EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES

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GOVERNMENT TENDERS

1622 Civil works for hydroelectric

power project

1623 Civil works for hydroelectric

power project

Seeking: two units circular head race tunnel, inside diameter 40 m, approx 690 m length; two units underground circular restricted orifice surge tank, inside diameter 18 m, approx. 80 m height; four units circular shape 5.20 m inside diameter of penstock approx. 200 m length; developing of underground power house; four units circular tail race tunnel.

Bid calls for supplying information for prequalification for civil works of the 500 mw Cirata II Hydroelectric Power Project in West Java Province, about 60 km from Bandung. Project is financed by a loan from IBRD and government of Indonesia. Only reputable companies with experience in similar works that are

from eligible source countries of the IBRD are entitled to participate in this bidding. Prequalification documents can be examined and obtained personally by prospective bidders or their authorized representatives in Jakarta upon cash payment of non-refundable amount of 200,000 rupiah (US$100).

Contact: Directorate of Construction, Division of Hydro Procurement, Jl. Gatot Soebroto no. 50, Jakarta, Indonesia. Bid deadline: 3/16/92 10 a.m.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Jakarta, Indonesia, APO AP 96520. Refer to: T022.

Indonesia - Foreign Government Tender

30 Pharmaceutical preparations

30 Surgical appliances and supplies

Burundi Ministry of Public Health seeks to purchase pharmaceutical supplies and dressing for Burundi government. Contract financed by government's operating budget. Total value of tender is estimated to be in excess of US$2,000,000. Tender documents are available from Ministry of Health at a price of 10,000 francs (about US$60). Alternatively, interested parties can forward a check to U.S. Embassy Bujumbura for US$125 to cover cost of documents plus DHL delivery to U.S. address. Bids must be submitted in the French language no later than March 17, 1992, to the Director-General of Public Markets (Direction Generale des Marches Publiques). B.P. 2087, Bujumbura; tel: 225892, telex: 5135 BDI; fax: 223827.

Contact: Angelo Ntahomvukiye, Director, Ministry of Health, B.P. 1820, Bujumbura, Burundi. Tel: 225167. Telex: BDI 5131. Fax: 227880. Bid deadline: 3/17/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Bujumbura, Burundi, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521 2100. Refer to: T0003.

Burundi - Foreign Government Tender

481840 Diapers

Ministry of Health-Israel, pursuant to agreement on government procurement concluded in framework of GATT, requests quotations for the following items: 650,000 adult disposable incontinence pants, per the following breakdown: adult disposable incontinence pants, rectangular or guitar shaped, according to Hebrew specification no. 20 of the Israeli Institute for Fibers: 20,000 small; 80,000 medium; 450,000 large; 100,000 extra-large. Tender no. is 61R/ 001/92. Deliveries: starting from April 1992 until December 1992. Ministry of Health requires foreign supplier to be represented in Israel by an agent who is able to solve immediately any problem that may arise and to keep stock inventory of not less than 10 percent of quantity awarded to supplier.

Supplier should submit to MOH supply services, no later than the closing date of tender, a certificate of Israeli Institute of Fibers that goods conform to above Hebrew specification no. 20 of the Institute for Fibers. To prevent any delays in the tests, suppliers are requested to contact Dr. Harit or R. Brafi at Israeli Institute for Fibers, Jerusalem, for the execution of tests; tel: 972 2 707 330 or 707 351. Tender document and specifications in Hebrew language are available at the Commercial Section of the U.S. Embassy, Tel Aviv; tel: 972 3 517 4338; fax: 972 3 658033. English translations are only available through Israeli reps. We strongly suggest that any U.S. supplier interested in submitting a bid to MOH first appoint a local agent. This is necessary to translate specifications and submit samples to Israeli Institute for Fibers and later to keep stock and deal with MOH.

Contact: Dalia Wolff, Supply Services, Ministry of Health, P.O. Box 7094, Tel Aviv 61070, Israel. Tel: 972 3 691 7241. Fax: 972 3 691 9426. Refer to: 61R/ 001/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Tel Aviv, PSC 98 Box 100, APO AE 09830. Refer to: T0006.

Israel - Foreign Government Tender

6214900-090 Insect bar, cot type

In accordance with U.S. Military Specification MIL-1-82265B (NU) and amendment no. 1, nylon cloth netting, olive drab color, 77.5 in. long x 35 in. wide, including 27-in.-wide (top and bottom) curtain, to be delivered to Canadian Forces Supply Depots in Moncton, New Brunswick; Montreal, Quebec; North York, Ontario; and Lancaster Park, Alberta. Compliance with Canadian Forces Packaging Specification D-LM-008-036/SF-000 (latest edition as of the date of contract) is mandatory. Inspection must meet NATO Basic Inspection Requirements for Industry AQAP-9. Quantity: 20,000. Delivery date: by 10/30/ 92. To ensure timely receipt of bid package, place your request by fax or phone. Do not request bid packages from U.S. Embassy.

Contact: Department of Supply and Services, Bid Receiving Unit, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1C9, Canada. Tel: (613) 990-1428. Fax: (613) 990-7059. Refer to: PT W8463-1-HD0C/000/A (Code G-1). Bid deadline: 3/17/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Ottawa, P.O. Box 5000, Ogdensburg, North York 13669-0430. Refer to: T0071.

Canada - MTN Tender

820 Hardware items

To be delivered to all federal departments and agencies in Quebec region, including Donnacona and Valcartier, within two days after receipt of order, on an as and when requested basis, during period of Regional Master Standing Offer from April 1, 1992, to March 31, 1993. Estimated expenditure: C$675,000. To ensure timely receipt of bid package, place your request by fax or phone. Do not request bid packages from U.S. Embassy.

Contact: Department of Supply and Services, Eastern Quebec Region, 1040 Belvedere Ave., Room 301, Quebec, Quebec G1S 4N1, Canada. Tel: (613) 990-1428. Fax: (613) 990-7059. Refer to: QUE 66QUE-1-5007/000/A (Code G-1). Bid deadline: 3/17/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Ottawa, P.O. Box 5000, Ogdensburg, North York 13669-0430. Refer to: T0074.

Canada - MTN Tender

8414 Reciprocation compressor

package

Syrian Petroleum Co. needs two reciprocation compressor package. Payment will be commenced by letter of credit or on barter basis. Bid bond: US$50,000. Performance bond is 5 percent of fob contract value. Delivery period: shortest possible. Offer validity: 90 days. Delay penalty is 0.1 percent of total contract value for each day delay provided it does not exceed 20 percent of total contract value. Tender book can be obtained at the External Contracts Department against payment of US$100 paid by check or by a bank transfer to Commercial Bank of Syria, Branch no. 1, Damascus. Offer should be submitted in three sealed envelopes: (1) bid bond supporting documents, (2) technical offer, (3) financial offer. Due to mail delays, interested bidders should correspond by fast mailing service only.

Many Syrian tenders contain language unacceptable under U.S. Anti-Boycott Compliance Law, although in many cases the Syrian government accepts alternative language from U.S. companies responding to Syrian tenders that is permissible under U.S. law. Embassy is unable to obtain gratis copies of tender documents from tendering authorities. Once interested parties obtain tender documents, they would be well-advised to obtain competent advice regarding the anti-boycott regulations before proceeding. One source of such advice is the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Anti-Boycott Compliance; tel: (202) 377-2381.

Contact: General Director, Syrian Petroleum Co., Commercial Directorate, Mutanabi Street, P.O. Box 2849, Damascus, Syria. Tel: 227095/227007/227126/ 226817. Telex: 411031 SY or 411724 SY. Cable: SYPCO. Bid deadline: 3/16/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

American Embassy (COM-TOP), Damascus, Syria, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520. Refer to: T0027.

Syria - Foreign Government Tender

8471 VAX 4000 hardware/software

Including installation, removal of present VAX 785 and 12-month support. Quantity: one. Delivery date: before 3/31/92. To ensure timely receipt of bid package, place your request by fax or phone. Do not request bid packages from U.S. Embassy.

Contact: Department of Supply and Services, Manitoba Region Supply Center, 1410 Mountain Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R2X 3B4, Canada. Tel: (613) 990-1428. Fax: (613) 990-7059. Refer to: WPG 01G23-1-5035/000/A (Code G-1). Bid deadline: 3/18/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520. Refer to: T0080.

Canada - MTN Tender

8471 Hardware and software

In support of the Base ADP Project G1588, including documentation, project management, warranty services, installation and integration, to be delivered to the Department of National Defense, Canadian Building, Ottawa, Ontario. Delivery date: asap. To ensure timely receipt of bid package, place your request by fax or phone. Do not request bid packages from U.S. Embassy.

Contact: Department of Supply and Services, Bid Receiving Unit, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1C9, Canada. Tel: (613) 990-1428. Fax: (613) 990-7059. Refer to: EU W8474-1-QC17/000/A (Code G-1). Bid deadline: 3/16/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Ottawa, P.O. Box 5000, Ogdensburg, North York 13669-0430. Refer to: T0072.

Canada - MTN Tender

8471 Computer equipment

Language: Danish. Goods: computer hardware and software for financial management of budget and cash flow, staff administration, etc. Equipment to be integrated with existing local network (Ethernet, Banyan-Vines, Unix, OS/2). Bids can be submitted for any number of lots. Delivery to: Copenhagen. Delivery deadline: Dec. 31, 1992. Legal form in case of group bidders: individual companies or group bidders with joint and several liability.

Consortium with joint and several liability and designated lead contractor. Final date for dispatch of invitations to tender: March 26, 1992. Qualifications: details of information required on contractor's position and of the minimum economic and technical standards can be obtained from the awarding authority at the address below. For a copy of tender documents, interested parties must contact awarding authority directly. Do not contact American Embassy for these documents.

Contact: A/S Storebaeltsforbindelsen, Vester Sogade 10, DK-1610 Kobenhavn V. Tel: 33 93 52 00. Telex: 21690 BRIDGE DK. Fax: 33 93 10 25. Suppl. of Off. Journal EC No. S31/43 of 2/13/92 (91/S31-5261/DA). Please note that this final group of numbers should be referenced in all correspondence with the awarding authority. Award procedure: restricted invitation to tender. Bid deadline: 3/ 16/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS-TOP), American Embassy, Copenhagen, Denmark, APO AE 09176. Refer to: T2698.

Denmark - MTN Tender

8471929-040 Character recognition

equipment

Advanced technologies in remittance processing; automated data capture through intelligent character recognition and replacement of document flow through electronic image management technology, at Goods and Services Tax Interim Processing Center in Ottawa, Ontario, and subsequently at New National Processing Center in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, to be delivered, including installation, integration of hardware, software licenses, documentation and provision of services such as project management, training and a 12-month on-site warranty support services, to Department of National Revenue (Customs and Excise). To ensure timely receipt of bid package, place your request by fax or phone. Do not request bid packages from U.S. Embassy.

Contact: Department of Supply and Services, Bid Receiving Unit, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2, Canada. Tel: (613) 990-1428. Fax: (613) 990-7059. Refer to: EY 32762-1-5200/000/A (Code G-1). Bid deadline: 3/16/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

U.S. Embassy (FCS-TOP), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520. Refer to: T0059.

Canada - MTN Tender

847193 Direct access storage

120 GB, IBM 3390 Model 2 or compatible models and upgrade of the 120 GB to IBM 3390 Model 3 or compatible DASD, including installation and maintenance, to be rented to the Department of Supply and Services, Hull, Quebec, during a three- year period from date of contract award. Quantity: (a) one 60 GB 3390-2- DASD; (b) one 60 GB 3390-2 DASd. Delivery date: (a) 7/1/92; (b) 4/1/93. To ensure timely receipt of bid package, place your request by fax or phone. Do not request bid packages from U.S. Embassy.

Contact: Department of Supply and Services, Bid Receiving Unit, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1C9, Canada. Tel: (613) 990-1428. Fax: (613) 990-7059. Refer to: EY 61410-1-0106/000/A (Code G-1). Bid deadline: 3/18/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (COM-TOP), American Embassy, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520. Refer to: T0079.

Canada - MTN Tender

847193 Direct access storage

120 GB, IBM 3390 Model 2 or compatible models and upgrade of the 120 GB to IBM 3390 Model 3 or compatible DASD, including installation and maintenance, to be rented to Department of Supply and Services, Hull, Quebec, during three-year period from date of contract award. Quantity: (a) one 60 GB 3390-2-DASD; (b) one 60 GB 3390-2 DASD. Delivery date: (a) 7/1/92; (b) 4/1/93. To ensure timely receipt of bid package, place your request by fax or phone. Do not request bid packages from U.S. Embassy.

Contact: Department of Supply and Services, Bid Receiving Unit, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1C9, Canada. Tel: (613) 990-1428. Fax: (613) 990-7059. Refer to: EY 61410-1-0106/000/A (Code G-1). Bid deadline: 3/18/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520. Refer to: T0079.

Canada - MTN Tender

8481 Plumbing accessories

In accordance with Allpriser Price Index, to be delivered to various destinations, on an as and when requested basis, during period of two Regional Master Standing Offers from May 1, 1992, to April 30, 1993. Bidders must be recognized by Allpriser Guide Index. Lowest bid is estimated at C$450,000 and second-lowest at C$250,000. To ensure timely receipt of bid package, place your request by fax or phone. Do not request bid packages from U.S. Embassy.

Contact: Department of Supply and Services, Western Quebec Region, 800 Golf Road, Nun's Island, Montreal, Quebec H3E 1G9, Canada. Tel: (613) 990-1428. Fax: (613) 990-7059. Refer to: MON 66050-1-RM12/000/A (Code G-1). Bid deadline: 3/17/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Ottawa, P.O. Box 5000, Ogdensburg, North York 13669-0430. Refer to: T0073.

Canada - MTN Tender

8481 Plumbing supplies/tools

As listed in Allpriser Price Guide, to be delivered to Correctional Service of Canada, Kingston area and Warkworth, Ontario, on an as and when requested basis from April 1, 1992, to March 31, 1993. No minimum call-up. Stocked items must be delivered within five working days and non-stocked items within seven working days after receipt of order. To ensure timely receipt of bid package, place your request by fax or phone. Do not request bid packages from U.S. Embassy.

Contact: Department of Supply and Services, Ontario Region Supply Center, P.O. Bag 6400, Kingston, Ontario K7L 5J5, Canada. Tel: (613) 990-1428. Fax: (613) 990-7059. Refer to: KIN 21401-2-5007/000/A (Code G-1). Bid deadline: 3/17/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

U.S. Embassy (FCS-TOP), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520. Refer to: T0049.

Canada - MTN Tender

8517302-0 Private branch telephone

exchange

Rikspolisstyrelsen ( Swedish National Police Board) intends to purchase private branch exchange for 237 telephones. Firms interested in being invited to tender should contact Purchasing Section of Rikspolisstyrelsen (not American Embassy) asap to obtain the complete conditions for tendering, giving references, a precis of the firm's background and other pertinent information.

Contact: Rikspolisstyrelsen, Inkopssektionen, attn. B. Westin, Box 12256, S- 102 26 Stockholm. Tel: Int 46 8 7697124. Fax: 8 769 7268. Bid deadline: 3/ 18/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS-TOP), American Embassy, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521-5750. Refer to: T0071.

Sweden - MTN Tender

8525 Radio telecommunications

network

Ministry of Health of Zimbabwe has received a loan from the World Bank toward cost of Family Health Project; it is intended that part of proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under contract for radio telecommunications networks. MOH invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for undertaking on a full turnkey basis the survey, supply and installation of Land Mobile Radio Communication Networks for Family Health Project in four districts. Within each district, system should cover communication needs between district hospital and clinics as well as ambulances. Ambulances should have the option to communicate with both hospitals and clinics. Communication between clinics will not be allowed in system other than via operator at district hospital.

Contractor will also be responsible for design, manufacture, supply and installation of photovoltaic power supplies at hospitals and clinics where there are no national supplies. On completion of radio survey, contractor will submit to purchaser a network plan detailing proposed radio frequencies, repeater station location, equipment schedules, etc. All technical queries should be sent to Telecommunications Consultant, Family Health Project, P.O. Box 232, Belvedere, Harare, Zimbabwe. A complete set of bidding documents can be purchased by any interested eligible bidder upon payment of a non- refundable fee of Z$100 to the address below. All bids must be accompanied by a security of 10 percent of bid amount and must be delivered to: Government Tender Board, 4th Floor, 62 R. Mugabe Road, P.O. Box 8075, Causeway, Harare, on or before bid deadline.

Contact: E. Serima, Coordinator, Ministry of Health, Room 52, 4th Floor, Kaguvi Building, Central Ave., Harare, Zimbabwe. Tel: 263 4 730011 ext. 300. Bid deadline: 3/19/92 10:00 a.m.

Please send a copy of your response to:

American Embassy (COM-TOP), Harare, Zimbabwe, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520. Refer to: T0001.

Zimbabwe - Foreign Government Tender

854411 Cables for transmission system

Expansion Project No. 8

Bid documents are available from FCS Bangkok (fax: 011 662 255 2915) at US$150 per set (including postage). Remittance can be made either by advising your American Express card number and expiration date or by check payable to ''American Embassy, Bangkok" and sending it to U.S. & Other Commercial Service, American Embassy, APO A.P. 96546. Bid documents will be sent via Federal Express if account number is given.

Contact: Foreign Procurement Division, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, Bang Kruay, Nonthaburi 11000, Thailand. Fax: 662 255 2915. Refer to: EGAT-H09. Bid deadline: 3/18/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand, APO San Francisco 96346. Refer to: T0038.

Thailand - Foreign Government Tender

8703 Field motor vehicles

Al-Furat Petroleum Co. needs 50 field motor vehicles. Bid bond: US$5,000. Performance bond is 5 percent of total contract value. Offer validity is 90 days. Delay penalty is 0.1 percent of total contract value for each day delay provided it does not exceed 20 percent of total contract value. Tender book can be obtained against payment of SUK1,000 (approximately US$30). Offer should be submitted in three sealed envelopes (with the file no. stated on each): (1) bid bond supporting documents, (2) technical offer, (3) financial offer.

Due to mail delays, interested bidders should correspond by fast mailing service only. Many Syrian tenders contain language unacceptable under U.S. Anti-Boycott Compliance Law, although in many cases the Syrian government accepts alternative language from U.S. companies responding to Syrian tenders that is permissible under U.S. law. Embassy is unable to obtain gratis copies of tender documents from tendering authorities. Once interested parties obtain tender documents, they would be well advised to obtain competent advice regarding the anti-boycott regulations before proceeding. One source of such advice is the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Anti-Boycott Compliance; tel: (202) 377-2381.

Contact: Director General, Nader Nabulsi, Al-Furat Petroleum Co., P.O. Box 7660, Damascus, Syria. Telex: 412088 AFPC SY or 412089 SY, 412162 SY. Tel: 238100, 238400. Refer to: 133/91 L. Bid deadline: 3/15/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

American Embassy (COM-TOP), Damascus, Syria, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520. Refer to: T0027.

Syria - Foreign Government Tender

870 Vehicles, light, medium, heavy

To be rented to Canadian Forces Base Trenton, Ontario, within two hours after receipt of order, on an as and when requested basis, during the period of the Standing Offer from April 1, 1992, to March 31, 1993. No minimum call-ups. To ensure timely receipt of bid package, place your request by fax or phone. Do not request bid packages from U.S. Embassy.

Contact: Department of Supply and Services, Ontario Region Supply Center, P.O. Bag 6400, Kingston, Ontario K7L 5J5, Canada. Tel: (613) 990-1428. Fax: (613) 990-7059. Refer to: KIN W0125-2-BT68/000/A (Code G-1). Bid deadline: 3/16/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Ottawa, P.O. Box 5000, Ogdensburg, North York 13669-0430. Refer to: T0075.

Canada - MTN Tender

870600 Land preparation, crop

maintenance, crane transport, field

maintenance machinery

870190 Machine tools for factory and

agricultural work

870190 Tools and tackle

870190 Garage repair/maintenance tools

870190 Worker protection/safety items

8419 Factory laboratory equipment and

chemicals

8419 Agricultural and lab equipment

and chemicals

Detailed product description: HS 870600 land preparation machinery, such as tractors, harrows; crop maintenance machinery, such as high-clearance tractors; crane transportation machinery, such as tractors, crane loaders; field maintenance machinery, such as crawler-type, dozers, graders, front-end loaders; HS 870190 machine tools for factory and agricultural work, such as lathes, drills, grinders, milling machines; HS 870190 tools and tackle for repairs and maintenance of mechanical works, testing and measurement; HS 870190 garage repair and maintenance tools; HS 870190 worker protection and safety items, such as protective clothing, shields, helmets; HS 8419 factory laboratory equipment and chemicals such as instruments, apparatus chemicals for analyses of cane juice, sugar, molasses and other intermediate products; HS 8419 agricultural and lab equipment and chemicals for analysis of soil plant, water and meteorological equipment.

Nigerian Sugar Co. (Nisuco), Bacita, Kwara state, Nigeria has arranged a loan in convertible currency from African Development Bank, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, toward cost of Babangida Bacita Sugar Expansion Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds of loan to rehabilitation and expansion of its sugar factory and cane plantation and to eligible payments under which invitation to bid numbers are being issued. Nisuco will finance the local currency component of the project. Payments from the proceeds of the loan shall be limited to goods produced in and service from territories of member countries of African Development Bank. Bidding documents can be obtained from address below.

Contact: Managing Director, Nigerian Sugar Co., 21/25 Broad St., P.O. Box 3936, Lagos, Nigeria. Telex: 22263 NISHCO NG. Fax: 234 1 669761. Bid deadline: 3/17/92 11:00 a.m (local time).

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS TOP), American Embassy, Lagos, Nigeria, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20521 8300. Refer to: T0001.

Nigeria - Foreign Government Tender

8906 Offshore patrol vessel

Government of Mauritius is inviting sealed tenders in triplicate for design, construction and supply of an Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) for the National Coast Guard of the Mauritius Police Force. OPV should have the following characteristics: (a) mean displacement about 1,000 tons; (b) cruising speed at least 18 to 20 knots; (c) intermittent speed at least 20 to 24 knots; (d) autonomy: 15 days; (e) endurance: 3,500 to 4,000 NM; (f) helicopter: (I) ability to operate one Alouette II type and (II) provision of a fixed or collapsible hangar on board; (g) radars: (I) navigation radar; (II) air surveillance and air direction radar; (h) navigation equipment: standard for its role including Satnav, DF and weather fax; (I) communication equipment: standard for its role including helicopter control radio equipment; (j) firefighting equipment: standard, including at least two water jet cannons for external use; (k) pollution control gear: ability to handle small oil spills in harbors and at sea;

(m) auxiliary machinery: standard, but must include air conditioning cold and cool rooms, fresh water generator, sewage treatment plant, incinerator, oily water separator and stabilizers for mono-hulls; (n) accommodation/commisariat: spaces: adequate, separate for officers and men; (o) helicopter landing gear: standard; (p) helicopter fueling/defueling: standard; (q) internal communications: general broadcast, telephone exchange and sound powered telephones. Contractor/supplier should submit, along with offers, proposals for predelivery and post-delivery financing. In assessing proposals, preference will be given to most satisfactory proposals based on: (a) long- term financing, preferably 100 percent credit, repayable after a reasonable grace period; (b) a good standard specification. Builders should forward following in triplicate along with their tender stating a firm delivery date of ship, price, payment terms, credit facilities offered, and government grant, if any available: (I) detailed design specifications (draft contract specifications); (II) general arrangement plan to the scale of 1:200 contract plan; (III) makers' list of machinery, equipment and spare parts; (IV) power of attorney of firm for individual/s signing tender and/or other documents connected with the tender; (V) a bid bond for 1,000,000 rupees (approx. US$$66,666) from a local bank.

Offers should be valid for 180 days from closing date. Full details regarding the general conditions for tenders and contract are contained in the tender document. Three copies of tender document will be air-pouched to trade opportunities program, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230 on 2/21/92 for distribution to potential U.S. bidders. Tender documents can also be reproduced. In order to save time, embassy is prepared to DHL tender documents to prospective U.S. bidders for a fee of US$45, which should be deposited either with Bankers Trust or City Bank, New York, for the account of Mauritius Commercial Bank, Port Louis, Mauritius, with instructions to pay amount deposited to American Embassy, Port Louis.

Contact: Secretary, Tender Board, 12 Belmont House, Adolphe de Plevitz Street, Port Louis, Mauritius. Refer to: TB/GC/379/91. Bid deadline: 3/17/92 4:00 p.m.

Please send a copy of your response to:

American Embassy (COM-TOP), Port Louis, Mauritius, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520. Refer to: T0003.

Mauritius - Foreign Government Tender

9018 ECG equipment

Language: French. Applications to be submitted by registered post with form for advice of receipt or by hand, in which case a receipt will be issued. Goods: supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of Holter ECG equipment (recorder for long and continuous periods and scanner). Division into lots: no. Delivery deadline: April to June 1992. Final date for the dispatch of invitations to tender: March 20, 1992.

Qualifications: details of information required on contractor's position and of minimum economic and technical standards may be obtained from awarding authority at the address below. For a copy of tender documents, interested parties must contact awarding authority directly. Do not contact American Embassy for these documents.

Contact: Assistance Publique-Hopitaux de Paris, Direction des Equipements, Service des Equipements Mobiliers et Medicaux, Secretariat des Commissions, Bureau 396, 3 Ave. Victoria, F-75100 Paris RP. Tel: 40 27 33 31. Telex: AP PARIS 214314 F. Suppl. of Off. Journal EC No. S32/69 of 2/14/92 (91/S32-5771/ FR). Please note that this final group of numbers should be referenced in all correspondence with the awarding authority. Award procedure: restricted invitation to tender. Bid deadline: 3/16/92 (1600 hours).

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS-TOP), American Embassy, Paris, France, APO AE 09777. Refer to: T2704.

France - MTN Tender

9018 Medical supplies

Goods: tender no. 5/92. Surgical, anaesthetic, vascular, angiographic and endoscopic supplies. Bids may be submitted for any number of lots. Delivery deadline: call-off contract. Documents from the address below. Fee: 1,000 drachmas. Language: Greek. Deposits and guarantees: 5 percent. Tenders may lapse after: 120 days after March 1, 1992. For a copy of the tender documents, interested parties must contact awarding authority directly. Do not contact American Embassy for these documents.

Contact: Ethniko Kai Kapodistriako, Panepistimio Athinon, Aretaieio Nosokomeio, Tmima Oikonomikis Diacheirisis, Grafeio Promitheion, Vas. Sofias 76, GR-115 28 Athens. Tel: 1 721 74 15. Suppl. of Off. Journal EC No. S34/33 of 2/18/92 (91/S34-6015/GR). Please note that this final group of numbers should be referenced in all correspondence with the awarding authority. Award

procedure: public invitation to tender. Bid deadline: 3/16/92 (1030 hours).

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Officer (TOP), American Embassy, Athens, Greece, APO New York 09253. Refer to: T2690.

Greece - MTN Tender

9018 Radio cardiographic scanner

Division into lots: no. Documents from the address below. Language(s): French. For a copy of the tender documents, interested parties must contact the awarding authority directly. Do not contact the American Embassy for these documents.

Contact: Centre Hospitalier National, d'Ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts, Service Economat, 28 rue de Charenton, F-75571 Paris Cedex 12. Tel: 40 02 15 20. Fax: 46 28 60 66. Suppl. of Off. Journal EC No. S37/39 of 2/21/92 (91/ S37-6713/FR). Please note that this final group of numbers should be referenced in all correspondence with the awarding authority. Award procedure: public invitation to tender. Bid deadline: 4/9/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (FCS-TOP), American Embassy, Paris, France, APO AE 09777. Refer to: T2717.

France - MTN Tender

9403 Pallet racking

To be delivered to Canadian Forces Bases across Canada, on an as and when requested basis, during the period of National Individual Standing Offer from Oct. 1, 1992, to Sept. 30, 1994. To ensure timely receipt of bid package, place your request by fax or phone. Do not request bid packages from U.S. Embassy.

Contact: Department of Supply and Services, Bid Receiving Unit, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1C9, Canada. Tel: (613) 990-1428. Fax: (613) 990-7059. Refer to: DC W8473-1-MB1C/000/A (Code G-1). Bid deadline: 3/16/92.

Please send a copy of your response to:

Commercial Section (TOP), American Embassy, Ottawa, P.O. Box 5000, Ogdensburg, North York 13669-0430. Refer to: T0066.

Canada - MTN Tender

991810-4 Refurbishment of cooling

towers at thermal power station

Complete refurbishment of units one and two cooling towers at thermal power station at Faisalabad. Bid documents available from the address below for 1,000 rupees per copy, plus air mail/courier charges (24.63 rupees equal US$1 at the current exchange rate). Bids to be accompanied by a bid security equal to a minimum of 2 percent of offer. Financing from World Bank loan no. 2792- PAK received toward cost of the Power Plant Efficiency Improvement Project.

Contact: General Manager (Thermal) Operations, Water and Power Development Authority, 197 Wapda House, Lahore, Pakistan. Refer to: Tender no. IFB PK/RH/ T-102. Bid deadline: 3/18/92 (1030 hours).

Please send a copy of your response to:

American Consulate General (COM-TOP), Lahore, Pakistan, Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520. Refer to: T0031.

Pakistan - Foreign Government Tender