E13-155 Third Party Inspection and Surveillance Service for Cable Manufacturing - EOI CLOSED

Emera Newfoundland & Labrador (ENL) is building and will own a 500 MW +/- 200kV HVDC transmission project; the Maritime Link, between the island of Newfoundland (NL) and Nova Scotia (NS). This project includes two170 kilometre subsea cables and approximately 400 kilometres of overhead transmission line.

The scope of work for this initiative includes, but is not limited to, acquiring the services of a qualified firm to provide inspection and surveillance during the manufacturing and testing, of the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) cables and related accessories. This procurement may also include an optional scope for verification of cable design.

The intent of this activity is to identify companies interested in participating in this procurement process and to ensure the Request for Proposal reflects applicable input from potential service providers. Companies interested in participating in this procurement process are required to complete and submit the EOI questionnaire to ENL by 3 p.m. NDT on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

ENL is committed to respecting the interprovincial agreement on benefits between NS and NL as well ensuring Gender Equity & Diversity opportunities are optimized.