Contract Awarded for Cold Chain Logistics System

The consortium Panamá Frío has won the contract for the design, construction, equipping and commissioning of an Integrated Cold Chain Logistics System in Panama.

Monday, August 22, 2011

The Venezuelan consortium's offer was the only one received and exceeded by $5 million the reference price of $70 million.

After receiving the order to proceed, the consortium will have 24 months to complete the works.

According to an article in Prensa.com, "While a tender is being created to hire a private operator, the Secretariat will be responsible for the administration of the cold chain.

The concession for this logistics system covers a period of 10 to 15 years. "



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Changes to ‘La Chorrera‘ Public Market Tender

October 2011

The new contract includes both the public market for $10 million, and also the construction of the Abasto Market for $15 million.

Maitin Yessica, administrator of the Cold Chain informed companies involved that they may clarify aspects of the tender in the approval meeting scheduled for October 17, 2011.

Six Bids for Panamanian Public Market

September 2011

Six companies have submitted proposals for the project to be built in Colon, the third of eight public markets to be developed across the country.

A press release from the Presidency of the Republic of Panama reads:

The official reference price for the Colon market is 18 million dollars ($18 million)

Seven Bids for Panamanian Public Market

July 2011

Seven consortia have submitted bids for the construction and equipping of a market in Panama City, a project worth over $100 million.

The company's suppliers and their proposals are: Facilities and Services SACODEPO ($118, 900,000), SA Sacyr ($126,447,000), MCM Global ($124,999,000), Assignia-Cocige ($126,495,000), SA-Cleop Elecnor SA ($109,968,000), Omega Engineering ($126,500,000) and the Consortium Arranz kinase-Riva SA ($120,240,000).

Only One Company Bids for Cold Chain

June 2011

The consortium Panamá Frío, composed of locally owned firms and some of Venezuelan capital, set its price at $93.5 million

A statement by the Presidency of Panama reads:

“Consorcio Panamá Frío, of Venezuelan and Panamanian capital, submitted the only bid for 93 million 500 thousand dollars, in an act of reception of proposals held in the Office of the President and chaired by the executive secretary of Panamá Frío, Fernando Soto Duque, in the presence of the managing director, Yessica de Maitin .

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