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Board Of Directors Of The Valencia Port Authority Approves The Specifications Of New Container Terminal

Board of Directors of the Valencia port authority approves the specifications of new container terminal

Board Of Directors Of The Valencia Port Authority Approves The Specifications Of New Container TerminalSource: Valenciaport

Valencia, Spain (PortSEurope) November 25, 2018 – The Board of Directors of Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia (APV – Valenciaport, Port Authority of Valencia) has approved the specifications of what will be the fourth container terminal in the port of Valencia. Some details have been retouched in relation to the provisional approval of the last Council.

They are:

  • It has been approved that companies or business groups already operating in the port of Valencia may freely submit bids for contracta and that for the termination of mutual agreement of the current terminal if they win the contest should choose to develop a terminal with a higher capacity in 50% to the current one, favouring with it the increase of traffic committed in the port and the efficiency in operations due to economies of scale.
  • APV has gone deeper into specifying the calculation of bid evaluation criteria to be as transparent and objective as possible, slightly increasing the valuation of the Business Plan (up to 25 points) compared to the Economic Proposal (reduced to 75 points), In order to give a more adequate consideration to the proposals that better concretize the achievement of the objectives of general interest of the project.

In relation to the deadlines, it has been approved that once the Terms and Conditions have been approved by the Board of Directors, they will be published in the Official Bulletins as soon as possible, estimating that it will take place during the first fortnight from December.

From then on, the interested parties will have 90 working days (until the first half of May) to present their offers. The analysis of the same will begin thereafter, estimating that the selection of the winning proposal can be made according to the criteria of the contest in the Board of Directors for the month of July.

Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia

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