SCHEMES --- Status as on 31.08.2013
1)CONSTRUCTION OF NORTH CARGO BERTH NO –II
The Concession Agreement signed with the concessionaire M/s. ABG-LDA Bulk handling pvt. Ltd. Mumbai on 11-09.2010. The site was physically handed over to the concessionaire on 15-04-2011. M/s. Consulting Engineering Service, New Delhi is appointed as Independent Engineer for the project 28-02-11. The concessionaire commenced the work on 1.03.2012. Presently construction of berths, conveyor structure and development of stack yard is in progress. About 63.82% of work completed. Action is being taken to lay rail lines from Port marshalling yard to Hare Island and also to taken up dredging infront of the berth.
2)CONVERSION OF BERTH NO. 8 AS CONTAINER TERMINAL
LOA issued to M/s. Dhakshin Bharath Gate way Terminals Pvt. Ltd on 7.08.2012 with a gross revenue share of 55.19%. Concession Agreement signed on 4.09.2012. Work is in progress. Two number of reach stackers received. M/s. STUP Consultant, Chennai was appointed as Independent Engineer for the project.
3)CONSTRUCTION OF 1 NO SHALLOW WATER BERTH FOR HANDLING CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
Court case filed by one of the bidders M/s. Indian Port Terminal, Tuticorin The matter is at Hon’ble Madras High Court, Chennai. Hearing completed and awaiting for judgment. On getting Judgment from the Hon’ble High Court of Madras, Chennai decision will be taken accordingly.
4). CONSTRUCTION OF 1 NO OF SHALLOW WATER BERTH FOR HANDLING CEMENT AND RELATED RAW MATERIALS
LOA issued to M/s. Transstroy – OJSC Consortium on 31.12.2012 with a Gross revenue Share of 22%. Concession Agreement signed on 17.04.2013. Tendering is under evaluation for fixing Independent Engineer.
5). Mechanization of Berth No. 9 (Up Gradation of mechanical Handling Infrastructure at Tuticorin Port Trust (Berth I to Berth VI& IX)
LOA issued to M/s. IMC – PSTS Consortium on 25.03.2013with a gross revenue share of 26.55%. Concession Agreement signed on 24.05.2013. Work in progress. This work is likely to be completed during 2013-14.
6). Construction of North Cargo Berth-III
The Port Trust board in its meeting held on 30.01.2013 has accepted the Gross Revenue Share percentage (30%) of H1 Bidder M/s. Transstroy OJSC Consortium As per the Hon’ble Supreme court order “No final order is to be passed in the matter, awarding the contract without the leave of this court” dated 7.05.2012. Port filed IA on 1.02.2013 for getting permission of the Hon’ble Supreme Court for issue of LOA & Clearance awaited.
7). CONSTRUCTION OF NORTH CARGO BERTH -IV.
LOA was issued to M/s. Transstroy OJSC 2013 at the final negotiated revenue share of 30 % on 30.01.2013. Concession Agreement signed on 17.04.2013. Action is being taken to appoint Independent Engineer.
I Construction of a Ship Building Yard at Tuticorin Port.
Ministry of Shipping had formed a committee under the Chairmanship of Shri. R.B. Budhiraja, IAS, the then Chairman, IPA to identify the location for setting up of two international size ship yards, one each at the east coast and another at west coast of India having capacity to build and repair ships up to ULCC size. Accordingly, Tuticorin Port informed the feasibility of developing a medium size ship building yard in the Inner harbour of Tuticorin Port, considering the strategic location, the suitability of location of the proposed site in terms of the natural, socio-economical and geographical conditions. The proposal furnished by M/s. Good Earth Maritime Ltd, Chennai, was deferred In the mean time, Budgetary offer called for the preparation of report for Construction of Ship Building Yard under PPP mode on 18-11-2008. The offer received from the empanelled advisory services for the preparation of DPR has been discharged. The proposed project requires huge land area is yet to b identified. Recently State Government of Tamilnadu is following this proposal with the Distrct Collector, Tuticorin District.
II OUTER HARBOUR DEVELOPMENT
Environmental Impact Assessment study was completed by NIO, Goa on July 2009. Port is in process of getting Environmental Clearance for this project. Public hearing meeting conducted by TNPCB on 16-07-10. The Minutes of the Public Hearing forwarded by TNPCB to the Ministry on 10-08-10. During the review meeting held on 03.08.2012 taken by Hon’ble union Minister of Shipping at Chennai, a decision was taken to go for preparation of fresh DPR report. Accordingly Global NIT published and Six firms submitted their offer. The bid opened and evaluated, the work order was issued to M/s. i – maritime, Mumbai on 26.02.2013to a value of Rs. 1,25,84,320.00 with a contract period of 9 months from the date of issue of work order. The firm has submitted the inception report, traffic forecast study and draft Detailed Project Report during the last week of May, 2013. On receipt of final DPR action will be taken for getting approval of the Government and environmental clearance from MOE&F. The work will be executed in phases and expected to be commenced during 2015.