FACILITIES AND TRANSPORT TO SITE IN BANGLADESHI PROJECT
Chittagong is the principal port of entry for material to Bangladesh. Inland transport from Chittagong to Dhaka area can be by barge, rail or road; barge and rail being the more usual methods employed.
The Contractor is responsible for performing all unloading, inland transportation and obtaining all approvals and consents etc. necessary for the movement of plant and contractors equipment from the port to the site.
All necessary access roads, jetties or off-loading points etc. required for the transport of the plant etc. to site will be the Contractors responsibility.
Where heavy loads are to be moved the Contractor shall be responsible for performing surveys of the routes to ensure that all portions have adequate load-bearing capacity.
A comprehensive method statement shall be submitted to the Engineer detailing the proposed transport route(s) and requirements. Plans indicating all bridges, ducts, culverts, railway crossings, overhead lines, water mains etc. their load bearing capacity or clearances as appropriate shall be given together with proposed means of achieving the transportation requirements. Any reinforcement, strengthening, modifications or temporary works required to obtain the necessary capacity shall be the responsibility of the Contractor. The cost of the above is to be included in the Tender price.
No plant is to be consigned to Bangladesh by airfreight without the prior written approval of the Employer.