USPA announced tender for construction of berth 1-z in Port of Odessa
The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) announced the procedure of open tender tofinalize the construction of berth 1-z and execute dredging of the adjacent water area. The call for proposals was published in the electronic procurement system Prozorro on 9 October2017.
Both Ukrainian and foreign companies can participate in the procedure. For this purpose it is required to submit a package of documents set by USPA until 9 November 2017. Expected cost of works is 203.4 million UAH excluding VAT.
The berth 1-z is designed for handling of general cargoes on the Androsovsky mole. The length of the berth will be 254 m long and the depth under the berth — 12 m. The construction works will last approximately 1 year.
“Implementation of the project is carried out with the cooperation among the State and port operators, private investors and international financial institutions. The berth will be able to accommodate “Panamax” vessels, while in the rear of the berth a modern powerful grain terminal to be built. This will positively affect the export potential of Ukraine and increase revenues from port dues to the budgets of all levels. The task of the Port of Odessa is to provide a transparent, competitive tender, with the involvement of a wide range of participants” — commented Raivis Veckagans, the Acting CEO of USPA.
Recently, USPA has conducted a tender for selecting an outsourcing contractor, which would provide service for reconstruction of the berth № 7 in the Port of Odessa.