Bid Invitations

Date of Request For Quote Advertisement : 14 July 2017

Quotes are hereby invited from qualified and experienced Service Providers for electrical repair, upgrading, replacement of equipment, new equipment and minor works to buildings and installations, within the South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity for a period of 36 months. 

The services of successful Bidders will be used on a rotational basis.

NRF/SAIAB/10-2018

Electrical Repairs

Closing Date and Time:                   04 August 2017 at 1200HRS                                          

Compulsory Briefing Session:         Friday, 21 July 2017 AT 09.00am

Venue:                                                South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity

Address:                                             SAIAB, Somerset Street (between African and New Streets),Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

Technical queries:                             Mr Francois Lamont f.lamont@saiab.ac.za Tel: 046-603-5803

 SCM queries:                                     Mr Nkosi Khuzwayo  n.khuzwayo@saiab.ac.za  Tel 046-603-5808


Date of BID Advertisement : 23 June 2017

Supply and installation of mobile shelving on 1st floor of the SAIAB Collection Building

NRF/SAIAB/2018-008

Mobile Shelving

Closing Date and Time:                    18 July 2017 at 1100HRS                                          

Compulsory Briefing Session:         Wednesday, 5 July 2017 AT 10.30am

Venue:                                                South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity

Address:                                             SAIAB, Somerset Street (between African and New Streets),Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

Technical queries:                             Mr Peter May kwmhqspe@mweb.co.za Tel: 041-5858374/5

 SCM queries:                                     Mrs Wendy Sweetman  w.sweetman@saiab.ac.za  Tel 046 6035820 Cell: 0833135954


Date of BID Advertisement : 10 March 2017

Appointment of a service provider to manufacture and deliver an 8.5m rigid inflatable boat (RIB) with trailer and also to provide after-sales service and biennial vessel maintenance plan over a period of five (5) years.The contract will include the provision for the purchase of a second,similar RIB dependant on need and availability of funding. 

Please note the closing date of this tender has been extended to the  21st of April 2017

NRF/SAIAB/2017-004

Rigid Inflatable Boat

Closing Date and Time:                       21 April 2017 at 1100HRS                                          

 Short description:                               RIB & trailer

 Compulsory briefing session:           23 March 2017 at 1100hrs

 Venue:                                                 SAEON Egagasini Node, 5th Floor Foretrust Building, Martin Hammerschlag Way, Cape Town

 Delivery address:                               SAIAB,  Somerset Street, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

 Technical queries:                              Dr Anthony Bernard  a.bernard@saiab.ac.za  Tel 046 6035842

 SCM queries:                                      Ms Carolene Brooks  c.brooks@saiab.ac.za  Tel 046 6035819


Date of BID Advertisement : 26 October 2016

Appointment of a local supply agent to supply, deliver, provide after-sales services and perform maintenance on a variety of specialised remote underwater coastal and deep-water research equipment for a period of (5) five years.

NRF/SAIAB/2017-003

Deep-water Research Equipment

Closing Date and Time : 18 November 2016 at 1100HRS

Please note bids can be collected from : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown

Delivery Address : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown


Date of BID Advertisement : 08 July 2016

Supply and deliver two Hypervisor Servers running VMware and a third server to manage the hypervisor servers, monitor  data centre operations and run backups

NRF/SAIAB/2017-006

Hypervisor Servers

Please note bids can be collected from : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown

Delivery Address : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown


Date of BID Advertisement : 08 July 2016

Installation of a Fire Protection System in the second floor of the SAIAB Collection Building

NRF/SAIAB/2016-024

Tendering Procedures

Returnable Documents

Tender Document

Please note bids can be collected from : KWMH-QS, 4 Lawrence Street, Central, Port Elizabeth

Delivery Address : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown


CLOSED BIDS

Date of BID Advertisement : 26 January 2017

Appointment of a service provider to supply and install a next-generation DNA sequencer; to provide spare parts and upgrades as and when needed for a period of 10 years; to provide downstream reagents on a needs basis for a period of 10 years; to provide technical training and to provide a 3-year service contract.

NRF/SAIAB/2017-009 

Next-generation DNA sequencer

Closing Date and Time : 17 February 2017 at 1100HRS

Please note bids can be collected from : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown at a fee of R100.00

Delivery Address : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown


Date of BID Advertisement : 28 April 2017

Appointment of a service provider to provide ikelite, or equivalent, SCUBA diver operated underwater housings, strobes, accessories and spares for Canon EOSM10 and downstream purchases of a similar nature over a 5 year contract period.

Please note this BID has been CANCELLED due to a lack of response from suppliers after two different attempts.

 NRF/SAIAB/2018-005

Underwater housings

Closing Date and Time:                       05 May 2017 at 1200HRS                                          

Short description:                               Underwater housings

Delivery address:                               SAIAB,  Somerset Street, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

Technical queries:                              Dr Anthony Bernard  a.bernard@saiab.ac.za  Tel 046 6035842

 SCM queries:                                      Ms Carolene Brooks  c.brooks@saiab.ac.za  Tel 046 6035819

Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 15-16. Prices must include VAT and Delivery.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 35 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation.
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 43-48, by just ticking the relevant option.
  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting.

All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date


Date of BID Advertisement : 26 October 2016

Bids are hereby invited from qualified and experienced Service Providers in Durban to supply the South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity with marine consumables,spares,cleaning materials,hardware and safety equipment for the Durban-based ACEP Marine Platform for a period of 36 months (3 years).This contract will include purchases, as well as downstream servicing of certain items.The desired items may not be limited to the list in the document.No amount of purchases is guaranteed.

Please note this BID has been CANCELLED due to a lack of response from suppliers after two attempts.

NRF/SAIAB/2017-020

Marine Consumables

The deadline for this bid is on the 22/11/2016 by close of business day.

 Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 09-10. Prices must include VAT and Delivery costs.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 22 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 23, by just ticking the relevant option
  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting
  • All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date

Please do not hesitate to contact myself, c.brooks@saiab.ac.za  or Nick Riddin n.riddin@saiab.ac.za  (technical concerns) - regarding the form or bid procedures should you have any questions.


Date of BID Advertisement : 08 November 2016

SAIAB is to procure a virtualised next generation (NG) firewall. The firewall will initially be used to protect the SAIAB network from the internet by traffic created by malicious process and shutting those streams down. The use of this firewall may be extended at a later date to allow different areas of the internal network to be protected from one another. The firewall will also be required to classify the traffic crossing the border of the SAIAB network so as to only permit acceptable applications based on custom rules put in place. In addition, the firewall will need to monitor the use of SAIAB’s internet connection by sending notifications when serious events occur and generating reports as needed.

The vendor supplying the firewall will also enter into a 5 year service contract to provide downstream support and ad hoc products which may include components that directly integrate with the firewall such as Endpoint Protection.

 NRF/SAIAB/2017-019

Next Generation Firewall

The deadline for this bid is on the 29/11/2016 by close of business day.

 Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 10. Prices must include VAT and Delivery costs.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 22 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 23, by just ticking the relevant option
  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting
  • All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date

 Please do not hesitate to contact myself, c.brooks@saiab.ac.za  or Andrew Grant a.grant@saiab.ac.za  (technical concerns) - regarding the form or bid procedures should you have any questions.


Date of BID Advertisement : 30 September 2016

SAIAB seeks to appoint a Service Provider to provide stationery, office equipment and related products on a needs basis for a period of 4 years.  SAIAB reserves the right to shorten or extend the indicated period.

NRF/SAIAB/2017-018

Stationery & Office Equipment

Stationery Quote Listing

The deadline for this bid is on the 21/10/2016 by close of business day.

Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 09-15. Prices must include VAT and Transportation costs. Alternatively complete the Excel Quotation listing attached.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 27 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 28, by just ticking the relevant option
  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting
  • All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date

Please do not hesitate to contact myself, c.brooks@saiab.ac.za  or Linda Coetzee l.coetzee@saiab.ac.za  (technical concerns) - regarding the form or bid procedures should you have any questions. 


Date of BID Advertisement : 04 November 2016

SAIAB seeks to appoint a Service Provider to provide Cleaning/Janitorial materials (including Toilet Paper and Paper Towels), equipment and related products on a needs basis for a period of 5 years.  SAIAB reserves the right to shorten or extend the indicated period.

NRF/SAIAB/2017-022

Cleaning Materials

 The deadline for this bid is on the 25/11/2016 by close of business day.

 Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 09-10. Prices must include VAT and Delivery costs.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 22 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 23, by just ticking the relevant option
  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting
  • All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date

 Please do not hesitate to contact myself, c.brooks@saiab.ac.za  or Linda Coetzee l.coetzee@saiab.ac.za  (technical concerns) - regarding the form or bid procedures should you have any questions.


Date of BID Advertisement : 08 July 2016

Supply and deliver Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices for four storage systems

NRF/SAIAB/2017-007

IT Storage

Please note bids can be collected from : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown

Delivery Address : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown


Date of BID Advertisement : 08 July 2016

Installation of  a Service Elevator in the second floor of the SAIAB Collection Building

NRF/SAIAB/2016-025

Tendering Procedures

Returnable Documents

Tender Document

Please note bids can be collected from : KWMH-QS, 4 Lawrence Street, Central, Port Elizabeth

Delivery Address : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown


Date of BID Advertisement : 08 July 2016

Installation of HVAC System in the second floor of the SAIAB Collection Building

NRF/SAIAB/2016-022

Tendering Procedures

Returnable Documents

Tender Document

Please note bids can be collected from : KWMH-QS, 4 Lawrence Street, Central, Port Elizabeth

Delivery Address : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown


Date of BID Advertisement : 08 July 2016

Electrical installation required for completion of the second floor of the SAIAB Collection Building

NRF/SAIAB/2016-021

Tendering Procedures

Returnable Documents

Tender Document

Please note bids can be collected from : KWMH-QS, 4 Lawrence Street, Central, Port Elizabeth

Delivery Address : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown


Date of BID Advertisement : 08 July 2016

Construction works required for completion of the second floor of the SAIAB Collection Building

BID No:  NRF/SAIAB/2016-004

Tendering Procedures

Returnable Documents

Tender Document

BOQ

Please note bids can be collected from : KWMH-QS, 4 Lawrence Street, Central, Port Elizabeth

Delivery Address : SAIAB, Somerset Street, Grahamstown


Date of BID Advertisement : 26 August 2016

The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) seeks to appoint capable contractors to provide general building maintenance services and minor works to the buildings on a needs basis for a period of 3 years.  SAIAB reserves the right to shorten or extend the indicated period.

The services of successful Bidders will be used on a rotational basis.

NRF/SAIAB/2017-016

Building Contractor

The deadline for this bid is on the 20/09/2016 by close of business day. A compulsory Site visit meeting will take place on the 06/09/2016 at 9:30am.Please RSVP by 01 September 2016

Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 09. Prices must include VAT.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 21 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation.
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 22 by three of your current clients by just rating your services as per given criterias.

  • All successful bidders must be registered on the National Treasury Central Supplier Database (CSD www.csd.gov.za )

  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting.

  • All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date.

Please do not hesitate to contact myself,c.brooks@saiab.ac.za or Francois Lamont f.lamont@saiab.ac.za  (technical concerns)- regarding the form or bid procedures should you have any questions.


Date of BID Advertisement : 04 August 2016

The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) seeks to appoint a service provider(s) who can supply and deliver diesel to an accessible jetty to enable refueling of the new 15m research vessel. A supplier is required for each of the four locations from which the vessel will be operating, namely Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban and Richards Bay. If a bidder is able to supply in more than one location, this must be clearly indicated in their bid. Winning bidders may be asked to supply SAIAB vehicles with diesel, if this is possible. Each successful bidder will enter a two year (24 months) contract with SAIAB.

NRF/SAIAB/2017-015

Supply and delivery of Diesel

The deadline for this bid is on the 29/08/2016 by close of business day.

 Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 09. Prices must include VAT and Transportation costs.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 21 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation.
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 22, by just ticking the relevant option.
  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting.
  • All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date.

Please do not hesitate to contact myself,c.brooks@saiab.ac.za or Nick Riddin n.riddin@saiab.ac.za(technical concerns) - regarding the form or bid procedures should you have any questions.


Date of BID Advertisement : 02 June 2016

The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) seeks to appoint a Service Provider who can supply and deliver pipette tips and tip boxes for a period of three (3) years as per the specifications supplied in the invitation to bid. 

 Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 09-10. Prices must include VAT and Delivery.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 21 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation.
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 22, by just ticking the relevant option.
  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting.
  • All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date.

 Please do not hesitate to contact myself,c.brooks@saiab.ac.za or Taryn Bodill t.bodill@saiab.ac.za(technical concerns) - regarding the form or bid procedures should you have any questions.


Date of BID Advertisement : 25 July 2016

The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) seeks to appoint a Service Provider who can supply, install and commission a new standby 150KVA Diesel Generator.  Downstream service and maintenance to be included.

NRF/SAIAB/2017-012

150KVA Diesel Generator

Part 3A Standard Specification

Part 3B Specification Schedule

The deadline for this bid is on the 16/08/2016 by close of business day. A compulsory Site Visit meeting is scheduled to take place at the SAIAB offices based in Grahamstown on the 04/08/2016 at 14:00pm.

 Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 09. Prices must include VAT and Delivery.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 21 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation.
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 22, by just ticking the relevant option.
  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting.
  • Please note the bid document also consist of the Standard Specification(Part 3A) and the Specification Schedule(Part 3B).
  • All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date.

Please do not hesitate to contact myself,c.brooks@saiab.ac.za or Linda Coetzee l.coetzee@saiab.ac.za (technical concerns) - regarding the form or bid procedures should you have any questions.


Date of BID Advertisement : 31 May 2016

SAIAB requires the supply, installation and monitoring of vehicle tracking system for SAIABs fleet of vehicles for a period of 3 years.

 Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 09. Prices must include VAT.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 21 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation.
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 22, by just ticking the relevant option.
  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting.
  • All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date.

 Please do not hesitate to contact myself,c.brooks@saiab.ac.za or Linda Coetzee l.coetzee@saiab.ac.za(technical concerns) - regarding the form or bid procedures should you have any questions.


Date of BID Advertisement : 23 May 2016

SAIAB requires a Service Provider to provide Basic Life Support and First Aid Training (Level 1, 2 and 3), CPR Training and any other related training on a needs basis for the next five (5) years.

 Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 09. Prices must include VAT.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 20 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation.
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 21, by just ticking the relevant option.
  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting.
  • All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date.

 Please do not hesitate to contact myself,c.brooks@saiab.ac.za or Linda Coetzee l.coetzee@saiab.ac.za(technical concerns) - regarding the form or bid procedures should you have any questions. 


Date of BID Advertisement : 17 May 2016

SAIAB requires the services of a competent compliant driving school to provide driving school services to staffs/interns to obtain Code 8 learner’s and driver’s license for a period of 5 years.

Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 10. Prices must include VAT.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 21 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation.
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 22, by just ticking the relevant option.
  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting.
  • All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date.

Please do not hesitate to contact myself,c.brooks@saiab.ac.za or Linda Coetzee l.coetzee@saiab.ac.za(technical concerns) - regarding the form or bid procedures should you have any questions. 


Date of BID Advertisement : 01 April 2016

The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) seeks to appoint service providers of scuba diving and snorkeling equipment for a period of five years (First and Second Preferred Suppliers - suppliers may be based in Port Elizabeth or Durban). The contract will include the initial provision of equipment as well as downstream servicing thereof.

Here are some pointers which should make the bidding process a bit easier:

  • Initial each page of the document (and stamp with your company stamp if possible) as you complete them (helps make sure that nothing gets missed)
  • Insert your pricing into the provided spaces as per page 10-11. Prices must include VAT and Transportation costs.
  • Sign and witness the written offer portion on page 19 (this often gets missed)
  • An original Tax clearance and valid certified BEE certificate must be supplied when submitting the documentation.
  • ALL referee letters must be submitted in the format provided as on page 20, by just ticking the relevant option.
  • The document must be completed in your own handwriting.
  • All original documents must be delivered to our physical address on or before the closing date

Date of BID Advertisement : 23 March 2016

The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB) seeks to appoint a service provider to revamp, restock and maintain the fish tank at the entrance foyer to the institute for a period of five years. The existing fish tank system needs refurbishment, restocking and a designated person to visit the institute on a regular basis to ensure a healthy and attractive system is always on show. The planted aquarium should be well-stocked at all times and be presented as a proud, vibrant and attractive showpiece.

Compulsory Site Visit : 07 April 2016 @ 09 :30am

Please RSVP by 01 April 2016 


Date of BID Advertisement : 18 March 2016

 The South African Institute for