Tender launched by ACTV of Venice for two double-ended ferries

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Azienda del Consorzio Trasporti Veneziano (Actv), the public ferry company controlled by the Municipality of Venice, has just launched a short-term tender (expiring date 16 January 2023) aimed at finding interested shipyards for building two double-ended ferries with diesel-electric dual-fuel propulsion.

Tender price is EUR 32.24 million for both the vessels.

Another similar tender was launched one year ago but failed. Only Holland Shipyards submitted an offer.

Tender launched for a new ropax ship to be built for the Sicily Region

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Sicily Region has just officially launched a tender for finding shipyards interested in building a first new ropax vessel to be deployed on the routes to and from Lampedusa and Pantelleria islands.

A first tender launched last year failed at finding interested parties for building two units.

Tender price has now been increased to EUR 100 million  for one vessel (of which 4.5 million are a fixed value related to safety equipment), while last year the same contract was worth EUR 130 million for two units.

Offers must be submitted before March 22nd.

Cyprus – Greece: No Candidates Yet

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Not a single bid was submitted for the tender for the ferry connection between Greece and Cyprus which expired on Friday 29 January.

  • Contract was for 3 years, with a subsidy of €5m/year
  • 24 companies asked for the tender documents
  • Covid-19 and its passenger travel restrictions might be the reason for the reluctancy
  • Project will be re-evaluated

Source: Cyprus Mail