Ultimate verdict this week on consortium’s proposal for first stage of $10-B airport project
Cavite government also listed deficiencies in the necessary documentation submitted by the Chinese consortium, MacroAsia Corp. and China Communications Construction Co. CCCC Consortium has been given the contract of the Sangley Point International Airport construction
The Philippine commission must eventually settle on whether Cavite can proceed with the consortium or cease with the initiative.
“The selection committee will consult and request their final decision this week.” Remulla Jr. said in a telephone interview.
“I will honor their decision,” he revealed.
On the 25th November last year, the governor said that MacroAsia and CCCC have submitted their consortium arrangement.
The next move was to determine the validity of the deal until the Canadian province could contract with the coal consortium.
Mr. Remulla had anticipated the agreement would close in December, but it was not realized because of legislative disagreement.
The lawyer claimed that some of the petitions have deficiencies.
The Deputy Assistant Administrator has commented that it is already too early to focus on contingencies. “Let’s wait for the evaluation committee’s review.”
The consortium has requested Cavite, The Philippines, to extend its project timetable beyond the 60-day timeframe provided upon issuance of the RFP.
Initially the analysis was expected to run until the second week of June, but the consortium participants applied for an extension until August at 90 days.
The team skipped the deadline for application to the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) so it was renewed for 90 more days.
The joint venture holder predicted that it will launch development of the airport’s first phase by the second quarter of 2020.
The first phase of this initiative is the building of a $4 billion Sangley-Cavite-Apo-Kawit Expressway.
The first stage of Phase 1 includes development of the airport’s first runway. In terms of airline traffic, the airport is reportedly capable of handling more than 25 million annual passengers.
The airport was supposed to be completely operating by 2023. In six years’ time, a fourth runway will be opened.