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Empresa Portuaria Valparaiso has issued an international public tender for bids on a 30 year concession to develop, build and operate Terminal 2 (currently Espigón). The facility now handles mainly automobiles and breakbulk cargo, including fruit, copper and iron.

Valparaíso seeks concession bids for Terminal 2

The two preliminary infrastructure designs are:
Alternative A: Berth of 1,000 m (3,281 feet) and total yard of 21 hectares (51.9 acres).
Alternative B: Berth of 725 m (2,378.6 feet) and total yard of 23.9 hectares (59.1 acres).

Offers from bidders are open until December 20, 2012. The concession will be awarded no more than 21 days later.

Alternative project proposals from bidders (different than the original EPS project) must be presented before September 30, 2012. Bidders will sign a Confidentiality Agreement with EPV, and transfer funds for US$12,000 to receive the bid terms.

ASSET Chile is handling the bidding process, and should be contacted for specific information and purchasing bid terms: terminal2@assetchile.com.

Valparaíso is located 100 kilometers/62 miles west of the nation’s capital, Santiago, in Chile\’s Central region, home to about 60% of the country\’s population.

In 2011, Valparaíso ranked first among Chile’s seaports and 106th in CM’s global ports, handling 973,617 teu up (11%) on 2010, and 10.5m tons of cargo (88.3% containerised, 11.7% break bulk).