Three candidates expressed interest in the procedure for construction supervision
On 27.11.2018 the offers of the participants in the procedure for selection of a consultant for construction supervision for construction of gas interconnector Greece-Bulgaria were opened. Within the deadline were submitted three offers from the following companies: “ESM” Ltd. Joint venture “EKO BUL CONTROL” and Joint venture “GAS EXPERT 2018”.
The public procurement for selection of a consultant is opened under the Public Procurement Act and possibility for submission of offers have all interested persons who meet the pre-selection criteria. The estimated value of the public procurement is BGN 1,300,000 excluding VAT.
The procurement for construction supervision is the last of the main tenders related to the construction of the IGB pipeline for which offers are received and are in the process of evaluation. Together with the contractors of the design, procurement and construction activities, the supply of line pipes and the Owner’s Engineer for the project, the Contractor for the activities related to the construction supervision is one of the key participants in the construction process and is mandatory according to the Spatial Development Act for legal commencement and performance of construction works on the territory of Bulgaria.
In accordance with the Technical Scope to the procedure and within the meaning of the Spatial Development Act, the consultant should perform the construction supervision, monitor the compliance with the basic construction requirements and the effective legislation on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria. Outside the scope of the consultant is the project management and investors control which are subject of the Owner’s Engineer services and are carried out both on Bulgarian and Greek territory.