Starting from October 2020, the password system for the UNDP eTendering website has been revised to enhance the security and user interface.
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A partir de Octubre de 2020, el sistema de contraseñas del sitio web de eTendering del PNUD será modificado para mejorar la seguridad y la interfaz de usuario.
Para descargar la guía con más detalles sobre el uso del nuevo sistema de contraseñas, haga clic aquí.

A partir d'octobre 2020, le système d'identification du site eTendering du PNUD est changé pour améliorer la sécurité et l'interface utilisateur.
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ITBMUS2021-001 - Procurement of ocean monitoring and survey equipment
Procurement Process :ITB - Invitation to bid MUS10 - 0000008778   Click here to participate
Office :UNDP Country Office - MAURITIUS
Deadline :19-Apr-21 @ 11:59 PM (New York time)
Posted on :29-Mar-21 @ 11:18 AM (New York time)
Development Area :OTHER  
Reference Number :76861
Link to Atlas Projects :
00090446 - Mainstreaming Biodiversity into the management of CZM
00119794 - Restoring Marine Ecosystem by Rehabilitating Coral Reefs
Documents :
Invitation to bid
Etendering guide for bidders
Form A Bid Submission Form
Form B Bidder Information Form
Form C Joint Venture Consortium Association Information Form
Form D Eligibility and Qualification Form
Form E Format of Technical Bid
FORM F Price Schedule Form
FORM G Form of Bid Security
Responses to queries received by email No. 1 - ITBMUS2021-001
ITBMUS2021-001 - Addendum No 1
ITBMUS2021-001 - Notes pre-bid conference
E-tendering presentation to bidders
Responses to clarifications received by Email (No.2)
Overview :

 ITBMUS2021-001: Procurement of ocean monitoring and survey equipment

The deadline for submitting requests for clarifications/questions has been extended to 12 April 2021.


The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hereby invites you to submit a Bid to this Invitation to Bid (ITB) for the above-referenced subject.

There are 7 lots under the ITB, as follows:
Lot 1: Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP), Quantity: 4
Lot 2: Conductivity Temperature Depth (CTD+), Quantity: 1
Lot 3: Directional Wave Recorder (DWR) , Quantity 5
Lot 4: Electromagnetic Current meter (ECM) , Quantity: 3
Lot 5: Side Scan Sonar, Quantity: 1
Lot 6: Wave and Tide Data Logger, Quantity: 3
Lot 7: Underwater ROV System, Quantity: 1


This ITB includes the following documents and the General Terms and Conditions of Contract which is inserted in the Bid Data Sheet:

Section 1: This Letter of Invitation

Section 2: Instruction to Bidders

Section 3: Bid Data Sheet (BDS)

Section 4: Evaluation Criteria

Section 5: Schedule of Requirements and Technical Specifications

Section 6: Returnable Bidding Forms

o Form A: Bid Submission Form

o Form B: Bidder Information Form

o Form C: Joint Venture/Consortium/Association Information Form

o Form D: Qualification Form

o Form E: Format of Technical Bid

o Form F: Price Schedule

o Form G: Form of Bid Security


If you are interested in submitting a Bid in response to this ITB, please prepare your Bid in accordance with the requirements and procedure as set out in this ITB and submit it by the Deadline for Submission of Bids set out in Bid Data Sheet.


Please acknowledge receipt of this ITB by sending an email to, indicating whether you intend to submit a Bid or otherwise. You may also utilize the “Accept Invitation” function in eTendering system, where applicable. This will enable you to receive amendments or updates to the ITB. Should you require further clarifications, kindly communicate with the contact person/s identified in the attached Data Sheet as the focal point for queries on this ITB.


Bids may be submitted only via e-tendering system to the address below: 
BU Code: MUS10 and Event ID 0000008778

Existing users (already registered into the system) should use their login credentials (user id and password). 
The new users should create their bidder profile in the system by using the below login credentials. 

Username: event.guest 
Password: why2change 

Once uploaded, Bidders that have accepted the invitation in the system will be notified via e-mail if any changes have occurred. It is the responsibility of the Bidder to view the respective changes and clarifications in the system.  Documents uploaded in the system as part of your quotation must be free from any form of virus or corrupted contents, or the quotations shall be rejected.  


A pre-bid conference will be conducted, as follows:

Time: 11 a.m., Mauritius Time
Date : April 9, 2021 11:00 AM
Venue : Online via Zoom ( – Meeting ID: 865 6435 3593

The deadline for submitting requests for clarifications/questions is 12 April 2021.

All queries, both technical and administrative, will be responded to during the pre-bid conference. Minutes of the pre-bid conference will be disseminated to all potential proposers, regardless of bidders attending the site inspection and pre-proposal conference.

Please note that this procurement process is being conducted through the online tendering system of UNDP. Bidders who wish to submit an offer must be registered in the system. Visit this page for system user guides and videos in different languages:

If already registered, go to and sign in using your username and password. Use "Forgotten password" link if you do not remember your password. Do not create a new profile.

If you have never registered in the system before, you can register by visiting the above link, sign in with username below, and follow the instructions in the user guide:
  • Username: event.guest
  • Password: why2change

If you are interested to participate in this Tender, it is strongly recommended that you log in and subscribe to the Tender using "Accept Invitation" feature so you can keep updated with Tender amendments including deadline. Note that in case of inconsistencies between information in eTendering system and other premises, information in eTendering system prevails.
If you are facing login issues or have any challenges with using the eTendering system, please consult the various user guides/videos in the link below or contact the procurement focal point managing the tender you are interested in.

Si encuentra problemas de acceso o tiene dificultades para utilizar el sistema de eTendering, por favor consulte las guías de usuario y los vídeos en el enlace que podrá encontrar más abajo, o contacte con la persona de referencia de la licitación en la que esté interesado en participar.

Si vous rencontrez des problèmes de connexion ou rencontrez des difficultés lors de l'utilisation du système eTendering, veuillez consulter les différents guides / vidéos de l'utilisateur fournis dans le lien ci-dessous ou contacter le point focal des achats gérant l'offre qui vous intéresse.