1. The Bureau of Quarantine, through the General Appropriations Act intends to apply the sum of Three Million Two Hundred Eighty Thousand Pesos (Php 3,280,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for each lot. Bids received in excess of the ABC for each lot shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.

2. The Bureau of Quarantine now invites bids for Dry docking and Repair of Cebu Quarantine Launch under IB no. PB-2017-10. Delivery of the Goods is indicated in the Schedule of Requirements. Bidders should have completed, within Three (3) years from the date of submission and receipt of bids, a contract similar to the Project. The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the Bidding Documents, particularly, in Section II. Instructions to Bidders.

3. Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.

Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, partnerships, or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines, and to citizens or organizations of a country the laws or regulations of which grant similar rights or privileges to Filipino citizens, pursuant to RA 5183.

4. Interested bidders may obtain further information from BOQ and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below during 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

5. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested Bidders on October 30, 2017 to November 21, 2017 from the address below and upon payment of the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents, pursuant to the latest Guidelines issued by the GPPB, in the amount of Five Thousand Pesos (5,000.00).

It may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and the website of the Procuring Entity, provided that Bidders shall pay the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.

6. The BOQ will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on November 07, 2017 at Cebu Quarantine Station which shall be open to prospective bidders.

7. Bids must be duly received by the BAC Secretariat at the address below on or before 10:30 AM, November 21, 2017. All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 18.

Bid opening shall be on November 21, 2017 at BOQ Cebu Station. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below. Late bids shall not be accepted.

8. The Bureau of Quarantine reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not award the contract at any time prior to contract award in accordance with Section 41 of RA 9184 and its IRR, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

9. For further information, please refer to:

BAC Secretariat
Bureau of Quarantine
25th and Delgado Sts., Port Area, Manila
320-9117; 320-9104, Postal Code 1018

Dr. Terence Anthony J. Bermejo
Chief, Cebu Quarantine Station
Gen. Maxillom Ave. Ext., Cebu City