Rail Baltica Infrastructure Management Study, RBR 2017/26

Announced: 08.11.2017
Closed: 07.03.2018
Contracted to: WS Atkins Plc

The Contracting authority is joint stock company „RB Rail AS”, legal address: Krišjāņa Valdemāra iela 8-7, Rīga LV-1010, Latvia, announces open competition “Rail Baltica Infrastructure Management Study”.

The identification number of this open competition is RBR 2017/26.

The applicable CPV code is: 79000000-4 (Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security). Open competition and subject matter is co-financed by Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Open competition is organised in accordance with Public procurement law of Latvia.

This open competition is carried out using E-Tenders system which is subsystem of the Electronic Procurement System ( https://www.eis.gov.lv/EKEIS/Supplier).

To apply as a Tenderer for this procurement Interested supplier has to register in E-Tenders system by submitting Tenderer’s Electronic Procurement System registration documents (if the tenderer is not registered in Electronic Procurement System) in State Regional Development Agency (please see information here: https://www.railbaltica.org/procurement/e-procurement-system/).


Subject Matter of Open Competition

The subject-matter of the open competition is a study on infrastructure management of Rail Baltica as described in Annex 2 of the open competition regulation.

The study will have to cover Rail Baltica Global Project. The delivery of the study will take place in Latvia.


Availability of Open Competition Documents

The open competition regulation and all its annexes are available at the E-Tenders system in profile of publication in webpage https://www.eis.gov.lv/EKEIS/Supplier/Procurement/9451 and at  the Contracting authority’s Internet webpage https://www.railbaltica.org/tenders/ (see section open competition documents below). Regulation of open competition is available free of charge.


Submission of Proposals

Proposals shall be submitted electronically using the tools offered by the E-Tenders system available at https://www.eis.gov.lv/EKEIS/Supplier/Procurement/9451  by 11 December 2017 till 15:00 o’clock.

Only Proposals submitted to the E-Tenders system will be accepted and evaluated for participation in the procurement procedure. Any Proposal submitted outside the E-Tenders system will be declared as submitted in a non-compliant manner and will not participate in the procurement procedure.


Proposal (Bid) Security

The Tenderer shall submit a proposal (bid) security in the amount of 5000,00 EUR (five thousand euros) (hereinafter – Security) which should be valid 3 (three) month from the day of opening of the Proposal.

The Proposal (Bid) Security document shall be submitted together with the Proposal (in E-Tenders system) as electronical document signed by secure electronic signature or as approved copy of the Security document.

If  together with the Proposal a copy of the Security document will be submitted, the Tenderer has to submit the original of the Security document before the deadline of the proposal submission (11 December 2017, 15:00 o’clock) by post or personally to the address: RB Rail AS, Kr. Valdemara iela 8 – 7, Riga, LV-1010. Original of the Proposal (Bid) security document has to be submitted in a glued up envelope, on which it shall be indicated: “Proposal (Bid) security for the open competition “Rail Baltica Infrastructure Management Study”” No RBR 2017/26”. The name, address and telephone number of the Tenderer shall be specified on the envelope.

If the Tenderer fails to submit legally binding original of the Security document according to these regulations, the procurement commission excludes the Tenderer from participation in the open competition.


Opening of Proposals

The Proposals will be opened in the E-Tenders system 11 December 2017 at 15:00 o’clock  during the open meeting. It is possible to follow the opening of submitted proposals online in the E-Tenders system.


Contact persons of Company

In administrative aspects of the open competition: Lead Procurement Specialist Mārtiņš Blaus, telephone: +371 28118533, e-mail address: martins.blaus@railbaltica.org.

In aspects concerning subject-matter of Procurement: Business Development Manager, Kaspars Briškens, e-mail address: kaspars.briskens@railbaltica.org.


Open Competition Documents (Downloads)

  1. Open competition “Rail Baltica Infrastructure Management Study” Regulation (download).
  2. Annexes of Regulations in MS Word format (download).
  3. Answers to interested suppliers, 04.12.2017 (download).
  4. Proposal opening sheet, 11.12.2017 (download).
  5. Report (download)
  6. Agreement (download)