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Procurement of Various ICT Goods and Equipment for the National Data Repository of the GNPC Data Center

Specific Procurement Notice

Republic of Ghana

MINISTRY OF ENERGY

Oil and Gas Capacity Building Project (OGCBP)

Credit No: 4847 GH

IFB No: GNPC/Proc/DOPD/ICT/35A

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE BIDDING

1.  This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue no. 292457 of 24th November, 2010

2.  The Government of Ghana has received a credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of the Oil and Gas Capacity Building Project (OGCBP), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for the Procurement of Various ICT Goods & Equipment for the National Data Repository of the GNPC Data Center. The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) with technical assistance of the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) is setting up a National Data Repository (NDR) for Petroleum Data to be financed by the World Bank. Bidding will, therefore, be governed by the World Bank’s eligibility rules and procedures.

3. The Project Unit of the Oil & Gas Capacity Building Project, on behalf of (GNPC), now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the following ICT Goods and Equipment;

Lot No Description:     ICT Equipment Quantity Delivery Period
1 IBM3592-E06 TS1130 tape drive (JA Gen 2) in a cabinet 3 Not more than 45 days from the date of Contract Effectiveness
IBM3592-E06 JA Gen 2 500GB data cartridge (comes in packs of 20) 240
IBM3592 cleaning cartridge 20
DLT8000 tape drive (complete with cables and terminator) 2
DLT8000 Cartridges 100
LTO-5 3000 FC Tape Library 1
LTO-5 Tape Cartridges 130
Data & Transport Storage Cases (Turtle Cases) 20

Lot No Description:  PRINTERS, SCANNERS  & ACCESSORIES Quantity Delivery Period
2 Black & white laser printer – Multifunction 3 Not more than 45 days from the date of Contract Effectiveness
Toner kits for Black & White printer 6
Colour laser printer – duplex printing capability, networked 1
Toner for colour laser printer 3
Label printer (including rolls x 4) 2
High speed 44” scanner 1
A3 Scanner 2
A4 Scanner with Automatic Document Feeder for 100 pages 2
5TB External Disks 12

 

Lot No Description:  Workstations,  Desktop Computers,  Laptops & Software Quantity Delivery Period
3 Workstations (For Document Capture and Management System) 2 Not more than 45 days from the date of Contract Effectiveness
Desktop Computers 12
Laptop Computers 5
Software License: Antivirus/Antispam 20 Users
Software License: MS 2008 R2 Enterprise Server or later O/S 10 Users
Software License: MS Office 2010 Professional 50 Users

 

Lot No Description:  Local Area Network Solution Quantity Delivery Period
4 Proposed Network for the Data Center   Not more than 45 days from the date of Contract Effectiveness
Network Equipment:  
LAN Core Switches See specifications
LAN Access Switches See specifications
Wireless Portability See specifications
WAN and Internet Routers See specifications
Rack, Cabling and Termination See specifications
Services See specifications
Server Equipment:  
Data Centre Equipment See specifications
APPS & Exchange Servers See specifications
Tape Library See specifications
Server Rack See specifications
Storage Equipment: See specifications
Uninterrupted Power Supply: See specifications

 

Lot No Description: Data Center Server Room Environment / Miscellaneous Quantity Delivery Period
7 Environmental Control/Monitoring Requirements:   Not more than 45 days from the date of Contract Effectiveness
Smoke Detectors 48
Fire Suppression Systems 48
Humidity Monitoring Devices 4
Physical Security Access Control Locks 5
Computer Chairs 20
Computer Tables 20
Workstation Tables &Chairs 5

 

 

Lot No Description:  VSAT Installation for Data Center Quantity Delivery Period
8 VSAT including antenna and installation and support. 1 Not more than 45 days from the date of Contract Effectiveness

 

 

Lot No Description: Transcription Software (Magma) Quantity Delivery Period
9
  1. i.            SEGD Format Checker software (with 2 Licenses)
  2. ii.            Transcription & Reformatting Software, (with 2 Licenses)
  3. iii.            RODE and Superfile Manipulation Package, (with 2 Licenses)
  4. iv.            Field Data copy, select and QC toolbox,  (with 1 License
  5. v.            Quality Control and rationalization Software for 2D datasets (with 2 Licenses)
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Not more than 45 days from the date of Contract Effectiveness

 

Bidders may quote for any one lot, a combination of lots or all lots, if they have the supply competence. To be considered responsive, bidders shall quote for all items in the required quantities for the lot(s) that they will bid for.  Bids will be evaluated and contracts will be awarded on per lot basis. Bids which do not offer all the items under a selected lot shall be rejected as incomplete

4.  Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants, January 2011 and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.5

5.  Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Program Coordinator, Oil and Gas Capacity Building Project, Ministry of Energy (Ground  Floor, Room 011), Ministries, Accra   (email: ogcbp011@gmail.com) also copying alexkyei@gmail.com) and fk.aniwa@gnpcghana.com and inspect the Bidding Documents at the Address 1 given below from 0900 to 1600 hours GMT every working day

6.  Qualifications requirements include:

(a)   Financial Capability: The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence that it meets the following financial requirement(s): Annual turnover, corresponding to each lot, of at least the amounts indicated in the table below. Bidders bidding for more lots shall meet a minimum of the sum of the annual volumes corresponding to the lots selected for bidding.

Item Lots of ICT Goods & Equipment
1 2 3 4 7 8 9
Required Minimum Annual Volume

(US$)

520,000 69,000 56,000 240,000 420,000 20,000 720,000

(b)    Experience and Technical Capacity: The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the following experience requirement(s): Minimum of 3(five) years relevant experience related to relevant lots for the supply, installation, testing, servicing/ maintenance of computers and training for software installation and management, as applicable, providing for each year, the contact information on the Clients to whom the relevant services in the supply, installation and testing, servicing/ maintenance of computers and training for software installation and management, as applicable were provided. A margin of preference for certain goods manufactured domestically shall not be applied. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.

7. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the Address 1 below and upon payment of a non refundable fee7 US$150.00 (One Hundred and Fifty United States Dollars) or its equivalent. The method of payment will be by Bank Draft, certified Cheque or cash payable to the Accountant, or by direct deposit to a designated Project Account Number as follows: Account Name: O&G Interest Account-(USD FGN); Account Number: 001134435189202; Address of Bank: ECOBANK GHANA LIMITED, Seventh Avenue, Ridge West, GPO Accra, Ghana; SWIFT CODE: ECOCGHAC. The Bidding Documents will be sent by DHL for overseas delivery; for local delivery, the bidding document may be picked up from the Offices of the Oil & Gas Capacity Building Project located on the Ground Floor of the Ministry of Energy in Accra.

8. Bids must be delivered to the Address 2 below at or before 10.00a.m on Thursday, October 4, 2012. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.  Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person or on-line at the Address 2 below at 10.00a.m on Thursday, October 4, 2012. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of a minimum of 2% of the Bid Price, or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

9. The addresses referred to above are:

 

Address 1

The Program Coordinator

Oil and Gas Capacity Building Project

Ministry of Energy (Ground Floor, Room 011)

Ministries (near SSNIT Pension House)

P O Box SD 40

Accra.

Tel:      +233 – (0)302 – 683963

+233 – (0)244 – 572869

+233  – (0)244 –  615777

Fax:     +233 –  (0)302 – 680716

Email: ogcbp011@gmail.com also alexkyei@gmail.com and fk.aniwa@gnpcghana.com

 

Address 2

Conference Room No 210

(Attn) The Program Coordinator

Oil and Gas Capacity Building Project

Ministry of Energy (Ground Floor, Room 011)

Ministries (near SSNIT Pension House)

P O Box SD 40

Accra.

 

 

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