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File #: 22-313   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE sole source, sole brand standardization of Low Profile Super Post Panamax Container Handling Gantry Cranes, parts, materials, and maintenance services from the manufacturer, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. Inc. DBA ZPMC NA East Coast Inc, for the Port Everglades Department.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Sole Source Sole Brand Memo dated March 3, 2022
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: George Tablack
Department: Finance and Administrative Services Division: Purchasing

Information
Requested Action
title
MOTION TO APPROVE sole source, sole brand standardization of Low Profile Super Post Panamax Container Handling Gantry Cranes, parts, materials, and maintenance services from the manufacturer, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. Inc. DBA ZPMC NA East Coast Inc, for the Port Everglades Department.

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Why Action is Necessary
In accordance with the Broward County Procurement Code, Section 21.19(a), the Board is required to approve all standardizations greater than the award authority of the Director of Purchasing; and Section 21.19(c), the Director of Purchasing may recommend to the Board that any brand or source of goods or services be standardized as the sole brand or sole source of goods or services that will be purchased for a County Agency or countywide.

What Action Accomplishes
Provides the standardization and procurement of Low Profile Gantry Cranes, parts, materials, and maintenance services through the manufacturer Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. Inc. DBA ZPMC NA East Coast Inc for the Port Everglades Department.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
None.

Summary Explanation/Background
THE PURCHASING DIVISION AND THE PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.

On June 6, 2017 (Item No. 34), the Board approved Agreement No. X2111385P1 with Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. Inc. DBA ZPMC NA East Coast Inc (ZPMC) for the initial purchase of three Low Profile Super Post Panamax Container Handling Gantry Cranes (Cranes). The Agreement included the purchase option of three additional Cranes. The Port Everglades Department (Port) has procured three cranes, which are currently in service. These cranes are among the most technically advanced container cranes in the world.

On September 10, 2021, th...

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