- Angabezeit:2022-01-13 17:45:48
valid from 2015-01-01
Amendments of and additions to Orgalime SI 14
Definitions – Clause 2
The following definitions are added to Clause 2
“Contractor”: any company supplying Plants or Works to Purchaser under these Purchase Conditions.
“FAT”: the Factory Acceptance Test at the Contractor where to perform the field acceptance test / pre acceptance test.
“Purchaser”: any company within the GKEM Group of companies purchasing Plants or Works under these Purchase Conditions.
“Quality, Ethical and Environmental, Health & Safety requirements”: shall have the meaning as defined in the GKEM Quality Standards for Suppliers. The GKEM Quality Standard for Suppliers form an integral part of the Contract, which implies adoption of the principles of the GKEM Code of Conduct, of the GKEM Code of Conduct for suppliers and sub-contractors, and of GKEM's Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) policy (www.GKEM.com) and that any Sub-Contractor approved by GKEM is legally bound to a similar compliance obligation.
“SAT”: the Site Acceptance Test where to perform final taking over test at the site of the purchaser.
“Technical Documents”: drawings, specifications, calculations, computer software and other technical documents of any kind, whether completed or not, as well as any information, design and inventions described therein, and any intellectual property rights with respect thereto.
Drawings and Technical Information – Clause 4
The following paragraphs are added at the end:
Notwithstanding the foregoing,
a)the Purchaser shall, without any compensation of any kind further than the one stipulated in the Contract, have a perpetual worldwide right to freely use and authorize others to use in its own business (including subcontracting) Technical Documents relating to the commissioning, operations, maintenance work, software and risk analysis prepared or presented by the Contractor in connection with the Contract. Upon request by the Purchaser, the Contractor shall deliver free of charge such Technical Documents to the Purchaser.
b)All Technical Documents which are the results of joint efforts of the parties in connection with the Contract shall be the joint property of the Contractor and the Purchaser. Both parties shall have a right to use and authorize others to use such Technical Documents in its own internal business (including sub-contracting). Any licensing to third parties or applications for patents or other registerable rights shall be made by the parties jointly.
c)Sections (a) and (b) above shall not imply any limitations of a party’s exclusive ownership to any part of a Technical Document which is developed apart from the Contract by that party.
Drawings and Technical Information – Clause 5
The last sentence of Clause 5 is deleted
Tests before shipment - Clause 6
The following paragraph is added at the end:
The Purchaser is entitled to have all parts of the Plant, both during manufacture and when completed, inspected and checked. Unless otherwise agreed, such inspections and checking shall be carried out during normal working hours. If as a result of such inspections and checking, the Purchaser shall be of the opinion that any material or parts are defective or not in accordance with the Contract, he shall state In Writing his opinion and the reasons therefore.
Tests before shipment - Clause 7
Clause 7 is deleted and replaced with the following:
The Contractor shall notify the Purchaser In Writing of these tests in sufficient time to permit the Purchaser to be represented at the tests. The test report is always subject to Purchaser’s written acceptance before it is confirmed as accurate.
Tests before shipment - Clause 8
The following is deleted from the last sentence:
“..unless the deficiency was insignificant”.
Tests before shipment - Clause 9
The following sentence is added at the end:
In the event the first test before shipment has failed due to reasons attributable to Contractor or any subcontractor etc. of the Contractor, any costs for traveling and living expenses for Purchaser’s representatives and any costs for measuring, test equipment and test material in relation to any new test before shipment shall be on the account of the Contractor.
Preparatory Work and Working Conditions – Clause 13
Clause 13 is deleted and replaced by the following:
If an error or omission in the drawings or information referred to in Clause 10 is discovered by the Contractor or notified to him by the Purchaser, all the additional cost of any remedial work or similar and all other direct costs in relation thereto shall be borne by the Contractor.
Preparatory Work and Working Conditions – Clause 14
The last sentence of sub-clause d) of Clause 14 is deleted and replaced by the following:
Unless the Contractor’s requirements concerning such equipment, tools, machinery, materials, supplies, instruments etc. are expressly set out in the Contract, the Contractor may not make any claim whatsoever against the Purchaser for any failure by the Purchaser in providing such items;
The following sentence is added at the end of sub-clause f) of Clause 14:
Unless the Contractor’s requirements concerning such facilities are expressly set out in the Contract, the Contractor may not make any claim whatsoever against the Purchaser for any failure by the Purchaser in providing such facilities.
Sub-clause g) of Clause 14 is deleted and replaced by the following:
The access routes to the Site, (or drawings of the access routes, if only drawings of such routes are available), shall be inspected by the Contractor, before entering into the Contract. Unless the Contractor’s requirements concerning changes of the access routes are expressly set out in the Contract, the Contractor shall be deemed to have accepted the access routes and may not make any claim whatsoever against the Purchaser with respect to such routes.
Purchaser’s Default – Clause 20
Clause 20 is deleted and replaced by the following:
Without prejudice to the Contractor’s rights under Clause 21, if the Purchaser fails to fulfill, correctly and in time, his obligations necessary for completion of the Works, including to comply with the conditions specified in Clauses 11, 12 and 14, the following shall apply:
a)The Contractor may, subject to Purchasers prior written approval, choose to carry out or employ a third party to carry out the Purchaser’s obligations, or otherwise take such measures as under the circumstances are appropriate in order to avoid or alleviate the effects of the Purchaser’s default.
b)If the Plant has not been delivered to the Site, the Contractor shall arrange for storage of the Plant at the Purchaser’s risk. The Contractor shall also, if the Purchaser so requires, insure the Plant.
c)If performance of the Contract is delayed by the Purchaser’s default, he shall nevertheless pay any part of the Contract Price which, but for such delay, had become due.
d)The Purchaser shall reimburse the Contractor for any extra direct costs which are reasonably incurred by the Contractor as a result of measures under a) or b) of this Clause.
Purchaser’s Default – Clause 21
The last two sentences of Clause 21 are deleted and replaced by the following:
The Contractor shall then be entitled to compensation for the substantiated direct costs he incurs because of the Purchaser's default. The compensation shall not exceed the part of the Contract Price which is attributable to the part of the Works in respect of which the Contract is terminated.
Local laws and regulations - Clause 22
The last sentence of Clause 22 is deleted
Variations – Clause 28
Clause 28 is deleted.
Variations – Clause 29
The following shall be added at the end:
Should the parties disagree on the terms and conditions for a change, the Purchaser shall have the right either to carry out the change himself or to use another contractor for carrying out the change, regardless of whether the change is suggested by the Purchaser or the Contractor. The Contractor shall, however, remain bound by the terms and conditions of the Contract except as regards those changes as are carried out by another contractor or by the Purchaser.
Passing of risk – Clause 30
Clause 30 is deleted and replaced by the following:
The risk of loss of or damage to the Plant shall pass to the Purchaser in accordance with the latest version of “Incoterms” in force at the date of formation of the Contract.
If not otherwise separately agreed, the delivery shall be “DDP” at the delivery address of the Plant.
The risk of loss of or damage to the Works will, if not otherwise separately agreed, pass over to Purchaser after Purchaser and Contractor have confirmed the taking-over In Writing (SAT) including the completion by Contractor of training of relevant personnel of Purchaser.
Taking-over Tests – Clause 31
The following paragraph is added at the end:
In the event the taking-over test has failed, any costs for traveling and living expenses for Purchaser’s representatives and any costs for measuring, test equipment and test material in relation to any new test shall be on the account of the Contractor.
Taking-over – Clause 36
Clause 36 is deleted and replaced by the following:
If the taking-over tests show the Works not to be in accordance with the Contract, the Contractor shall without delay remedy the deficiencies at its own cost. If the Purchaser so requires In Writing, new tests shall be carried out in accordance with Clauses 31-35.
Taking-over – Clause 37
The last two paragraphs are deleted.
Taking-over – Clause 38
Clause 38 is deleted and replaced by the following:
If not otherwise stated in the Contract, the Purchaser is entitled to use the Works or any part thereof before taking-over if the taking-over is delayed due to reasons attributable to the Contractor. The Purchaser shall inform the Contractor accordingly when the Purchaser intends to utilize this right. This use of the Works prior to taking-over, shall not relieve the Contractor of his duty to carry out taking-over tests.
Contractor’s Delay – Clause 41
Clause 41 is deleted and replaced by the following:
If the Contractor anticipates that he will not be able to comply with his obligations within the times specified in the Contract, he shall forthwith notify the Purchaser thereof In Writing, stating the reason, and, if possible, the time when taking-over can be expected. If the Contractor fails to give such notice, the Purchaser shall be entitled to compensation for any additional costs, expenses and losses which he incurs and which he could have avoided had he received such notice.
The Contractor shall, in addition to its other obligations, have to pay for any extra freight charges and all other costs relating to such expedient freights incurred in ensuring that delayed deliveries reach Purchaser on time or with as little delay as possible.
Contractor’s Delay – Clause 43
The second, third, fourth and fifth paragraph of Clause 43 is deleted and replaced by the following:
The liquidated damages shall be payable at a rate of 2 per cent of the Contract Price for each commenced week of delay. The liquidated damages shall not exceed 20 per cent of the Contract Price.
The liquidated damages become due at the Purchaser’s demand In Writing.
The Purchaser shall forfeit his right to liquidated damages if he has not made a claim or expressed a willingness to make a claim within two years after the time when the completion should have taken place.
Contractor’s Delay – Clause 44
The third paragraph of Clause 44 is deleted and replaced by the following:
If the Purchaser terminates the Contract, or parts of the Contract, he shall, in addition to the right to get back the paid part of the price, be entitled to compensation for the loss he suffers as a result of the Contractor’s delay, including any consequential and/or indirect loss. The compensation for losses, including the liquidated damages which are payable under Clause 43, shall not exceed 40 per cent of that part of the Contract Price which is attributable to the part of the Works in respect of which the Contract is terminated.
Contractor’s Delay – Clause 45
Clause 45 is deleted.
Payment – Clause 46
Clause 46 is deleted.
Payment – Clause 47
Clause 47 is deleted and replaced by the following:
All costs related to the installation and commissioning are included in the total price of the purchase agreement.
Payment – Clause 48
Clause 48 is deleted.
Payment - Clause 49
Clause 49 is deleted and replaced by the following:
If installation is delayed due to a cause which is attributable to the Purchaser, the Purchaser can compensate the Contractor for:
a)waiting time and time spent on extra journeys.;
b)costs and extra work resulting from the delay, including removing, securing and setting up installation equipment.;
c)additional costs, including costs as a result of the Contractor having to keep his equipment at the Site for a longer time than expected.;
d)additional costs for journeys and board and lodging for the Contractor’s personnel.
Payment - Clause 51
Clause 51 is deleted and replaced by the following:
If the Purchaser fails to pay by a stipulated date, the Contractor shall be entitled to interest from the day on which payment was due. The annual interest rate shall be 2% of the due payment.
In case of late payment and in case the Purchaser fails to give an agreed security by the stipulated date the Contractor may, after having notified the Purchaser In Writing, suspend his performance of the Contract until he receives payment or, where appropriate, until the Purchaser gives the agreed security.
Liability for Damage To Property Before Taking-Over – Clause 54
Clause 54 is deleted and replaced by the following:
The Contractor shall be liable for all damages to the Purchaser’s property and/or any third party’s property, occurring before taking-over of the Works, only if such damage was caused by the Contractor or by anyone for whom he is responsible in connection with the performance of the Contract.
Liability For Defects – Clause 55
Clause 55 is deleted and replaced by the following:
Pursuant to the provisions of Clauses 56-71 inclusive, the Contractor shall remedy any defect or non-conformity (hereinafter termed defect(s))in the Works resulting from non-compliance with agreed specifications and/or faulty design, materials or workmanship.
Liability For Defects – Clause 56
Clause 56 is deleted and replaced by the following:
The Contractor is not liable for defects arising out of materials provided, or a design stipulated or specified by the Purchaser if the Contractor has advised against such design In Writing.
Liability For Defects – Clause 59
Clause 59 is deleted and replaced by the following:
The Contractor’s liability is, unless otherwise separately agreed, limited to defects in the Works which appear within a period of two years from taking-over.
Liability For Defects – Clause 60
Clause 60 is deleted and replaced by the following:
When a defect in a part of the Works has been remedied, the Contractor shall be liable for defects in the Works for a period of two years as of the remedy date.
Liability For Defects – Clause 61
Clause 61 is deleted and replaced by the following:
The Purchaser shall without undue delay notify the Contractor of any defect which appears. Such notice shall under no circumstance be given later than two months after the expiry of the period given in Clause 60.
Liability For Defects – Clause 62
The fourth paragraph of Clause 62 is deleted and replaced by the following:
The Contractor is obliged, if requested by the Purchaser, to dismantle the Works to the extent necessary and to reassemble the Works at Contractor’s cost.
Liability For Defects – Clause 63
Clause 63 is deleted and replaced by the following:
The Contractor shall, at its own expense and risk, arrange for any dismantling and reassembly of equipment other than the Works, to the extent Purchaser makes such a request and that it is necessary to remedy the defect.
Liability For Defects – Clause 65
Clause 65 is deleted.
Liability For Defects – Clause 69
Clause 69 is deleted and replaced by the following:
Where the defect has not been successfully remedied as stipulated under Clause 68:
a)the Purchaser shall be entitled to a reduction of the Contract Price in proportion to the reduced value of the Works, provided that under no circumstance shall such reduction exceed 100 per cent of the Contract Price, or
b)where the defect is so substantial as to significantly deprive the Purchaser of the benefit of the Contract, the Purchaser may terminate the Contract by notice In Writing to the Contractor. The Purchaser is then entitled to compensation for the loss he has suffered up to a maximum of 100 per cent of the Contract Price and to get back the paid part of the Contract Price.
Liability For Defects – Clause 70
Clause 70 is deleted and replaced by the following:
Notwithstanding the provisions of Clauses 55-69 the Contractor shall not, unless otherwise agreed, be liable for defects in any part of the Works for more than three years from taking-over.
Liability For Defects – Clause 71
Clause 71 is deleted.