• 2017 July 13 10:52

    USPA undertakes reconstruction of Odessa seport's berth No. 7

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) says it has conducted a tender to determine the contractor that will perform the reconstruction of berth No. 7 of Odessa seaport. Remstroytrest Ltd was chosen as a winnerwith the best price offer of UAH 787.6 million according to the results of the auction held on June 29, 2017 in the e-procurement system ProZorro.

    The berth of Odessa seaport has needed modernization for a long time.In 2017, the USPA specialists prepared all necessary documents for such works, and the feasibility study for the reconstruction of this berth was approved by the order of the Cabinet of Ministry of Ukraine in May of the same year.

    «The contractor has to significantly change the technical characteristics of the berth No. 7 of Odessa port to ensure the safe approach of heavy vessels to the berth.The infrastructure of the berth will also be replaced.Thus, we will not make another repair of the structure, but update it in accordance with modern requirements.After reconstruction, the berth's capacity will increase to 2 million tons of cargo.Therefore, the USPA branch in Odessa has to control the accuracy of the terms and the highest quality of these works» said Raivis Veckagans the Head of the USPA.

    According to the project, the length of the berth will be increased from 357.45 m to 386.5 m, the railway tracks will be replaced, reconstruction of covering territory of the berth and dredging of the bottom of the water in the berth area from 11.5 m to 13.5 m. The estimated cost of the purchase was set by the USPA in the amount of 864.3 million UAH.The cost of work was reduced by 9% due to the auction. All works Odessa branch of the USPA and the contractor must complete in 2 years and 4 months.

    The Tender Committee of the USPA has already agreed on the winner's proposal and sent him a notice of intention to conclude the contract.Six companies have applied for participation in the tender: Gidrostroy Ukraine Ltd., Teplolux-South Ltd., Remstroytrest Ltd, GT Project-Ukraine Ltd., Osnova Ltd., Mast-Bud Ltd. Two of them were allowed for the tender: Remstroytrest Ltd and GT-Project-Ukraine Ltd., which fully met the qualification requirements of the customer, according to the requirements of the ProZorro system.

    The berth No. 7 of Odessa seaport was reconstructed in 1965.Its technical condition does not allow using the entire length for handling vessels, the normative term of berth operation ended in 2013.

    To recall, on May 11, 2017, the Cabinet of Ministry of Ukraine approved the feasibility study for the reconstruction of berth No. 7. The customer'srequirements for the contractor were developed taking into account the best world practices.The tender documentation was published in ProZorro in two languages ​​- English and Ukrainian, it has detailed information regarding the conditions for participation in the tender of non-resident companies of Ukraine, the terms of payment, the procedure for payment, guarantee obligations for performance of work under the contract, penalties, and risk insurance.

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