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ExxonMobil - Hebron Closed EOI Details

Reference Number: BN667
Close Date: 2011-11-15
Issue Date: 2011-11-01

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HEBRON GBS Project- Bull Arm: BN667 DWS Mooring Brackets & Tow-to-Field Towing Brackets
BIDS Categories: 9300 Marine Equipment and Services
Issue Date: November 1, 2011
Closing Date: November 15, 2011

Kiewit-Kvaerner Contractors (KKC) is inviting submissions of an Expression of Interest for a potential opportunity for DWS Mooring Brackets & Tow-to-Field Towing Brackets for the Bull Arm Site, Trinity Bay, in Newfoundland & Labrador (NL), Canada for the Hebron Project.

The Scope of Work includes, but is not limited to:
BN667 DWS Mooring Brackets & Tow-to-Field Towing Brackets

Deep Water Site Mooring Brackets (12 ea) - Will be used to attach the mooring chains to the GBS during its deep water construction phase afloat in Bull Arm. Nine of the brackets will be located on the outer base of the GBS and three will be installed in the shore anchor sites. The Mooring brackets will be cast c/w a forged steel pin
Tow to Field Towing Brackets – Will be used to attach the towing lines of the towing vessel during the tow-to-field operation from Bull Arm deep water site to the offshore location (350 Kms SE of St. Johns). The towing brackets will be cast.
Cast Structural Steel - The cast brackets shall be delivered in accordance with the following requirements:
• NORSOK STANDARD M-122 (cast structural steel)
• ExxonMobil GP 29-01-47
• Prelim. Mooring bracket dimensions 1.5m x 1.5m x 0.9m. Approximate weight of 4.5 metric tonnes.
• DWS Mooring brackets to be designed for Approx. 1800 metric tonnes capacity, design will be supplied
• Steel grade 420 MPa
• Forged pins w/ a minimum yield 700 MPa
• Towing bracket to be designed for approx. 900 metric tonnes, design to be supplied.
• Prelim. Towing bracket dimensions 1.5m x 1.25m x 0.67m. Approximate weight of 2.5 metric tonnes
Work is estimated to start in or around April 2013.
If additional project information is required, please visit the Hebron Project website at or KKC website at
KKC in its sole discretion reserves the right to make the final determination of which applicants will receive an Invitation to Tender (ITT), which applicant(s) or combinations thereof will be awarded the final contract(s), or alternatively to not proceed with the ITT process.

The Bull Arm Fabrication site will be operating on a special project labour agreement. A Project description is available on the Hebron Project website (

Kiewit-Kvaerner Contractors strongly supports providing opportunities to commercially competitive Canadian companies and in particular those from Newfoundland and Labrador. At the Pre-Qualification stage companies will be required to complete a brief Canada/Newfoundland & Labrador Benefits questionnaire and will be asked to acknowledge their willingness to comply with the Benefits requirements. At the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage a comprehensive Benefits Questionnaire will be required to be completed.

KKC is an equal opportunity employer and as such supports diversity in the workplace. Successful suppliers and subcontractors to KKC will be required to undertake a commitment to support diversity in execution of work on the Hebron Project. KKC encourages the participation of members of designated groups, and corporations or cooperatives owned by them, in the supply of goods and services.

It is important to note that this initial phase will be a prequalification process to identify candidates that will be invited to submit tenders. Participation in this qualification process, including any statements or representations, whether oral or written between KKC and interested candidates, shall not create or be deemed to create any binding legal relationship or contract.

Submission Requirements
Potential contenders are strongly encouraged to register with

Registration with is, however, not a prerequisite for being considered for inclusion in our supplier database. If potential suppliers chose not to register with, they are requested to advise KKC that they will not be registering and to request direct registration in KKC’s supplier database. Basic information about the supplier should be delivered electronically.

BIDS Newfoundland and Labrador
Phone: (709) 738 6500 or 1-800-397-0393; Fax: (709) 738 7015; e-mail:; Website:

Company name; parent company name, if applicable; office location and mailing address; contact person; office, cell, and fax number; and email address shall be sent to the following email address:

All information, correspondence and submittals must be in English.

If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please contact:

Attention: Gerri Maynard
Purchasing Lead
A Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co./ Kvaerner Partnership
139 Water Street
Fortis Building, 2nd. Floor
St. John’s, NL A1C 1B2
(709) 722-0268

Item Quantity Unit Code Description

1 1 N/A 9300 Marine Equipment and Services