Relaunch of Tender for Project Management at Tocumen

Tocumen SA could continue with the tender for project management of the South Terminal, after the Public Procurement Directorate archives the claim brought by CSA Group Panama.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

"At the end of April CSA Group Panamá filed a claim stating that in Addendum 7, made by Tocumen to the tender specifications, the evaluation criteria was changed to qualify the experience of the participants", reported

Initially it had been established that 10 points would be allocated to participants who had been hired in Panama, in the last five years, for at least 10 consulting services in the area of ​​public infrastructure for public or private entities, but with the modification, the previous text added two lines: "at least one of these contracts must be for inspection and control of works in airports."

In a letter sent to Tocumen SA, the Public Procurement Directorate (CMPD) noted that at no time the participation was limited to companies with previous experience in air terminal building in the country, but companies could include in their proposals similar projects abroad.

May 30 is the new date for the submission of proposals from companies interested in managing the project with a price tag of $22 million.

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Tocumen Expansion Still Has No Project Management

October 2013

After several complaints from bidders in the tender for a project management services, the works on the South Terminal are progressing without any supervisor to certify them.

On August 23 the evaluation committee for the tender for project management services, presented a report stating that the highest score was awarded to the consortium ADPI / Ayesa / Csa / Cemosa while points were reduced for Prointec with the score being downgraded from 98 to 95.5 points and it was confirmed the Louis Berger Group received 96.5 points.

Contract for Project Management of Tocumen Expansion

August 2013

The Spanish Prointec is in first place to win the contract, after the a claim brought by its competitor Louis Berger Group was rejected. reports: "The Public Procurement Directorate rejected the application filed by the company Louis Berger Group, who alleged that Tocumen SA, had refused to provide copies of the proposals".

Five bids for Construction Supervision in Panama

June 2013

In the tender for supervision of the construction of the South Terminal of the Airport of Tocumen five companies have submitted bids valued at around $19 million.

The five bids were below the reference price of $22 million. The business groups who submitted bids to oversee the construction of the multi million dollar terminal /0} had prices which varied by no more than $2000.

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.

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