In order to create a wharf for top-of-the-range cruise ships in order to create the economic attractiveness necessary for the development of the territory in the heart of Marigot, the community of Saint-Martin chose to To launch the call for applications and to make concrete progress towards the development of Marigot Bay. This project will eventually represent an added economic value for Saint-Martin, which must position itself within the greater Caribbean.
In order to be a candidate, applicants must combine several skills, including the design, implementation, project management of marine works and land development, as well as the assembly and marketing of development operations.
The planning operation must include the construction of maritime infrastructures intended for the reception of mega yachts and the cruise, the orientations of development imposed for the northern median (Intermediate hotel, collective or non-collective dwelling imperatively - New maritime terminal, passengers welcome cruise, crew mega yachts space), the orientations of facilities imposed for the southern land (5 * luxury hotel with business center and a multipurpose room (seminars, organization of shows, concerts) of 800 places are integrated into the hotel - Services and shops: to accompany the luxury hotel but in limited number so as not to compete with the shops of the city center.)
The entire urban shoreline will have to offer a pedestrian route along the seafront, from the north to the median and through the downtown area. The development of Marigot Bay is ensured by the Concessionaire at its Risks and perils, in accordance with the relevant rules, in full technical and financial transparency and with a view to ensuring the rights and safety of future inhabitants, users and third parties.
The development program developed by the community
The Concessionaire will have the task of carrying out under the control of the Licensor and in relation to him all the tasks necessary to carry out the operation on the basis of the program developed by the Licensor and in particular:
Creation of maritime infrastructures intended for the reception of mega yachts and the cruise:
- Dredging of a channel and basins cruising and pleasure boating
- Use of dredging materials for the constitution of three median (north, south and central)
- Realization of maritime infrastructures for the reception of large yachts, development of the reception of small yachts from the existing Fort Louis marina included in the perimeter of the concession
- construction of maritime protection structures;
- construction of a new ferry terminal in the cruise basin;
- reception facilities for passengers (cruise passengers, yachtsmen, mega yacht crews).
The Concessionaire will have to supervise the operation of the operation with all the obligations and prerogatives associated with it, the general management, the management of the operation, its financing and the exploitation of the works carried out. In the context of this contract, the candidate must submit a file enabling the Community to assess its economic, financial and technical capacities.
Deadline for submission of applications:
26 October 2016 to 12h00, local time of Saint-Martin