DCK Gets the Port’s OK to Proceed With Container Yard Lighting Project

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Guam –  The Port Authority of Guam has given dck Pacific Guam the go ahead to proceed with the Container Yard Lighting Upgrade Project.

The project calls for the installation of 28 poles and an upgrade of the lighting fixtures and electrical system. It will increase security and visibility at the island’s only commercial sea port.

The Port announced today [Friday] that General Manager Pedro Leon Guerrero issued the Notice to Proceed on Monday.

A release quotes Leon Guerrero as saying:

“This project is 100 percent funded by the U.S. DHS/FEMA Port Security Grant Program. This project will enhance Port and stakeholders’ capability to perform night time container yard operations and management, and enhance security within the restricted areas of the Port’s container yard.”

dck was chosen from among 9 companies that bid on the project which will cost $748,412.

READ the Port’s release in FULL below:

Notice to Proceed Issued for Container Yard Lighting

US DHS Port Security Grant Program funds to assist Port Authority of Guam

Piti, Guam, January 27, 2012:  The General Manager of the Port Authority of Guam has issued a Notice to Proceed for the initiation of a critical project that will increase security and visibility at the island’s only commercial sea port.

General Manager Pedro A. Leon Guerrero, Jr. on Monday issued the NTP to DCK Pacific Guam for the Container Yard Lighting Upgrade Project.

“This project is 100 percent funded by the U.S. DHS/FEMA Port Security Grant Program,” Leon Guerrero said. “This project will enhance Port and stakeholders’ capability to perform night time container yard operations and management, and enhance security within the restricted areas of the Port’s container yard.”

Nine (9) prospective bidders participated in the bid opening on November 29, 2011. With a total bid price of $748,412.00 and meeting all procurement requirements, DCK Pacific was awarded the contract. The project calls for the installation of 28 poles and an upgrade of the lighting fixtures and electrical system.

After all contractual arrangements have been completed by the Port and DCK, a formal announcement will be forthcoming regarding the project’s ground breaking activities.

Leon Guerrero added that he wanted to thank the staff and management of the Port Authority of Guam for working so diligently to obtain federal funds for these critical projects that provide for the needs of our Port and all the people of Guam.