12 participants with interest in the selection of owner’s engineer for the needs of gas interconnector Greece-Bulgaria
Bulgarian and other European companies and consortiums have submitted requests for participations, the offers were publicly opened today
Twelve companies and consortiums have submitted offers for participation in the procedure for selection of owner’s engineer for the needs of gas interconnector Greece-Bulgaria. The offers were opened today in the office of the project company ICGB during a public meeting opened to the media.
The following participants have submitted their offers:
- Consortium MGV Consultant
- Temporary association between TECHINT – COMPAGNIA TECNICA INTERNAZIONALE S.p.A. & TECHFEM S.p.A.
- Enereco S.p.A.
- Consortium "C&M-Asprofos-S Energy-Miks"
- Consult Eurogas
- Consortium RINA
- ILF Beratende Ingenieure GmbH
- Consortium TIBEI
- T&T SISTEMI SRL
- Consortium VN gazoprovod Greece-Bulgaria
- Consortium JV Interconnector 2018
- TECHNIP ITALY DIREZIONE LAVORI S.p.A.
The project company’s Executive Officer for the Bulgarian side Teodora Georgieva welcomed all participants in the procedure and explained why the role of the owner’s engineer is so important to the realization of the IGB project. “This a key activity of the management and control of the realization of the IGB project in the phase of preparation and completion of the construction process”, Georgieva said before the start of the public meeting.
The engagement includes crucial assistance to ICGB for the implementation of the IGB project during the construction phase through to the interconnector’s commissioning and supporting the management of the major contracts. The estimated value of the public procurement is set as a total price of EUR 8.45 million excluding VAT.
Assigning the procurement for owner’s engineer is a key stage in the realization of the project as it’s one of the last steps before construction activities begin.
ICGB and its stakeholders welcome all potential participants and state that the company's priority is to ensure a fair, objective and transparent procedure and create conditions for competitive selection.
The project for gas interconnector with Greece is key for achieving diversification of energy supplies. The interconnector will secure access to the Southern Gas Corridor, through which Bulgaria and the Southern European region can gain access to natural gas from Caspian region, existing and future gas terminals and other gas sources. The interconnector Greece-Bulgaria is also strategic for the realization of the concept of a Bulgarian gas hub. The IGB project is selected as one of the top priority project of the European Union.
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