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Project name Zagreb Holding Water and Sewer Investment :Package 1B Works
Country Croatia
Business sector Municipal and environmental infrastructure
Project ID 38501
Funding source EBRD
Type of contract Works
Type of notice Invitation for Tenders
Issue date 19 Jan 2009
Closing date 12 Mar 2009 at 14:00, Zagreb time

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Zagreb Holding Water and Sewer Investment Project:

Package 1B – Water Reservoir Cerje

This Invitation for Tender follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published in Procurement Opportunities, 11 March 2008 - No 5698-GPN-38501.

Zagreb Holding d.o.o, hereinafter referred to as “the Employer”, intends using part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) towards the cost of Zagreb Holding Water and Sewer Investment Project.

The Employer now invites sealed tenders from contractors for the construction of the Water Reservoir Cerje to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan:

Package 1B - Water Reservoir “Cerje” is a major water-supply facility, with net usable surface of 3.000 m2 with water-storing capacity of 10.000 m3. It consists of the
• A facility, which consists of two water chambers and hallway between the chambers
• structure B, which consists of: valve chambers, pumping stations, chlorine cells, for electric lockets rooms, space for UPS, rooms for keeper, with the make-prespace workshops and storage
The foreseen time for completion of the construction works is twelve (12) months.

Tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank’s loan will not be used for purpose of any payment to person or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

To be qualified for the award of a contract, tenderers must satisfy the following minimum criteria:

(a) Average annual turnover as prime contractor (defined as billing for works in progress and completed) over the last 3 years of Euro 20 million or equivalent.

(b) Successful experience as prime contractor in the execution of at least three projects of a nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract within the last 5 years.

(c) The tenderer shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means sufficient to meet the construction cash flow for the contract for a period of 4 months, estimated as not less than Euro three (3) milion or equivalent, taking into account the applicant’s commitments for other contracts.
A current company bank statement or declaration of monthly solvency must be provided to substantiate the above.

(d) Experienced managerial and site staff and qualified equipment to execute the project in the time scale and costs required.

To be qualified for the award of a contract tenderer must present suitable evidence of his capabilities and authority to perform the work.

Tender documents may be obtained from the office at the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Euro 700 or equivalent in a convertible currency.

International tenderers:
Upon payment of a non-refundable fee of EUR 700.- or equivalent in a convertible currency to:

Account Name: Zagreb Holding d.o.o.
Bank: Hrvatska poštanska banka
Account Number: 2390001-1100335394;
Swift : IBAN: HR9623900011100335394

under the reference of “Zagreb Holding Water and Sewer Investment Project – Package 1B Water Reservoir Cerje”.

Local tenderers:
Upon payment of the same fee in kunas based on the HNB (Hrvatska Narodna Banka/Croatian National Bank) mean exchange rate on the date of payment to:

Zagreb Holding d.o.o
Žiro-racun broj: 2390001-1100335394 Hrvatska poštanska d.d., poziv na broj X.

under the reference of “Zagreb Holding Water and Sewer Investment Project – Package 1B Water Reservoir Cerje”.

In addition a copy of the payment order with the full name and postal address of the potential bidder should be forwarded by telefax to Zagreb Holding, for the attention of Mr. Žarko Maričić at the address below.

If requested, the documents will be promptly dispatched by courier, but no liability can be accepted for loss or late delivery.

All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security of € 135,000 or its equivalent in a convertible currency.

Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before

Thursday, 12th March 2009, 14:00 hrs

at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.

A register of potential tenderers who have purchased the tender documents may be inspected at the address below.

Prospective tenderers may obtain further information from, and inspect and acquire the tender documents at, the following office:

Ms Lana Domjanovic
Project Implementation Unit Office Manager
Avenija Dubrovnik 15/V
10000 Zagreb
Tel:+385 (0)1 6503 135
Fax:+385 (0)1 6503 120

This notice refers to goods, works, services or consultancy services to be procured through open and competitive tendering for projects financed by the EBRD. Potential tenderers desiring additional information on the procurement in question or the project in general should, unless indicated otherwise, contact the project agency and not the EBRD.

Contact information Ms Lana Domjanovic, Project Implementation Unit Office Manager, ZAGREB HOLDING d.o.o, Avenija Dubrovnik 15/V, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia (email:
Phone: +385 (0)1 6503 135 ; Fax:+385 (0)1 6503 120
News type Procurement
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Source of information EBRD
Keyword(s) Water and Sewer Investment
Geographical coverage Croatia
News date 19/01/2009
Working language(s) ENGLISH