Trinidad Dry Dock Company to develop new ship repair yard at Port of Spain; company requests Expressions of Interest for Environmental Impact Assessment and Geotechnical Investigation
The Trinidad Dry Dock Company Limited (TDDCL) has invited companies to submit proposals to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment and Geotechnical Investigation for a new ship repair yard development project at Port of Spain.
TDDCL has executed a Memorandum of Agreement with Invest Trinidad and Tobago (InvesTT), which is empowered by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to facilitate the future development and operation of the Port of Spain Dry Docks on the reclaimed 140-acre Sullivan Island. The project is located offshore in the Gulf of Paria, in the vicinity of Sealots, just north of the Caroni River outfall. It includes a 250-hectare dredged turning basin and a causeway connecting Sullivan Island to mainland Trinidad’s highway network.
TDDCL has procured the final terms of reference from the Environmental Management Authority of Trinidad and Tobago for the conduct of an Environmental Impact Assessment. As part of its engineering designs and as may be needed for the Environmental Impact Assessment, TDDCL will also conduct geotechnical investigations with soils analysis and report over an area of seabed of some 300 hectares.
The company has issued a request for expressions of interest from qualified and experienced firms to submit proposals no later than 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 3, 2015, via email to [email protected]. In submitting expressions of interest, consultants are requested to indicate the following reference codes: TDDCL/2161/1.2/15 for the Environmental Impact Assessment and TDDCL/2161/1.3/15 for the Geotechnical Investigation and Report.
The full Request for Proposals (RFPs) will be sent to respondents after receipt of expressions of interest.