Another expansion project for the Port of Limon-Moin

Another expansion project for the Port of Limon-Moin

The US$ 92.4m project includes:

The revision and alignment of the basic engineering guidelines given by RECOPE plus training, development, implementation and transfer of the whole project and HAZOP study including but not limited to:

* the construction of a 200 m long breakwater to be joined to the existing breakwater

* the dredging of turning basins, the extended breakwater area and access channel to the future port area

* the construction of four dolphin moorings, two caisson docking areas on land, a loading jetty, an access bridge and pedestrian bridges and two piled dolphin moorings

* the construction of an access road, an electrical base, a service block, a control room, security stations, machine storage area

* the implementation of a leak detection system, a product transfer system, electro-mechanical and control installations, industrial, environmental and health and safety standards, testing, putting into place and technical support, training and technology transfer

* the creation of final documents including operation manuals, maintenance manuals, port use manuals, quality control manuals and plans

* a socio-environmental management system

A 1% participation guarantee bond is required upon placing a bid for the tender for a minimum of 120 working days.

A copy of the tender document (in Spanish) is available from the UK Trade and Industry (UKTI) team in San Jose:

Astrid Gomez, astrid.gomez@fco.gov.uk

Kate Cruse, kate.cruse@fco.gov.uk

British Embassy, San Jose

Additionally, a technical visit to the site will take place on January 28, 2011 at which the UKTI team will be happy to represent interested companies. The deadline for submitting bids for the tender March is 28, 2011.

British companies interested in obtaining more information about this tender are asked to contact the Commercial Section of the British Embassy in San Jose, Costa Rica which has stated that whilst it would be happy to provide details of local companies who could assist in the presentation of the bids, the use of a local agent is highly recommended.