Guatemala: Port Services Tender

Empresa Portuaria Nacional Santo Tomás de Castilla is putting out to tender containment barrier services for tankers, sludge extraction and other things.

Friday, December 8, 2017

"Requirements are for the services of containment barriers for tankers, services to set up barge, fender and other types of separators, and sludge extraction services for ships docked at the dock of the Empresa Portuaria Nacional Santo Tomás de Castilla.

The service of Containment Barriers may also be extended to other types of vessels, under special emergency circumstances at the criteria of the Port Operations Directorate and the Department of Industrial Safety, who jointly in each case, will issue the pertinent opinion and recommendation for the assignment of said services. "

The deadline for receipt of bids is February 5, 2018.

See Tender.

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