Philadelphia issues tender for Southport Terminal P3

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Philadelphia issues tender for Southport Terminal P3

The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (USA), has launched a request for expressions of interest (RFEOI) for the Southport Marine Terminal Complex P3 project.

The project involves the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance of the three available sites located at the Southport Marine Terminal Complex located in the City of Philadelphia, along the Delaware River, south of the Walt Whitman Bridge The 3 sites located at the Southport Marine Terminal Complex are:

  • The Southport Marine Terminal site consists of approximately 119 acres and is currently permitted for construction and operation as a container terminal. PRPA will consider any and all uses for one or more of the Southport sites or any portion.
  • The Southport West Terminal site is a parcel of land consisting of approximately 75 acres and is available for development. It is available for development such as a distribution center, manufacturing site, cross-docking facility, or automobile logistics center.
  • Pier 124 is a 1,132-foot long by 167-foot wide finger pier. Piers 122 and 124 are being refurbished into multi-purpose bulk facilities, able to handle grains, fertilizers, wood products and other bulk cargos. Pier 124 North is available for development as part of the scope of the project.

The project area has several accesses. The Southport sites are located on the Delaware River, which contains a federal navigation channel. A newly built four lane road connects the Southport sites to Interstates I-76 and I-95. Norfolk Southern, CSX Transportation, and Conrail maintain rail service are adjacent to the site.

Interested parties must submit their EOI on or before 14 November 2014.

See RFEOI:

http://www.philaport.com/procurement/SPREI/Southport%20REI%2010-1-14.pdf

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