Procurement of Works- Sint Maarten Public Utilities

Country: Sint Maarten
Name of Project: Emergency Recovery Project I
Contract Title: Infrastructure Works for Sint Maarten Public Utilities
Loan No. /Credit No. / Grant No.: TF0A8079
RFB Reference No.: SX-NRPB-202332-CW-RFB

1. The Government of Sint Maarten has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Emergency Recovery Project I (ERP1) and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contracts for Infrastructure Works for Sint Maarten Public Utilities. For these contracts, the Borrower shall process the payments using the Direct Payment disbursement method, as defined in the World Bank’s Disbursement Guidelines for Investment Project Financing.

2. The National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for Procurement of Infrastructure Works for Sint Maarten Public Utilities (Bidding will be conducted through open international competitive procurement procedures using a Request for Bids (RFB) as specified in the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” (November 2017) (“Procurement Regulations”).

3. Interested eligible bidders may register to view and download bid documents in English on the  NRPB website: 

Clarifications regarding this tender can be requested at The purchaser assumes no responsibility for RFB documents not received through the indicated application.

4. This tender follows an electronic procurement procedure further elaborated in ITB 21 of the bidding document. Encrypted/Password Protected Bids must be sent to at or before Tuesday, October 5, 2021, @ 10h00 AST.

Encryption Key/and or password must be sent to on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, between 10h01 and 11h00AST.

Late Bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened by Video Conference in the presence of the Bidders’ designated representatives on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, @ 11h00 AST.

Confirmation of receipt and video conferencing information will be shared upon receipt of timely Bids. Documents that must be signed by an authorized representative should include language that digital copies of these documents will be treated as if they are originals during restrictions in relation to COVID-19 measures.

Original documents may be requested as part of the evaluation process and will be verified by the Employer before the signing of the contract. DocuSign may be used for the submission of legal documents (such as the Letter of Bid Securing Declaration, Authorizations, etc.) and for Contract Signing.

5. All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid-Securing Declaration. Documents such as Bid form, Bid securing declaration and power of attorney should include a language stating that copies of these documents will be treated as if they are originals during the COVID-19 emergency.

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