Odebrecht to Expand Metro Line 2

Together with FCC Construccion, the controversial Brazilian construction company won the contract to design and build the branch of Line 2 of the Panama Metro, which will connect the future ITSE with the Tocumen international airport.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

On November 27th, the award resolution was published, which consists of design engineering services, construction of civil works, auxiliary line installations and stations, and interfaces for the operation of the branch that connects Line 2 of the Panama Metro with the Instituto Tecnico Superior del Este (I.T.S.E.) and Tocumen International Airport (AIT).

The resolution details that it is awarded "... to Consorcio Linea 2 Ramal, formed by Constructora Norberto Odebrecht, S.A. (60%) and FCC Construccion, S.A. (40%), for a total amount of $88,075,008.26."

In the Commission's evaluation, Consorcio Linea 2 Ramal (Ode/FCC) was the highest rated bid, with a score of 908, followed by Consorcio Linea Aeropuerto (OHL/Mota-Engil), with 887 points, and Acciona Construcción, with 709.

See evaluation and award details.

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Suspension Lifted on Metro Tender

November 2018

After having stopped the process because of an action proposed by one of the participating consortiums, the authorities decided to lift the suspension of the tender for the design and construction of the branch that will connect the future ITSE with the international airport of Tocumen.

The tender was suspended at the beginning of November because of an action presented to the General Directorate of Public Contracting (Dgcp) by Consorcio Línea Aeropuerto, in which it requested the designation of a new commission to evaluate technical proposals, the partial annulment of the report of the evaluating commission and a new analysis of its technical proposal.

Proposals to Extend Metro Line 2 Qualified

November 2018

The Consortium Line 2 Branch, made up of the companies Norberto Odebrecht and FCC, obtained the highest score in the tender to design and build the branch that will connect the future Instituto Técnico Superior del Este with Tocumen International Airport.

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FCC-Odebrecht to Build Panamanian Metro

October 2010

Line 1 Consortium was awarded construction of the first line of the Panama Metro.

The winning consortium's proposal was $ 1,446 million, higher than the one presented by Italian Group Metro Panama which was 1,401 million.

Prensa.com reports, "However, the proposed technical qualification by Line 1 Consortium, which was more important, received 578 points and his opponent 358 points."

Odebrecht and Impregilo Submit Bids for Panama Metro

August 2010

Only two consortiums have presented offers for the design and construction of the first line of the Panama Metro.

The consortium led by Impregilo also includes Astaldi, Ghella and Ansaldo Breda Trains, while that led by Odebrecht also comprises Spanish owned FCC Construcción and Alstom Trains.

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