FIDIC – Conditions of Contract for EPC-Turnkey NY 01/03/09 PM. GENERAL CONDITIONS. GUIDANCE. Appendix 3. FIDIC (Silver Book) Conditions of. Contract for EPC Turnkey Projects *. Subclause 20 – Claims, Dispute and Arbitration. Contractor’s Claims. FIDIC Contracts are widely used in the international construction Silver Book which refers to Conditions of Contract for EPC/Turnkey Projects.

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To obtain increased certainty of the final price, the Contractor is often fodic to cover such risks as the occurrence of poor or unexpected ground conditions, and that what is set out in the requirements prepared by the Employer actually will result in the desired objective.

EPC/Turnkey Contract 1st Ed (1999 Silver Book)

Il Contratto di Appalto Internazionale: This Dispute Adjudication Agreement provides text for the agreement between the Employer, the Contractor and the person appointed to act either as sole adjudicator or as a member of a three-person dispute adjudication board; and incorporates by reference the terms in the Appendix to the General Conditions.

The following note aims at providing a brief introduction to the main features of the Silver Book.

Contracts and Commercial Law. The Employer shall act via determinations which shall be ” fair ” as provided by Clause 3. Often the construction project the EPC – Ridic, Procure, Construct – Contract is only one part of a bookk commercial venture, and financial or other failure of this construction project will jeopardize the whole venture. The General Conditions and the Particular Conditions will together comprise the Conditions of Contract governing the rights and obligations of the parties.

Electronic version in encrypted PDF. However, the Employer’s Representative does not play an independent role. Thereafter the Contractor should be given freedom to carry out turnkeyy work in his chosen manner, provided the end result meets the performance criteria specified by the Employer.

All such matters, when agreed, shall then form part of the signed Contract. One of the most important issues for any contractor is the entitlement to submit claims. This contravt was last conrtact on 25 Decemberat These risk sharing principles are continued in the new updated versions of the Red and Yellow Books. The attached article focuses on the changes made to the Silver Book only, since that is the contract form in the FIDIC suite most relevant to limited recourse financing of construction projects, and examines the impact of the changes in the Second Edition for those parties that elect to use the FIDIC Silver Book in that context.

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The FIDIC Silver Book – Impact for Project Financed EPC contracts – summary

Notes on the Preparation of Tender Documents For example, Sub-Clause The Tenderer should then be permitted and required to verify all fixic information and data and make any necessary investigations.

It must be stressed that the provision is a time-bar-limit provision and this is expressly stated in the second paragraph of the same Sub-Clause which provides that:.

Notes on the Preparation of Special Provisions In addition it is recognised that many Employers, especially governmental agencies, may require special conditions of contract, or particular procedures, which differ from those included in the General Conditions.

If drafters wish to amend the provisions found in the General Conditions, silvver place for doing this is in the Particular Conditions Part B — Special Provisions, as mentioned above, and not by making changes in the General Conditions as published.

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These risk sharing principles have been beneficial for both parties, the Employer signing a contract at a lower price and only having further costs when particular unusual risks actually eventuate, and the Contractor avoiding pricing such risks which are hard to evaluate.

If the Contractor is to carry such risks, the Employer obviously must give him the time and opportunity to obtain and consider all relevant information before the Contractor is asked to sign on a fixed contract price.

For example, this edition provides: In drafting Special Provisions, if clauses in the General Conditions are to be replaced or supplemented and before incorporating any example wording, Employers are urged to seek legal and engineering advice in an effort to avoid ambiguity and to ensure completeness and consistency with the other provisions of the contract.

Among other things, such form may need to be adapted to take account of the special, if not unique, characteristics of each project, as well as the requirements of lenders and others providing financing.

Short Form of Contractwhich is recommended for building or engineering works of relatively small capital value. Compilation of all Collections English printed version. Clauses 1 to Conditions of Contract for EPC Turnkey Projectswhich are recommended where one entity takes total responsibility for the design and execution of an engineering project. Retrieved from ” https: Before incorporating any example wording, it must be checked to ensure that it is wholly suitable for the particular circumstances; if not, it must be amended.

Apart from the more recent and rapid development of privately financed projects demanding contract terms ensuring increased certainty of price and performance, it has long been apparent that many employers, particularly in the public sector, in a wide range of countries have demanded similar contract terms, at least for turnkey contracts.


Clearly the Contractor will rightly increase his tender zilver to account for such extra risks. For such projects it is necessary for the Contractor to assume responsibility for a wider range of risks than under the traditional Red and Yellow Books.

Conditions of Contract for EPC Turnkey Projects, which are recommended where one entity takes total responsibility for the design and execution of an engineering project. General Fldic Part 2: This article is poorly written and contains contradictory information Please help improve this article if you can.

It’s always good at sikver time of year to reflect on what has changed in the Scottish real estate market over the last 12 months. The Contractor shall in addition satisfy himself as to the “correctness and sufficiency of the Contract Price” Sub-Clause 4.

Essential items of information which are particular to each individual contract are to be included in the Particular Conditions Part A — Contract Data. Where example wording is amended, and in all cases where other amendments or additions are made, care must be taken to ensure that no ambiguity is created, either with the General Conditions or between the clauses in the Particular Conditions.

Drafters of contract documents are reminded that the General Conditions of all FIDIC contracts are protected by copyright and trademark and may not be changed without specific written consent, usually in the form of a licence to amend, from FIDIC. This need of many employers has not gone unnoticed, and FIDIC has considered it better for all parties for this need to be openly recognised and regularised.

Cosa Negoziare Prima di Firmare. Said Clause must be read in conjunction with Sub-Clause 5. In general terms however, the most relevant provision of the Silver Book is contained in Sub-Clause The new versions are the first major updates to the FIDIC forms since the First Editions were released inand include a number of notable changes.

EPC/Turnkey Contract 2nd Ed ( Silver Book) | International Federation of Consulting Engineers

Unless the Contractor gives a notice to the contrary in case of specific and limited cases, the latter will be bound by any variation instructed by the Employer. Boo, Procurement and Construction EPC is a particular form of contracting arrangement used in some industries where the EPC contractor is made responsible for all the activities from design, procurement, construction, commissioning and handover of the project to the end-user or owner.

This type of contract is usually negotiated between the parties.