Marmaray-2. Jobs stopped at Etap due to cost increases: OHL firm, Sirkeci-Halkalı, Gebze-Haydarpasa commuter in the project for the improvement of the cost of the work by citing the cost increase brought the point.
On the other hand, the Ministry of Transport stated that it would not be possible to suspend the project in the official written statement and it will be completed on June 2015. The tender for the improvement of this line was first won by the AMD Rail consortium, including Doğuş Construction, but terminated the contract with the same reason and applied for international arbitration.
Ministry of Transport presses on the media in Gebze-Halkalı He made a statement about the improvement of commuter lines. It was emphasized that the suspension of the project was not in question and that the Ohl-Dimetronic companies continued to be contracted. It was announced that the project was signed on 26 October 2011 and will end in June 2015.
Ministry of Transport bureaucrats stressed that this project was financed from EU sources, and thus the tender, tender procedure and pricing were made entirely within the framework of EU legislation. AMD consortium won the first tender, but the price is low on the grounds that they resorted to arbitration, officials said, the second time the tender was won by the Spanish company OHL. However, the company also increased the cost of the business, indicating that the authorities slowed down the work, the work will stop in a short time, predicting that the talks will continue again, he said.
179 MILLION EURO BETWEEN TWO TENDERS
Within the scope of Marmaray Project, Gebze-Haydarpaşa, Sirkeci-Halkalı Construction, electrical and mechanical systems tenders were first developed on February 2006. The AMD Railroad Consortium consisting of French Alstom, Japan Marubeni and Türk Doğuş İnşaat won the bid with the offer of 863 million 373 thousand Euros. In June 2007, the place was started and the work was started. However, in March 2010, AMD issued a notice of termination under the contract; Against this, the Ministry of Transport agreed that the reasons given by the contractor is invalid. Upon this, AMD applied to the ICC arbitration at 13 July 2010. Ministry officials informed that the arbitration process is still continuing. After the AMD Consortium quit, the OHL firm 1 won the first place in the 42 billion euro bid. Thus, according to the first tender price 179 million euro had risen.
When the project, which the ministry expects to be completed by the end of 2015, the subway lines and metro lines will be integrated into Marmaray. Gebze-Halkalı The travel time will be reduced to 105 minutes. Marmaray 48 projected to be completed in 2 a month. 43.4 kilometers on the Asian side, the existing suburban lines on the European side of 19,6 would be improved and converted into surface metro with the addition of the third line.