Procurement of One Fire Fighting Vehicle

Closing Date / Time: 
Thursday, 15 August, 2019 - 14:00
Contract No: 
MPA 429/2019

OPEN INTERNATIONAL BIDDING (Authorised under Section 16 of the Public Procurement Act 2006)

Procurement of One Fire Fighting Vehicle -Contract MPA 429/2019

The Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) is pleased to invite sealed bids from eligible and qualified local and overseas bidders for the Supply of One Fire Fighting Vehicle as more fully described in the bidding document.

Interested eligible bidders may inspect the bidding documents, from 9.00 hrs to 16.00 hrs (local time) during week days at the office of:

              The Director Legal & Administrative Services

               Mauritius Ports Authority

               H. Ramnarain Building

               Mer Rouge

               Port Louis

               Republic of Mauritius

               Tel: + 230  206 5400

               Fax: +230 240 0856

               Email: info @


Purchase of Bidding Documents

For Local Bidders

A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by interested local bidders on the submission of a written application to the above and upon payment during week days of a non-refundable fee of Mauritian Rupees two thousand only (MUR 2,000) by bank cheque drawn in the name of the Mauritius Ports Authority or by cash payable at the MPA Cash office located at 2nd Floor, H. Ramnarain Building, Mer Rouge, Port Louis.

For Overseas Bidders

Overseas bidders willing to participate in this exercise may, upon written application, purchase the bidding document by electronic payment equivalent to USD 56 or Euro 50 net of all bank charges to our bank as detailed below :-

Beneficiary         :Mauritius Ports Authority

Bank                      : SBM Bank (Mauritius) Ltd.                     

Bank Address    :1, Queen Street, Port Louis, Mauritius


Account Type: US Dollar

Account No.         :  61026000000401

IBAN No               :  MU84STCB1170026000000401000USD

Swift Code           :  STCBMUMU


Account Type: Euro

Account No       .  :    61026200001798

IBAN No.               :   MU13 STCB 1170 0262 0000 1798 0000 EUR

Swift Code            :   STCBMUMU


After receipt of payment the Mauritius Ports Authority will send the bid document to the bidder via email. Bidders are requested to communicate with the Mauritius Ports Authority at the above address after payment has been effected.

Submission of bids

Bids in sealed envelopes clearly marked “Ref Open International Bidding -Contract MPA 429/2019: Procurement of One Fire Fighting Vehicle addressed to the Director General, Mauritius Ports Authority, 1st Floor, H. Ramnarain Building, Mer Rouge, Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius.


Deadline for the submission of bids

Bids should be either deposited in the bid box located in the Chief Officer’s Office, Mauritius Ports Authority, 1st floor, H. Ramnarain Building, Mer Rouge, Port Louis, Mauritius or submitted by registered post or courier so as to reach the Mauritius Ports Authority on or before Tuesday 30 July 2019 up to 14.00 hrs. (local time) at latest


Bids will be opened on the same day at 14.15 hrs. (local time) in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.

Bids received after the specified closing date and time will not be considered.


The MPA reserves the right to: -

  1. accept or reject any bid; and
  2. to annul the bidding process and reject all bids at any time prior to the award of the contract as per provision of Section 39 (1) of the Public Procurement Act 2006.


Mauritius Ports Authority

H. Ramnarain Building

Mer Rouge

Port Louis


Tel: +230 2065400

Fax: +230 2400856

31 May 2019