PROCUREMENT, BIDS, AND CONTRACTS

The Virgin Islands Port Authority's Procurement Division administers the purchasing, procurement, bidding, and contracting processes for all goods, and services for the Authority. All of our solicitations are posted publicly on this site to encourage competitive bidding and to guarantee transparency, best value, and efficiency.

​Please adhere to the following instructions: 

  1. Bid documents are available for free download from our Web site.  Bids and proposals are only accepted Monday through Friday, excluding holidays observed by the Virgin Islands Port Authority.  (All times listed are Atlantic Standard Time UTC 4:00).

  2. By downloading any project bid package from our Web site, you acknowledge individual responsibility to return to this page to check for possible addenda to the project bid package prior to the due date.

  3. Follow all instructions within the solicitation documents.

  4. Clearly mark the bid description on the outermost package of all bids and proposals.

  5. Bid packages will not be accepted after the published due date.

  6. Download our Credit Card Authorization Form and e-mail it to vipaprocurement@viport.com to pay for bid packages electronically.  Your bid package will be sent to you via e-mail.

 

OPEN BID ADVERTISEMENTS

LEASE PARCEL NO. 68 TO DEVELOP AND MANAGE AN AFFORDABLE TO MODERATE INCOME HOUSING COMMUNITY

Deadline: 16 Apr 2021 at 4 p.m.

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (the “Authority” or “VIPA”) invites the submission of proposals from experienced and qualified development firms or any person interested in leasing Parcel No. 68, Estate Lindberg Bay, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, formerly known as “Thatch Farm,” to develop and manage an affordable to moderate-income housing community for Virgin Islands residents. Complete invitation to bid packets may be obtained at a cost of ($75.00 each). Firms may make payment via credit card by completing the Credit Card Authorization Form, which can be found on VIPA’s website. The completed form should be e-mailed to vipaprocurement@viport.com

                                               

A  Pre-proposal conference and site visit will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. Please RSVP your attendance, by emailing your name and company to vipaprocurement@viport.com, by no later than Monday, February 15, 2021.


Proposals are due by no later than Thursday, March 25, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. AST.  Download a copy of this notice.

GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS) FOR VIPA'S VEHICLE FLEET

Deadline: 23 Apr 2021 at 4 p.m.

The Virgin Islands Port Authority invites the submission of proposals from qualified Respondents for a Global Positioning System (GPS) for its vehicle fleet.  Proposals will be received electronically by the Authority no later than Friday, April 23, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. AST. All proposals shall be submitted to vipaprocurement@viport.com

                                                          

A  Pre-proposal meeting will be scheduled for Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 10:00 AM. The meeting will be held web conference at https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/383678269. You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (646)749-3122

Access Code: 383-678-269


The proponent assumes full responsibility for the timely delivery of their response to the designated location.


The Virgin Islands Port Authority reserves the right to waive any informalities in or reject any or all proposals or to re-advertise.

LEASING AND DEVELOPMENT OF 350 ACRES OF OCEANFRONT LAND, ST. CROIX, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

Deadline: 14 May 2021 at 4 p.m.

The Virgin Islands Port Authority invites the submission of proposals from experienced and qualified development firms or any person interested in leasing and developing 350 acres of oceanfront land located at Plots No. 53, 53C, 54, 54-A, C, D, E, & F Estate Betty’s Hope, Parcel No. 1 & No. 52 Cooper’s and Section No. 2 Envy in St. Croix, Virgin Islands. A complete RFP packet may be found on VIPA’s website at www.viport.com.                                    

                

A  Pre-proposal conference and site visit will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Please RSVP your attendance, by emailing vipaprocurement@viport.com, by no later than Monday, April 12, 2021.

Proposals are due by no later than Friday, May 14, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. AST.


CYRIL E. KING AIRPORT INTERISLAND COMMUTER BAGGAGE HANDLING SYSTEM

Deadline: 14 May 2021 at 3 p.m.

Sealed Proposals for the furnishing of all labor, material, services, and equipment for construction of the Inter-Island Commuter Baggage Handling Replacement at the Cyril E. King Airport, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands will be received by the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) Administration Building, until May 14th, 2021 at 3 P.M. local time, at which time all proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Bidders are invited to submit proposals on the Proposal Forms provided. The complete invitation to bid including specifications, drawings, and proposal forms may be obtained on a CD costing ($50 each) by bona fide bidders from the Virgin Islands Port Authority, Administration Building, St. Thomas, USVI 00803-1707 and from the office of Purchasing at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, St Croix, USVI (340) 778-2830.


The contractor workshop is scheduled for April 21nd, 2021 at 2 P.M. local time, at the Virgin Islands Port Authority, Administration Building, St. Thomas, USVI 00803-1707. RFIs are due April 23rd by 2 P.M. local time. Responses to RFIs will be sent out via Addendum by COB on April 30th. The EEO and DBE requirements of the Virgin Islands Port Authority shall apply to this project. The bids shall be based on wage rates at least as high as the minimum rates established by the U.S. Department of Labor, which is incorporated in the Bid Documents.

The Contractor agrees to use local personnel for the categories of journeymen, mechanics, laborers, apprentices or trainees, and local products to the maximum extent possible, whenever such policy does not increase the cost to the Owner. The Contractor agrees to follow the resident employee requirements as described in Act No. 5174, Bill No. 16-0218 of the Virgin Islands Code.  All Proposals must be submitted as set forth in Section 00120 “Bid Requirements and Conditions.” No Proposal may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of Proposals for a period of ninety (90) days.

The Virgin Islands Port Authority reserves the right to waive any informalities in or reject any and all Proposals, or to re-advertise for Proposals. The Contractor shall be fully insured, having a) Workmen’s Compensation, b) Public Liability, including Contingent Liability in amounts not less than $250,000 per person and $500,000 per occurrence for bodily injury, and $1,000,000 per occurrence for property damage, and c) Automotive Liability covering all owned, non-owned and hired vehicles used in connection with the work, in amounts as indicated in b) above. All insurance policies required above shall be issued by companies authorized to do business under the laws of the
U. S. Virgin Islands.

The contractor must be qualified and licensed in the area or state in which he/she has their main place of business in order to place a bid or to be awarded a contract for this project. The same condition applies to sub-contractors.  Prior to the execution of the contract, the Contractor and sub-contractors must be licensed to conduct business in the U. S. Virgin Islands.

CYRIL E. KING AIRPORT COMMERCIAL APRON PAVEMENT RECONSTRUCTION PHASE 1

Deadline: 14 May 2021 at 2 p.m.

Sealed Proposals for the furnishing of all labor, material, services, and equipment for construction of the Commercial Apron Pavement Reconstruction – Phase I at the Cyril E. King Airport, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands will be received by the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) Administration Building, until May 14, 2021, at 2 P.M. local time, at which time all proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud.  Bidders are invited to submit proposals on the Proposal Forms provided. The complete invitation to bid including specifications, drawings, and proposal forms may be obtained on a CD costing ($50 each) by bona fide bidders from the Virgin Islands Port Authority, Administration Building, St. Thomas, USVI 00803-1707 and from the office of Purchasing at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, St Croix, USVI (340) 778-2830.  


The contractor workshop is scheduled for April 23, 2021, at 2 P.M. local time, at the Virgin Islands Port Authority, Administration Building, St. Thomas, USVI 00803-1707.

The EEO and DBE requirements of the Virgin Islands Port Authority shall apply to this project. The bids shall be based on wage rates at least as high as the minimum rates established by the U.S. Department of Labor, which is incorporated in the Bid Documents.  The Contractor agrees to use local personnel for the categories of journeymen, mechanics, laborers, apprentices or trainees, and local products to the maximum extent possible, whenever such policy does not increase the cost to the Owner. The Contractor agrees to follow the resident employee requirements as described in Act No.5174, Bill No. 16-0218 of the Virgin Islands Code.  All Proposals must be submitted as set forth in Section 00120 “Bid Requirements and Conditions.” No Proposal may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of Proposals for a period of ninety (90) days.


The Virgin Islands Port Authority reserves the right to waive any informalities in or reject any and all Proposals, or to re-advertise for Proposals.  The Contractor shall be fully insured, having a) Workmen’s Compensation, b) Public Liability, including Contingent Liability in amounts not less than $250,000 per person and $500,000 per occurrence for bodily injury, and $1,000,000 per occurrence for property damage, and c) Automotive Liability covering all owned,
non-owned and hired vehicles used in connection with the work, in amounts as indicated in b) above. All insurance policies required above shall be issued by companies authorized to do business under the laws of the U. S. Virgin Islands.


The contractor must be qualified and licensed in the area or state in which he/she has their main place of business in order to place a bid or to be awarded a contract for this project. The same condition applies to sub-contractors.
Prior to the execution of the contract, the Contractor and sub-contractors must be licensed to conduct business in the U. S. Virgin Islands.

 

BID AWARDS

HERA AIRFIELD ELECTRICAL & VAULT CONSTRUCTION

V.I. Paving, Inc.

$3,314,230.01 bid proposal by V.I. Paving, Inc. was approved for the HERA Runway 10-28 electrical improvements and vault construction.  Approved by VIPA Board on 21 Oct 2020.

CEKA COMMERCIAL APRON PAVEMENT RECONSTRUCTION

Consolidated Asphalt and Civil Works LLC

$4,156,916.40 bid proposal from Consolidated Asphalt and Civil Works LLC was approved to perform Phase 1 of the CEKA commercial apron pavement reconstruction.  Approved by VIPA Board on 21 Oct 2020.

CEKA TERMINAL TOBACCO & PERFUME CONCESSIONS

Alby Investment Corporation

VIPA's Board approved the selection of Alby Investment Corporation to operate two tobacco and perfume concessions at the Cyril E. King Airport Terminal. The Board authorized the Executive Director to enter into an agreement for a term of three years with an option to renew for two years. Approved by VIPA Board on 22 Feb 2021.

CEKA TERMINAL FOOD KIOSKS

DM Hospitality, LLC dba Island Grind VI and Barefoot Buddha

VIPA's Board approved the selection of two vendors to operate food concession kiosks in the preclearance area of the Cyril E. King Airport Terminal:


(1) DM Hospitality, LLC dba Island Grind VI, and

(2) Barefoot Buddha


The Board authorized the Executive Director to enter lease negotiations with both entities for three years with an option to renew for two additional years. Approved by VIPA Board on 22 Feb 2021.

 

DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) PROGRAM

The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW) has established the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26.  DPW receives federal financial assistance from DOT.  As a condition of receiving this assistance, DPW has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26.  DPW is the administrator of the DBE program for the U.S. Virgin Islands.  For more information, visit DPW's website or call (340) 776-4844.

 

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