General Procurement Notice - Port Modernization Project


Procurement of Goods and Works and Non-Consulting Services


The Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (GOSVG) has applied for financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) –United Kingdom Caribbean Partnership Fund in an amount equivalent to USD 142.6 M towards the cost of the Port Modernisation Project and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under contracts procured under this project.

Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of GOSVG and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Financing Agreement. The Financing Agreement prohibits withdrawal from the financing account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import, to the knowledge of CDB, is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations. No party other than GOSVG shall derive any rights from the Financing Agreement or have any claim to the proceeds of the Financing.

The following consultancy assignments will be procured under the project:
(a) Project Manager;
(b) Social and Gender Specialist;
(c) Environmental Safeguards Specialist;
(d) Procurement Specialist;
(e) Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist;
It is expected that these will be procured during the period December 2019 to December 2020

The following works will be procured under the project:

(a) Design-Build Contracting services for the main cargo port terminal which also includes the relocation of an existing sewer line and road improvement;
It is expected that these will be procured during the period December 2019 and December 2020

Procurement of Contracts financed by CDB will be conducted through the procedures as specified in The Procurement Policy and Procedures for CDB financed Projects (2019), and is open to Consultants and/or Contractors and/or Suppliers from member countries of CDB.
CDB shall arrange the publication on its website of the agreed initial procurement plan and all subsequent updates, once it has provided a no objection.

Ministry of National Security Air and Sea Port Development is the Executing Agency for the project. Further details of the project can be obtained by contacting the first address below:

1. Ministry of National Security, Air and Sea Port Development
2nd Floor, Ministerial Building,
Halifax Street
St. Vincent
Telephone: 1 784 456 1831