NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY
26/28, MARINA LAGOS
www.nigerianports.gov.ng
PUBLIC NOTICE NO: 4093
PRE-QUALIFICATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND SUPPLY OF FIRE SERVICE EQUIPMENT

A. INTRODUCTION
The attention of the general public is drawn to the advertisement of Monday, “October 29, 2018 in the Guardian and Daily Trust newspapers as well as the Federal Tenders Journal In respect of the above- mentioned project which was published as Public Notice No. 4082, Lots 1-3. Due to non- responsiveness and lack of adequate competition with regards to the bids received for Lots 1 and 3 respectively, the Nigerian Ports Authority hereby reinvites reputable and competent Fire Engineering companies to submit pre-qualification documents for the relisted projects:

LOTPROJECT DESCRIPTION
1Construction and Supply of four (4) Nos. 18,000 Liters Water Tankers with Fire Pump mounted at the rear chassis with two (2) years maintenance spare parts for Marina, Lagos Port Complex, Tin-Can Island ort Complex and Warri Port Fire Stations.
2Construction and Supply of Two (2) Nos. Rapid Response Mini Foam Tender with complete accessories, two (2) years backup maintenance spare parts for Marina and Petroleum Wharf Jetty, Apapa (PWA) Fire Stations and training of four (4) officers on its operation.

Bidders are not allowed to bid for more than one (1) lot.

B. SCOPE OF WORKS
Further information on the scope of works is contained in the Standard Bidding Document (SBD) to be issued to pre-qualified bidders.

C. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Interested companies should submit bound pre-qualification documents duly signed, paginated, separated by dividers and arranged in the order outlined hereunder:

PREQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
(1) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and CAC7 (must be registered as Fire Truck and Equipment Dealer).
(2) Evidence of Company Income’s Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2016, 2017 & 2018) valid till 31st December 2019 with minimum cumulative turnover of N100 Million.
(3) Evidence of Company Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years (2016, 2017 & 2018) duly signed by ANAN/ICAN licensed Auditors.
(4) Evidence of Current Pension Clearance Certificate from National Pension Commission (PENCOM) valid till 31st December 2019.
(5) Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December 2019.
(6) Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December 2019.
(7) Evidence of registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration report (IRR) expiring on 30/06/2019 or valid Certificate issued by BPP.
(8) Sworn Affidavit disclosing:
– That the Company does not have any Director who has been convicted in any Country for any criminal offence relating to fraud or financial impropriety or criminal misrepresentation or falsification of facts relating to any matter.
– Whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) or Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) is a former or present director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars.
– That the Company is not in receivership, subject of any form of insolvency or bankruptcy proceeding or the subject of any form of winding up petition or proceedings.
(9) All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), contact address, telephone (preferably GSM No.), fax and e-mail address. The Letter Head Paper must bear the Names and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company/Firm at the bottom of the page.
(10) Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission of reference letter from a reputable commercial bank indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed.
(11) Accreditation as an Original Equipment Manufacturer’s (OEM’s) Agent in Nigeria.
(12) Evidence of facility for Fire Trucks Maintenance/After Sales Support Services.
(13) Company profile to include names, qualification (copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications of such personnel must be attached) and experience of key personnel in Fire Engines.
Company must have a minimum of two (2) Engineers in Mechanical/Auto-Electrical/Instrumentation.
(14) Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs on Fire Service Equipment executed in the last ten (10) years including letters of Award, Completion Certificates, Contract Agreements.
(15) For Joint Venture (JV)/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided. (Items 1-13 are compulsory for each national JV partner, while items 1, 2, 8 and 9 are compulsory for each international JV partner as issued in home country).

D. SUBMISSION OF PRE-QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS
Prospective bidders are to submit two (2) hard copies of pre-qualification documents in a SEALED ENVELOPE addressed to “SECRETARY TO THE TENDERS BOARD, NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY” and clearly marked ” PRE-QUALIFICATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND SUPPLY OF FIRE SERVICE EQUIPMENT” specifying PUBLIC NOTICE NO: 4093 LOT NO …….. (SHOWING APPROPRIATE DESCRIPTION OF DESIRED LOT). Furthermore, the reverse side of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder. Thereafter, drop the envelope in the designated Tender Box located on the 3rd floor of NPA Annex Building at 1, Joseph Street, off Marina Lagos not later than 11.00 am on Monday, 27 May, 2019.

E. OPENING OF PRE-QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS
The pre-qualifiaction documents received before the deadline for submission will be opened immediately at 11.00 am on Monday, 27 May, 2019 in the Conference room on 3rd floor of NPA Annex Building at 1, Joseph Street, off Marina Lagos in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Please, ensure that you sign the bid submission register in the bid submission office, as the Authority will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the “General Manager (Procurement)” on e-mail: info.procurement@nigerianports.org.

G. GENERAL INFORMATION
(1) Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder.
(2) Late submission will be returned un-opened.
(3) All costs incurred as a result of this tender invitation for prequalification and any subsequent requests for information shall be borne by the bidding companies and only short-listed companies will be contacted at a later date for collection of tender documents..
(4) The Authority is not bound to pre-qualify any bidder and reserves the right to cancel the Procurement proceedings in the public interest without incurring any liabilities to the bidders in accordance with the provisions of Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.

SIGNED
MANAGEMENT
NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY

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