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CIR 259 INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE BIDDING- Power and Renewable Energy Ministry Sri Lanka

DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA
MINISTRY OF POWER AND RENEWABLE ENERGY
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE BIDDING (ICB)
REQUEST FOR COUNTER PROPOSALS UNDER SWISS CHALLENGE PROCEDURE
FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN OFFSHORE FLOATING STORAGE AND
REGASIFICATION UNIT (FSRU) AND PIPELINE INFRASTRUCTURE AND SUPPLY OF
LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG) FOR CEYLON ELECTRICITY BOARD

Tender No: PE/TEN/LNG/SP/2017/55

Deadline for submission of Proposals: 12 December 2018 at 10.00 hrs

1. M/s SK E&S Company Ltd. of Republic of Korea has submitted an investment proposal for the supply of offshore Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) and pipeline infrastructure and supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) for the Ceylon Electricity Board of Sri Lanka. The Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (GOSL) has decided to call for counter proposals for this unsolicited proposal in order to allow this proposal to compete with other possible investors. According to the Swiss Challenge Procedure of the GOSL, Supplement – 30 to the Government Tender Procedure – Part II (Private Sector Infrastructure Projects), Reference 237 – Dealing with Unsolicited Project Proposals, Introduction of “Swiss Challenge” Procedure dated 26.12.2016, any interested potential investor can challenge the proposal submitted by M/s SK E&S Company Ltd. by submitting counter proposals which can be matched by the original proponent. If the original proponent is unable to match the counter proposal the tender will be awarded to the prospective bidder provided the agreement to pay the development cost of the original proponent.

2. Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy, on behalf of the Special Committee appointed under Swiss Challenge Procurement Procedure (SC), call Request for Proposals (RFP) from the prospective developers for the development of an offshore Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) and pipeline infrastructure and supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).

3. The project encompasses the design, construction and installation of an FSRU to be moored approximately 9 km north – northwest of Colombo Port entrance. The supply of LNG (including transportation) by LNG Carrier Vessel (LNGC) which is to be moored near the FSRU is required. LNG is then re-gassified on-board the FSRU and the re-gassified LNG is sent into two subsea pipelines. Each pipeline is then routed to the power plants located at Kelanitissa and Kerawalapitiya.
The scope of the integrated LNG Project (the Integrated Project) is:

(i) Procurement of LNG and transportation of LNG through LNGC to the FSRU
(ii) Regasification Project – the development (including Environment Impact Assessment),
design, engineering, procurement, financing, completion, testing, ownership, financing,
construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of:

a) a standard new-build FSRU
b) offshore terminal including mooring and unloading facilities; and
c) delivery of regasified natural gas to the delivery points at the power plants at Kerawalapitiya and Kelanitissa

(iii) Gas transportation and delivery
The development (including Environmental Impact Assessment) financing, design, engineering,
procurement, construction, testing, commissioning, ownership, operation and maintenance of:

a) high pressure pipelines, including subsea and onshore segments, for the connection of the
offshore terminal to onshore receiving facilities;
b) pipeline tie-in connection from the onshore receiving facilities to the delivery points at the
power plants at Kerawalapitiya and Kelanitissa; and
c) Gas network control and management systems.

4. To purchase the RFP documents, prospective project proponents should visit the office of the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy at address indicated below between 9.00 Hrs and 15.00 Hrs on working days until 07 December 2018 and pay a non-refundable fee of LKR 300,000.00 by cash to the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy.

5. RFP document will also be available for inspection at the link of the Ministry web site: http://www.powermin.gov.lk

6. To obtain further information and inspect the Request for the Proposal (RFP) Documents, and to purchase the RFP documents, prospective project proponents should contact:

Director (Power & Energy),
Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy
No. 72, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha
Colombo 07
Sri Lanka.
Tel No: +94 11 2574879 or +94 11 2574922 Ext. 270 Fax No: +94 11 2574752 or
+94 11 2574880
Email Address: lngproject@powermin.gov.lk

7. All prospective project proponents should register with the Registrar of Public Contractors as per the Public Contract Act No. 03 of 1987. Bids of the prospective project proponents, who have not registered under the Public Contract Act No. 03 of 1987, will be rejected.

8. The proposals prepared in accordance with the RFP Documents should be submitted to the
following address:

Chairman, Special Committee,
C/o Secretary, Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy
No. 72, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha
Colombo 07
Sri Lanka.

on or before 10.00 hrs on 12 December 2018 under sealed covers as per the Section D – Volume
I of the RFP document. Late submissions will be rejected.

Proposals will be opened at the Conference Room of the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy (1st Floor), No. 72, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka immediately after the closing of the submission of the proposals in the presence of the authorized representative of the Bidders.

Secretary,
Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy
on behalf of the Chairman,
Special Committee.

05 November 2018.

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