Claim regarding the Procurement of engineering, procurement and construction works for natural gas pipeline system
Klaipedos Nafta AB
Notification on material event
Claim regarding the Procurement of engineering, procurement and construction
works for natural gas pipeline system
On 28 January 2013 Klaipedos Nafta AB (hereinafter, the “Company”) received
documents from the Klapeda Regional Court regarding a claim filed by German
concern PPS Pipeline Systems GmbH to invalidate the decisions of the commission
of international procurement “Procurement of engineering, procurement and
construction works for natural gas pipeline system (EPC)” performed under the
negotiated procedure (hereinafter, the “Procurement”).
The claimant in its claim inter alia asks the court:
(i) to acknowledge, that while participating in the Procurement the consortium
of AB Kauno dujotiekio statyba and UAB Šiauliu dujotiekio statyba had a
non-allowed competition advantage, because of which its offer had to be
(ii) to annul the decision of the Company’s public procurement commission,
according to which the queue of offers was approved, and the offer of
consortium was acknowledged as the winner;
(iii) to oblige the Company to approve the new queue of the offers.
The Company will file its response to the court in due course.
Mantas Bartuška, Director of Finance and Administration Department,
+370 46 391 763