Invitation for Pre-Qualification of Contractors for Construction of buildings, Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Works at the NIMASA Institutes of Maritime Studies

Posted by Chinyere on Fri 15th Mar, 2013 -

1.) Introduction
1.1 The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), a Parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Transport intends to embark on Construction of Buildings, Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Works at the above-mentioned Institutes of Maritime Studies.

1.2 In compliance with the Public Procurement Act (PPA), 2007, the Agency hereby invites reputable and interested contractors in Building, Civil, Mechanical/Electrical Works, with proven track records to submit documents for Pre-Qualification for the projects at the Institutes listed below:
  • Institute of Maritime Studies, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State.
  • Institute of Maritime Studies, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State.
  • Institute of Maritime Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State.
  • Institute of Maritime Studies, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State.

Description of Works for A-D

Note: The description of works listed below is for each of the Maritime Institutes: Bidders are required to bid for Lot A1-11, B1-11, C1-11, D1-11 etc separately.

Lots | Description

Construction of Buildings
  • Institute Library/Archives
  • Lecture Auditorium
  • Central Administration Block
  • Management Information Centre
  • Academic Block
  • Workshops
  • Lecture Theatre
External Civil Works
  • Construction of Access Roads
  • Drainages
External Mechanical and Electrical Works
  • Electricity Supply and Distribution include Street Lighting
  • Water Supply and Distribution

2.) Pre-Qualification Requirements:

2.1 General Requirements:
  • Company profile stating current office address including e-mail and telephone numbers.
  • Evidence of Incorporation/Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
  • Copy of Memorandum and Articles of Association.
  • Evidence of Tax Clearance Certificate and tax remitances for the past three years (2010, 2011 & 2012) from the Federal Inland Revenue Service.
  • Evidence of VAT Registration.
  • Certification from PENCOM in accordance with the Pension Reform Act, 2004 which must include evidence of remittance of Employees Pension Contributions/Deductions or evidence of exemption from the contributory scheme.
  • Evidence of compliance with Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Act, 2011.
  • Audited Statement of Account of the Company for the past three years showing annual turnover duly endorsed by a firm of Chartered Accountants.
  • Failure to submit all documents stated above will lead to disqualification of the Bid

Technical Requirements
  • Provide evidence of professional qualifications of key personnel and that of the Firm e.g ARCON, COREN, etc;
  • Provide verifiable evidence of similar projects successfully executed or on-going within the past five (5) years [e.g. Letters of Contract Award, Job completion certificates, evidence of payment etc]
  • Evidence of acquisition of specialised equipment [owned or leased].
  • Evidence of working capital in excess of N500million and Reference letter from Bidder's Bank attesting to the financial capability of the Firm to execute the project;
  • Provision of Bid security at 2% of the Bid Price from a reputable bank only [for all Bids valued in excess of N50million only;
  • A sworn affidavit that none of the Directors has been convicted in any court of law for any criminal offence;

3.) Closing Date/Submission of Documents
The Pre-Qualification applications with all the required supporting documents, (Original and Duplicate), neatly packaged in sealed envelopes and One (1) cd-rom stating the Project, Lot Number and Company's Name must be submitted NOT LATER THAN 26th April, 2013 by 12 Noon to the Office of: The Deputy Director (Procurement), 5th Floor (Room 500), Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, No. 4 Burma Road, Apapa, P.M.B. 12861, G.P.O Marina, Lagos.
In addition, soft copies can also be sent to:

4.) Opening of Pre-Qualification Documents
4. All Pre-Qualification documents received shall be opened on the same day and time specified below and all bidders/representatives, relevant Professional Bodies and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) are invited to witness the public opening exercise accordingly:

Date: 26th April, 2013
Venue: Nigerian Maritime Resource Development
Centre (NMRDC), Multi-Purpose Hall, Kirikiri- Lagos
Time: 2:00 pm prompt

5.) Enquiries

All enquiries regarding this advertisement should be directed to the Office of the Deputy Director of Procurement, Room 500, 5th Floor, No. 4 Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos or through the following telephone numbers: 08050765455, 08032853432, 08051608306.

6.) Notation:
  • Late submission of pre-qualification documents will not be entertained.
  • All CAC, VAT, PENCOM, ITF and Tax Clearance Certificates submitted may be referred to Security Agencies, Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Industrial Training Fund (ITF), National Pension Commission and other relevant bodies for verification.
  • This notice shall not be construed to be a commitment on the part of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency to award any form of contract to any respondent nor shall it entitle any Company/Firm submitting documents to claim any indemnity from the Agency.
  • Contractors are expected to adhere strictly to ALL instructions as non-compliance may constitute a ground for disqualification.