The PHILIPPINE MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY, through the Fund 101 intends to apply the sum of FIVE MILLION EIGHT HUNDRED NINETEEN THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED NINETYNINE AND SIXTY FOUR PESOS (P5,819,299.64) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for the RENOVATION OF PMMA SWIMMING POOL. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at the bid opening.

The PMMA now invites bids for the RENOVATION OF PMMA SWIMMING POOL (SOW: General Requirements, earthworks, masonry works, concrete works, tile works, steel works, tinsmithry works, carpentry works, painting works, electrical works, plumbing works, lightning protection system, mechanical works, waterproofing works).

The completion of works required 210 calendar days. Bidder should have completed, within ten (10) years from the date of submission and receipt of bids, a contract similar to the Project. The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the Bidding Documents, particularly, in Section II. Instructions to Bidders.

Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using non-discretionary pass/ fail criterion as specified in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 9184 (RA 9184), otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.

Interested bidders may obtain further information from PHILIPPINE MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY and inspect the Bidding Documents from 8:00am-5:00pm.

A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested Bidders from the given address and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee for the Bidding Documents in the amount of Ten Thousand Pesos (P10,000). It may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and at, provided that the bidders shall pay the fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.

The PHILIPPINE MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on November 29, 2016, 9:00 AM at the PMMA Admin. Conference Rm, PMMA Complex San Narciso, Zambales. Site Inspection will follow after the Pre-Bid Conference.

Bids must be delivered to the address below on the Opening of Bids on December 12, 2016, 9:00 A.M. at the PMMA Admin. Conference Rm, PMMA Complex, San Narciso, Zambales. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 18.

Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below. Late bid shall not be accepted.

The PHILIPPINE MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, to annul the bidding process, and to reject all bids at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

For further information, please refer to LTSG THELMA R. PEROCHO PMMA, Head of BAC Secretariat.