Press Release

Ministry of Finance
Release Date:
Tuesday, 28 June 2022 - 4:16pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders from contractors licenced and domiciled in the Virgin Islands for the construction of inspection chamber, wet wells and procurement and installation of pumps and mechanical components for the Long Swamp Pump Station, East End/Long Look Sewerage Project, Long Swamp, Tortola.

The proposed scope of works is comprised of providing all plant, labor, equipment, materials, and performing all operations in connection with the supply and  installation of concrete wet well segments, excavation works for the wet well and inspection chamber, construction of concrete reinforced inspection chamber; procurement, installation and commissioning of triplex pump system with electrical panels, procurement and installation of piping system, and other construction.

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said that eligible tenderers are required to provide a detailed work programme showing the order in which the various sections of works are to be executed, the rates of progress and the estimated periods of time for their execution and completion, along with a list of similar projects completed within the last five (5) years, amongst other requirements.

Mrs. Rhymer added that tenderers must also have a valid Trade Licence in the specific type of work and submit Certificates of Good Standing in respect of the Social Security and taxes, including Payroll and Income Tax, from VI Social Security Board, National Health Insurance and Inland Revenue.

Bid documents will be available from Wednesday, 29th June, 2022 on weekdays between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bidding documents will be sent to bidders electronically upon request to with the subject title Construction of Inspection Chamber, Wet Well and Procurement and Installation of Pumps and Mechanical Components for the Long Swamp Pump Station, East End and Long Look Sewerage Network”.

A virtual pre-tender meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, 13th July, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. The access code and password will be provided prior to the meeting. This will be followed by a site visit. All prospective tenderers are invited to attend.

Interested tenderers should submit one (1) original, three (3) copies and one (1) flash drive containing the bidder’s documents.  The original bid should be placed in a sealed envelope and marked “ORIGINAL” and the additional copies placed in another sealed envelope and marked “COPIES”.  Both envelopes should then be placed in an outer envelope and marked “Construction of Inspection Chamber, Wet Well and Procurement and Installation of Pumps and Mechanical Components for the Long Swamp Pump Station, East End and Long Look Sewerage Network” and addressed to:

The Chairman
Central Tenders Board
Ministry of Finance
Procurement Unit
RFG Place, 2nd Floor
Road Town, Tortola
British Virgin Islands, VG1110

All tenders must be deposited in the Tender Box at the Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit), RFG Place, 2nd Floor, Road Town, Tortola, Virgin Islands, by the bearer not later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 9th August, 2022.  Tenders will not be received after the Tender Box is closed.

Tenders will be opened at the Procurement Unit, Ministry of Finance, RFG Place at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, 9th August, 2022. Tenderers are invited to witness this process via Webex. Tenderers will be provided with the access code and password prior to the opening of the bids.

For more information, contact the Procurement Coordinator at (284) 468-4243/5921 or email


Department of Information and Public Relations (GIS)

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Road Town, TORTOLA VG1110

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