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Curaçao-Willemstad: EDF — Infrastructural and construction works on Curaçao — Dutch Caribbean Electronics & Electrical , Transport & Logistics, Construction & Engineering, Machinery & Equipment Curaçao-Willemstad: EDF — Infrastructural and construction works on Curaçao — Dutch Caribbean
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Curaçao-Willemstad: EDF — Infrastructural and construction works on Curaçao — Dutch Caribbean

Curaçao-Willemstad: EDF — Infrastructural and construction works on Curaçao — Dutch Caribbean has been closed on 11 Jul 2016. It no longer accepts any bids. For further information, you can contact the The Government of Curaçao

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Location: Curacao

General information


The Government of Curaçao


Electronics & Electrical

Transport & Logistics

Construction & Engineering

Machinery & Equipment





08 Jun 2016


11 Jul 2016


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Works contract notice

1.Publication reference:
International open tender.
3.Programme title:

10th EDF — urban infrastructure for socially deprived communities.

Financing agreement FED/2013/024-278.
5.Contracting authority:

The Government of Curaçao, Fort Amsterdam 17, Willemstad, CURAÇAO.

Contract specifications

6.Description of the contract:
The scope of the contract comprises of infrastructural works in 5 neighbourhoods of Curaçao and consists of upgrading of the existing infrastructure plus additional new elements such as roads, sewerage/drainage, footpaths and street lighting, utilities, and landscaping and playgrounds. Also, the construction of 2 community centres/multifunctional building is part of the contract. The works are spread over the following neighbourhoods: Kortijn, New Netherland, Tera Kora, Fortuna Ariba and Sapaté.
7.Number and titles of lots:
Lot 1 — Kortijn — pavements, playgrounds and lighting.
Lot 2 — New Netherland — roads and pavements, improvement to sewerage/drainage system.
Lot 3 — Fortuna Ariba — infrastructure, multifunctional facilities, children's daycare, parking area.
Lot 4 — Sapaté blok H — improvements to infrastructure, multifunctional community centre, playground and landscaping.
Lot 5 — Tera Kora — new infrastructure and neighbourhood facilities.

Terms of participation

8.Eligibility and rules of origin:
Participation in tendering is open on equal terms to all natural and legal persons (participating either individually or in a grouping — consortium — of tenderers) which are established in one of the Member States of the European Union, ACP States or in a country or territory authorised by the ACP–EC Partnership Agreement under which the contract is financed (see also heading 22 below). Participation is also open to international organisations. All supplies and materials under this contract shall originate from 1 or more of those eligible countries. However, they may originate from any country when the amount value of the supplies and materials to be purchased is below 100 000 EUR.
9.Grounds for exclusion:
Tenderers must submit a signed declaration, included in the tender form for a works contract, to the effect that they are not in any of the situations listed in point 2.3.3 of the ‘Practical Guide’.
10.Number of tenders:
Tenderers may submit only 1 tender per lot. Tenders for parts of a lot will not be considered. Any tenderer may state in its tender that it would offer a discount in the event that its tender is accepted for more than 1 lot. Tenderers may not submit a tender for a variant solution in addition to their tender for the works required in the tender dossier.
11.Tender guarantee:
No tender guarantee is required.
12.Performance guarantee:
The successful tenderer will be asked to provide a performance guarantee of 10 % of the amount of the contract at the signing of the contract. This guarantee must be provided together with the return of the countersigned contract no later than 30 days after the tenderer receives the contract signed by the contracting authority. If the selected tenderer fails to provide such a guarantee within this period, the contract will be void and a new contract may be drawn up and sent to the tenderer which has submitted the next cheapest compliant tender.
13.Information meeting and/or site visit:

An optional information meeting and site visit will be held on 22.8.2016 (9:00) by OW (Openbare Werken) at Landhuis Parera z/n, Willemstad, CURAÇAO. You must contact Mrs Judric Pietersz by e-mail: for participation and further information on the meeting.

14.Tender validity:
Tenders must remain valid for a period of 90 days after the deadline for submission of tenders. In exceptional circumstances, the contracting authority may, before the validity period expires, request that tenderers extend the validity of tenders for a specific period.
15.Period of implementation of tasks:
24 months starting January 2017, provisional acceptance scheduled for December 2018 (excluding a maintenance period of 6 months).

Selection and award criteria

16.Selection criteria:
In order to be eligible for the award of the contract, tenderers must provide evidence that they meet the selection criteria of economic and financial capacity, technical and professional capacity. This must be provided by tenderers using the forms described in Articles 12.1 and 12.2 of the instructions to tenderers. If a tender is submitted by a consortium, unless specified, the selection criteria will be applied to the consortium as a whole.
The selection criteria for each tenderer are as follows:
Economic and financial capacity of candidate:
a) the average annual turnover of the tenderer in the past 3 years must be at least the following amounts per lot:
lot 1 — 790 000 EUR;
lot 2 — 1 610 000 EUR;
lot 3 — 778 000 EUR;
lot 4 — 82 000 EUR;
lot 5 — 1 100 000 EUR;
b) access to sufficient credit and other financial facilities to cover the required cash flow for the duration of the contract per lot:
lot 1 — 790 000 EUR;
lot 2 — 1 610 000 EUR;
lot 3 — 778 000 EUR;
lot 4 — 82 000 EUR;
lot 5 — 1 100 000 EUR.
Technical and professional capacity of candidate:
• for each lot, it must have completed at least 3 projects of the same nature, the same amount and complexity as the works concerned by the tender and implemented during the following period: 5 years from the submission deadline of 7.11.2016. The contracting authority reserves the right to ask for copies of certificates of final acceptance signed by the supervisors/contracting authority of the projects concerned,
• it must carry out at least 70 % of the contract works using its own resources, which means that it must have the equipment, materials, human and financial resources necessary to carry out that percentage of the contract,
• if it is the lead member of a joint venture/consortium, it must be able to carry out at least 50 % of the contract works using its own means,
• if it is a partner of a joint venture/consortium (i.e. not the lead member) it must be able to carry out at least 10 % of the contract works using its own means,
• all its key staff must have at least 5 years' appropriate experience and proven qualifications relevant to works of a similar nature to this project.
17.Award criteria:
The most economically advantageous tender is the technically compliant tender with the lowest price.


18.How to obtain the tender dossier:
The tender dossier is available from the Ministry of General Affairs upon payment of 100 USD, which excludes courier delivery. It is also available for inspection at the premises of the contracting authority, address as in point 5 above. Tenders must be submitted using the standard tender form included in the tender dossier, whose format and instructions must be strictly observed.
Tenderers with questions regarding this tender should send them in writing to:

Senior Policy Advisor of the Cabinet of the Prime Minister, Ministry of General Affairs, Fort Amsterdam 17, Willemstad, CURAÇAO. E-mail: (mentioning the publication reference shown in item 1) at least 21 days before the deadline for submission of tenders given in item 19. The contracting authority must reply to all tenderers' questions at least 11 days before the deadline for submission of tenders. Eventual clarifications or minor changes to the tender dossier will be published at the latest 11 days before the submission deadline on the EuropeAid website at

19.Deadline for submission of tenders:
7.11.2016 (15:00), Curaçao local time. (Office hours 9:00–16:00).
Any tender received by the contracting authority after this deadline will not be considered.
20.Tender opening session:
7.11.2016 (15:30), at the offices of the Ministry of General Affairs, Fort Amsterdam 17, Willemstad, CURAÇAO.
21.Language of the procedure:
All written communication for this tender procedure and contract must be in English.
22.Repetition of similar works:
Subsequent to the initial contract resulting from the current tender procedure, new works consisting in the repetition of similar works, up to the estimated amount of maximum 10 % of the contract value, may be entrusted to the initial contractor by negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice, provided the new works are in conformity with the same basic project.
23.Legal basis:
Annex IV to the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, signed in Cotonou on 23.6.2000 as amended in Luxembourg on 25.6.2005 and in Ouagadougou on 22.6.2010. Reference is made to Annex IV as revised by Decision No 1/2014 of the ACP–EU Council of Ministers of 20.6.2014.

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