PROPOSAL DUE DATE: March 18, 2011 @ 15:30 EDT

LOCATION: Sealed Technical Qualifications and Price Proposal packages are to be submitted to Port of Miami Crane Management, Inc., (PMCM) at; Port of Miami, 1015 N. America Way, 2nd Floor Front Desk, Miami, FL 33132 USA

ANNOUNCEMENT: Port of Miami Crane Management, Inc., (PMCM aka Crane Management) announces that professional ship-to-shore gantry container crane Electrical Works Services will be required for the electrification and repairs of the Port of Miami Gantry Container Cranes 7, 8, 9 and 10 (the ‘Cranes’) located on Lummus Island, Port of Miami, Florida, US. The scope of these services includes but is not limited to furnishing of all labor, supervision, tools, materials and equipment such as manlifts required to convert the Cranes from diesel electric power to electrical shore power as specified in RFP 2011.01 package.

The intent of the Electrical Work Services is to complete the electrification work on the Cranes and make the necessary Unit Substation repairs on cranes 9 and 10, and others if deemed necessary.

Upon receiving proposals and evaluation of the proposer’s qualifications and prices, one (1) qualified firm will be retained for a term of approximately one-hundred eighty (180) calendar days.

The work is estimated to be awarded by March 24, 2011 and the successful Contractor is to mobilize and commence Work approximately by April 4, 2011; all required Work shall be completed prior to August 18, 2011.

EXPERIENCE and QUALIFICATIONS: The proposer must confirm in his proposal that he has been in business for a minimum of five (5) years, is qualified to perform the work specified in the RFP and must provide a list of similar projects successfully completed, including references. The proposer must also confirm that the workers he will use on the project have a minimum of three (3) years experience in the trade and are skilled in gantry crane electrical and control systems installation, startup and trouble shooting. The details and any additional requirements are specified in the RFP package.

MISCELLANEOUS: The package will be available on February 4, 2011. To obtain the RFP package and/or with any questions regarding this procurement, please contact Gyselle Pino at or (305) 347-4833.

A “Cone of Silence” is imposed by PMCM upon advertisement of the RFP and terminates at the time PMCM 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 PMCM’s professional staff including, but not limited to Crane Management employees and PMCM’s Consultant. The Cone of Silence also extends to those individuals of agencies supporting the Company in this solicitation.