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Trinco Port bidders to be awarded within 3 months


Some nine parties who have responded to the Trincomalee Port City development project’s Request for Proposals (RFP) in May will be awarded their respective projects within three months, officials said.

Susantha Abeysiriwardena, Project Director / Chief Engineer Planning and Development of this project told the Business Times that three parties applied for cement bagging plants, two for ship repairs, two for petrochemical plants, one for Bitumen manufacuring and another for fish farming and food processing. “We want to accommodate all of them and we’re trying to see how best we can bring them all in,” he added, saying that within three they hope to finalise this project.

He said that investors are allowed to subdivide or amalgamate the land according to their preferences, etc.  “DIMO, Madras Cement, Marine Cement Ltd, McLarence Holdings, Puma Energy LLC, ABG Cement Ltd, Ocean Pix and John Keells partnering Fortec Singapore, MER Afloat and Colombo Dockyard PLC are the nine bidders,” a source told the Business

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