PROPOSAL DUE DATE: March 18, 2011 @ 12:00 pm

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 it is seeking professional Gantry Crane Elevator Monthly Maintenance Service for the Port’s Gantry Cranes 1-3 and 4-12 (the ‘Cranes’) located on Lummus Island, Port of Miami, Florida, US. The scope of these services includes but is not limited to providing inspections and services in accordance with the latest applicable edition of the Elevator Inspector’s Manual, ASME A17.1, A17-2, and A17-3 using QEI (Quality Elevator Inspector) or Elevator Certificate of Competency Holder. Inspector must provide an Elevator Preventive Maintenance Report and report to PMCM project engineer or duty foreman before starting inspection. Inspector shall witness and assists with all safety tests required by MDC Office of Elevator Safety in accordance with the latest applicable edition of the American Standard Safety Code for Elevators, A17.1.

The Inspector shall supervise the services using a State of Florida Qualified Inspector and Elevator Certificate of Competency Holders for work performed on the elevators herein described. Vendor shall notify Crane Management whenever work is planned or ongoing. Vendor will need to provide test weights and means of moving weights in and out of elevators for safety drop tests.

Upon receiving proposals and evaluation of the proposer’s qualifications and prices, one (1) qualified firm will be retained for a term of approximately three-hundred sixty five (365) calendar days.

The work is estimated to be awarded by March 25, 2011 and the successful Contractor is to mobilize and commence Work approximately by April 4, 2011. Cranes 1-3 can be deleted/removed from this contract by PMCM at any time.

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 provide affidavit of Elevator Maintenance Coverage to Miami Dade County GSA Office of Elevator Safety – phone 305-375-1577, copies to be provided to PMCM Liability of Insurance copies to be provided by the Inspection Company to PMCM before any work is preformed. Vendor must procure Miami-Dade Seaport ID and or TWIC permit prior to first day of service. The details and any additional requirements are specified in the RFP package.

MISCELLANEOUS: The package will be available on March 11, 2011. To obtain the RFP package and/or with any questions regarding this procurement, please contact Terrence Kelsey at Tkelsey@miamidade.gov or (305) 347-4808.

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.