OPEN NATIONAL INVITATION TO TENDER
N°026.23 / ONIT / SONARA / CIPM / 2023 OF 7th/06/2023
THE SUPPLY OF NEW VEHICLES TO SONARA
The General Manager of SONARA, Contracting Authority, launches a National Open Tender for the supply of new vehicles to SONARA.
The supplier selected at the end of this ongoing procedure will be responsible for delivering to SONARA a fleet of sixteen (16) new vehicles [in accordance with the technical specifications contained in the Description of Supply (DF)] constituted as follows:
The maximum period provided by the Project Owner for the delivery of the vehicles is six (06) months from the date of notification of the corresponding service order.
The contract is not allotted.
The estimated cost of the operation following prior studies stands at CFAF 517.611.893 (five hundred and seventeen million six hundred and eleven thousand eight hundred and ninety-three francs) all taxes included.
Participation in this invitation to tender is open to all Cameroon-based companies with the required competence and expertise in this specific domain.
Services forming the subject of this invitation to tender shall be financed by the SONARA Budget Head No. (ID122-C01-3445 and ID122-C01-3546).
Under risk of being rejected, each bidder must include in his administrative documents, a bid bond issued by a first rate-bank approved by the Ministry in charge of Finance featuring on the list in document 11 of the Tender File, valid for thirty (30) days beyond the original date of the validity of the offers, and of an amount of CFAF 8.691.122 (eight million six hundred and ninety-one thousand one hundred and twenty-two francs).
The file may be consulted during working hours at the Contracts Division of the National Refining Company (SONARA), P.O Box 365 Limbé, as soon as this notice is published.
The file may be obtained from the SONARA’s Contracts Division P.O Box 365 Limbé upon presentation of a receipt of payment of a non-refundable amount of CFAF 400.000 (four hundred thousand francs) at any BICEC branch using the following references: BICEC
Account / 335 98800001 89
Special customer account CAS – ARMP
Name of bidder/SONARA/ITT n°026.23
Each bid drafted in English or in French in six (06) copies including one (01) original and five (05) copies labelled as such, shall be deposited against an acknowledgement of receipt at the Contracts Division of the NATIONAL REFINING COMPANY (SONARA), P.O. BOX 365 – Limbé latest on the 4th/07/2023 at 10 a.m. local time, bearing the following label:
INVITATION TO TENDER N°026.23/ ONIT / SONARA / CIPM / 2023 OF 7th/06/2023
SUPPLY OF NEW VEHICLES TO SONARA
«To be opened during the tenders-opening session only»
Subject to rejection, other administrative documents required must either be original, or the true copies certified by the issuing service or an administrative authority; Senior Divisional Officer, Divisional Officer….), in accordance with the stipulations of the special rules and regulations of the invitation to tender.
They must be dated less than three (03) months preceding the date of submission of the tender, or must have been signed after the date of signature of the invitation to tender.
Any incomplete bid which does not conform to the prescriptions of this invitation to tender shall be declared inadmissible; such will be the case in absence of a bid bond issued by a first class bank registered by the Ministry in charge of finance.
The opening of bids will be done in two stages; the opening of the administrative and technical bids will take place initially and will be followed by the second phase which is the financial offers of the bidders who meet the minimum technical score required:
14.1 Essential criteria
The review of the essential criteria applicable to the three (03) lots will consist of a verification of the compliance of the bidder’s bid with the requirements of the Supply Description (SD), in accordance with the provisions of the RPAO. The items to be checked will include:
14.2 Eliminatory criteria
The consultant selected shall be the bidder whose technical selected offer is qualified financially as the lower price.
The contract shall be awarded to the bidder whose qualified technical offer is judged in compliance with the Tender file and financial offer considered as the lowest price.
Bidders shall remain committed to their offers for three (03) months from the deadline set for the submission of tenders.
Further technical information may be obtained during working hours at the Contracts Division of the National Refining Company (SONARA), P.O. BOX 365 Limbé – Cameroon, Tel: 184.108.40.206 or 220.127.116.11 / Fax: 18.104.22.168 or 22.214.171.124.
Done in Limbé, the 7th/06/2023
The Project Owner
Jean-Paul SIMO NJONOU