Proposal Due Date: September 10, 2012 at 3:30pm (Local Time)

Sealed Bided Instructions: Sealed bids in accordance with Florida Statue Chapter 287 shall be delivered by 3:30 PM EST on the closing date (deadline) to Port of Miami Crane Management, Inc., at 1015 North America Way, 2nd Floor (front desk), Miami, Florida 33132, USA

Scope of Services: Port of Miami Crane Management, Inc., (PMCM, aka Crane Management) is seeking qualified engineering firm’s (the “Engineer”) services to include but is not limited to all administrative, engineering, inspection, and testing Work related to the condition surveying of the existing Port Miami Gantry Cranes 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. The Work includes the inspection, surveying and limited testing of all gantry cranes’, cargo beams’, overheight adaptor’s and spreaders’ structural, mechanical, and, operational electrical and control systems to include hydraulics systems and components. Upon completion of all inspections and testing, the Engineer shall provide the results and findings of the inspections and tests in a Condition Report of each and all the Cranes and associated equipment. The professional condition surveying Work is to include but is not limited to all labor, travel, lodging, materials and miscellaneous expenses required to complete said Work.

Experience and Qualifications: The interested Proposer must confirm in its proposal that the proposing company and proposer’s personnel to work on this project must have a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in the same type of work as described herein these Scope of Services and detailed in the RFP. The information regarding the experience and qualification(s) of the Firm must be noted in detail in the proposal to include description of previous crane inspections and surveying work performed, including referenced contact persons.

Additional details and requirements are specified in the RFP package. 

Miscellaneous: The package will be available on August 15, 2012. To obtain the RFP package and/or submit any questions regarding this procurement, please contact Gyselle Pino at gmf@miamidade.gov or 001-305-347-4833.

A “Cone of Silence” is imposed by PMCM upon advertisement of the RFP and terminates at the time Crane Management issues a written notification of intent to award contract. The Cone of Silence prohibits communication regarding the RFP or bids between potential vendors, service providers, bidders, lobbyists or consultants and Crane Management’s professional staff including, but not limited to Crane Management employees and Crane Management’s Consultant. The Cone of Silence also extends to those individuals of agencies supporting the Company in this solicitation.