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Provision of advice on the creation of a Public Private Partnership (PPP) structure and associated funding for the development and operations of port facilities at Port William (Falkland Islands)

PW/EOI/2013

  1. BACKGROUND

This is a time of unprecedented change and challenge for the Falkland Islands as oil and gas exploration, along with traditional industries, growth increases pressure on the existing infrastructure on the Islands.

The Falkland Islands Government is being proactive in responding to these challenges and is supporting infrastructure developments through an ambitious programme of activity over the next several years which will include the development of a new deep water port at Port William to service the Islands, with associated industrial / lay down space, new road infrastructure, new utilities infrastructure and the development of Stanley Airport.

These are multi-million pound projects providing significant opportunity for private investment.  Our ambition is to deliver this infrastructure in partnership with the private sector and we are seeking a structure which enables joint investment and management of these services for the next several decades.

We regard these projects as extremely viable and attractive to private sector investment with significant returns available to investors over the short, medium and long terms.  The Falkland Islands Government has no fixed view as to what an investment structure might be at this stage but expect it would need to be able to cope with the introduction of a Port Authority.

The support we are now seeking is intended to assist Government in creating an ‘offer’ or brochure which can be put out to the private sector to respond to.

 

  1. EOI OBJECTIVES

The Falkland Islands Government is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from experienced individuals or organisations able to provide specialist advice on:

  • The creation of Public Private Partnership (PPP) structures
  • Funding options for the development and operation of port facilities at Port William site, Falkland Islands, including cost and revenue prediction.

The consulting parties need to evidence the necessary capabilities, competence and experience to assist the Falkland Islands Government in the creation of a PPP as the delivery mechanism for a new deep water port at Port William.

This EOI aims at short-listing parties who will be given the opportunity to bid for consultancy assignments as and when required.

 

  1. SUBMISSION

Interested firms may apply in writing, submitting therewith the following information:

  • Company profile including the organisation set-up.
  • Short description of projects undertaken in the last 5 years, specifying the overall project value and the value relating to creation of PPP’s, development of funding options, analysis of revenue streams
  • Qualifications and experience of key personnel
  • Audited financial statements for the last 2 years.
  • Fee structure proposal (e.g., project value-based fee scale, man-hour rate… )

Proposals must be submitted in a sealed envelope and be clearly marked “EOI for Consultancy Services”.

One (1) hardcopy of the proposals should be sent to the following address:

Attention:      The EOI Receipt Board

Secretariat, Stanley, Falkland Islands

Bidders may wish to submit their proposal electronically or by fax and should do so in consultation with Lynn Brownlee, Projects & Contracts Officer, The Secretariat, Stanley: email: lbrownlee@sec.gov.fk Tel: +500 28430

The closing date and time for submission of proposals shall be Friday 26 April 2013 at 12 noon (Local Falkland Islands Time).  Proposals not received in due and complete form within the deadline specified above will NOT be considered.

Please contact Charlie O’Horo for any clarification that may be required: email: cohoro@sec.gov.fk Tel: +500 28426

 

3.      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please note this is an invitation to express interest only and therefore:

a)    Expressing your interest does not pre-qualify you as a short-listed candidate;

b)    Expressing your interest does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Falkland Islands Government;

c)    Falkland Islands Government reserves the right to change or cancel the above requirements at any time; without incurring any liability towards any interested party and/or any obligation to inform any interested party of the grounds for its action; and

d)    All costs incurred in connection with the submission of this EOI are non-refundable by the Falkland Islands Government.

 

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