Design, manufacturing and transportation of the VV PHTS Pressurizer…

Category: Mechanical engineering, Material engineering, Photonics, Cryogenics, Gas technologies

Deadline: 23/09/2019 r.

Original text of ITER annoucment:

Design, manufacturing and transportation of the VV PHTS Pressurizer, ESPN N3 classified

The purpose of this Contract is to design and manufacture the pressurizer of the Vacuum Vessel Primary Heat Transfer System.
The pressurizer shall be compliant with the French Order dated 30 December 2015 on Nuclear Pressure Equipment (ESPN) and the 2014/068 EU directive. The VV PHTS pressurizer named 26PHVV-PZ-3001 is classified as an ESPN equipment level N3.

The supplier will be responsible of drafting the Nuclear Pressure Equipment (ESPN) and the 2014/068 EU directive required documentation, such as hazards and risk analysis, design notes and drawings, design notes justifying correct equipment behavior for each possibility of damage from the different cases of load combinations, instruction manual as well as any other document that can be used to show compliance to the essential safety requirements.


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  • Stage 1: Call for Nomination, where Domestic Agencies are formally requested to provide the names of potential candidates. The candidates shall liaise with relevant Domestic Agencies to express their interest for a required supplies, services or works. The IO could also add a potential candidate if needed after having informed the DA.
  • Stage 2: Pre-qualification, where the IO will establish a list of qualified suppliers amongst the nominated entities, based on specific selection criteria. All nominated companies receive the pre-qualification package.
  • Stage 3: Call for Tender, where only the pre-qualified candidates will receive the tender package from IO. Tenderers shall submit offers in response to the Call for Tender package composed of Instructions to Tenderers, IO Technical Specifications, Special and General Conditions of Contracts. The evaluation of the tenders submitted has two steps: first the technical offers are evaluated with respect to the award criteria indicated in the Instructions to Tenderers and only those obtaining scores higher than the technical threshold indicated shall be considered for the financial evaluation. The financial evaluation is based either on the combined quality and price scoring mechanism (best value) or on the cheapest technical compliant offer.Source: ITER website

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