NIGERIAN MARITIME ADMINISTRATION AND SAFETY AGENCY (NIMASA) – REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST From Reputable And Highly Qualified Transaction Adviser For The Concession Of Projects

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NIGERIAN MARITIME ADMINISTRATION AND SAFETY AGENCY (NIMASA)
In line with the
INFRASTRUCTURE CONCESSION REGULATORY COMMISSION (ICRC)
Approved MDA’s 2017 Public Private Partnership (PPP) Project

Requests for: TRANSACTION ADVISORY SERVICES FOR THE CONCESSION OF THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS AS FOLLOWS:
(Projects 1 & 2, Projects 3 & 4, Projects 5 & 6 and Project 7)
(1) Shipbuilding yard with breaking, recycling technology and wreck identification and removal
(2) Management and operations of the Modular/Floating dry dock (outsourcing)
(3) Procurement of operational vessels, maritime patrol aircraft, coordination/ surveillance centre and other operational equipment (Finance Lease)
(4) Unsolicited proposal for Development of Platforms for Pollution.
(5) Outsourcing of NLMASA’s Training Centre and Guest House of Nigerian (6) Maritime Resource Development Centre (NMRDC), Kirikiri, Lagos State.
(6) Multilevel Car Park at NIMASA Headquarter.
(7) Verification Gross Mass International Maritime Organization (IMO) Solar Safety of Life at Sea.

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency is proposing the above projects as part of its programme in effectively discharging her mandate as well as providing the enabling Business environment in the Maritime Sector of the Nigerian economy
NIMASA is therefore soliciting for the services of a reputable and highly qualified Transaction Adviser for the concession of the above projects.
The procurement of the concession will follow the National Policy on PPP published by Nigeria’s Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC).
NIMASA will interface with the Federal Ministry of Transportation and other relevant stakeholders in adherence with the guidelines issued by the ICRC in the implementation of the project. In the process of seeking the services of Transaction Advisers to provide a broad scope of advisory services for six projects above, NIMASA hereby invites qualified Transaction Advisers to express interest in providing such services. The services to be provided include but not limited to the following:
• Preparation of Business Case, including PPP transaction structuring to complete project PPP development;
• Provide market trends that will confirm decisions on scope, structuring, and timing of transaction;
• Assist in designing and managing the procurement and evaluation process and support to the Project Implementation Team during that process;
• Readiness for market assessment;
• Support in project marketing;
• Organization and preparation, where necessary, of supporting documentation to be made available to bidders (including technical analysis);
• Preparation of Concession Agreement and Assistance in negotiating with one or more parties prior to contract award; and
• Management of other advisory inputs and overall management of the advisory team to ensure a successful transaction.
• Social safeguards and environmental issues.
Transaction Advisors may consist of a single firm or a consortium of firms with the financial, legal, technical, PPP, and other specialist expertise required to successfully bring the transaction to market and reach financial close. In the case of a consortium, the consortium, members must jointly identify one of the firms comprising the consortium as the Lead Transaction Adviser. The Lead Transaction Adviser will have primary responsibility for liaising with the Project Implementation Team and for managing the consortium’s advisory inputs as a whole. Firms comprising the consortium with specialized expertise in the finance, legal, and technical fields should be identified, respectively, as the Finance Transaction Adviser, Legal Transaction Adviser, and Technical Transaction Adviser etc. International Advisers are encouraged to form partnerships with reputable Nigerian consulting firms.

SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOIS)
Prospective Transaction Advisers should submit Expression of Interest detailing the following information as basis for pre-qualification:
Profile of firm/consortium including ownership structure and role of each corporate entity with full contact details of each firm;
• Details of direct experience advising governments in the structuring of PPP transactions;
• Track record of successful closing of PPP concessions, particularly in the port sector;
• Description of roles played in at least five (5) PPP transport/ maritime transactions closed in emerging markets during the past seven (7) years (at least one of which should be in the past three (3) years);
• Relevant experience in project (s) (including technical competence);
• Copies of unabridged financial reports for the last 3years
• Experience working in Nigeria and/or sub-Saharan Africa;

Expressions of Interest must be submitted in one (1) original and five (5) copies in a sealed envelope clearly marked “EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR TRANSACTION ADVISORY SERVICES FOR NIMASA PROJECTS”. A CD-ROM version should also be included.

The expressions of interests should be addressed and delivered not later than 3.00pm on 20th March, 2017 at the following address:
The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), 4 Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos.
Attention: The Director, Procurement Services Department
Email: mohammed.sani@nimasa.gov.ng or dele.ejekuko@nimasa.gov.ng

Interested applicants may obtain further information at the address above from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm, Monday through Friday (except public holidays)

Interested proponents are kindly requested to note that
• Submission of EOIs shall be in English language only.
• Submission of EOIs through electronic media will not be considered.
• Only short-listed Consultants will be contacted.

SIGNED:
MANAGEMENT

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