednesday, September 13th, 2023, on or before 4:00 PM Belize Time  
Opening SessionThursday, September 14th, 2023, 10:00 AM Belize Time
Site VisitDate: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023 Time: 10:00 AM (Suriname Time) Place: Wakay Pumping Station, OWMCP Suriname
Pre-bid Conference (Virtual)A Pre-Bid meeting shall take place at the following date, time, and place: Date: Thursday, August 24th, 2023 Time: 10 AM Belize time (1:00 PM Suriname Time) Place: Virtual, please confirm participation by Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023, so that link can be provided.
Deadline for requesting clarifications from the CentreWednesday, August 30th, 2023
Last date on which clarifications are issued by the CentreWednesday, September 6th, 2023

The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to annul the process at any time prior to the contract signature, without thereby incurring any liability. to the affected prospective bidder(s) or any obligation to inform the affected prospective bidder(s) of the grounds for The Centre’s action.  The Centre will not defray any costs incurred by any bidder in the preparation of bids.

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