1. The PHILIPPINE MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY, through Fund 101 , FY 2020, intends to apply the sum of TEN MILLION PESOS (Php 10,000,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for PROCUREMENT OF VARIOUS LABORATORY EQUIPMENT FOR CME. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.
  1. The PMMA now invites bids for the Project “PROCUREMENT OF VARIOUS LABORATORY EQUIPMENT FOR CME”. Delivery of Goods required 60 calendar days after receipt of Notice to Proceed. Bidders 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 (Instruction to Bidders).
  1. Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary “pass/ fail” criterion as specified in the 2016 revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) No. 9184.
  1. Prospective bidders may obtain further information from PHILIPPINE MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Mondays- Thursday) and 8a.m. to 3p.m. during Fridays.
  1. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested Bidders on November 26, 2020 from the PMMA Complex, Brgy. Natividad, San Narciso, Zambales and at PMMA website ( and upon payment of the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents, Pursuant to the latest Guidelines issued by the GPPB , in the amount of P10,000.00. The Procuring Entity shall allow the bidder to present its proof of payment for the fees in person or through electronic means. It may also be downloaded free of charge from the websites of the PhilGEPS and the PMMA, provided that Bidders shall pay the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.          
  1. The PMMA will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on December 3, 2020 ,_3:30 P,M, at Admin Conference Room, PMMA Complex San Narciso, Zambales which shall be open  to prospective bidders or via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 740 7810 8227 with Passcode:pmmabac, which shall be open to prospective bidders.
  1. Bids must be duly received by the BAC Secretariat through (i) manual submission at the office address indicated below or (ii) online or electronic (email submission as indicated is on or before December 15,2020, 3:30 P.M., Late bids shall not be accepted.
  1. All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 16.
  1. Bid opening shall be on December 15, 2020, 3:30 P.M., at the Admin. Conference Rm. ,PMMA Complex, San Narciso Zambales, and/or via ZOOM, Meeting ID: 740 2981 1191 , Passcode: pmmabac .Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidder’s representatives who choose to attend the activity and/or via Zoom   meeting.  
  1. The PMMA reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not to award the contract at any time prior to contract award in accordance with Section 35.6 and 41 of the 2016 revised IRR of RA No. 9184, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

11.For further information, please refer to:

BAC Secretariat ,

PMMA Complex, San Narciso, Zambales

Email-Address: pmmabac@gmail .com

PMMA Website

Contact No.(047) 913 4396 .

Date of Issue: November 26, 2020