Panama Reaffirms Prequalified Metro Consortiums

The metro secretary accepted the recommendations issued by the evaluation committee.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

In doing so, it reaffirmed the three prequalified consortiums: CIMA, LINEA UNO and GRUPO ITALIANO METRO PANAMA.

The consortiums break down as follows:

CIMA:
ACCIONA INFRAESTRUCTURAS, S.A. (52%) - Spain
MITSUBISHI CORPORATION (12%) - Japan
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. (12%) - Japan
CONSTRUCTORAS ICA, S.A. DE C.V. (12%) – Mexico
CONSTRUCCIONES Y AUXILIAR DE FERROCARRILES, S. A. (12%) – Spain

LÍNEA UNO:
CONSTRUTORA NORBERTO ODEBRECHT, S.A. (55%) - Brazil
FOMENTO DE CONSTRUCCIONES Y CONTRATAS, S.A (45%) – Spain

GRUPO ITALIANO METRO PANAMÁ:
IMPREGILO SPA (50%) - Italy
ASTALDI SPA (25%) - Italy
GHELLA SPA (25%) - Italy

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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.

Panamanian Metro Out to Tender on April 26

April 2010

Next Monday, the Metro Secretary will unveil the bidding rules for designing and building the first line of the Panamanian Metro.

Three prequalified consortiums will be invited to bid: CIMA, “Consorcio Línea Uno” and “Grupo Italiano Metro Panamá”.

For the time being, they will not include another consortium, “Consorcio Metro de Panama”, who filed a claim against the Metro Secretary decision of excluding them from the process. According to the report, this group was ruled out as it head company lacked a minimum $750 million of net capital.

Three Consortiums Qualify To Build Panamanian Metro

March 2010

Consortiums CIMA, “Línea Uno” and “Grupo Italiano Metro Panamá” complied with the requirements to bid for the Project.

These consortiums are composed as following:
CIMA:

ACCIONA INFRAESTRUCTURAS, S.A. (52%) - Spain
MITSUBISHI CORPORATION (12%) - Japan
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. (12%) - Japan

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