Islamabad: (VOM). Port Qasim Authority and M/s Med Marine Shipyard Turkey signed a contract for supply and construction of one Conventional Twin-screw Buoy Tender (Tug Boat) at the tender cost of US$ 0.149 million at Ministry of Maritime Affairs Islamabad.The Buoy tender will be constructed & delivered to PQA within a period of 15 months. PQA advertised tender in December 2021 against which 3 bidders participated in procurement process. As a result of evaluation, Miss Med Marine was declared successful lowest evaluated bidder as PPRA rules.
The second and third lowest bidders were comparatively exorbitant in price from 1st lowest bidder and had quoted US$ 15.436 million & US$ 18.079 million respectively.
The contract signing was witnessed by the Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs & H.E. Ihsan Kamal, Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan as well as other officers of Maritime Affairs and PQA.