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MPA PROPOSAL NO. M545-C3, NEW BERTH 10 PROJECT

LEGAL NOTICE
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY (Authority) is soliciting proposals for MPA PROPOSAL NO. M545-C3, NEW BERTH 10 PROJECT – PHASE III, SHIP-TO-SHORE CRANE PROCUREMENT, CONLEY TERMINAL, SOUTH BOSTON, MA. The Authority is seeking qualified Vendors, with proven experience interested in selling to Massport three low-profile, 22 container-wide, Super Post Panamax, dockside ship-to-shore container handling rail mounted gantry cranes. These cranes are expected to be delivered to Conley Terminal, 700 Summer Street, South Boson, MA 02127. The Vendor must be able to work closely with the Authority and other interested parties in order to provide the ship-to-shore cranes in a timely and effective manner.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) will be available, on August 15, 2018 on the Capital Bid Opportunities webpage of Massport http://www.massport.com/massport/business/bids-opportunities/capital-bids as an attachment to the original Legal Notice, and on COMMBUYS (www.commbuys.com) in the listings for this project. If you have problems finding it, please contact Susan Brace at Capital Programs SBrace@massport.com. The RFP will provide detailed information about Scope Of Work, Selection Criteria and Submission Requirements.

The successful Vendor will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract price. The surety shall be a surety company or securities satisfactory to the Authority. For any work onsite, the Contractor will be required to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedules listed in Division II, Special Provisions of the Specifications, which wage rates have been predetermined by the Commissioner of Labor and Industries of Massachusetts, whichever is greater.

The successful Vendor will be required to purchase and maintain Bodily Injury Liability Insurance and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of $5,000,000. Said policy shall be on an occurrence basis and the Authority shall be included as an Additional Insured. See the insurance sections of Division I, General Requirements and Division II, Special Provisions for complete details.

Questions may be sent via email to CPBidQuestions@massport.com subject to the deadline for receipt stated in the timetable above. In the subject lines of your email, please reference the MPA RFP Name and Project Number. Questions and their responses will be posted on Capital Bid Opportunities webpage of Massport http://www.massport.com/doing-business/_layouts/CapitalPrograms/default.aspx as an attachment to the original Legal Notice and on COMMBUYS (www.commbuys.com) in the listings for this project. Any questions regarding this RFP must be submitted in writing as outlined above on or before August 31, 2018 at 1:00 PM.

This submission shall be addressed to Houssam H. Sleiman, PE, CCM, FCMAA, NAC, Hon. D.Eng., Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs and received no later than 12:00 Noon on October 4, 2018 at the Massachusetts Port Authority, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, Suite 209S, Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA 02128-2909. The right is reserved to waive any informality in or reject any or all proposals. Any submission which is not received in a timely manner shall be rejected by the Authority as non-responsive. Any information provided to the Authority in any Proposal or other written or oral communication between the Proposer and the Authority will not be, or deemed to have been, proprietary or confidential, although the Authority will use reasonable efforts not to disclose such information to persons who are not employees or consultants retained by the Authority except as may be required by M.G.L. c.66.

MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
THOMAS P. GLYNN
CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR