GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE
VINH LONG CITY URBAN DEVELOPMENT AND ENHANCED CLIMATE RESILIENCE PROJECT IN VINH LONG PROVINCE
GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE
IDA Credit No. 6722-VN
Project ID No. P171700
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam has received financing in the amount of 202.2 million US dollars equivalent from the World Bank toward the cost of Vinh Long City Urban Development and Enhanced Climate Resilience Project in Vinh Long Province, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds to payments for goods, works, non-consulting services and consulting services to be procured under this project. This project will be jointly financed by the Government of the Netherlands (through its Invest International Public Programmes B.V.).
The project consists of the following components:
Part 1: Flood Risk Management and Environmental Sanitation
- 1.1 Flood Mitigation and Urban Drainage. Construction of flood risk mitigation structures, including: (a) embankments and tidal sluice gates, (b) rehabilitation and improvement of the canal and drainage system, including construction of drains, dredging of canals; and (c) other associated green infrastructure.
- 1.2 Wastewater Collection and Treatment System. Development of a separated wastewater and storm water collection system, including: (a) transmission and main collection network, pumping stations, and a sequencing batch reactor wastewater treatment plant; and (b) households connections to sewerage/drainage system and service collection network.
Part 2: Strategic Corridors Development
- Construction of selected urban roads with incorporation of appropriate infrastructure for public transport and non-motorized transport, road safety, nature-based solutions, and universal access.
Part 3: Resettlement Area Development
- Construction of a resettlement site with green and nature-based infrastructure.
Part 4: Enhancing Climate Resilience and Leveraging Disruptive Technologies in Urban Management
- Supporting: (a) the development of an integrated flood risk management information system; (b) the strengthening of information, education and communication campaigns, and O&M on wastewater management; (c) the development of a geospatial data sharing platform; (d) the development of an intelligent transport system; and (e) Project implementation, including on: (i) the preparation of technical design of infrastructure investments; (ii) independent monitoring of environmental and social instruments; (iii) construction supervision; (iv) independent financial audits; and (v) capacity building on project management, environmental and social standards, financial management, procurement, and monitoring and evaluation.
Procurement of contracts financed by the World Bank will be conducted through the procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers dated July 2016, revised November 2017 and August 2018 (Procurement Regulations), and is open to all eligible firms and individuals as defined in the Procurement Regulations. The World Bank shall arrange the publication on its external website of the agreed initial procurement plan and all subsequent updates once it has provided a no objection.
Specific procurement notices for contracts subject to open international competitive procurement will be announced, as they become available, in UN Development Business online, on the World Bank’s external website and the national electronic public procurement website of Ministry of Planning and Investment of Vietnam at https://muasamcong.mpi.gov.vn/.
It is expected that the following contracts will be subject to open international competitive procurement:
- Package VL2-PW-1.1: Design, build and operation of wastewater treatment plant, pumping stations and wastewater collection systems at Wards 1, 3 and 5 (estimated cost: US$24.9 million).
- Package VL2-PW-1.2: Construction of wastewater collection networks, pumping stations at Wards 2, 4, 8 và 9; rehabilitation of drainage culvert systems at inner city wards, construction of 08 tidal sluices and rehabilitation of Cu Kè and Cái Sn canals (estimated cost: US$36.1 million).