Coastal Conservation Program (Phase II)
Project No. BA-0019
The Government of Barbados has applied to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) for a loan for the partial financing of the Coastal Conservation Program Phase II, and it intends to apply part of the loan proceeds to payments under the contract for the preparation of final designs and supervision of construction of investment works. The Government of Barbados intends to prequalify firms for the provision of these services.
The package of investment works, for which final designs and supervision of construction will be required, is expected to include, inter alia, the following:
CBeach recharge (artificial nourishment)
CSand dune restoration
CMechanical system for lagoon aeration
The IDB's applicable rules will apply in determining the eligibility of the firms. Works performed under this contract will be subject to the provisions of the relevant loan contract expected to be entered into between the Government of Barbados and the IDB.
Specific requirements for prequalification will include:
CEvidence of the legal status and nationality of the firm, joint venture or partnership, with an attached copy of the by-laws of the firm, joint venture or partnership and information regarding nationality that complies with the relevant IDB's conditions
CTechnical background of the firm
CDemonstrable experience in the design of coastal engineering works, specifically for purposes of beach conservation, protection and enhancement
CDemonstrable experience in the preparation of tender and bidding documents for the execution of coastal and marine engineering works
CDemonstrable experience in the supervision of contracting firms executing coastal engineering works, and in the quality control and quality assurance provision
CWork underway or present obligations assumed by the firm, joint venture or partnership
CA description, in general terms, of the system(s) and approach(es) which the firm, joint venture or partnership would employ to execute the works
CEvidence that the firm, joint venture or partnership possesses sufficient staff and personnel with the requisite training and experience to undertake the assignment, an indication of the location of such staff and equipment and a list of key personnel to be assigned to the project
CEvidence of the intention to use local personnel with the requisite training, skills and experience
CEvidence of the financial condition of the firm, joint venture or partnership
CEvidence of the absence of material litigation or arbitration resulting from contracts undertaken within the past five years.
Firms, joint ventures or partnerships submitting an expression of interest must be from the IDB's member countries.
Any firm incorporated outside of Barbados that is eventually awarded a contract by the government must register in Barbados under the "Companies Act of Barbados".
All queries regarding this procurement shall be directed to the Coastal Zone Management Unit (address below).
Applications for prequalification (along with six copies) should be submitted in sealed envelopes, delivered to the address below by 17 August 2001, by 1600 hours. Envelopes must be clearly marked "Application to Prequalify for the Preparation of Final Designs and Supervision of Construction of Coastal Conservation Investment Works".
Coastal Zone Management Unit
Saint Michael, Barbados
Tel: (246) 228-5950/1/2 (General Office)
Tel: (246) 228-5955 (Director)