Project Description

  • Project name: Renewal of performance based maintenance dredging contracts
  • Project location: Waddensea region, The Netherlands
  • Name of client: Port authorities
  • Period: 2016/2017
  • Phase: Procurement strategy and tendering

Description of the project

Long-term contracts for maintenance dredging in a number of ports in the Waddensea region (Netherlands) were due to end in early 2018. The ports identified the possibility to co-operate during the renewal of the contracts. Port Consultants Rotterdam was selected to be the one-stop shop advisor on strategy, co-operation, procurement, contract conditions, technical specifications, performance criteria including survey specs, selection criteria, etc.

Services provided by Port Consultants Rotterdam

  • Strategic, technical and legal advise regarding the maintenance dredging works
  • Evaluate and compare the existing performance based maintenance contracts of the 5 ports
  • Evaluate strategic options for co-operation in a joint maintenance program
  • Compile dedicated set of contract conditions, performance criteria and technical specifications
  • Prepare selection criteria and tender procedure and documents
  • Manage tender process and evaluate bids