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
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