Al-Hussein ben Ali street
P.O. Box 2680,
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Tel. +962 3 203 9100,
Fax: +962 3 209 0351
Eng. Ghassan Ghanem - CEO
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Prequalification for Aqaba New LNG Terminal
Infrastructure Construction Project
The Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC) is the main development corporation for the Aqaba Special Economic Zone (ASEZ), a liberalized, low-tax, duty-free, multi-sector economic development zone. ADC is a private shareholding company, launched by the government of Jordan and the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), to transform the ASEZ into a world leading hub for business and leisure. ADC's assets include the ports of Jordan, Aqaba's airport and strategic parcels of land covering most of the 375 km2 Aqaba zone, as well as key utility and infrastructure development/management rights within the ASEZ.
ADC jointly with Ministry of energy and mineral resources (MERE) intends to implement the new LNG terminal at south of Aqaba city around 20KM from the city center adjacent to the existing oil terminal , the concept of the project is to receive a floating storage regasification unite (FSRU) and then to tie-in the natural gas with the existing Jordan Gas Transmission Pipeline (JGTP) the project consists of: A single berth jetty will be designed for berthing the FSRU and unloading gas from it. LNG transfer is by ship-to-ship, by hydraulic arms fitted to the FSRU. The marine structure will be berthing and mooring dolphins, with related Onshore Works to enable safe operations and tie-in with the existing JGTP.
ADC hereby requests technically and financially qualified firms to submit an Expression of Interest ('EOI') for the construction of the new LNG Terminal Jordan. Interested parties wishing to be prequalified to tender for the project are requested to submit a fully completed EOI and prequalification questionnaire. Submissions are to be in hard copy and soft copy with the completed questionnaire being provided in Excel format. Information provided on the questionnaire will be used to select a list of contractors that will then be invited to tender for the project.
Companies that wish to be prequalified must demonstrate experience in the construction of similar projects with contract values in excess of US$ 60 million. The contract will be tendered as a Turn Key project under FIDIC contract conditions ('Silver Book').
In order to prequalify, an international company will be required to engage a local Jordanian contracting firm, either in the form a Joint Venture or as Main Subcontractor. The local partner participation shall be a minimum of 25% of the value of the contract. The local partner or subcontractor have to participate exclusively with one international firm. The prequalification shall in particular focus on the proven expertise of the equipment supply and erection companies. Details of the Jordanian Joint Venture partner or Main Subcontractor(s) seeking to be prequalified must be submitted with the prequalification submission.
The required form for the EOI can be downloaded from www.adc.jo or requested from the following email address:
The EOI form together with the completed questionnaire, duly signed by an authorised representative, should reach ADC not later than 9th Dec. 2012, 16:00 Jordan Local Time. Submissions received after that date and time will not be considered. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Submissions shall be addressed to:
Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC)
Attention: Eng. Ghassan Ghanem – CEO
Al-Hussein ben Ali street
P.O. Box 2680, Aqaba 77110, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Tel. +962 3 203 9100, Fax: +962 3 209 0351, email:
with a copy to
It is strongly recommended to send the EOI form and questionnaire by courier and advise ADC by facsimile or email of the date of dispatch, airway bill number and expected date of arrival.
The completed EOI forms and questionnaire shall be treated as confidential by ADC. Materials submitted to ADC will not be returned whether the interested party's application is successful or not.
This invitation for prequalification does not constitute an offer; Nor is it a legally binding promise to tender the project. ADC reserves the right not to continue with the prequalification and/or the tendering process, to cancel the opportunity, or choose another approach to the development of the grain terminal and project.