ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Port Qasim Authority (PQA) and Misss 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$ 9.149 million at the Ministry of Maritime Affairs in Islamabad.
The Buoy tender will be constructed & delivered to the PQA within a period of 15 months.
The PQA advertised tender in December 2020 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 Ali Haider Zaidi, the Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan Ihsan Kamal, and other officers of Maritime Affairs as well as the PQA.