ITB-2011.04 65LT 20/40/45/2-20 Separating Telescopic Spreader

PROPOSAL DUE DATE: April 28, 2011 @ 12:00 pm

LOCATION: Sealed 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 or faxed to 305-347-4825.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Port of Miami Crane Management, Inc., (PMCM aka Crane Management) announces that it will is be seeking bids to purchase one (1) 65LT lifting capacity 20/40/45/2-20 Separating Telescopic Spreader. The scope of these services includes but is not limited to the contractor providing an 8-point twin-lift Separating Spreader as required in the Specification Package., The Spreaderit shall be mechanically and electrically adaptable to the existing Port of Miami Cranes 11-12 in operation and function. The design of the spreader shall in all cases meet the requirement specification with particular emphasis on the fatigue design. The structure is to be designed to withstand heavy shock loads and vibration that occur during container handling operations on the dock and ships.

The Telescopic Spreader shall have the capability to lift either one (1) 20ft, 40ft, 45ft or two (2) 20ft ISO Standard containers. The spreader shall be attached to the headblock of the main hoist by pins so that it can easily be exchanged for another existing spreader or other special hoisting accessories. The separating twin-lift housings shall be adjustable up to a maximum gap of 1.6 m (5′-0″). The gap shall be adjustable and set to an automatic distance from the operator’s cabin or at the ground level control station.

MISCELLANEOUS: The package will be available on April 22, 2011 in ‘pdf’ electronic format. To obtain the ITQ package and/or with any questions regarding this procurement, please contact Terrence Kelsey at or (305) 347-4808.

A “Cone of Silence” is imposed by PMCM upon advertisement of the ITQ 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.