On September 28 the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that Jan De Nul n.v. has been awarded the contract to dredge the Canal’s Atlantic entrance. Jan De Nul’s bid was $89 617317.
The tender included an option to dredge an additional 2.3 million cubic meters. The ACP has 45 days to decide if it exercises the option. Jan De Nul’s bid on the option was $16411600.
Other bidders were: China Harbour Engineering Co. – $116732224; Van Oord Dredging – $162182828; Boskalis-Dredging International Joint Venture – $177611840; Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. – $195943129.