The Port Commission of the Port
of Houston Authority
(PHA) will consider $1.4m in contracts and projects for the Bayport container and cruise terminals to permit it to meet future demands -- including a new 50-acre container yard -- that will require heavy-capacity forklift and yard tractors.
Among the considerations are: a change order to McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. for Bayport Terminal Complex Phase 1 Container Yard -- Stage 1 for $186,929; a change order to Morganti Texas, Inc., for Bayport Cruise Terminal Complex
-- Phase 1 Terminal Building
for $180,938; a $68,000 increase in the professional services contract to Lockwood Andrews and Newnam, Inc. for Bayport Phase 1A Container Yard; approval of specifications and advertising and receipt of competitive sealed proposals for the purchase of one 49,000-pound capacity forklift machine for Bayport Container Terminal
for $280,000; approval of specifications and advertising and receipt of competitive sealed proposals for the purchase of eight yard tractors for Bayport Container Terminal for an estimated $650,000.