Until 10 June 2019, the first stage of the ITER tender procedure (“Call for nomination”) is in progress. As a result of the procedure, the contractor of Final Design, Manufacture and Supply of the ITER SDS Gases Utility Supply System.
Category: Optics, photonics, cryogenics, vacuum technologies, gas technologies
Deadline: 10/06/2019 r.
Original text of ITER annoucment:
Final Design, Manufacture and Supply of the ITER SDS Gases Utility Supply System
This Call for Nomination is for the selection of companies to bid for the final design, manufacture and supply of the Storage and Delivery System (SDS) Gases Utility Supply System.The function of the SDS Gases Utility Supply System is to store and supply flammable and inert gases at controlled pressures and flowrates to clients for the ITER First Plasma operation phase from 2025.
The scope of work is to perform the final design and supply of the SDS Gases Compound process equipment comprising:
Inert gas supply lines
Flammable gas supply line
Gas Supply Valve Skid located in the Tritium Building consisting of isolation valves, instrumentation and support frame; with double containment of the components on the flammable gas lines for leak detection.
I&C cabinets, associated cabling and interfaces to the central ITER I&C systems.
How to apply?
ITER Call for Tender is a staged procurement process for high value contracts as described below:
- 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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