Maritime Hub Project

Date: Aug 05, 2016

Concession for the Development, Operation and Management of the former Marsa Shipbuilding Site to be developed as a Maritime Hub

List of proponents that have submitted an RFP proposal.
Cassar Ship Repair Limited

Bezzina Ship Repair Yard Limited

Ablecare Oilfield Services Holdings Limited

PG Holdings Limited

Patron Group Limited

Melita Power Diesel Limited

Estimated Schedule

Shortlisting of proponents - 11th September 2014

Negotiations with proponents - 30th October 2014

Finalisation of negotiations - 13th November 2014

  • Evaluation and adjudication of RFP submissions.
  • Six submissions have been received. One submission was for the whole site whilst the other submissions were for part of the site (Plots 1, 2 and 5). The submission for the whole site was related to the oil and gas industry.
  • The Evaluation and Adjudication Committee (EAC) and two technical sub-committees have been constituted.  One Technical Sub-Committee was to examine the Financial aspect, whilst the other the maritime aspect.
  • The two sub-committees have finalised their reports and submitted them to the EAC.
  • The EAC finalised its report, taking into consideration the Technical Sub-Committees' findings and made its recommendations to Government.
  • The EAC has completed its final report and recommendations.
  • Negotiations are being held with the preferred Proponent.
  • An MOU has been signed between the prefered Proponent and Permanent Secretary MEIB on the 25th September 2015​

Current Status
  • A contract has been entered into by Government and the Successful Proponent.