23 November 2018
[Picture from Bangkok Post website]
Eighteen Thai and foreign firms have shown interest in buying the term of reference for the development of Map Ta Phut port (Phase 3), Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand ( IEAT)’s governor Somchint Pilouk said yesterday.
The eighteen companies are PTT Global Chemical Plc, Gulf Energy Development Plc, Unique Engineering and Construction Plc, CHEC (Thai) Co Ltd, Italian-Thai Development Plc, China Harbour Engineering Co Ltd, Tokyo Gas Co Ltd, PTT Tank Terminal Co Ltd, Sinohydro Corporation Ltd, Thai Tank Terminal Co Ltd, Mitsui & Co Ltd, China Communication Construction Co Ltd, China Railway Construction Corporation Ltd, EGAT Plc, Boskalis International BV, Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Plc, Vopak LNG Holding BV, and Sahakarn Wisavakorn Co Ltd.
She added that IEAT will brief them on the conditions on November 27, before taking them on a site visit on November 28.
Under the TOR, the companies must submit their proposals on February 6, 2019 and the final winner will be announced before the end of the month. Construction of the project will take place between 2020 to 2024, she said.