On May 13, CHEC won the bid for Libreville-Moore Port rectification project (two sections); the client is Gabon Major Project Bureau; the management company is Bechtel of the USA; the contract amount is CFAF 58.8 billion (about USD 120 million) and the construction period is 360 days.
Moore Port rectification project is located the center of Libreville, capital of Gabon; the project content include hydraulic reclamation of land area with an area of 340,000m2 (the total reclamation amount is about 2,100,000m3), 1100m upright type revetment, 3600m inclined revetment, renovation of the existing breakwater (about 200m long) and removal of 5 sunken vessels and so on.
The client of this project issued the international public bidding announcement on December 17, 2012 and the project contained two sections. Section 1 is the hydraulic reclamation of land area and section two is the hydraulic structure. Many world-renowned contractors, such as Jan De Nul, Boskalis, Dredging International and Acciona, participated in the bidding. Through the two rounds of bid on January 31, 2013 and April 15, 2013, respectively, CHEC defeated the above competitors and successfully won the bid for the two sections with a comprehensive advantage (not the lowest price).
That CHEC can win the bid for this project through fierce competition marks that it successfully joins in the Gabon market, which is of profound significance to further exploring the African market.