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MPA CONTRACT NO. M717 CRANE 3 & 4 TROLLEY RAIL AND FESTOON SYSTEM REPLACEMENT

LEGAL NOTICE
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

The MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY (Authority) is soliciting consulting services for MPA CONTRACT NO. M717 CRANE 3 & 4 TROLLEY RAIL AND FESTOON SYSTEM REPLACEMENT. The Authority is seeking qualified multidiscipline consulting firm or team, with proven experience to provide professional services including planning, design, bid, and construction related services, including resident inspection, relative to replacement of trolley rail system on both existing ship-to-shore Crane numbers 3 and 4. In addition the festoon (boom and trolley) system of cables will be replaced on both cranes. Additional repairs related to the structural, electrical, and mechanical systems on Massport ship-to-shore Cranes may also be added to this work, if necessary. The Consultant must be able to work closely with the Authority and other interested parties in order to provide such services in a timely and effective manner.

The consultant shall demonstrate experience in several disciplines including but not limited to Low-Profile Ship-to-Shore Crane Design & Operation, Container Port Operations, Structural, Electrical, Mechanical, Waterfront Engineering, Cost Estimating, Utility Design, Construction Phasing, Climate Resiliency, and Sustainable Design.

The contract will be work order based, and Consultant’s fee for each work order shall be negotiated; however, the total fee for the contract shall not exceed $1,000,000.

A Supplemental Information Package will be available, on October 4, 2023 on the Capital Bid Opportunities webpage of Massport http://www.massport.com/massport/business/bids-opportunities/capital-bids as an attachment to the original Legal Notice, and on COMMBUYS (www.commbuys.com) in the listings for this project.

In recognition of the unique nature of the project and the services required to support it, the Authority has scheduled a Consultant Briefing via zoom at 11:00 AM on October 13, 2023 via the following link: https://massport.zoom.us/j/84338871878?pwd=WGdxR1JEdjJCcHRoLzJTT3Jyd09EUT09, Meeting ID: 843 3887 1878, Passcode: 915179, Dial In Number: (646) 518-9805. At this session, an overview of the project will be provided, the services requested by the Authority will be described, and questions will be answered.

By responding to this solicitation, consultants agree to accept the terms and conditions of Massport’s standard work order agreement, a copy of the Authority’s standard agreement can be found on the Authority’s web page at http://www.massport.com/massport/business/capital-improvements/important-documents/. The Consultant shall specify in its cover letter that it has the ability to obtain requisite insurance coverage.

This submission shall be addressed to Luciana Burdi, Intl. Assoc. AIA, CCM, MCPPO, Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs and received no later than 12:00 Noon on November 16, 2023 Via Bid Express https://www.bidexpress.com/businesses/27137/home. Any submission which is not received by the deadline shall be rejected by the Authority as non-responsive.

MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
LISA S. WIELAND
CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR