Business news from Ukraine

STATE-RUN UKRENERGO ACCEPTS FOUR BIDS FROM INSURERS FOR MEDICAL INSURANCE TENDER

State-run Enterprise Ukrenergo on June 26 ceased accepting bids for a tender to provide voluntary medical insurance services to its employees, according to the ProZorro electronic procurement system.
Four insurance companies – Krayina, Krona, NaftaGazStrakh, and Kniazha Vienna Insurance Group (all – Kyiv-based) – submitted their bids.
As reported, the expected bid was estimated at UAH 8.187 million.
The tender will be held on August 1.
Ukrenergo operates trunk and interstate power grids, as well as performs the centralized dispatching of the united energy system in the country. The company is a state-owned enterprise; it is subordinate to the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry. It will be reorganized into a private joint-stock company.
Ukrenergo unites eight regional electric power grids: the Dniprovska, Donbaska, Zakhidna, Krymska, Pivdenna, Pivdenna-Zakhidna, Pivnichna, and Tsentralna.

, ,

ODESA PORT-SIDE PLANT ANNOUNCES TENDER TO SELECT PARTNER FOR TOLLING PRODUCTS

Public joint-stock company Odesa Port-Side Plant until July 12, 2018 accept applications for selecting a new partner for processing gas into mineral fertilizers on a tolling basis. “We invite interested companies to send their bids, meeting the mandatory conditions regarding the processing of tolling natural gas at the plant until 16:00 Kyiv time on July 12, 2018,” the enterprise said on its website.
First Deputy Director Mykola Schurikov said that if it is necessary to conduct preliminary negotiations, it is possible to organize working meetings with the management of the enterprise.
As reported, All-Ukrainian Energy Company won a tender to use the facilities of Odesa Port-Side Plant for processing gas into mineral fertilizers on a tolling basis in December 2017.
However, on April 30, 2018, the plant was stopped, as the company violated the contract with Ukrtransgaz.
Schurikov said that the plant in two months of cooperation with All-Ukrainian Energy Company received over UAH 140 million and saw no losses.
Odesa Port-Side Plant refers to work on a tolling basis as the only possible option for resuming its operation in the conditions of a failure of privatization attempts and accumulated debt for gas to Naftogaz Ukrainy, which exceed UAH 1.5 billion.
The State Property Fund this week announced a tender to select an adviser for another attempt to privatize the plant and solve the problem of its debts to Naftogaz and Ostchem belonged to Dmytro Firtash. The adviser is given up to six months to find a way out of the situation.

, , , ,

UKRZALIZNYTSIA, GENERAL ELECTRIC TO ANNOUNCE TENDER TO SERVICE LOCOMOTIVES

Public joint-stock company Ukrzaliznytsia and General Electric plan to announce an official tender to service locomotives under the cooperation contract.
According to a posting on the website of the Ukrainian company, acting Board Chairman of Ukrzaliznytsia Yevhen Kravtsov at a meeting with President and CEO General Electric Transportation Rafael Santana on Thursday discussed some urgent issues of cooperation in upgrade and modernization of the locomotive fleet of Ukrzaliznytsia under the partnership contract signed early this year.
Ukrzaliznytsia and General Electric are preparing for the announcement of an official tender to service TE33A Evolution Series locomotives that will be delivered to Ukrzaliznytsia under the cooperation contract, the company said.
Ukrzaliznytsia also said that during the negotiations General Electric presented options for financing of next phases for the successful implementation of the long-term cooperation contract.

, , , ,

SERAPHIM FROM CHINA WINS TENDER TO SUPPLY SOLAR CELL ARRAYS FOR DTEK’S POWER PLANT

China’s Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System has won a tender to supply solar cell arrays with a total capacity of 246 MW for construction of a solar power plant by DTEK in Dnipropetrovsk region, the press service of the Chinese company has reported.
The Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) contractor under the project is China Machinery Engineering Corporation.
Earlier, DTEK CEO Maksym Tymchenko estimated the cost of the project at EUR 230 million. According to him, the construction of the plant is planned to be completed before the end of this year and from March 2019 the company seeks to start transmission of power in Ukraine’s power grid.
To ensure the connection of the solar power plant in Nikopol (Solar-1 LLC), national energy company Ukrenergo plans to reconstruct the open-type 150 kV switchgear of 330 kV Nikopol substation, with an expected tender price of up to UAH 20.833 million.
As reported, in 2017, DTEK launched its first Tryfonivka solar power plant with a capacity of 10 MW in Kherson region.

, , , , ,

ZELENE MISTO ANNOUNCES TENDER TO BUILD WASTE TREATMENT FACILITY IN LVIV

Lviv-based municipal enterprise Zelene Misto (Green City) has announced a tender to build a solid household waste treatment facility in Lviv.
The respective invitation for prequalification is posted on the website of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), which finances the project.
The potential participants should meet the following requirements: to have annual turnover of at least EUR 38 million in the past three years and at least two similar successful projects. These projects should be implemented in the past seven years for the amount of at least EUR 11 million each.
In addition, the potential participants should successfully operate the similar complex built by applicants for at least two years.
The prequalification documents must be duly completed and delivered on or before 17:00 local time on July 9, 2018. The prequalification is to be completed in August. The winner will be selected in October 2018.
The treatment facility with a throughput capacity up to 250,000 tonnes of waste a year should be built in 24 months.
As reported, on June 1, 2018, Lviv city and the EBRD signed an agreement for EUR 35 million to build the solid household waste treatment facility, including a EUR 25 million loan and a UAH 10 million grant.

, , ,

STATE PROPERTY FUND TO HOLD TENDER TO SELECT ADVISOR FOR PRIVATIZATION OF ODESA PORT-SIDE PLANT

The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF) will hold a tender to select an advisor for privatization of public joint-stock company Odesa Port-Side Plant, acting Head of the SPF Vitaliy Trubarov has said. “The Odesa Port-Side Plant will be privatized under the new law with the attraction of an advisor. Now we are working to prepare for a tender to select an advisor, as soon as the Economic Development and Trade Ministry selects their candidate to be a member of the commission, we would switch to the creation of tasks for the advisor and tender conditions,” he wrote on his Facebook page.
Trubarov said that synchronously the fund jointly with international advisors is looking for ways to restructure debts of the company.
As reported, Public joint-stock company Ukrtransgaz has appealed to the National Police of Ukraine asking to interfere in the situation with rapidly growing debts of Odesa Port-Side Plant.
According to Ukrtransgaz, the amount of debt owed to Ukrtransgaz for the services of gas balancing for the needs of the Odesa Port-Side Plant, which was provided to the Ukrainian Energy Company, increased by another UAH 500 million only in April. In addition, the plant has its own debt to the company in the amount of UAH 473 million.

, ,