Invitation for Bids: Port of Miami - Cruise Terminal E Waterside Improvements
Posted Date: February 1, 2018

Deadline: 3/5/2018

MCC 7360 Plan – Request for Price Quotation (RPQ)


Port of Miami – Contact Person: Frank Ramirez / Telephone No.: (305) 347-5508


RPQ No.: 2010-038.04 – North Bulkhead Steel Reinforcement and Fenders – ESTIMATED COST: $2,617,322.00


LICENSE REQUIREMENT: General Building Contractor, General Engineering



The licensing requirement of the Prime Contractor for this project is State of Florida General Contractor or General Engineering Contractor License as applicable to Chapter 10 of the Miami-Dade County Code.


The Contractor shall furnish all materials, labor, services, supervision, tools, equipment, and all other items necessary to repair a portion of the bulkhead walls at the north cruise area located at Miami-Dade County Seaport Department.


The project is comprised of, but not limited to: reinforcement of 714 linear feet of existing bulkhead by installing new steel plates bolted to the existing sheet piling; relocation of six (6) existing foam filled fenders; furnish and installation of three (3) new foam filled fenders; repair of the existing bulkhead concrete cap; removal and relocation of coral; and any supportive ancillary tasks to successfully complete all phases of the project.


All work shall be performed in accordance with the Contract Documents.


Contractor Qualifications:

The prime contractor and / or its subcontractors performing the work shall have a minimum experience (combination) of at least three (3) similar marine projects in the last seven (7) years. The experience must be demonstrated by the individual of the Prime or Sub contractor that will have direct or substantial involvement in the supervisory capacity at the Project Manager level or above. As a condition of award, the selected contractor shall submit individual's name(s), list of past projects, contact information, references.


Similar projects consist of projects involving coral relocation; repair of bulkhead walls of 25 feet or more in depth; installation of underwater bolted or welded plates in an existing underwater steel sheet piling; installation of new foam filled fenders in a major port; underwater assessment and measurements; and underwater pictures and video recording.


Document Pick-Up: Documents are available (on Compact Disk) starting on February 1, 2018, at PortMiami’s, Contracts, Procurement and Materials Management Section, 1007 N. America Way, Suite 311, Miami, FL 33132. One copy of the bid documents will be required to prepare a bid. Bid documents (on Compact Disk) will also be available after the pre-bid/site visit meeting.


The non-refundable fee for each set of Bid Documents (available on one Compact Disk) is $15.00 and only checks or money orders are acceptable and shall be made payable to: Miami Dade-County Seaport Department. To purchase a set of bid documents, please bring your business card, contractor’s license, or company letterhead authorizing you to purchase the bid documents.


Requests for Information: All requests for clarification of an RPQ must be submitted in writing no less than seven (7) working days before the RPQ submittal date and time. Written communications may be in the form of e-mail addressed to Gyselle Pino at with a copy to the Clerk of the Board at


Additional Insurance Requirements: Please refer to Section 7 of the Special Provisions in the Bid Documents.


Instructions: A government-issued photo ID (i.e., Driver’s License, Identification Card, Passport, etc.) is required to attend the site visit. Proposed Bidders attending the site visit must submit the information below to, a minimum of 24 hours before the pre-bid meeting:


  • Name of individual attending the site visit as shown on their current driver’s license
  • Driver’s license number & state issued.


Failure of a bidder to attend and sign the attendance sheet at a mandatory Pre-Bid Conference/Site Visit will result in the Contractor’s bid being rejected. If the bidder does not arrive on time for the Pre-Bid Conference/Site Visit, there is no guarantee that he/she will be allowed to attend.


Contractor must refer to the Request for Price Quotation (RPQ) for the detail Scope of Work and additional information.


Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Contract Measures Requirements:

  • SBE Cons Goals = 8.05 %


For additional information please see the link below:


RPQ Bid Due Date: March 5, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - (MANDATORY Pre-Bid AND Site Meeting @ 2:00 PM – 02/13/2018 @ 1007 N. America Way, 5th Floor PortMiami Contracts Conference Room, Miami, FL 33132) – Contact: Frank Ramirez at (305) 347-5508.