The Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) operating the Velana International Airport (VIA) has opened bidding for lounge spaces at the new seaplane terminal. MACL wishes to lease lounge spaces in the New Seaplane Terminal Building (NSPT) at VIA to the interested parties.
Interested parties have to register in the bidding by an expression of interest by post, fax, or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before 1100hrs of 23rd September 2020, Wednesday. Likewise, the registering party shall provide their full legal name, address, and contact details in order to be registered. The tender document will be shared with all the registered parties via email upon the registration period ends.
In addition to that, the interested parties need to be a registered seaplane/tour/resort operator. The bid submitting parties shall furnish a Bid Security of USD 10,000 (or its equivalent in MVR) in accordance, with each proposing location. Likewise, an optional site visit will be held on 1100hrs of 28th September 2020, Monday, at VIA for the Registered Parties.
Bids in compliance with the details and requirements stated in the Tender Document have to be submitted in envelopes and be delivered to the address in the Tender Document on or before 1100hrs of 11th October 2020, Sunday. Furthermore, late bids will be rejected. The bid from each bidder will be opened at 1100hrs on 11th October 2020, Sunday, in MACL Corporate Office Building at VIA, in the presence of bidders or their authorized representatives who choose to attend. Evaluation of the bids will be performed after which MACL will deliberate and finalize the award.
The newly constructed seaplane terminal cost the government USD 55 million (MVR 848 million). MACL earlier revealed that the state-of-the-art seaplane terminal will be durable and usable for a period of over 50 years without the need for any major construction-based renovations.