Tender Opportunity: TB-3127 Provision of Helicopter Services in OMLs 123, 124, 126 & 137 for 2013 – 2018

Posted by Chinyere on Fri 24th May, 2013 - nigeriantenders.com

1.) Introduction:
Addax Petroleum Development (Nigeria) Limited (hereinafter referred to as “APD(N)L”) invites interested and pre-qualified Contractors to respond to this tender opportunity for the provision of Helicopter Services at APD(N)L’s OML 123 / 124 and APE(N)L’s OML 126 /137 facilities, as detailed in item 2 below. The contract is proposed to commence in Q 3 of 2013 and continue for a duration of five (5) years.

2.) Scope of Services Requirements

This Scope of Services covers the provision of Helicopter Services associated with APD(N)L’s & APE(N)L’s onshore & offshore Operations in OMLs-123, 124, 126 & 137. The Services will be performed on APD(N)L’s & APE(N)L’s facilities.

As a minimum requirement, the selected Contractor shall have the necessary experience, capability and shall be fully responsible for the supply and performance of:
  • Four (4) brand new Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) equipped 12-seater, Sikorsky S76C++ or S76D type Helicopter not more than 3 years old, including all necessary personnel and where appropriate, supplementary duty crews, to properly operate, fly and maintain the Helicopters. All Flight Crew and Aircraft Engineers shall receive appropriate training within the life span of the contract as dictated by regulations of relevant statutory bodies.
  • Three machines will be on permanent & operating rate while the fourth machine will be on stand-by rate as a back-up within COMPANY’s fleet
  • The Helicopters shall be equipped with Maximum Equipment as may be specified by Manufacturer based on below listed sub-heading:

A. Engines Number & Type plus rating:

2 x Pratt and Whitney PT6-3B turbine each producing:
  • a. Maximum Engine Power: 1,800 shp
  • b. Maximum Take-off Power: 1,400 shp
  • c. Maximum Speed (VNE): 140 KTAS
  • d. Normal Cruise Speed: 115 KTAS
  • e. Maximum Gross Weight: 5,397 kg / 11,900 lb
  • f. Fuel Capacity: Standard 663 kg / 1,462 lb
  • Standard + Internal Aux Tanks 1,002 kg / 2,210 lb
  • Standard + External Aux Tank 1,681 kg / 2,516 lb
  • (Long Range Tanks shall be made available)
  • Fuel Consumption: 362 kg / 800 lb /hour

B.) Radio and Navigation Equipment:
The Equipment fit shall be for two (2) crew operation.
  • One digital colour weather mapping radar.
  • Two radio altimeters.
  • Two DMEs.
  • One ADF.
  • Two RMI.
  • Two VHF 720-channel Transceivers.
  • Two 200-channel Navigation receivers including Glideslope.
  • Two HSI indicators with VOR and ILS presentation.
  • Two Remote Gyro Compass Systems.
  • Two Primary Attitude Indicators.
  • Two Remote Vertical Gyro systems.
  • One Standby Attitude Indicator.
  • One VHF FM Transceiver.
  • One ATC Transponder with Mode C.
  • One Combined Cockpit and Flight Data Recorder.
  • One Global Positioning System.
  • Surface Proximity Warning System or Altitude Voice Alerting Device (AVAD).
  • Flight Following System – BlueSky Network or its equivalent.
  • TCAS or (Collision Avoidance System) – Skywatch.

C.) Special Equipment:
  • Manufacturer approved Stabilisation System.
  • Dual Pilot Controls and Dual Instrumentation.
  • Pilot and Passenger Intercommunication System.
  • Rotor Brake.
  • Cabin Soundproofing System.
  • Twin Landing Lamps; one fixed and one search.
  • Protective Cabin Floorboards, securable.
  • Fixed Fittings for Cargo Hook and Auxiliary Fuel Tanks.
  • Altair – Engine Monitoring System.
  • Flight Data Recorder (FDR) – Digital (1)

D.) Safety and Survival Equipment:
  • Two quarter door Life Rafts, each capable of carrying all occupants in an overload condition and located for the safe evacuation from either side of the helicopter. Each Life Raft shall incorporate a Tropical Survival Pack.
  • One Underwater Locater Beacon.
  • Two Emergency Locator Beacons (one in each Life Raft).
  • One impact-activated Emergency Locator Beacon.
  • Lifejackets for all passengers.
  • Crew Lifejackets equipped with Emergency Locator Survival Beacons and Transceivers.
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Two Fire Extinguishers.
  • Emergency Flotation Kit.
  • Hearing Protection for all passenger seats.
  • Cabin Emergency Escape Hatch Lighting.
  • Emergency jettison-able windows.
  • Restraint Netting for Internal loads.
  • Fuel system
  • Weights & dimensions
  • List of Cockpit Instruments plus display panel
  • Payload/Range performance

3.) Mandatory Requirements:
  • To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested Tenderers are required to be pre-qualified in the Air Transport Services of Passengers and Freight (3.08.03) (Product/Service) category in NipeX Joint Qualification System (NJQS) database. All successfully pre-qualified Suppliers in this category will receive Invitation to Tender (ITT)
    • To determine if you are pre-qualified and view the product/services category you are listed for: You may visit NipeX NJQS Website at www.nipexng.com and access NJQS with your log in details, click on ‘continue Joint Qualification Scheme tool, click on ‘check my supplier status’ and thereafter click on ‘ supplier product group’.
    • If you are not listed in a product/service category that you are registered with at DPR to do business, you may contact NipeX’ office at 30, Oyinkan Abayomi Street, Ikoyi, Lagos, with your DPR certificate as evidence for verification and necessary update.
    • To initiate the JQS Pre-qualification process, you may access www.nipexng.com to download the requisite application form, make necessary payments and contact NipeX office for further action.
  • To be eligible all Tenderers shall also be required to comply with the Nigerian Content requirements in the NipeX system.

4.) Nigerian Content Requirements:

Tenderers are to note that they will be requested during the technical tender to provide details of their relevant strategy to ensure that they fully company with the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Act, 2010 as provided at www.nigcontent.com, in view of the fact that non-compliance will constitute a fatal flaw in all contract evaluations.

In light of the above, Tenderers shall be expected by the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) to:
  • Demonstrate that the entity proposed for execution of the service, is a Nigerian Registered Company, or Nigerian Registered Company as the contracting entity in genuine alliance or joint venture with foreign company with details on scope and responsibilities of parties for this work. Such companies must show evidence of joint venture binding agreement duly signed by the CEO of both companies including evidence or plans of physical operational presence and set-up in Nigeria
  • Furnish details of company ownership and share holding structure. With photocopies of its CAC Forms CO2 and CO7
  • Provide evidence of what percentage of its key management positions are held by Nigerians and what percentage of the total work force are Nigerians. And also show overall percentage of work to be performed by Nigerian resources relative to total work volume.
  • Provide a Nigerian Content Plan with detailed description of the role, work scope, man-hours and responsibilities of all the Nigerian companies and personnel that will be involved in executing the work.
  • State proposed total scope of work to be conducted by Nigerian personnel (whether contracted directly or under subcontract agreements) with names and addresses including evidences of well equipped offices and workshop.
  • Provide detailed plan for staff training and development on engineering, project management and procurement (including all software to be used, number of personnel, name of organization providing such training and evidence of past training record) for Nigerian personnel including description of any specific programs in place for transfer of technology and skills to indigenous businesses and Nigerians over the next five (5) years.
  • Provide evidence of domiciliation of project management and procurement centers in Nigeria with physical addresses (not P.O. Box).
  • Provide detailed description of the location of in-country facilities (Equipment, storage, workshops, repair, maintenance and testing facilities
  • Provide detailed statement with evidence of how it intends to maximize the use of Nigerian made goods and services.
  • Provide details on any other Nigerian Content initiative the company is involved in.
  • Provide MOA with Oil and Gas trainers association (OGTAN) registered facility for both class room type (theoretical) and on the job training attachment for the duration of the project.
  • Provide evidence of a minimum of 50% equity ownership of equipment by Nigerian subsidiary.
  • Provide evidence of 50% Nigerian ownership of equipment and evidence of Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate (NCEC).

5.) Closing Date
Only Tenderers who are registered with NJQS under the applicable Product/category (3.08.03) as at (Friday 14th June, 2013), being the advert closing date shall be invited to submit Technical Bids.

6.) Additional General Conditions:
  • Please note that all interested Contractors are required to strictly adhere to following conditions in relation to their response to this Advert:
  • As stated in item 3 hereto, Contractors are required to be pre-qualified in NJQS under this specific Services category to be eligible to participate in this tender opportunity.
  • All costs incurred in preparing and processing NJQS pre-qualification and responding to this Tender Opportunity shall be to the Contractor’s own account.
  • This Advert shall neither be construed as any form of commitment on the part of APD(N)L to award any contract to any Contractor and or associated contractors, sub-contractors or agents, nor shall it entitle pre-qualified Contractors to make any claims whatsoever, and/or seek any indemnity from APE(N)L and/or any of its partners by virtue of such Contractors having been pre-qualified in NJQS.
  • APD(N)L will communicate only with authorised officers of the qualifying Contractors at each stage of the Tender process, as necessary, and will NOT communicate through individuals or appointed Agents.

Please visit the NipeX portal at www.nipexng.com for this Advert and other relevant information.