Poland: Port of Gdansk Expansion Contract Inked
On 17 June of this year, the Port of Gdansk Authority SA together with project contractors and building control representatives signed contracts for the execution of works under the project “Expansion of an intermodal container terminal at the Port of Gdansk’s Szczecinskie Quay”.
This is the first PGA SA project in a long time that is co-funded by the European Union. It is set to initiate a number of subsequent investment projects to be delivered thanks to the financial support from EU funds.
By way of open tender procedure, the following contractors have been selected:
– STRABAG Ltd – contractor for building and construction services together with the project, value of the procurement: PLN 21,082,230.09 net, PLN 25,931,143.00 gross;
– A consortium of PORTICO PROJECT MANAGEMENT and Partners Limited Partnership – consortium leader and ECM GROUP POLSKA SA – consortium partner Investor’s supervision, value of the procurement: net PLN 465,853.66, gross PLN 573,000.00.
A total value of the project exceeds PLN 44.6 million.
PGA SA has acquired PLN 17.5 million in financial aid from the Cohesion Fund for the expansion and modernisation of an intermodal container terminal which is due to completion by the end of 2015.
The objective of the project is to provide approximation of throughput capacity across all operational nodes of the terminal through adjusting storage and handling capacity of facilities adjacent to the quay to the throughput capacity of the quay.
Successful completion of the project will enable substantial growth in the throughput capacity of the terminal.
Press Release, June 27, 2014