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Tender Sums Mistake Halts Cork’s Port Move Plans

19th June 2018
Artist’s impression the new container terminal development in Ringaskiddy launched yesterday Artist’s impression the new container terminal development in Ringaskiddy launched yesterday

#PortOfCork - The Port of Cork’s relocation to Ringaskiddy could be delayed by a ‘mistake’ in a tender for the civil engineering part of the the €82 million project, as the Irish Independent reports.

BAM Civil Ltd says it made a “significant mistake” in its sums for the €46.4 million tender that is short some €12 million for overheads.

Commercial Court proceedings are now ongoing, with the Port of Cork Company seeking that work commence as per the terms of the contract, as well as the provision of tax-clearance certificates and evidence of insurance among other orders. The Irish Independent has more on the story HERE.

The container terminal development at Ringaskiddy — relocated to Cork Harbour from the city centre at Tivoli docks — was launched yesterday as reported on

Published in Port of Cork
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