China Harbor Engineering Company Wins Tender For Dredging Chornomorsk Port

19 March 2018 17:20

China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) has won two lots in a tender for dredging the Chornomorsk seaport. The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority announced this to the CFTS portal.

The right to perform dredging operations in the Chornomorsk seaport was auctioned via the ProZorro electronic procurement system on March 14.

The first lot involves dredging of the maritime approach channel to the Chornomorsk seaport and the second involves dredging of the operating waters of the first bucket of the port’s Sukhoi estuary.

During open bidding, CHEC offered to dredge the maritime approach channel for UAH 87,149,000 (excluding VAT) and the operating waters of the first bucket of the port’s Sukhoi estuary for UAH 316,999,000 (excluding VAT).

The expected costs of the dredging works were UAH 91,769,365 (excluding VAT) for lot No. 1 and UAH 353,032,189 (excluding VAT) for lot No. 2.

Thus, the savings on the cost of dredging lot No. 1 amounted to UAH 4,620,365 (excluding VAT) and the savings on the cost of dredging lot No. 2 UAH 36,033,189 (excluding VAT).

Four companies bid on the first lot: China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (China), Novadeal Ltd (a subsidiary of the Belgian-based DEME Group), Jan De Nul N.V. (Netherlands), and Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors BV (Netherlands).

Five companies bid on the second lot: LLC Ukrstroyservis, China Harbor Engineering company Ltd., Novadeal Ltd., Jan De Nul N.V., and rolex replica Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors BV. 

The volumes of dredging work are approximately 504,400 cubic meters for the lot No. 1 and 1,485,560 cubic meters (increase of the operational water area of ​​the first bucket to 15 meters) for lot No. 2.

As reported, CHEC has already completed the dredging of the Cargill terminal at the Yuzhny port. The company has also begun implementing a second project in the Yuzhny port, which involves “reconstruction of the maritime approach channel and inland water approaches to the Yuzhny seaport’s deep-sea berths."