Ceylon Shipping Corporation Ltd. (CSC) – International Competitive Bidding for Partnering with CSC in Lightering of Coal in the Port of Puttalam – 2016

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Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Ministry of Ports and Shipping

Ceylon Shipping Corporation Ltd. (CSC)
International Competitive Bidding for Partnering with CSC in Lightering of Coal in the Port of Puttalam – 2016

The Chairman, Standing Cabinet Appointed Procurement Committee (SCAPC) of the Ministry of Ports and Shipping of the Government of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, for and on behalf of Ceylon Shipping Corporation Ltd. (CSC), hereby invites sealed bids from interested parties for the provision of lightering services for conveyance of coal from the anchorage of the port of Puttalam to the Jetty at Lakvijaya Power Station at Puttalam, Sri Lanka.

CSC has been awarded the contract by Lanka Coal Company (Pvt) Ltd. of Sri Lanka (LCC) for the provision of this service, which it intends to sub-contract to a self-propelled barge owning and operating third-party.

  1. The total volume of coal to be lightered in this contract will be in the range of 2,200,000 MT +/- 20%. Due to monsoonal sea conditions this operation is confined to the period from mid-September 2016 to mid-May 2017. The scope of service also includes on board stevedoring from mother vessels to self-propelled barges and cleaning of holds of mother vessels.
  2. Detailed descriptions of the service and related other details are contained in the Bidding Documents available at the  Chartering & Agency Department of CSC at No. 27, 1st Floor,  MICH Building, Sir Razik Fareed Mawatha Colombo 01, Sri Lanka, for reference, free of charge and on the CSC website (cscl.lk – http://www.cscl.lk/tenders.html)
  3. However, for submitting of Bids, Bidders shall purchase a complete set of Bidding Documents on submission of a written application and on payment of a non-refundable fee of Rs. 100,000 + VAT in cash during office time (9.00 a.m. to 4.30 pm) between 01st August 2016 to 12.00 noon on 22nd August 2016 (Sri Lanka Standard Time) on working days at above address.
  4. Sealed Bids marked as “Tender for the Provision of Lightering Services” accompanied by a Bid Security in the form of a Bank Guarantee shall be tendered at the address given below by not later than 1500 hrs on 22nd  August 2016 (Sri Lanka Standard Time).

Planning Division
Ministry of Ports and Shipping
No. 19, Chaithya Road, Colombo 01, Sri Lanka

Bids will be opened immediately thereafter. Bidders or their authorized representatives may witness the opening of Bids. Late Bids will not be accepted.

  1. Provisions of the Public Contract Act, No.3 of 1987 shall be applicable for this procurement.
  2. Interested Bidders may obtain further information from Manager – Chartering & Agency Dept. of CSC (Tel. +94 11 2436819, Mobile + 94 71 0215702, Fax +94 11 2447547,   email:dantha@cscl.lk).

 

Chairman
Standing Cabinet Appointed Procurement Committee
Ministry of Ports and Shipping
19, Chaithya Road
Colombo 01
Sri Lanka