Another Suspended Tender in Tocumen Expansion

The Public Procurement Directorate ordered the management company of the airport terminal to suspend the tender for the redevelopment of the Immigration and Customs area.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

This is the second time that the bidding is suspended due to complaints filed by the participants.

The claim, admitted by the directorate, was presented by the consortium Azyza-As-Fagar, who is dissatisfied with the score received in the line of previous experience.

The company claims that the Commission made an incorrect analysis of the documentation submitted to participate in the process.

After the first suspension, the Directorate requested Tocumen SA to conduct a second evaluation report. In this, the Commission increased the score to five of the participating companies, including Azyza-As-Fagar, however, the Spanish company is still below the Landscape Vision Corp consortium. This company, in addition to obtaining the best score, also presented the lowest price.



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Tender to Supervise Works Suspended in Panama

May 2013

Tocumen SA has been ordered to temporarily suspend the tender to select the company that will oversee the construction of the South Terminal.

The Public Procurement Directorate (CMPD) took the decision after receiving a complaint lodged by the CSA Group Panama, Inc, who argued that the changes made to the specification could favor one participant.

Odebrecht to Build Tocumen South Terminal

September 2012

The Brazilian company Norberto Odebrecht, with an bidding price of $679.4 million, will build the South Terminal of Tocumen International Airport.

The tender also featured the participation of Costa Rican Meco, Conalvías group from Colombia, and the China Harbour Engineering Company. A total of 33 companies were interested in bidding, participating in the approval process of the tender.

Four Bids for South Terminal at Tocumen

August 2012

The technical proposals have finally been opened in the tender for the construction of a South Terminal at Tocumen International Airport, which will require an investment of $600 million.

The Brazilian company Norberto Odebrecht, Costa Rica's Meco, and Grupo Conalvías from Colombia, along with the China Harbour Engineering Company, were the four companies who submitted proposals for the required technical and financial proposals. A total of 33 companies were interested in bidding, participating in the approval process for the tender.

Panama: Four groups bid for Tocumen expansion

December 2008

The proposal by the Colombian company Aerotocumen was almost $11 million lower than the second best offer.

The contract includes the construction of the Muelle North (North Dock) terminal, the remodeling of the current terminal and the construction of a new administrative building for Tocumen, S.A.

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