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The following contract award recommendations have been endorsed and/or approved by the National Contracts Commission (NCC) during June 2013, for award, under the powers which are reserved to the NCC by Sections 23D(1)(b) & (c) of the Contractor-General Act. These notices of endorsement and/or approval by the NCC do not constitute a confirmation of the actual awards. Government of Jamaica procurement contracts are ultimately awarded by the relevant Ministries or Agencies of Government. Please contact the responsible Ministry or Agency of Government for confirmation of the details of actual contract awards.

 

DATE

GOVERNMENT AGENCY

CONTRACT DESCRIPTION

FUND

CONTRACTOR

PROCUREMENT METHOD

CONTRACT VALUE
J$
(unless otherwise stated)

05.06.13

Port Authority of Jamaica

Consultant for the provision of geotechnical services in relation to the Kingston Habour Channel Upgrade.

PAJ

JENTECH CONSULTANTS LIMITED

LT

US$1,888,178.00 plus GCT &      US$311,549.37

05.06.13

Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA)

The renovation and extension of the Accident and Emergency (A & E) Unit at the Noel Homes Hospital in the parish of Hanover.

NHF/GOJ

G.M. AND ASSOCIATES LIMITED.

LCB

$31,036,533.00

05.06.13

Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA)

The construction of a new Dialysis Unit and renovation of the Medical Ward at the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) in the parish of St. James.

NHF

ALCAR CONSTRUCTION AND HAULAGE COMPANY LIMITED

LCB

$30,482,790.00

05.06.13

National Water Commission (NWC)

Consulting Services for the review or preparation of design modifications, contract administration, resident engineering and works supervision in relation to the Water, Sewage and Drainage Project in Port Antonio in the parish of Port Land.

IADB/ NWC

N.O. WHYTE & ASSOCIATES LIMITED

LCB

US$1,671,755.44

05.06.13

Ministry of Youth and Culture

Direct Contracting for Consultant to redesign the Curricula of the National Youth Service (NYS) and the Jamaica Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL) for a period of ten (10) months.

IADB

NANCY GEORGE & ASSOCIATES

DC

US$134,532.00

05.06.13

Ministry of Education

Consultant to train, educate and prepare School Principals to meet the specific demands of Principalship in schools in conformance with the Government of Jamaica’s (GOJ) policies and programmes under the Education System Transformation Programme (ESTP).

WB

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES (UWI)

OT

US$217,038.00

05.06.13

Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ)

Follow-on Contract for the procurement of twenty-one (21) 634 DSE SISU factory re-manufactured engines.

PAJ

AMBA DOCKSIDE TECHNOLOGY

DC

US$272,895.00

05.06.13

Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ)

The provision of Janitorial Services at the Kingston Container Terminal Services Limited (KCTSL) for a period of three (3) years.

PAJ

FLOORS UNLIMITED

LCB

$22,917,414.00

05.06.13

National Water Commission (NWC)

The construction of the Lady Musgrave Montrose/Upper Montrose Roads Sanitary Sewers in the parish of St. Andrew. The works involves the construction of 1.7 km of 400mm/250mm/200mm nominal diameter PVC sanitary sewers along Lady Musgrave, Montrose and Upper Montrose Roads.

NWC

D.BISASOR & ASSOCIATES LIMITED

LCB

$45,344,499.99

05.06.13

National Water Commission (NWC)

Consulting Services for the review of designs, the performance of contract administration and resident engineering services in relation to the Jamaica Water Supply Improvement Project.

BNS

FLUID SYSTEMS ENGINEERING LIMITED

LCB

$468,883,497.20 and

US$295,147.00

05.06.13

Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)

The construction of road sanitation at 113 Hagley Park Road, Kingston. The works includes the construction of three (3) double units and eleven (11) single units sanitary facilities. The units comprises of shower stalls, water closets, wash basins, face basins, water tank and the associated external works inclusive of septic tanks, reed beds and soakaways.

EU/ PRP11

ALCAR CONSTRUCTION AND HAULAGE COMPANY LIMITED

LCB

$24,676,137.00

05.06.13

Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)

The construction of road sanitation at 52 Lane, in the parish of St. Andrew. The works includes the construction of three (3) double units and eleven (11) single units sanitary facilities. The units comprises of shower stalls, water closets, wash basins, face basins, water tank and the associated external works inclusive of septic tanks, reed beds and soakaways.

EU/ PRP11

MARSHALL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED

LCB

$24,900,840.00

05.06.13

Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA)

Direct Contracting for the supply of one (1) General Electric Precision 500D Digital Fluoroscopy and Analog Radiographic Imaging System for the Radiology Department of the Mandeville Regional Hospital in the parish of Manchester.

GOJ

AREL LIMITED

DC

US$324,083.10

05.06.13

National Land Agency (NLA)

The provision of Security Services at the National Land Agency's locations, 20 North Street, 231/2 Charles Street and 93 Hanover Street in the parish of Kingston for a period of two (2) years.

GOJ

QUEST SECURITY SERVICES LIMITED

LCB

$31,104,360.00

12.06.13

Petrojam Limited

Emergency Procurement of an Ignition Quality Analyzer to be used in the Ultra-Low Sulphur Diesel Laboratory (ULSD) Equipment to determine the Derived Cetane Number of Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel.

PCJ

ADVANCED ENGINE TECHNOLOGY (AET) LIMITED

DC*

US$199,740.00

12.06.13

Petrojam Limited

Emergency Procurement of a High Frequency Reciprocating Rig (HFRR) to be used in the Ultra-Low Sulphur Diesel Laboratory (ULSD) Equipment to determine the lubricity of Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel.

PCJ

PCS INSTRUMENT

DC*

US$112,341.00

12.06.13

Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ)

Direct Contracting for the supply and commissioning of four (4) Diesel Electric Straddle Carriers for the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT).

PAJ

NOELL MOBILE SYSTEMS GmbH

DC

€2,793,900.00

12.06.13

Bank of Jamaica (BOJ)

The provision of Janitorial & Related Services at the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) locations, 76 Knutsford Boulevard and 149 East Street in the parish of Kingston for a period of three (3) years.

GOJ

MINOTT JANITORIAL SERVICES LIMITED

LCB

$48,448,268.16

12.06.13

Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)

The Zinc Fence Removal Project in Shelter Rock, Jones Avenue in the parish of St. Andrew. The works involves the replacement of zinc (corrugated iron) boundary fence to fifty-nine (59) residential units/yards with concrete blocks and steel walls, 6 feet in height with approximately 4 feet of ordinary block and 2 feet of decorative block wall.

GOJ/ IBRD

D.BISASOR & ASSOCIATES LIMITED

LCB

$25,102,437.83

12.06.13

Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing

Extension of Contract for the provision of Security Services at the Half Way Tree Transport Centre for a period of six (6) months commencing June 1, 2013.

GOJ

PORTS SECURITY CORPS LIMITED

DC

$9,832,887.00

12.06.13

National Land Agency (NLA)

Further Extension of Contract for the provision of Security Services to the National Land Agency at the Estate Management, Survey and Mapping / Land Titles Complex for a period of forty-five (45) days.

GOJ

QUEST SECURITY SERVICES LIMITED

DC***

$1,960,704.00

17.06.13

University of Technology, Jamaica (UTECH)

Direct Contracting for the upgrading of the Private Branch Exchange System (PBX) at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTECH). - Phase 2

GOJ

LIME

DC

$21,464,203.88

26.06.13

National Water Commission (NWC)

Emergency Procurement for the supply of Submersible Cable for the rehabilitation of the well at Minard in the parish of St. Ann.

NWC

QUALITY PLUS CONTRACTING COMPANY LIMITED

DC*

$16,039,661.75

26.06.13

Passport, Immigration & Citizenship Agency (PICA)

Follow-on Contract for the renewal of the agreement for the maintenance and support of Jamaica's passport issuance and control system for a period of two (2) years June 1, 2013 - May 31, 2015.

GOJ

CANADIAN BANK NOTE COMPANY (CBN)

DC**

US$396,715.00

26.06.13

National Housing Trust (NHT)

The renovation of buildings (1 & 2) and the supporting infrastructure at the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) location, 45 East Queen Street in the parish of Kingston. The works involves the painting, wall partioning, electricity, plumbing and mechanical  works.

NHT

SHARE CON LIMITED

LCB

$178,123,810.00

26.06.13

Passport, Immigration & Citizenship Agency (PICA)

Follow-on Contract for the renewal of the agreement for the provision of maintenance support of the Entrex Border Management System for a period of one (1) year.

GOJ

3M INTERAMERICA, INC.

DC

US$270,000.00

Procurement Method Key: ICB=International Competitive Bid, LCB=Local Competitive Bid, LT=Limited Tender, OT=Open Tender, ST=Selective Tender, SS=Sole Source, DC=Direct Contracting

 

*The NCC noted the use of the Emergency Procurement Procedure for the award of the referenced contracts.

**The NCC offered No Objection to the use of the Direct Contracting Procurement Methodology for the award of the referenced contracts.

***The NCC offered No Objection to the awarding of the referenced contracts.

 


Contracts valued above $40,000,000.00 are subject to approval by Cabinet.



Contact:

Sashein Wright
Special Projects Assistant to the Contractor General, Communications Officer and Special Investigator.
Office of the Contractor-General
1st Floor, PIOJ Building
16 Oxford Road
Kingston 5

Phone:

929-6460; 297-1378

e-mail:

communications@ocg.gov.jm

Date:

25.11.13