Saint Lucia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for the Procurement of GEONET Cast Americans (GNC-A) Satellite Downlink and Data Processing System.

The Department of Economic Development, Transport and Civil Aviation now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders to submit a price quotation for the delivery, installation, configuration and training of a GEONET Cast Americans (GNC-A) Satellite Downlink and Data Processing System, as specified below.

Items Quantity
Desktop Computer 1
FAZZT Professional Client 1
DVB-S-S2 receiver 1
Low Noise Block Downconverter (LNB) 1
Antenna 1
Installation and Configuration  
Delivery of training on installation of the equipment 3 persons
Delivery of training on configuration and use of the platform 11 persons

The time for delivery, installation and configuration is four (4) weeks and delivery of training is four (4) weeks.

Bidding will be conducted through Shopping procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers” dated January 2011 (and revised July 2014) (“Procurement Guidelines”), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from:

  • Project Coordinator, Disaster Vulnerability Reduction Project
    Department of Economic Development, Transport and Civil Aviation
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

and inspect the bidding documents during office hours 0900 hours (9:00am) to 1500 hours (3:00 pm) daily from Monday to Friday at the address given below (*) from April 24, 2018.

The Invitation to Quote in English may be collected by interested eligible bidders at the Project Coordination Unit, 2nd Floor, Finance Administrative Centre, Point Seraphine, Castries, Saint Lucia. The document will be made available from April 24, 2018. The document will be sent by Courier to bidders overseas.

Your quotation in duplicate and in English language, should be accompanied by adequate technical documentation and catalogue(s) and other printed materials or pertinent information (in English language) for delivery of installation and configuration of the equipment in accordance with the Technical Specifications and Terms and Conditions of Supply. A profile of the company should also be included as part of your quotation.

Bids must be delivered to the address below (**) on or before May 23, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. (1330 hours). Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders' designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below [*** ) on May 23, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (1400 hours).

The address (es) referred to above are:

  • *The Project Coordinator
    DISASTER VULNERABILITY REDUCTION PROJECT
    Department of Economic Development Transport and Civil Aviation
    2nd Floor, Finance Administrative Building
    Pointe Seraphine, Castries, Saint Lucia
    Telephone: (758) 468 2413
    Fax: (758) 453 0417
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • **The Secretary (Submission of Bids)
    Central Tenders Board
    Department of Finance
    Finance Administrative Building
    Pointe Seraphine,
    Castries, Saint Lucia
  • ***Meeting of the Central Tenders Board
    Central Tenders Board
    Department of Finance
    Finance Administrative Building
    Pointe Seraphine,
    Castries, Saint Lucia

Posted: 24/04/2018