Invitation to Bid for Cargo Superintendent at Pipelines and Products Marketing Company Limited

Posted by Chinyere on Mon 12th Nov, 2012 -

1.0 Introduction
The Pipelines and Products Marketing Company PPMC, is the NNPC Subsidiary Company responsible for crude oil deliveries to the refineries as well as the supply and distribution of refined petroleum product through a network of pipeline and storage depots and marine movement of petroleum products.

The company intends to engage qualified marine and cargo superintendents for the superintendence of its petroleum cargoes both on-shore and off-shore.

PPMC hereby invites bids from suitably qualified cargo superintendence companies for cargo inspection in various locations indicated in this invitation to bid.

2.0 Areas of Coverage
2.1 Petroleum Products Cargo Discharge/Receipt Inspection

2.1.1 Logos Off-Shore/Midstream Transshipments
2.1.2 Atlas Cove Jetty and SPM
2.1.3 Apapa Jetty
2.1.4 Ibafon/Dantato/Obat/Waziri/Folawiyo Jetties
2.1.5 Okrika (Port Harcourt) Jetty
2.1.6 Worn Jetty
2.1.7 Escravos Offshore
2.1.8 Bonny Midstream
2.1.9 Calabar Jetty

2.2 Crude Oil Argo Inspection
2.2.1 Shell Bonny/Port-Harcourt
2.2.2 EscravosTerminal/Warri Refinery
2.2.3 Ughelli QCC/Warri Refinery
2.2.5 Chevron Terminal-NNPC Terminal at Escravos
2.2.6 Escravos to any other floating storage vessel that may be nominated

3.0 Bid Documents

Bid documents shall be made available to interested cargo superintendence companies on payment of non-refundable bidding fee of N250, 000.00 to the Pipelines and Products Marketing Company in certified bank draft.

Tender bid Guidelines and Bid reply Forms should be collected within one week from the date of publication from the office of:

Executive Director Commercial.
Pipelines and Products Marketing Company
Block C NNPC Towers
Herbert Macaulay Way
Central Business District

3.1 Bid Submission
Bidders ore to submit separate bids,
3.1.1 Technical
3.1.2 Commercial

Closing Date
To the Secretary, Management Tender Committee, Block C. (Mezzanine Floor), NNPC Tower, Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Business District, Abuja, not later than 4.00pm. Monday 26th November 2012.

Bid envelopes should be clearly marked at right hand corner ‘Cargo Superintendence-Technical Bid' and 'Cargo Superintendence-Commercial Bid' for the technical and commercial bids respectively.

Bidder or their agents should please note that PPMC would only consider the commercial bids from companies whose technical bids meet PPMC’s minimum requirements.

4.0 Bid Guidelines for Cargo Superintendence
4.1 Scope of Services

4.1 .1 Quality re-certification in accordance with industry standard as specified in bid documents.
4.1.2 Quantity determination/recertification in accordance with acceptable industry method(s)
4.1.3 Cargo transfer supervision
4.1.4 Reconciliation of quantity variances
4.1.5 Sample retention for a minimum of 90 days.
4.1.6 Vessel’s bunker survey
4.1.7 Bunkering supervision
4.1.8 Tank Form/Jetty Monitoring and Trucking Supervision

4.2 Eligibility
Reputable cargo superintendence companies who meet the conditions specified here below are eligible to apply:

4.2.1 Company must be incorporated/registered in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Companies registered overseas must show evidence of strong presence in Nigeria.
4.2.2 Possession of current tax clearance certificate
4.2.3 Possession of valid and current DPR permit in the relevant area of activity
4.2.4 Ownership of standard laboratory for testing all quality parameters specified in bid documents
4.2.5 Possession of highly skilled manpower with minimum of five (5) years experience as marine cargo surveyors
4.2.6 Demonstration of uncompromising level of integrity and professional ethics
4.2.7 Possession of necessary financial strength to finance the operations (which are time bound) without waiting for mobilization fee from NNPC

Signed:  Management